About ELASTODENT – Orthodontic Separators
- Elastodent Orthodontic radiopaque separators are small, elastic devices that are used to create space between teeth before placing orthodontic bands. The separators are made of a special material that can be seen on x-rays, which helps the orthodontist to locate and remove them easily. The separators are usually placed between the molars and premolars, where the bands will be fitted.Elastodent Orthodontic radioopaque separators are inserted between the teeth with a separator placing plier , and they exert a gentle pressure that pushes the teeth apart. The separators are left in place for a few days or weeks, depending on the amount of space needed. The separators may cause some discomfort or sensitivity at first, but this usually subsides as the teeth adjust. The separators should be checked regularly and replaced if they fall out or become loose.
Elastodent Orthodontic radioopaque separators are a simple, rapid and effective way to prepare the teeth for banding, which is an essential step in the orthodontic treatment. The separators can prevent the bands from slipping or causing damage to the teeth or gums. The separators are compatible with most types of orthodontic bands