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Rapid Palatal Expander for Adults?

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An adult getting a rapid palatal expander can expect pain, soreness and headaches. Some adults need braces after using the expander. A person wearing the expander will talk like they have a lisp and will produce excessive amounts of saliva.
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I am currently wearing a rapid palatal expander and have had it in since October. Luckily I get it out in February. Anyway, it isn't as bad as it may seem. I personally did not get
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The indications for expansion of the maxilla are numerous, as are the number of appliances used for maxillary expansion. Orthodontists advocate both slow expansion and rapid palatal
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I had a rapid expander for 6 months, 3 months into having the expander, my braces were put on (I was 18yo then) The gap will not go away as long as the palate expander is attached
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That all depends on your orthodontist. You could be turning it from anywhere from 2 weeks to 1 month and after which you could have it still in anywhere from 6 months to a year.
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