RPE (Rapid Palatal Expander) - This is an appliance used to correct posterior crossbites (when the back upper teeth do not align properly with the back lower teeth) as well as crowding in the upper jaw.
Lower Lingual Holding Arch - This is an appliance used to maintain space if baby teeth are extracted or fall out prematurely and crowding starts to develop. A similar appliance is used for the maxillary arch as well.
Braces - Braces can either be metal or ceramic and they can either go on the front of your teeth or the back your teeth. They are also known as brackets. This appliance helps move your teeth the most efficiently into an ideal position. An average case can be treated over a 2 year period.