When i put my braces elastics in, why don't my teeth touch?

Answer Perfectly normal actually this is part of your treatment. By separating teeth the device will force them to erupt to the normal position which your orthodontist have determined.

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Every body wants me to get braces but i dont and i admit that i have crocked teeth what should i do?

Well lil day you'll be a big t with crooked teeth. Do it now while your young because it's so much easier to move the teeth. You'll have to wear them a much longer time when your grown. ... Read More »

What do elastics do for braces?

Formally known as elastic ligatures, these small rubber band devices aid in holding the arch wire of the braces into the brackets. Elastic ligatures are a component of many designs of metal braces,... Read More »

What are elastics for braces ?

They're rubber bands. They are placed on your top brackets then it's stretch down to one of your bottom brackets. No they don't hurt :P maybe your dentist will give you color ones! And if not that'... Read More »

What will elastics do with braces?

The elastics help your bite to become correct and finish off straightening your teeth. I wore them on and off over my 3 years and nine months of braces (I had really crooked teeth). Some people wea... Read More »