RAPID MAXILLARY EXPANSION

TYPES OF RME APPLIANCES:

Derichsweiler type:
• The first premolars and the first molars are banded.
• Wire tags are soldered onto the palatal aspect of the bands.
• These wire tags get inserted into a split palatal acrylic plate incorporating a screw at its centre.

REFERENCES:

  • Orthodontics: The Art & Science, SI Bhalajhi (7th Edition)
  • ResearchGate
  • Slideshare
  • accutechortho.com

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