The ALF Dental Expander is a less commonly used but increasingly popular type of orthodontic appliance that aims for more "natural" palatal expansion. Unlike traditional expanders that are bonded to the teeth, the ALF expander is a light, flexible wire appliance that engages the inside of the dental arch.
how alf works
Designed to work with the body’s natural rhythms and cranial movements
It utilizes light, continuous forces to encourage bone growth
Addresses alignment issues while considering overall posture and cranial function
It is generally removable by the provider. It requires the provider to place attachments
Advantages of alf
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