Category Archives: Expanders

Orthodontic Expander

Orthodontic Expander

Orthodontic Expander If you are concerned about your child’s smile, you may be wondering what can be done to fix their crooked teeth. An orthodontic expander may be the solution. Very often, one of the first orthodontic treatments for children and adolescents is using an orthodontic expander. Expanders can be dental-related, and they work on […]

Upper Jaw Expansion for Orthodontic Correction

Upper Jaw Expansion for Orthodontic Correction

Ideally, our upper and lower jaws would be both even in width and just wide enough to accommodate all 32 of our teeth. For most of us, though, either or both of our jawbones happen to be too narrow, and this can pose a problem during childhood and adolescence as our adult teeth grow in. […]

The Importance of Retainers After Braces

The Importance of Retainers After Braces Orthodontist in Buffalo, NY

Braces are an effective pathway to achieving a perfect smile, but having them removed does not mean that there is no more work to be done. Just as braces shift teeth out of their original positions, the teeth will be inclined to continue shifting once the braces come off. To keep the teeth in place, […]

Children and Expanders: Answers to Top 3 Questions

Children and Expanders: Answers to Top 3 Questions

There is little information out there about orthodontic expanders. In fact, because the term is often used interchangeably with braces, it is easy to see why. We at OrthoWNY recognize the need to educate people about them. Therefore, our experienced team of orthodontists have compiled a list of the most asked questions and answers regarding children and […]