Palatal expander

What is Palatal expander?

It is a removable orthodontic appliance used to provide the force for tooth movement.

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I have had braces before, and wore my retainers for a while and then I lost my them and my teeth have moved. I also have a gap between my two front...

doctor1 MD

Thanks for your query. I have gone through your query.
The gap between the teeth can be treated with retainers. Get a new set of retainers and get...

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My daughter is 12 years old. She has underbite of her incisors. When to start treatment? Is palatal expansion required? Her right lateral incisor...

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Anterior Crossbite evident..

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I have gone through your query as well as the images...

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There is a pain in not any of my teeth but just one in particular. I just got checked a week ago & i was told my teeth are fine. No cavities. & i...

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dear friend.

thanks for sharing your concern.

The reason being that either your palate expander is causing impingement on that particular tooth or...

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