Palate Expander + Invisalign

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How Much Do Palate Expanders Cost and How Long Does a 20-year Old Have to Wear It For?

I bought a groupon for elite-provider invisalign treatment in Chicago. The ortho checked out my teeth and said I'm a candidate, but he said the... READ MORE

Invisalign and Palate Expander in Adults?

Can you use a sagittal appliance on a 20yo adult male? I am currently being treated with a regular type expander which is working amazingly, however,... READ MORE

Will I Be Okay Doing Invisalign Without Palatal Expansion? (photo)

I saw a few orthodontists, some who wanted me to have a palatal expander. My current orthodontist said there was no need and I have proceeded with... READ MORE

Nasal Breathing and Braces?! Will Rubber Bands Help??

I am a 20yo male undergoing orthodontic treatment for a class iii. I currently have an expander on my uppers and invisalign on lowers.Since commencing... READ MORE

19 years old and jaw expanded?

After having the palatial expander I had on for about two and a half months removed. I was not given a retainer due to the fact my ortho said I was... READ MORE

Is Slow Palatal Expansion an Option if Your Incisors Are Not Straight?

My incisors are at angles, this is to be followed with Invisalign, I am 21. Also, can slow palatal expansion encourage my top jaw forward? READ MORE

Excessive overjet - 31 year old - palate expander ? (photos)

When I was 15 I was told I'd need lower jaw surgery, chin shaving, two upper incisors extracted and wear braces for two years. None of this occurred -... READ MORE

TMJ caused by changed teeth/palate? (photo)

I went through two palate expanders, at ages 8 and 14, and braces twice at ages 15 and 17. I am now 22 and have developed gradually worsening TMJ... READ MORE

Is a palate expander appliance and Invisalign the best choice for cross and open bite, or traditional braces? (photo)

I've seen 2 orthos for my crossbite. the 1st said he could solve with braces, since my R side (the worse side) has enough bone to push those teeth... READ MORE

Is the orthodontist at fault for his young adult patient's relapses into same palate issues?

Had palate expanders at ages 8 and 14, the 2nd time followed by braces twice, then a permanent retainer on front 4 teeth. In the 6 years since, my... READ MORE

Can you use a palatal expander at the same time as Invisalign?

Can you use a palatal expander, like Homeobloc, at the same time as invisalign? Is there some reason this is a good idea or not a good idea? READ MORE

Should I get Invisalign, Veneers, Palate Expansion Surgery or a combination off all/some treatments? (photos)

My mouth is small. Very small! When I was younger my dentist & orthodontist agreed upon pulling my upper canine teeth instead of using an expander to... READ MORE

Why am I using a palate expander after invisalign braces?

I had invisialign braces for over a year. I stopped using the braces for 3 weeks after my treatment as my orthodontist said to leave them out to see... READ MORE

Will Invaslign help with my teeth? My dentist recommended using a palate expander but living with it is so hard. (Photo)

My jaw has a v shape. I have only problems with the fromt 4 teeth. I really don't wanna expand my jaw and I don't mind having a v shape jaw but im... READ MORE

How is this issue most easily fixed? Leaning toward Invisalign and/or removable upper palatal expander? (Photo)

I haven't seeked orthodontic treatment since about 2012. But I'm almost 18 now and I want a better smile. My teeth are a little crowded, I have a... READ MORE

Will Invisalign work in my case? (Photos)

I am 29 years old, and had braces (twice), a palate expander, rubber bands, and headgear in my teens. However, I now have a crossbite and crooked... READ MORE

20 years old with palatial expander? I want to achieve a wider smile, increasing palate width, not just by tipping teeth.

I feel that invisalign won't widen as much as I would like. I really desire a broad smile, so am expander seems to be the answer? Or should I just use... READ MORE

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