How do you clean a retainer with Retainer Brite?
Each tablet is individually foil-sealed, so it’s easy to take Retainer Brite with you to the office or on a trip. Just drop one tablet into warm tap water and soak your retainer or aligner tray for 15 minutes. Then rinse it thoroughly with warm water.
How often should I clean my retainer with Retainer Brite?
Experts suggest you should clean your retainer once a day before you insert it into your mouth. Whenever you brush your teeth, use a soft-bristled brush to eliminate any buildup. But if you want a more thorough cleaning, you can soak them in special retainer cleaners at least once a week or as often as needed.
How long does it take for Retainer Brite to work?
In just 15 minutes, Retainer Brite removes 99% of seven types of odor-causing bacteria.
What happens if I leave my retainer in Retainer Brite for too long?
Don’t worry if you forget that you’re cleaning your aligners or retainers. Though the instructions for use will tell you to rinse your aligners after 20 minutes, occasionally forgetting is fine. Clear aligners and plastic retainers won’t suffer lasting effects if you leave them to soak too long.
Is Retainer Brite the same as denture cleaner?
Retainer Brite — Retainer Brite can be used in the same way as denture cleaners, but differ in that it’s formulated with the proper PH that won’t harshly affect plastic.
Should I use Retainer Brite everyday?
It is a good idea to use Retainer Brite daily, as well as brushing or cleaning your aligners in the way that the manufacturer suggests. The Retainer Brite instructions emphasise not to make the water too hot. This doesn’t reduce the effectiveness but can cause your plastic aligners to soften and warp out of shape.
Should I use Retainer Brite daily?
How many times a week should you use Retainer Brite?
You should clean your retainers every day to keep them hygienic and odour free. Use one tablet per daily clean. The tablet will still be effective if it is broken.
How do I deep clean my retainer?
For a deeper clean, mix lukewarm water with mild dish soap (toothpastes are abrasive and can scratch the retainer’s surface). Use a soft toothbrush or denture brush to gently scrub away plaque and other debris. If necessary, use a cotton swab to get into the deepest grooves and ridges on clear plastic retainers.
Is Retainer Brite sold in stores?
Retainer Brite is not sold at Target, Walmart, CVS, Walgreens, Rite Aid, or Kmart. It is only available online at DentaKit.com.
What happens if you leave your retainer in Retainer Brite for too long?
Clear aligners and plastic retainers won’t suffer lasting effects if you leave them to soak too long. Removable braces with metal components can be damaged if they’re left for more than 20 minutes in liquid.
Can dirty retainers cause yellow teeth?
They can. In fact, many patients struggle with the yellowing of their retainers that can occur due to plaque buildup and staining from certain foods. Luckily, there are some small changes you can make to avoid staining your Invisalign trays and retainers.
What is the yellow stuff on my retainer?
In clear retainers or aligners, a buildup of bacteria-filled biofilm in your mouth covers the surface of the retainer. When left uncleaned, this film can cause a yellowish appearance. The longer it remains on your retainer, the greater the chance of it becoming hard and the stains becoming permanent.
What stores carry retainer Brite?
Retainer Brite is not sold in local stores, but is available here on our website. Watch the video, above! By popular demand, DentaKit.com is now offering Retainer Brite One Year Supply WITH or WITHOUT the purple soaking cup. The price above is WITHOUT the soaking cup (just the box of tablets).
How to use retainer Brite tablets to clean retainers?
Take a dish or a glass tumblr big enough to be able to submerge your retainer completely
Where to buy retainer Brite?
– 96 individually wrapped tablets = 3 month supply – Kills 99% of common odor-causing bacteria – Removes plaque and tartar, cleans and brightens dental appliances – Authentic, fresh product with the latest expiration dates
Is retainer Brite safe?
Retainer Brite is gentle on appliances yet powerful in its ability to reduce microbial growth. Is it safe? Absolutely! In fact, Retainer Brite is specifically formulated for dental appliance. Your retainer or mouth guard is made from materials that need specific care.