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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orthodontic_spacer

They are usually rubber, but sometimes they can be metal. They can be used when a patient's teeth are too close together. Although they are sometimes very painful, they are usually only in place for one to two weeks. Spacers can also cause toothache and gum pain because of the constant pressure against the patient's ...

shaverorthodontics.com/spacers-before-braces

Occasionally the placement of molar bands is needed for certain appliances such as an Expander. Molar bands are like a metal ring on your finger. Since your back teeth are very close together, we will need to create a slight space between your back teeth so the molar band can slide between your molars easily during ...

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Jul 15, 2015 ... Hey guys! So you asked a few questions about braces! Here in this video I address those questions which include: "What do your teeth really look like?" ( clos...
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Oct 19, 2010 ... Spacers are circular rubber bands that create space in between the teeth. Watch as Amy, Dr. Powell's Assistant, puts the spacer between Ashley's molars to ma...

www.bracesguide.com/duringbraces/separators.html

Since most people's teeth do not have spaces between them, it would be nearly impossible or very difficult to place bands without spaces. It would also likely be painful for the patient. Therefore, one of the first steps in the process of placing braces is the separator, or "spacers" appointment. The appointment is needed a ...

www.oralanswers.com/how-a-space-maintainer-will-look-in-your-childs-mouth

Jul 16, 2010 ... A space maintainer is commonly referred to as simply a spacer. A Child That Has Lost a Tooth Prematurely In the picture to the left, you can see how the lower teeth of a six year old child might appear with a missing baby tooth — the first molar. Let's say that this kid didn't brush his teeth a lot and ended up ...

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www.colgate.com/en/us/oc/oral-health/cosmetic-dentistry/early-orthodontics/article/space-maintainers-for-premature-tooth-loss

The child will have to brush daily with a fluoride-based product like Colgate Kids Cavity Protection toothpaste, which is extra gentle on tooth enamel and comes in a fun bubble fruit flavor that kids will love. He or she will need to avoid chewing gum, biting hard candy and fruits, and pushing or pulling the device with fingers or ...

www.teethandmouthcare.net/an-in-depth-guide-to-spacers-for-braces

That may sound like a lot of space to insert between your teeth; however, the spacer will be inserted parallel to the teeth on either side, so the reality of the fitting is not as bad as it might initially seem. Orthodontic separators may be worn for as little as a few days prior to having braces fitted or, in some cases, an orthodontist ...