Before and after photos on orthodontic elastics springs coils and hooks performed in our NYC Braces Orthodontics office.
Elastics are used to move teeth together whereas coil springs may upright a molar
These pictures of teeth braces show elastic hooks and coil springs used in fixed orthodontics. Top photo – blue arrow – built in intermaxillary elastic hook. Both photos – show a coil spring being used to stabilize a mandibular second molar when using class two elastics [elastics are not shown].