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Hawley Retainer

Hawley Retainer - Type 101

Care Instructions for my Hawley Retainer


  • Wear Hawley during day and at night while sleeping
  • Remove appliance to eat and while brushing and flossing
  • Clean teeth and appliance with a toothbrush and toothpaste after every meal and before bedtime
  • If your retainer becomes calcified, soak in Efferdent or Retainer Brite
  • To avoid breakage of appliance, place in retainer case when not in use
  • Do not place the appliance under hot water because the acrylic will melt
  • Avoid chewing gum, hard candy, or hard foods
  • If the Hawley breaks or becomes uncomfortable, call your doctor.

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