vertical elastic


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ver·ti·cal e·las·tic

elastic material used in a direction perpendicular to the occlusal plane, connecting one arch wire to the other, and usually used to improve intercuspation.

vertical elastic

An elastic band applied to arch brackets perpendicularly to the occlusal plane for approximating teeth.
See also: elastic

ver·ti·cal e·las·tic

(vĕrti-kăl ĕ-lastik)
Pliable material used in a direction perpendicular to occlusal plane, connecting one arch wire to the other, and often used to improve intercuspation.
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