intermaxillary elastics

in·ter·max·il·lar·y e·las·tics

(intĕr-maksi-lar-ē ĕ-lastiks)
Elastic bands used to provide pulling forces between maxillary and mandibular teeth to move teeth into correct position.
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Use intermaxillary elastics until the upper posterior teeth are in anterior position balance with the lowers.