Review suggests that both slow and rapid maxillary expansion are effective

Upper orthodontic appliance

Posterior cross-bite is a common malocclusion and a number of approaches to address this with maxillary expansion have been developed. These can be broadly divided into rapid maxillary expansion (RME) and slow maxillary expansion (SME).  The aim of this review was to compare the effectiveness of RME and SME for transverse maxillary discrepancy. Searches were [read the full story…]