Does the mark of the palate expander stay on your tongue forever?


No, your tongue will survive. However, if there's a great deal of pain or any blood, please let your orthodontist know immediately. In the meantime, it's a great idea to use dental wax on the sharper edges of the expander for comfort.

Updated on April 10, 2018

Original Article:

How to Live With a Palate Expander
By Cheryl Zaidan