Are Orthodontic Expanders Removable?

You may be considering orthodontic treatment and have questions about orthodontic expanders, and whether they are permanent or removable. Watch this video by dedicated Buffalo orthodontist Dr. Andrew J. Dusel to learn more. If you still have questions, please contact us to schedule a free Orthodontists Associates of WNY screening.

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  • We typically use expanders in our office that we glue onto the six-year-old adult molars. Because doing so makes us sure they will work very efficiently.
  • Our method allows us to have full control over the situation. In addition, it makes sure we can get the needed width.
  • We use removable expanders sometimes for specific reasons. However, most often, we use expanders that we glue into the mouth and they work very efficiently.

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