intermaxillary elastic


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in·ter·max·il·lar·y e·las·tic

material used to provide elastic traction between the upper and lower teeth.

intermaxillary elastic

An elastic band used between the maxillary and mandibular teeth in orthodontic therapy; also called a maxillomandibular elastic.
See also: elastic
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The patients were then initiated to fixed appliance treatment, and intermaxillary elastics (150 g force) were continued to be applied between the maxillary molar-premolar teeth and the miniscrews.
Bonding the lower incisor, intermaxillary elastics, and loop to start closure extraction space.