bioactivators

Bioactivators: for an orthodontic preventive rehabilitation treatment

Bioactivators are medical devices useful for acting on several functional levels: orthopedic-skeletal and articular (TMJ), neuromuscular, occlusal and postural.   More and more often we hear about bioactivators as useful devices for the global rebalancing of posture and correct development at an early age. But what do they have to do with our job of orthodontists and pedodontists and why ...
palatal expander

Palatal expander – when to use it?

Words such as palatal expander, palatal expansion, activations,  and narrow palate, sound complicated to you?  Today we speak in a simple way about one of the most used fixed orthodontic devices for palatal expansion. When do we talk about palatal expander and palatal expansion?  There are some specific cases in which we talk about the palatal expander. Sometimes, in fact, the palate, instead of acting as ...

Lingual and labial frenula and diastema. What are they?

Let's talk about labial and lingual frenula, small folds of tissue which connect different structures of the oral cavity. They are like "small extendable threads" which guide and make lingual and labial movements possible. Keeping them under control is important as, in some cases, they can present anomalies with pathological consequences. Depending on the problem, they are treated from a ...