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Leaf Expander

leaf expander

This expander looks like a rapid maxillary expander equipped with two or three Nickel Titanium leaf springs allowing the release of calibrated and continuous forces to promote the expansion of the maxillary arch. Re-loading is needed when the two opposing leaf springs move apart: the intraoral activation, which must be done in the dental office, will put the springs in reload again thus allowing the release of the selected force.

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