This appliance is used for rapid expansion of the upper dental arch.
It consists of a “hyrax screw”, which is held in place with a metal framework. The bands of the appliance are cemented to the first molars.
Activation of hyrax appliance
Young growing patients initially 2turns/day 4-5 days followed by 1 turn/day
DURATION REQUIRED FROM LAB : 2 days
REQUIREMENT FOR LAB : Upper and lower( type 3) dental stone models without voids made from good alginate impression