Separators are small modules of elastics shaped like donuts or metallic springs that are located between the molars. They create spaces between the molars, so we bands can be fitted easily.
You molars may be sensitive for two or three days after placement.
To alleviate any discomfort rinse your mouth with warm water and salt and / or take one Tylenol no more than every eight hours the three days after your separators are placed.
If you lose any separators, call us three days before your next appointment to ensure we allow time to replace your lost separators, It is very important to ensure you have enough space for your bands.