The palatal expander “expands” (or widens) your upper jaw by putting gentle pressure on your upper molars each time an adjustment is made. The animation below will instruct you about when and how to adjust your expander. When you achieve the desired expansion, you will wear the appliance for several months to solidify the expansion and to prevent regression.
Diode laser treatment offers several benefits for patients receiving orthodontic care. By using a specialized diode laser, we are able to remove excess gum tissue safely and effectively, in order to expose more of the tooth’s surface for better aesthetics and function.