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Are Removable Palate Expanders As Effective As Fixed Ones?

My dentist is going to give me a removable palate expander. He says its basically brand new technology, it is clear, and has only been out for around... READ MORE

Will a Palate Expander Work in my Case? (photo)

Im 22 years old. I just recently visited my orthodontist and for my case she recommended me to wear a palate expander for about 3 months as she says... READ MORE

I Just Got a Palatal Expander, Will It Close My Gap Before I Get Braces in 3 Weeks?

Everyones making fun of the gap in my two front teeth. Im getting my braces in like 3 weeks I dont have to turn my expander anymore. I was wondering... READ MORE

Will a Slow Palatal Expander Change the Way I Look or Smile?

I'm a 29 yo and never had braces. But, my top right incisor is beginning to turn in & I have a slight right lateral cross bite. I was advised that... READ MORE

Palate Expander for a 24 year old, Will it work?

I have a condition where my front 4 teeth of the upper jaw slant outwards like \ (away from the mouth). The lower jaw has straight teeth. I visited... READ MORE

Can my Open Bite Be Closed Cosmetically Like with Veneers? (photo)

Is there any possible way of me closing my open bite without surgery? It makes me insecure. I had braces when I was 16 with a palette expander for one... READ MORE

Should I have gotten a palate expander? (photo)

My teeth used to be very crooked. We couldn't afford braces. When I was 21 I was able to get them. They told me I was on the line of being too old for... READ MORE

Got braces, but my arches are still narrow and I have a narrow face. Can palate expander help improve width of arches? (photo)

I wore braces for 2 years, which straightened my teeth. I have straight teeth, but narrow arches. I wear retainer at night for upper teeth. Can an... READ MORE

Will a Palatal Expander Ruin my Nosejob? (Pictures!)

Hi Im 18 and had a nosejob about two years ago. When I was 11 my orthodontist said I had a crossbite and gave me a palatal expander. It stretched my... READ MORE

Braces, palatal expander or veneers?

Hello all! I am interested in widening out my smile a little to have a less "bunny" look. My teeth have moved in around 6yrs to apparently make for... READ MORE

Should I get a maxillary palatal expander for underbite?

When 13 I got a maxillary palatal expander for my minor underbite.i would wear a headgear at night with rubber bands, and after completing it, it... READ MORE

Will a palatal expander work for me? (Photo)

I just recently turned 20, I think I have a class 1 malocclusion my jaw is quite narrow as are the arches of my teeth. I'd like to know if a palate... READ MORE

Palate Expander at 16? HELP?

Hi I'm a 16 year old female and I have avery small smile, I made some research and found something called "palatal expander" would I be qualified to... READ MORE

Widening palette from thumb sucking

Hi I'm 30 I have a very narrow arch and high palette I really want a wide smile as I'm embarrassed of it. I had braces on befor but they didn't work... READ MORE

Palatal Expansion with Existing Veneers? (photo)

I am 25 yrs old. When I was 8/9 yrs, I was set to get braces. I had many extractions done & molds prepared. My cousins teased me about getting... READ MORE

Will a Palatal Expander Ruin my Nosejob?

Hi Im 18 and had a nosejob about two years ago. When I was 11 my orthodontist said I had a crossbite and gave me a palatal expander. It stretched my... READ MORE

Narrow jaw and difficulty breathing with Braces, what should I do?

My dentist took out all my premolars for braces because I have narrow jaws. Im now having difficulties with breathing because my jaws have become more... READ MORE

After 9 months with palatal expander my Orthodontist only wants to remove one premolar. Is this a common practice?

This sounded odd to me but my orthodontist suggested that i only get my left premolar removed. I don't understand why i'm getting them removed as i've... READ MORE

I have a gap, how long will it take to close? (Photo)

I already have braces. I've had them for about 4 months now. My gap was smaller before I had braces because I had a palette expander. Now the gap... READ MORE

Appliances for adult w/ severe overjet? Pendulum, twin block, bite plate, palatal has bonded quad helix schwart expanders(Photo)

I am 31. I was a thumbsucker as a kid and bit my nails until my mid 20's. I saw an orthodontist when I was 15, he advised: lower jaw surgery - cutting... READ MORE

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