Treatment for children

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Symmetry Orthodontics provides a range of treatment options for children.


URA

Upper Removable Appliance (URA)

This is an orthodontic plate with wirework appended to retain the appliance within the mouth. Additionally, springs can be added to tip and push teeth which are mildly crooked.


RME

Rapid Maxillary Expander (RME)

This is an expansion appliance used to correct posterior crossbites and narrowness of the upper jaw


2x4

2×4 Appliance

This is an orthodontic plate with wirework appended to retain the appliance within the mouth. Additionally, springs can be added to tip and push teeth which are mildly crooked.


Quad-Helix

Quad Helix

This is a flexible appliance used for both expansion and eruption of impacted canines


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Thumb Sucking Deterrence Appliance (TSDA)

This appliance is fixed to the permanent upper molars, and a wire crib is placed in the anterior portion of the palate to obstruct the thumb therefore making it inconvenient for the thumb sucker trying to break the habit.


Fixed-brackets

Fixed/Brackets

These are the traditional mainstay appliance to correct all manner of orthodontic problems – they now come in a range of clear or coloured options to allow you to either express yourself or to keep your treatment subtle.