Now that you’ve finished orthodontic treatment and are enjoying your beautiful new smile, you may be thinking all your work is over.
That may sound daunting, but it is not as tough as you think.
In response to needs of patients over the years, Emerson Orthodontics has decided to offer the retainer club.
The retainer club is a revolutionary retainer protocol to help you protect your investment FOREVER. We want you to smile with confidence for the rest of your life, and we will eliminate all possible excuses and barriers to help you achieve that goal. However, this guarantee comes with some very simple guidelines, as follows:
Instead of the gooey mold, a cutting edge, 3D scan will be taken of your mouth to create a printed resin model of your teeth in their perfect position, for you to take home, along with 2 sets of retainers. Proper wear of your retainers and proper care and storage of your models are essential to your lifetime guarantee.
Wear your removable retainer(s) full time if instructed. For most patients that is a very short time. This is ridiculously easy! No excuses!
Once you are given permission to switch to “night-time only wear” of your removable retainers, you need to wear them while you sleep FOREVER! Your body will undergo changes for the rest of your life, and your teeth will move, if you stop sleeping in your retainers. Don’t let that happen!
If you lose or break your retainers, first, start using the back-up set you were given on your models, and then call our office to set up an appointment for your new back-up retainers to be made. Simply bring your 3D model in that day, and we will happily make you new, clear retainers on your existing models FREE OF CHARGE-FOREVER! GUARANTEED!
There are really only four reasons why retainers could not be made on your existing models:
You don’t wear your retainers as instructed, and your teeth move.
You don’t bring your models in right away after you lose or break your retainers and your teeth move.*
You have significant dental work done
You lose or damage models
*Additional orthodontic treatment may be required in order to align teeth prior to scanning for new retainers. This treatment will incur additional costs outside the fee for the retainer club or additional scanning.
If we need to take a new scan of your teeth to have retainers made, you will be charged our cost for this procedure, which is $150.00 per arch ($300 for upper and lower). If you do pay for a new scan to be done, your 2 new sets of retainers will come with a new set of 3D printed models and new lifetime guarantee.
The retainer club cost is $500
The retainer club is only for clear vacuum formed retainers.
Participants may choose to include the cost of the retainer club in their monthly payments or choose a one-time payment at the end of treatment, or during their “retention phase.”