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Expansion plate, also known as a rapid palatal expander, rapid maxillary expansion appliance, palate expander, orthodontic expander, or Hyrax, is used to widen the upper jaw so that the bottom and upper teeth will fit together better. Although the use of an expander is most common in children it can be and has successfully been used in adults, although the effects of expansion are slightly more uncomfortable. Also, depending on the amount of correction, it may result in surgical separation of the top jaw. Use of a palatal expander is most often followed by braces to straighten out all the teeth now that room has been created.

The expansion process usually results in a large gap between the patient's 2 top front teeth, although this does not always happen. This gap is closed naturally and the teeth may overlap which leads to braces being needed. Sometimes with expanders, patients have to turn the expansion screw themselves to tighten up the expander. For an expansion that is not managed by the patient and on the lower jaw,  may be a more suitable alternative.

Palate Expander treatment cost? 

The cost of palate expander orthodontic treatment will depend on case complexity and treatment length. The cost of palatal expansion treatment could range between $800-$2500.

 

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Metal braces 

$2500-$5999

Initial deposit of $1000

Interest-free monthly repayment plan

No deposit payment plans also available

No gap X-rays OPG & Lat Ceph with any dental insurance.

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Free 3d teeth scan valued at $395 

Post-treatment retainer included valued at $1000

Free yearly post-treatment review appointment and Xrays Valued at $300.

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Kids removable plates

$800-$2500

Includes all ongoing appointment fee

Interest-free monthly repayment plan.

No-gap X-rays OPG & Lat Ceph with any dental insurance.

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Free Yearly ongoing Monitoring with Specialist Orthodontists.

Free yearly post-treatment review appointment and Xrays Valued at $300.

Free 3d teeth scan valued at $395.

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Invisalign

$2500-$7500

Initial Deposit of $500-$2500.

Interest-free monthly repayment plan

No deposit payment plans also available.

No-gap X-rays OPG & Lat Ceph with any dental insurance.

Bulk-Bill X-rays OPG & Lat Ceph with Medicare.

Free 3d teeth scan see results before you start value at $395.

Post-treatment retainer included valued at $1000.

Free yearly post-treatment review appointment and Xrays Valued at $300.

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