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Does your 7 year old have a palette expander and if so what are the side effects for your child?

Please do not respond if your child doesn't have a palette expander. I'm looking for additional information from people that children do have them.


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Asked by happynewyorker at 9:20 AM on Jan. 2, 2011 in Kids' Health

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  • Do you mean the thing where you turn the key once a day from the orthodontist? One of my kids wore one of those a few years ago with no problems.

    Answer by zboys at 4:49 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

  • I had one when I was a kid. I got headaches on the day I expanded it. I just started doing it at night, and was able to sleep throught the night. I dont recall any other side effects.

    Answer by new_mom808 at 8:30 PM on Jan. 2, 2011

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