Once treatment is completed and braces are removed, you will be provided with retainers. This begins the retention phase of your treatment requires fulltime wear of your retainers. Maintaining all orthodontics treatment and correction requires commitment to wearing one`s retainers. Retainers are to be removed only when eating and brushing. They can be cleaned either by brushing with a toothbrush (no toothpaste), or by the use of denture cleaners.