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Doctor insights on: Actelectisis Bands

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Can you eat with orthofill bands on?

Can you eat with orthofill bands on?

Do Not Use!: Do not place Orthofil or any other elastic bands directly on the teeth. There is a danger that the bands will slip beneath the gums and severely damage the teeth and bone supporting the teeth. In many cases this can result in the LOSS OF THE TEETH.
Have your dentist or an orthodontist place BRACKETS on the teeth you want moved and place the elastics ONLY ON THE BRACKETS. ...Read more

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Where can I getorthodontic rubber bands?

Where can I getorthodontic rubber bands?

Any: DENTAL supply company. Look online

Hope this is helpful

Dr Z ...Read more

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What does polyclonal n biclonal bands mean?

Multiple and 2: Polyclonal means there are at least several. Biclonal means there are two. ...Read more

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Can using resistance bands affect your growth?

Can using resistance bands affect your growth?

No: Your growth is completed during puberty. As you enter middle age you may lose height due to spinal column shrinking. Working out with resistance bands may build muscle but will not change bone length. ...Read more

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What amount weight are on these resistance bands?

What amount weight are on these resistance bands?

DEPENDS: I USE RESISTANCE BANDS FROM LIFELINEUSA. COM. ON THEIR WEBSITE THE YELLOW RESISTANCE BANDS ARE 70 LBS. CHECK WITH THE MANUFACTURER. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what are good exercises with resistance bands?

Could you tell me what are good exercises with resistance bands?

Consult...: With a personal trainer. They will be able to help alter your exercise routine to focus on your personal goals. They also will be able to progress your current routine to make it more difficult. Best of luck! ...Read more

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Do weight reduction bands work if you wear them while working out?

Do weight reduction bands work if you wear them while working out?

No: It's the exercise intensity of your workout, not the wrap around bands that will lead to improved body composition. Don't be so hung up on the scale. You want to reduce fat and gain some muscle. That is what gives your body its shape (and no, you won't "bulk-up"). In a female fat "bulks you up" not muscle. Exercise without proper food is also not going to get you the results you are looking for. ...Read more

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If I wear two rubber bands at the same time will it make the process faster?

If I wear two rubber bands at the same time will it make the process faster?

Opposite: Using too much force can cause a pathologic process called Rear Resorption, which can actually slow progress. I hope you are seeing a qualified Orthodontic Specialist. He/she can explain this to you. Follow your Orthodontist's instructions to the letter for best results. Self treatment will result in harm. ...Read more

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Umm I just got seperaters and umm next I'm getting moler bands what are they and what do they do?

Umm I just got seperaters and umm next I'm getting moler bands what are they and what do they do?

Straighten teeth: Spacers or separators are rubber bands or metal appliances the orthodontist places between the molars in order to separate them...often the teeth are too close together and need to be separated so that metal bands can next be placed around the molars where the rest of the braces will anchor and be attached. The separators can be painful but the teeth soon move a little bit and the pain resolves. ...Read more

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Do energy bands work?

Do energy bands work?

They work as well...: They work as well as wearing a rubber band, a friendship bracelet, a lucky charm, or any other bracelet or item that makes the person feel better, stronger, more confident, more lucky, more prepared to meet the challenges of the day, etc... So, in that manner, they do work. Or, looking at it another way, they don't work at all. It all depends on the wearer's perception. ...Read more

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Do hypno gastric bands really work?

Lots: You need an evaluation to see why and which issue and to treat it. I am sorry. ...Read more

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What to do if rubber bands don't correct a cross bite?

What to do if rubber bands don't correct a cross bite?

Great Question...: But more info is needed... as in where the crossbite is, and how much movement is needed to correct the malocclusion. Only your orthodontist knows the answers, and I'm confident that s/he will incorporate other methods to accomplish the treatment goals. ...Read more

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Are the elastic muscular bands that athletes stick to his body really effective?

Are the elastic muscular bands that athletes stick to his body really effective?

