Whitlock Orthodontics - Springdale & Fort Smith, AR

What’s a palatal expander and why would I need one?

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A palatal expander “expands” (or widens) your upper jaw by putting gentle pressure on your upper molars and is used to make the bottom and upper teeth fit together better. It also makes more room for teeth and helps to promote a broader, more aesthetic smile. Palatal expansion is usually not painful, but you may […]

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