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Bite Wafers For Braces (Elastobyte Therapy Wafers)

Bite Wafers For Orthodontic Braces
Bite Wafers For Orthodontic Braces
Bite Wafers For Orthodontic Braces
Bite Wafers For Orthodontic Braces
Item #: DK-R0704
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  • Item Description

  • FAQ

  • Lynn Says

  • Customer Q & A

Item Description

Got sore teeth? Bite Wafers for Orthodontic Braces help relieve discomfort when you get your braces adjusted. Chewing on the elastobyte wafer helps increase blood circulation in your teeth and gums, which in turn helps to reduce your pain and discomfort.

To use a bite wafer, simply put it in your mouth and clench the bite wafer gently and intermittently between your teeth. In other words, just bite on it, on and off. Do this 3 or 4 times per day for 15 to 20 minutes per time. Do not bite down so hard that it makes your jaw ache. Gentle pressure is better. Ask your orthodontist if you need more specific instructions. Remember to wash your bite wafer at least once per day to keep it clean. You can soak it in Retainer Brite or another retainer cleaner, if you wish.

Bite Therapy Wafers are sold individually and are available in four scents: Bubblegum (Pink), Cherry (Clear), Grape (Purple), and Mint (Teal Green).

Please note that this product is not returnable due to health regulations.


  • Bite Therapy Wafers are sold individually and available in four scents/flavors: Bubblegum (Pink), Cherry (Clear), Grape (Purple), and Mint (Teal Green).

  • To use a bite wafer, simply put it in your mouth and clench the bite wafer gently and intermittently between your teeth. In other words, just bite on it, on and off. Do this 3 or 4 times per day for 15 to 20 minutes per time. Remember to wash your bite wafer at least once per day to keep it clean.

  • Used on conjunction with salt water rinses and dental wax, helps to control pain and irritation in a more natural way.

Lynn Says

Bite wafers are an "old fashioned" tried and true way to help improve pain from braces. When you bite down on the wafer, it increases blood flow to your teeth and gums, which helps keep down inflammation and pain.

Customer Q & A

8 Questions & 8 Answers
from Springfield, MA asked:
November 28, 2018
What are these made of?
1 Answer
Dear Tiffany, They are made of a latex-free resin.
Submitted by: The DentaKit Team on November 28, 2018

from Massapequa Park, NY asked:
December 19, 2017
Can these be used with Invisigns?
1 Answer
They are not meant to be used with Invisalign or clear aligner trays. Instead, you should use the Aligner Chewies.
Submitted by: Lynn at DentaKit.com on December 19, 2017

from Simpsonville, SC asked:
May 3, 2021
I recently had a custom bite guard for grinding my teeth at night .  Then I got  braces so I can no longer use my custom guard and am at risk of cracking a crown on a molar .  Would these wafers help with this ?
1 Answer
Bite Wafers are meant too help control the pain of braces. They are not meant to help with bruxism and should not be used as a bite guard.
Submitted by: The DentaKit Team on May 7, 2021

from Layton, UT asked:
February 23, 2020
What is the difference between these and chewies? I have Invisiligns, but I cannot stand the chewies. When I use the chewies they do not stay in my mouth easily. 
1 Answer

The Aligner Chewies are softer and and meant to bite on to help seat new aligners or retainers.

The Bite Wafers are a harder material that is meant to bite on continually to help relieve the pain and pressure of new braces (traditional braces).

Submitted by: The DentaKit Team on February 24, 2020

from Greensboro, North Carolina asked:
April 1, 2017
Once you use the wafer a couple of times does the flavor go away?
1 Answer
Demea, Thanks for your question! After you've used the bite wafer for a month or two, the flavor/scent will probably fade to some extent. Remember, they are mainly scented, not really flavored.
Submitted by: Lynn at DentaKit.com on April 2, 2017

from Hitchcock, Texas asked:
November 15, 2016
Is this one wafer? or do you get a package of wafers?
1 Answer
Thanks for asking, Cindy! The bite wafers are sold individually.
Submitted by: Lynn at DentaKit.com on November 15, 2016