Could be helpful: I've had athletes who have use varied types of taping techniques with some success.
If is appears to make one feel better or
provides some positive effects, there is really
no negatives to using these techniques
i find it most helpful with knees, shoulders
and backs. ...Read more

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What causes bands to show up in csf?

What causes bands to show up in csf?

Two things: You can have bands (immature neutrophils or acute inflammatory cells) in the CSF from blood contamination or acute inflammation in the CSF from diseases such as meningitis. ...Read more

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Can partial braces have the rubber bands?

Can partial braces have the rubber bands?

Partial Braces: This partial braces technology uses "self-ligating" brackets -- no rubber bands or additional wire are required. ...Read more

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Do the sea-bands actually work for flying?

Do the sea-bands actually work for flying?

Who knows?: No one really knows if they actually work for anything. There aren't any evidence-based studies to support their use, but it certainly can't hurt to try it. ...Read more

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Do the rubber bands for braces actually work?

Do the rubber bands for braces actually work?

Absolutely: Elastics provide reciprocal force, pulling at both ends. Talk to your Orthodontic Specialist about what movement is being influenced by the elastics. Sometimes they are used to move teeth, sometimes influence growth, sometimes to stabilize segments. ...Read more

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What is right fibrotic bands tiny pneumatoceles?

What is right fibrotic bands tiny pneumatoceles?

More info needed: Was that seen on a chest X-ray or CT of the chest? What are your symptoms. Recommend discussing with your doctor who ordered the test. Fibrotic bands - are just that bands (think of ribbons) of fibrous tissue. Tiny pneumatoceles are small, but abnormal air pockets within the lungs. Without more info, I can't be more specific ...Read more

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Can using rubber bands cause serious brace pain?

It shouldn't: While the use of rubber bands (elastics) can create discomfort and at times be considered painful, the pain should never be serious. When instructions for wear provided by your orthodontist is followed, the discomfort should be minimal. If not, your doctor can modify the forces using different sizes and strengths. ...Read more

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Why do partial braces have or need the rubber bands?

Why do partial braces have or need the rubber bands?

Makes it work better: Rubber bands are used to help teeth move in the desired direction. These allow the teeth to move with more control. ...Read more

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Am I supposed to eat with my rubber bands in my braces?

Am I supposed to eat with my rubber bands in my braces?

Definitely, no: You do not have to wear your rubber bands while eating or brushing your teeth. ...Read more

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How long would you wear elastic bands with braces for!?

How long would you wear elastic bands with braces for!?

Depends: Treatment varies according to your personal need. You may need elastics the whole time you're in braces, or you may not need elastics at all' or anything in between. Your treatment requirements are unique, and only your orthodontist will know what treatment is planned for you. Ask your orthodontist. ...Read more

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Can it matter where I put my elastic bands on my braces?

Can it matter where I put my elastic bands on my braces?

Rubber bands & brace: Absolutely. We use rubber bands to move teeth in a certain direction. If you put them on different teeth you will move them in the wrong direction. ...Read more

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How to know when to stop wearing rubber bands for braces?

How to know when to stop wearing rubber bands for braces?

Orthodontist Knows: Your orthodontist will prescribe your rubber bands duration, direction and force level. Wear your rubber bands exactly as directed by your orthodontic team. Your periodic check appointments are to monitor tooth movement and elastic progress. Ask him/her at your next appointment. ...Read more

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I haven't been wearing my bands (braces). What could happen?

I haven't been wearing my bands (braces). What could happen?

Wasting time/money: If your orthodontic specalist has given you instructions and you are not following them to the letter, your malocclusion will not be as well corrected and it will take considerably longer to achieve a compromised result. You can actually do harm. If braces have been removed and you are not wearing retainers as directed the correction may relapse. You're throwing away time and money. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: oligoclonal bands?

What is the definition or description of: oligoclonal bands?

Immunoglobulins: Oligoclonal bands are bands of immunoglobulins that are seen when a patient's blood serum, gained from blood plasma, or cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is analyzed. Oligoclonal bands are an important indicator in the diagnosis of multiple sclerosis. Approximately 79%-90% of all patients with multiple sclerosis have permanently observable oligoclonal bands in their csf. ...Read more