Braces With Silver Elastics That Turned Green?

So i have silver elastic rubber thing on my bottom braces and it turned green, what does that mean, did food just stain it, i dont want the ortho to think i dont brush because i do.

Answer: It is a stain from food

By Expert 3

When the elastic change colors, it is usually from food, usually tomatoe sauce change the color to green.

Do not worry, we see this all the time and try to figure out which food does what.

The orthodontist will not say anything, and usually will change it at your appointment.

Good Luck in having the perfect smile for the rest of your life