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Appliances > Expansion Appliances

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.

Colour Guide for Removable Appliances

Call 020 7387 6930 or email for more information.

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