• Palatal Expander- What You Should Know

  • No two people have the same mouth, so no two people will have the same orthodontic process to achieve their optimum mouth health and most appealing smile.

    Some people will wear braces for 6 months and that is all.  Some will need more major work and will wear braces for much longer in order to correct their issues.

    People who need more space in their upper jaw will often be lucky enough to be faceted with a palatal expander.  These pieces of orthodontic technology may look like tiny torture devices, but their purpose supercedes the short-term discomfort that they cause.

    If you’re one of the lucky few with a palatal expander, here is a video to help you learn how to use it properly.