NimroDENTAL – Orthodontic Laboratory

Expansion appliances

Expansion appliances can be used on both children and adults

Indication for using expansion appliances:

  • Preparation for arch alignment where dental arches are heavily crowded
  • Creating space for erupting permanent teeth
  • Cross-bite cases
  • Cases where Interproximal Stripping is not tolerated and more space on the arch required
  • Aesthetic arch widening to fill up ‘black’ spaces in the buccal corridors

Contraindication for using expansion appliances:

  • Non-compliant patient
  • General poor oral hygiene.
  • Patients with periodontal problems
  • Where implants are present

Call 020 7387 6930 or email:
for more information

Colour Guide for Removable Appliances
PDF icon Colour Chart (Updated).pdf499.54 KB