Left my retainer out and don't know what to do

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So i had braces for about 3 year from when i was 12-15 and i wore my retainer for about a year but stopped putting it in often as i got super depressed. The dentist had removed 3 of my teeth leaving huge gaps and this wasn’t a problem at first because my retainer kept everything in place. I was supposed to get those gaps filled right before covid started but obviously that hasn’t happened and I haven’t been to the dentist since march 2020.

So pretty much I’ve left my retainer out and it wasn’t a problem at first but now my teeth have changed considerably and im even starting to get bigger gaps than before as my teeth are moving into those huge gaps where they took out my teeth. Right before i left my last dentist appointment they had found another tooth in my gums that they had missed and had mentioned the fact they would have to remove it and I would probably have to have more braces put on before hand or something else in order for them to get it.

What do you think will happen now? Will the treatment continue now that I’ve left my retainer out ? Im really freaking out about it and im super unhappy with how my teeth look. Im kind of holding onto hope that I’ll get braces again but i don’t know if that will happen at this point. Any advice at all ? Im 17 now btw
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In all likelihood they'll probably put your braces back on. I get the stress, but it'll be alright in the end.
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