palatel expanders causing pain

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    diksha mahat

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    Hi.
    I've had my palatel expanders (cemented to my molars) for a month now and I have now fully adjusted to it.
    But recently I noticed that the wire (They are called arch wires I suppose) that connects my molars to the expansion screw is pressed agasint the roof on my skin (left side) which causes slight pain every time I chew from my right side.
    Do I need to check with my dentist to correct this?
    Or is this normal?
     
    diksha mahat, Sep 19, 2014
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    Dr. Garrett Fiorenza

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    I would check with your dentist. That is an easy fix. They will most likely just need to bend the wire slightly so it is not coming in to contact with the roof of you mouth. Hope this helps,

    Garrett Fiorenza, DDS
    www.fiorenzadentalgroup.com
    Greenwood, IN
     
    Dr. Garrett Fiorenza, Oct 15, 2014
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