Palate Expander + Braces

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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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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