Adult Patient Dental Arch Expansion Molen Orthodontics was able to help this adult patient achieve his desired results without requiring surgery or using a palatal expander. Adult Orthodontic Care. In braces, the arch wire is attached to the brackets by ligature wires. The arch wires are what actually move your teeth during orthodontic treatment. This appliance is placed in the roof of the mouth to widen the upper arch. To care for your palatal widening appliance, brush your teeth as usual. Thoroughly brush.
A comparison of maxillary arch width and molar tipping changes between rapid maxillary expansion and fixed appliance vs. the Damon system. American Journal of Orthodontics & Dentofacial Orthopedics ; 2 Pandis N, Polychronopoulou A, Eliades T. Self-ligating vs conventional brackets in the treatment of mandibular crowding: A. Jul 02, · After the 3rd lot of braces I wanted to see if I could widen my arch by mewing, but I was scared to mess up my teeth by not wearing my retainers. So, since the 3rd lot of braces came out at the start of Dec until now, I have been wearing my retainers and my teeth have not shifted at all.
A lingual arch is an orthodontic device which connects two molars in the upper or lower dental arch. Lip Bumper A Lip Bumper is a removable appliance used in growing children to create and maintain the space necessary to accommodate the adult teeth without extraction. Moved Permanently. The document has moved here.