Is it safe to wear a palate expander and braces at the same time?

Yes . Your orthodontist is encouraging growth in your upper jaw while starting to straighten the teeth at the same time. This is common and very safe.
Yes. Palate expansion is by and large skeletal, so upper braces with a wire in contra-indicated. Lower braces are just fine while upper expansion is taking place.
Qualified. In the hands of a qualified orthodontic specialist, yes. As this is fairly sophisticated treatment, i would recommend that you not see anyone other than an orthodontist for care.
Yes. The palate expander sometimes is holding the posterior teeth in the correct position (fixing the crossbite) up to nine months. During this time, braces can be used to uncrowd the anterior teeth using the space achieved from the arch being expanded.

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Is it safe to get braces and a palate expander at the same time?

Yes. This is not unheard of however if you are concerned discuss this with your orthodontist. Read more...
Yes, but where? It is common to have lower braces working whilst an expander is used to widen the palate. It is a major mistake however to have upper braces with a wire crossing the midline. In that case the braces work against expansion, and would really hurt! Read more...
Yes. Palatal expander is used to expand your palate, widening the arch. Often the molar tubes with bracket can be welded into the molar band of the expander and then the entire expander and be used as anchorage to move teeth and unraveled crowding. Movement of the teeth into occlusion will allow for the stability of the arch upon removal of the expander. Read more...
Qualified. In the hands of a qualified orthodontic specialist, yes. As this is fairly sophisticated treatment, i would recommend that you not see anyone other than an orthodontist for care. Read more...

Just got a palate expander and braces at time 2days ago my tongue began to burn and my mouth taste like metal fever and hives am allergic?

Go to ER. You are having a reaction to something and a fever may indicate an infection so go to ER to get it sorted out before it gets worse. Read more...
Allergic reactions. If you have a palatal expander that has a plastic component and is not all metal you may be having a reaction to the plastic. If your expander is fixed and was cemented in it could also be the type of cement used although this is less likely. I would contact your Dentist ASAP and have him or her evaluate the situation. Read more...

Please tell me if you can get a palate expander and braces in the same day?

Braces/Expander. These do different things. Generally the expander is used first to widen the arch then the braces are used to move the teeth into the correct relation; so no. It is expander then braces. Read more...

Can your upper jaw shift back to being narrow after a palate expander treatment as a teenager if you don't wear your retainers for braces?

Depends. Some palatal expanders produce more stability than others. Retainers prevent teeth from shifting, but if underlying bone is not the appropriate size/shape, tooth movement can appear exaggerated. I assume you're asking the question because you have noticed some movement. Best to return to your Orthodontic Specialist, the professional that knows you best, for reevaluation before serious relapse. Read more...

How long does a palate expander is used before you get braces?

Age dependent. At 45 palatal expansion must be accomplished with surgical intervention. In a child only an expander is required. Expansion is accomplished over a matter of weeks, and then stabilized for a few months. Please ask a qualified orthodontic specialist exactly what your needs and treatment options are as no two people are alike. Read more...
May Vary. The time spent with palate expander will vary depending on your individual situation, because every patient responds differently. After the initial 6 weeks of expansion, the expander will remain in the mouth for 2 to 6 months. Read more...

Whatsimple, tasty foods can I still eat with braces and a palate expander?

What you enjoy. I would try to eat foods that you like still and work at cleaning the attached appliance with a water pik and brush after meals. Some large palatal expanders cover taste buds on the palate so some foods may taste different. Read more...
Anything you like. Just keep away from popcorn, nuts, chips, or hard/sticky foods that can dislodge the expander or get stuck underneath it. Read more...
Recipes. Often your orthodontic specialist may have lists of foods to enjoy or avoid. Also a google search for something like foods with braces or recipes for braces should yield some great information as well. Read more...
Lots. Anything that isn't hard, sticky, or chewy. For a list of braces friendly recipes go to: http://drmalerman.Com/treatment/cookielady.Shtml. Read more...

I'm wearing a palate expander to correct my v shaped palate then wants to pull moulders and let wisdoms up and add braces is this the best method?

Unknown. Orthodontic treatment is tailored to each individual, and since no one is exactly the same, there are many ways to achieve desired results. Have your orthodontist explain their rationale, and if you are still not convinced, you can always get a second opinion from another local orthodontist after being examined. Read more...
My lord no. Non-surgical palatal expansion in adults is for the most part ineffective. The teeth widen, but not the bone, resulting in bone/gum loss. Removing molars in the hopes that wisdom teeth will erupt is at best chancy. I would very strongly recommend a second opinion, and make sure you see a fully qualified Orthodontic Specialist. Read more...
Best method? There is no one "best method" for every individual. Each case is different and even different highly qualified dentists may disagree on what is "best" for the same patient. What's important is that you be under the care of a qualified Orthodontic specialist. There is also nothing wrong with getting 2 or even 3 opinions before you commence treatment. Find someone you trust and follow their advice. Read more...