How long do spacers stay in before braces?

Answer Spacers are tiny rubber bands that fit around the back molars. Orthodontists use them to make room for the metal rings that provide support and allow attachments. Spacers, also called separators, a... Read More »

Top Q&A For: How long do spacers stay in before braces

How long do spacers have to stay between your teeth?

They need to stay in until you get your braces. If one comes out you'll need to get it put back in. Spacers usually hurt more than braces, if that is any consolation.

How long do braces usually stay on your teeth for?

Everyone's different to be honest it all depends on what needs done to your teeth and if they respond as planned to the braces, your dentist should give you a rough idea if you ask I'm sure :)

How long do separators for braces stay in?

On One Hand: Not Too LongSpacers are orthodontic devices designed to separate teeth before the addition of braces. Spacers are known for being painful, as they move teeth considerably during their ... Read More »

How long will elastic bands hurt/stay on (braces)?

don't despair. remember how sore your mouth was when you first got your braces? bands are the same way.... the pain will probably last about a week, but keep wearing the bands. try taking tylenol t... Read More »