Elastics FAQ

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Elastics FAQ

#1 Post by MayBeautyFace »

I've had braces for 4 months prior to getting elastics,to correct my underbite. I was given the "Bear" 3E (1/4") 4-1/2 Oz. from Ormco Brand. Does anyone have any experience with this specific type. I was surprised when i got them because my underbite already seemed to have been corrected my the braces. I have been wearing them 24/7 and changing them 3x a day, How long do you think i will have to wear them!

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Re: Elastics FAQ

#2 Post by oldfart »

There is absolutely no way of even guessing without knowing how much your overbite is, or knowing how fast your teeth move.
Braces on: 2/25/2013. Braces Off: 12/23/2015
Current Retainers: Hawley Top, Essix Bottom, and Permanent Lingual Bottom

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