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Retainer Type Product Guide
Retainers keep teeth from shifting, usually after a treatment such as aligners or braces. The type of retainer workflow you use will determine your case's retainer options. We will outline those details in the article below.
Dandy Clear Aligner Patients
If your patient has completed Clear Aligners Powered by Dandy treatment, a
retainer may be included in the treatment plan package. Zendura
For more details on which plans and how many retainers are included, check out our Clear Aligners Pricing. If you want to order a retainer for a Clear Aligners Powered by Dandy patient, check out our Retainers for Dandy Aligners Case Workflow article.
Zendura A Thermoplastic Polymer
• Can add space for chairside pontic creation
For more information on turnaround times, please check out our
Clear Aligners and Retainer Turnaround Times article. All Other Patients
Your workflow will differ if your patient has
NOT completed Clear Aligners Powered by Dandy treatment. Please check out our Retainer Workflow for more details. This workflow provides different retainer types, and we will outline the details of those types in further detail below.
Essix Essix Plastic-Copolyester
0.8mm, 1.0mm, 1.5mm, 2.0mm
(1mm is the default)
• Can add pontic
Modified methacrylate base,
stainless steel wire
• Can add pontic
Fixed Lingual Wire Stainless steel
• Putty matrix added
For more details on pricing and turnaround times, please check out our
Retainer Pricing and Retainer Turnaround Times articles.
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