Rapid Palatal Expander

How Rapid Maxillary Expansion (RPE) Now Can Mean Avoiding Surgery in the Future

With today’s early orthodontic treatment, such as rapid maxillary expansion (RPE), we can correct issues with the upper jaw in youngsters so they can avoid the need for surgery later. Palatal or maxillary expanders help expand the upper jaw during childhood, providing the following benefits: They can correct a crossbite. When kids have a narrow palate, the upper teeth bit inside the lower teeth rather than the upper teeth closing...

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