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Palatal expander

Summary Information: Palatal expander

Palatal expander: A palatal expander is an orthodontic appliance used to widen the upper jaw by moving the bones of the upper palate. The expander is attached to a screw that is periodically rotated to move the device. This device creates a temporary space between the front teeth.

Diseases Related To Medical Device: Palatal expander

These diseases are related to the medical device Palatal expander:

  • Malocclusion (improper bite)

Other Names For Palatal expander

  • Rapid palatal expander

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