separating elastic plier is used for placement of elastic separators and Makes placement easier. These pliers are designed to stretch and place a donut shaped separating elastic. Its grooved angulated tips assure positive retention of the elastic and easy access to all areas of the mouth and also place elastic ring to separate teeth gap. Separating orthodontic pliers are designed to spread and hold elastics during placement. These pliers feature a long barrel-shaped, tapered tip for prime accessibility and placement in any quadrant. The beaks may be angled, and the tip is grooved to prevent slippage until elastic is ready to be placed. The width of the opening is often controlled via a screw.