Arch Expansion Orthodontics

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Overview of Arch Expansion Orthodontics




1-2 Weeks

Work Leave

1-2 Weeks

Complete Recovery

Multiple Days

Success Rate


Number of Stages

3 Stages

Materials Used

Teeth Shells

What Is Arch Expansion Orthodontics?

The arch expansion opens a new realm of possibilities and methods to resolve many dental problems. Sometimes referred to as maxillary or palate expansion, this innovative procedure involves creating more space in your mouth for your teeth to perform their dance of alignment.

When confined within inadequate spaces, teeth become akin to frustrated artists, contorting, twisting, and often overlapping in a desperate struggle for their place in the spotlight. This orthodontic technique is instrumental for distant tooth straightening using nearly invisible aligners.

Arch expansion is like the grand stage manager, guiding each tooth outwards in subtle, careful movements. This allows for an expanded stage - or rather, an additional 4.5mm of arch room for your teeth to elegantly align. For this intricate production, an expander is needed to fit the needs of each individual patient. This appliance carefully fits over the patient's top teeth, nestled quietly in the back of the mouth.

Why Choose Arch Expansion Orthodontics in Turkey?

Why should one set their sights on Turkey for their arch expansion orthodontic treatment? Well, the reasons are as vibrant and compelling as the country's rich medical sector, culture, and history:

Cheap Arch Expansion Orthodontics

The reputation of Turkey being a cost-effective destination is undeniable. Turkish dental clinics, such as International Clinics in Istanbul, have a pricing structure that hits a sweet harmony between affordability and quality.

Experienced Orthodontists

Turkey is home to a league of orthodontic heroes who are renowned for their expertise in arch expansion tools and methods. Their hands are as skilled as they are gentle, crafting each unique arch expansion procedure with extreme attention to detail.

Comprehensive Treatment Plans

Turkish orthodontic practices take a holistic approach manifested as comprehensive treatment plans that cater to each individual’s unique needs. The palatal expanders don't play solo here; they perform in symphony with other dental procedures to create the final desired outcomes.

World-Class Facilities

Popular Turkish clinics, such as International Clinics, boast top-notch medical facilities with updated technology and tools needed to complete arch expansion procedures. The goal is, of course, to create one of a kind patient experience.

Hospitality and Patient Care

The Turkish people are known for their warmth and hospitality, and this extends to their medical practices as well. As a patient, you're not merely another appointment, but a welcomed guest, receiving personalized care and attention.

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Benefits of Arch Expansion Orthodontics

Arch expansion orthodontics are used to correct a variety of dental and intermaxillary issues. This gives them the power to correct crossbites early in the treatment process, which certainly helps restore harmony and balance of the mouth.

Primarily, they lend themselves to the creation of a welcoming space for adult teeth to make their grand entrance. They can also graciously intervene in the treatment of a crossbite or rescue impacted teeth from their unfortunate plight. Palate expanders are the preferred choice for children who are still growing. Here are the issues that they can combat:

The Procedure of Arch Expansion Orthodontics

Your surgeon will create a personalized treatment plan for you to grant you access to comprehensive insights regarding the nuances of your jaw structure. The plan will offer information concerning the potential outcomes specific to your case, presenting you with vivid 3D renderings that visualize the anticipated progression of your teeth straightening treatment.

This empowers you with an in-depth comprehension of your present dental condition and the attainable future results that can be achieved through the application of an optimal treatment approach.

Throughout the process of arch expansion, a remarkable transformation takes place as each tooth within your visible smile undergoes gradual outward movement in minute increments. This intricate adjustment grants your teeth an impressive expansion of up to 4.5mm, thereby creating the additional arch space required to achieve alignment perfection.

Drawbacks of Arch Expansion Orthodontics

Like every other dental procedure, arch expansion carries certain risks. However, with precise history taking, a comprehensive clinical and radiographic examination, and a precise diagnosis, these risks can be substantially mitigated. Here are some potential drawbacks to be aware of:

Cost of Arch Expansion Orthodontics in Turkey

The price tag for palatal expanders typically ranges from 500-1000 US dollars in Turkey, depending on the type of expander. In other countries, such as the United States, the cost can reach up to 2500 US dollars. Understandably, if the procedure was combined with other dental surgeries, the cost may go higher.

How Can International Clinics Help You?

International Clinics helps international patients access affordable, high-quality medical and aesthetic procedures in Turkey. Our team of consultants is here to answer your questions and provide guidance throughout your treatment journey.

Our partner hospitals and clinics have successfully performed thousands of procedures for patients from Europe, Asia, North America, and the Middle East.

Use the contact forms on our website to request a free consultation with our team. We’re ready to help you get the care you need.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Arch expansion is often indicated for those who want to widen the maxillary arch or correct posterior crossbite.

Expansion of the maxillary arch refers to creating more space between the two sides of the maxillary bones to help resolve some dental problems.

Arch length measurement helps identify and resolve crowded teeth and spacing inside the mouth.

The major appliance used for arch expansion is the Arnold appliance, but it’s not the only type of appliance used in the process.

Dentists often recommend maxillary expansion for children or teenagers less than 14-15 years old. In other words, the age before which the maxillary sutures fused together.

An expander appliance is a specialized tool designed to correct a narrow upper arch (inside the mouth) that can raise dental issues such as crossbite, crowding, or impacted teeth.


Procedure Results

Hollywood Smile

Name: Shaima

Age: 25

Nationality: UAE

Date: 22-01-2022

Additional procedures: None


Seamless Treatment Journey

In addition to the medical services that we provide at the International Clinics, we also provide a range of supportive services to ensure patient comfort and safety, including:

Reception &

We provide airport pickup and drop-off, transport between hotels, hospital, and other sites


A medical advisor will ensure an appropriate and comfortable treatment plan that meets all your needs

24/7 Support

We provide access to dental consultants who can answer questions, address concerns, and coordinate care


Accommodation will not be a problem at all, because our team will help you in booking the most suitable place during your stay in Turkey

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The quality team communicates with patients after procedures to ensure that they received the care they deserve

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