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How can I relieve pain from a retainer?

My retainer hurts. How do you relieve pain from a retainer?

2 Answers

You need to have it adjusted. It shouldn't bother you. 

It depends on where it hurts from? Are their sharp edges around the plastic? Is the retainer tight around the teeth since its new? Normally, retainers fit snug at first and then they start to stretch over time.

I would consult with your dentist or orthodontist that gave you the retainer to see where the problem may be.