from Chicago, illinois asked:
August 5, 2016
Would these work with expanders too?
1 Answer
The Bite Wafers are mainly meant for braces. Expanders sit at the roof of the mouth and might not touch the Bite Wafer when you bite down. You should ask your orthodontist if the Bite Wafers might be helpful for you.
Submitted by: Lynn at DentaKit.com on August 13, 2016

from Traverse City asked:
September 18, 2015
Are these stiff, or are they gummy?
1 Answer
These Bite Wafers are the same as the ones that your orthodontist would give you. They are fairly stiff with small bit of "give." They are not gummy.
Submitted by: Lynn at DentaKit.com on September 18, 2015

Review Summary
20 Reviews
75% (15)
15% (3)
10% (2)
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0% (0)
95% Recommend this product (19 of 20 responses)
By Chantel
Love it!
August 14, 2021
My daughter needs these to help relieve pain from her braces. It arrived fast, and you can't beat the price. They are the same as the ones I'm the dentist's office. Highly recommend.
By Tailor R.
Fayetteville, Arkansas
This is the Best Thing Ever for People with Braces
November 25, 2019
I got one of these from my orthodontist in the cherry flavor when I first got my braces. Little did I know how much I would need it. I call it my chewy. My mouth ached so bad, it was hard to do anything. I had to read a book for school and the only way I could consecrate was to chew on this while reading. I never would've survived the first two days without this. I also slept with this in my mouth because my teeth hurt so bad (I do not recommend doing this though). The only thing bad about this product is the cherry one is easy to loose since it is practically clear. I spent days looking for it and it turns out it was just sitting on the counter in my bathroom. A few months ago, I lost it and never found it.


I got my wires tightened (I also got a thicker wire) and was missing my chewy. This was super upsetting and really painful. I realized how much I still needed it. The good news is I just got another one. The only problem is cherry is my favorite flavor and I decided to get it again when it is so easy to loose. Please pray I am able to keep up with it

