Trans Palatal Arches


Transpalatal Arch: Fixed


The basic Transpalatal Arch is made using a .036” wire with a center loop. It is soldered to the molar bands as shown. The palatal wire must be relieved from the tissue for patient comfort. A fixed Transpalatal can be inserted as a passive appliance or slight adjustments may be made to widen and/or rotate the molars.




Transpalatal Arch: Removable


The basic Transpalatal Arch is made using a.036” wire with a center loop. It is soldered to the molar bands as shown. The palatal wire must be relieved from the tissue for patient comfort. A fixed Transpalatal can be inserted as a passive appliance or slight adjustments may be made to widen and/or rotate the molars.