What are Hawley Retainers and what do they do?
A Hawley retainer is a removable orthodontic device that is made from Acrylic and stainless steel wire, they retain the teeth in their corrected position after a fixed brace is removed.
When will I have to wear it?
The appliance must be worn full time for 3 months and then only at night for a further 9 months.
What happens I don’t wear it?
If the Hawley retainer is not wear as recommended then the teeth will almost certainly move back to their original position.
This device is hard wearing and very effective in keeping the teeth in the new position.