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This blossary has the aim to highlight the specific glossary referred to the various types of orthodontic expansion screws. These elements are used to construct removable orthodontic appliances and are mainly made of stainless steel.

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Cette vis permet à deux mouvements qui sont complètement indépendants les uns des autres : un mouvement d'expansion transversale de l'arcade inférieure et un mouvement sagittal des dents ...

Domain: Medical devices; Category: Dental equipment

This screw allows two movements which are completely independent the one from the other: a transversal expansion movement of the lower arch and a sagittal movement of the anterior teeth.

Domain: Medical devices; Category: Dental equipment

The SLE (Spring Loaded Expander) is an orthodontic device designed to provide expansion of the upper arch by means of pre–determined, continuous forces.

Domain: Medical devices; Category: Dental equipment

A palatal expander, also known as a rapid palatal expander, rapid maxillary expansion appliance, palate expander, orthodontic expander, or Hyrax, is used to widen the upper jaw so that the bottom and ...

Domain: Medical devices; Category: Dental equipment

The fan type expansion screw exists in two designs: As a one piece or two piece expansion screw. Both have the same function, to expand the anterior or posterior region fan shaped. The two piece ...

Domain: Medical devices; Category: Dental equipment

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