In this video, I will be answer the question of "what are elastics / rubber bands?" and "what are they used for?" Elastics are like power chains but instead of aligning the teeth in an individual arch, they are used to coordinate your upper and lower teeth and improve your bite.
Our goal as orthodontists is to not only make you have an incredible smile but have a comfortable bite, as well!
In this video, I also explain the difference between a class I, class II, and class III canine relationship and how your orthodontist may ask you to wear elastics to help correct these different bite relationships.
► Read also: Can adults wear braces?
Fuente: Youtube / Braces Explained