Orthodontic Appliance

Sucking fingers or objects such as blankets for extended periods of time can have deleterious effects on patient's teeth. Habit appliances are used to stop digit or other habits for young patients.A palatal expander, also known as a rapid palatal expander, rapid maxillary expansion appliance, palate expander or orthodontic expander, is used to widen the upper jaw so that the bottom and upper teeth will fit together better.