Palate Expander + Cosmetic Dentistry

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Could a Palate Expander for Adults be used to Broaden Smile?

My teeth are fairly straight, but I don't have that amazingly wide smile that I would like. I am in my 30s. Can an adult use a palate expander to... READ MORE

Removable Expander Vs. Cemented One in a 9 Year Old Patient Which Do You Recommend?

Removable Expander Vs. Cemented One in a 9 Year Old Patient Which Do You Recommend? READ MORE

Is It Possible For My Palate Expander To Split The Palatal Suture?

I am a 20yo male, class iii, that's being treated with a palate expander. I've had it on for about 2 months. I am just beginning to notice... READ MORE

Rapid Palatal Expansion or Common Expander? (photo)

Hello, I have nice teeth, and never used braces. However lately I've started considering expanding the palate, because my smile shows practically my 6... READ MORE

My Daughter Got Elastic Bands in and Palate Expander but Her Teeth Seem to Have Been Pushed Back?

She used to have very wide smile and big teeth but her overbite was bad so we got elastic bands in and a palat expander but her smile has gone and... READ MORE

What can be done to improve a small mouth, teeth curvature issues, and a wide face? (photo)

I have a small mouth and crooked teeth. My small mouth is exaggerated by a wide face. When viewed from below, my upper teeth seem to be concave on... READ MORE

Do I need to ask them to remove my palate expander today when I go in if it didn't work? (Photo)

I'm 22. Have had a R.P.E. for 2 weeks. Thr r 2 docs in this office. One doc said I needed it then a week after having it with 6 turns the other doc... READ MORE

Is palate expansion happening? (Photo)

Many of the dentist comments here on the topic of palate expansion say that it is impossible as an adult, only the teeth will tip and that SARPE... READ MORE

Is adult palatal expansion possible without surgery?

I'm 60. As a child/teen, I had "night braces", a palate expander and a retainer. My narrow jaw was reportedly because I swallowed using my cheeks,... READ MORE

What is the best way to expand your palate at age 19?

I have needed braces for a long time and I have finally started the process and I got a RPE. It has been a couple days and I still can not swallow... READ MORE

Can a palatine expander create facial asymmetry? (Photo)

Prior to having the expander, I had a symmetrical face. After the expander, the right side of my face became more prominent, the right side appeared... READ MORE

My 9 year old has a slight underbite. What appliances are used to correct the condition?

My 9 year old has a slight underbite (not genetic) other than a palatial expander, what appliances are used to correct the condition? READ MORE

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