No, not all orthodontists are board-certified. All orthodontists must be licensed to practice; at this time, only one in three orthodontists have continued to complete Board Certification. Our orthodontist, Dr. Bhaven Sayania, is board-certified.
Wearing elastics (or rubber bands) improves the fit of your upper and lower teeth. Wear rubber bands as instructed, and remember that the rubber bands work far more efficiently if they’re worn as prescribed.