When you visit A Winning Smile Orthodontics for braces or clear aligners, you always know what to expect next with your treatment. But what happens when your braces or aligners finally come off? For many patients, this is not the end of their orthodontic care.

After braces, you will enter the retention period of your treatment to help you maintain the shape and appearance of your new smile. During the retention period you will be wearing retainers. You will also have the option to brighten your new smile by whitening.

1. Retainers. Dr. Catherine offers a variety of retainers to fit different needs and preferences. When the time comes to remove your orthodontic appliance, our orthodontist will present you with your options for the right retainer and explain the benefits of each style. By clicking on the link above, you can also learn more about caring for your retainer.

2. Teeth Whitening. You may be interested in scheduling a teeth whitening appointment once your braces are gone. Our ZOOM! whitening can lighten your smile as much as six shades and is available both in the office and as a take-home kit.

To learn more about the retention period of your orthodontic care, please call 614-888-8070 to speak with our team and schedule a visit with our orthodontist Worthington and the surrounding Columbus, Ohio areas. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have.