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Offline maika123

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« on: 30. September 2018, 20:53:22 PM »
Wich elastics have you had during your treatments? Presently having across elastics for my midline and a box on esch side

Offline Pascal1619

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #1 on: 09. January 2019, 16:55:42 PM »
I don't which I'll get when I start my second treatment in April.

Offline osiris

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #2 on: 10. January 2019, 00:18:21 AM »
I had class 2 elastics and eagle strong and bear strong at the end

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #3 on: 10. January 2019, 19:18:50 PM »
Gorilla strong :D

Offline maika123

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #4 on: 28. January 2019, 18:04:17 PM »
Wich configuration?

Offline Hops

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #5 on: 19. March 2019, 11:16:14 AM »
I had several configutations. I wish I could have midline elastics. They look so neat across the front of the teeth.

Offline mrmajestic723

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #6 on: 19. March 2019, 23:48:04 PM »
I currently have giant tortoise heavy elastics in triangles. 

Offline Qwertj

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #7 on: 14. September 2020, 00:25:16 AM »
I had 4 elastics on both right and left side.

Offline Flaneur

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #8 on: 29. October 2020, 22:08:49 PM »
I have Medium elastics 3/16‘‘ from 3M Unitek on both Sides. (Upper jaw 3+4 to Lawer jaw 4+5  )

Offline nyar

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #9 on: 30. October 2020, 01:30:16 AM »
I just had two class III elastics, one for each side, from the lower canines to the upper molars. Had to wear them only at night for three months.

Offline thejester19

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #10 on: 03. November 2020, 06:14:11 AM »
I had Class II from canine to first molar for all but 2 months of my 2 year treatment.  The last 6 months was nighttime only.

Offline MagnetMouth

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #11 on: 22. November 2020, 16:39:28 PM »
Cant remember but i think i have 3 class II

Offline OtherNotion

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #12 on: 23. November 2020, 04:03:43 AM »
Currently I have two sets of class 2 elastics, from my lower 6 to my upper 4s and another tom my upper 5s

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #13 on: 16. December 2020, 07:15:54 AM »
Currently rocking one on each side, going from second hook on top to last hook on bottom for an underbite? Strength is Galapagos Giant Tortoise.

I've heard that if you don't wear them you can end up with springs as an unremovable alternative? Is this standard or based on the individual case? tbh springs sound pretty fun compared to elastics, though I'm to the point where NOT wearing them hurts pretty bad.

Offline duncombec

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Re: Elastics
« Reply #14 on: 16. December 2020, 10:20:21 AM »
There are various forms of spring that can be used to do a similar job to elastics, but they are by no means a standard progression.
I think most orthodontists would just keep telling you to wear them, and your treatment time would just be extended.
Certainly the majority of people I knew who didn't wear their elastics just ended up with extra months in braces.