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Why do I need to wear elastics?

Most patients with braces need to wear elastics between their upper and lower teeth. Braces straighten the teeth and elastics fix the bite. Good cooperation with elastic wear will result in shorter treatment time.

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Gaps or spaces left between the teeth. This can occur because teeth are small relative to the jaw size or because the tongue pushes the teeth out.