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I have braces now and I don't think a retainer would fix gaps because retainers are meant to keep teeth in place after having braces, they aren't meant to move teeth !! Sorry man

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Q: Can a retainer alone without braces fix about a half a centimeter gap between your front two teeth and the two next to them please answer ASAP thanks?
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