I recommend this product to anyone with braces.
  • A big help with pain relief to anyone with braces
  • Flavored
  • Easy to misplace
By Zdelgado
Austin, Texas
Great! Not as soft as I thought
July 29, 2019
Worth the price, wish they were a tad bit softer. The mint one is actually a bright green, do not like it.
By Lane's m.
Sycamore IL
Sweet relief!
May 12, 2018
I ordered these for my daughter. She really loves the flavor/scent of them and finds that biting them offers pain relief after her braces are tightened. Great product!
By Valdogg
Denver, CO
works but not what expected
January 28, 2018
I have a tendency to want to chew things when sitting still. Bought this hoping I could chew on it discreetly at work. I was expecting it to be more like a chewable retainer, but it is a very thin piece of plastic. It fits in my mouth but since it's between my teeth and not over them, I can't really close my mouth completely. But for only a few dollars, it works fine and I like the cherry flavor.
By Emily
Great price for this helpful device
January 19, 2018
I had to trim these (cut off the outside half) to fit my small mouth so I could use them, but they cut easily and work as well as much more expensive splints/mouthguards from the drug store during the daytime. I use them while watching TV, reading, or at the computer, during the day to stop my grinding my back molars. I know they are marketed for pain relief from braces, but I have been using them for grinding and find them very helpful. I bought a similar device at the drugstore that cost me $30 and doesn't work any better!
  • Prevents tooth grinding, can be used with braces and elastics (after trimming), easy to trim, pleasant taste, great price
  • Too large for my mouth (but trimming is easy), not discrete so only used inside the house
By Julia
Pittsburgh, PA
October 18, 2017
These bite wafers are sooo helpful! My teeth don't hurt from my braces after I bite down on one of these wafers! I love them so much!
  • Pain Relief
  • Nice smells
  • Not flavored
  • None
By Chuck
A great tool for your braces pain relief toolbox!
July 30, 2017
Just like you would press into a sore muscle through massage, these work by putting pressure deep into your bite. I have one in my desk at work and one in my wallet. I will chew on them during mindless tasks and while driving - I am always shocked at how well they work! They don't really taste but they do smell like the listed flavor. As an added bonus, these work great for pressing down loose wires!
By Katie
My poor wafer...
May 17, 2017
I wear my wafer every night to give my teeth something to grind on besides my brackets. Its in shambles. I'm about to buy another one! FYI if you ship the bubblegum and grape it all tastes and smells like grape. I never tasted bubblegum.
  • wrong taste replace regularly
By Julie J.
It didn't serve my purpose.
March 27, 2017
I bought this item thinking it was small enough to stick in my mouth and my brackets on my teeth wouldn't clink during the night and wake me up. The favor was nice but I thought it provided a different purpose than what I needed. Nothing wrong with the item just wasn't for me.
Merchant Response:Bite wafers are made to bite on to relieve pain from your braces. They are not a product that can be used to protect your braces. For that, we recommend the Bracket Jacket or one of the other lip protector products that we carry.
  • Flavor was tasteful
By Kenia
Awesome wafers
March 23, 2017
A young employee from Publix told me about the wafers. I had asked her if it was too paintful the day she got them and told me about the wafers while she helped with my groceries. The same day i ordered them. My daughter received 2 sets on the day she got her braces put on. These wafers are great, it really helps. Thank you for making them. My daughter uses it to relieve the pain and pressure of her gums. I will always pass this learning experience to everyone I know getting braces.
  • Easy to clean
  • Good quality
  • Affordable price
By Jamie
Best invention ever!
January 26, 2017
I could not have made it through braces without these jewels! Upon leaving the Orthodontist office, place in mouth and apply pressure (as hard as you can stand) for about 30 minutes. Like magic, no pain at all ! I would advise this for everyone with braces!!!
By Cher
Temecula California
Great idea
January 21, 2017
They smell wonderful. Wished I had these when I was young and in braces. My daughter keeps them in her purse whenever she needs to bite on them.
By Desiree
Oley, PA
So happy to dind these
October 23, 2016
I had these 30yrs ago when I had braces & wanted them for my son but so hard to find. Thank you for still making them!!!!
  • None
By Brandie
Eases braces discomfort
August 18, 2016
My daughter uses these after getting her braces tightened & it helps to ease the pain!
By Maureen
Keep your teeth moving
July 7, 2016
My Orthodontist recommended I use a bite wafer several times daily. It makes my teeth and gums feel better. Pumps up the circulation to my teeth to encourage them to move faster. I bought bubble gum and grape. Nice flavor. Not a strong artificial taste. I wil buy these again. Fast shipping. Very good prices.
By Elizabeth
The Great White North
Drug Free Pain Relief
March 12, 2016
I love these. They work so very well. The bite wafers offer just enough resistance. They aren't too hard or soft. The bite itself is pretty intense, but not painful. But once you are done biting the pain is pretty much gone --especally if you massage your gums afterward.

I found that I would use the bite wafer heavily for a day or two and then not need it until more work was done. Using the appliance has also reduced my tendecy to bite lips, cheeks, press teeth with other teeth because all of the aformentioned were intended to stretch gums or move teeth in a response to pain.
  • Very effective. Cheap, small and portable. Easy to clean.
  • Drool. Um, everywhere. Not for use in public places. Mostly because of the drool, but also I've caught myself making akward faces and moaning softly while biting.
By Jane H.
Huntsville, AL
Not particularly helpful for me
January 2, 2016
It felt good to use the bite wafer while I had spacers in for two weeks. However, I have not found it at all useful since getting my top and bottom braces on. I guess I hope at some future point in my treatment I will find the bite wafer useful and will be glad I hung onto it.
By Wendy
Mt kisco NY
Bite wafers
November 22, 2015
These really helped with the tooth pain that comes from tightening braces. And they came quickly. I thought the shipping was a little steep but it was worth it. I wish the orthodontist had given one out in the goody bag.
  • Easy to clean.
By Petermann
Luzern Switzerland
Relief during movement of the teeth
March 27, 2015
When your teeth begin to move this helps and reduces pain.
  • Solves a Problem, Works Well, Easy to Use, Durable, Great for Braces
Best UsesFor Braces, On the Go, At Home