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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo You IMW seemed pretty good to begin with, mine was about 34mm starting out going up to 8-9 mm total. Im only about 5’9 for reference. My fir…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

Another update:4-5mm diastema, this expansion is going much smoother now that the arms of the MSE are contoured better which have not dug into my gums…

2 years ago
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RE: Invisalign???

Invisilign mostly works to affect aveolar bone. Not gonna get much skeletal changes.

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

Update: Last week I got my final MSE, no corticopuncture. Suture split at 16 turns, easier expansion than my previous MSE likely due to new scar-lik…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo Could you feel the tension anywhere on your face? What protraction device did you use?

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo When did you start pulling after getting the MSE installed? Day 1? I feel I need CCW movement since I have and overbite as its holding …

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

Getting my final MSE and FM (BOW.) Ive set my expectations pretty low but I have plenty of time to do it. What is the consensus on pulling angle? Id…

2 years ago
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RE: What are the aesthetic results achieved by palate expansion?

Depends on your preexisting skull shape and age. Perimaxillary sutures can limit midface changes but you might get lateral rotation of each side of yo…

2 years ago
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RE: It’s been many years, as of 2021 what is currently the best ways to move maxilla forward?

I saw something that was like the opposite of MSE where the facepulling anchorage was in the nostrils combined with headgear but it was extreme stuff.

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo No, I didnt get another scan, but the bone feels like its solidified and there is no mobility. My ortho described the bone to be more scar lik…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@wellwellwell Thanks. Couple of weeks ago I got my 2nd MSE removed after the scar-like bone filled in the sutural split but I am doing invisilign to r…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo to ensure that I dont loose any of the expansion that I did get.

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo I return for checkup in February to get my 2nd MSE taken out but I think we can return to a original placement this time. I think the holes ma…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

Another update: scan is from August After around 24 turns the split occured and at around 40 I got onesided dental movement on my right side wher…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@blacbeast I dont think the screws would hold if you just swapped the with new ones for a new appliance. Prior to my 2nd installation I caught the f…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@blacbeast Hello, your case looked similar to my first case but I had less tooth tipping which occurs the longer the device is in. Your arch looks sim…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@silver Tongue posture affects foreward movment by rotation, it has some cascading effects on the bones to a small effect but its forces are different…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@silver Not enough according to differing circumstances, the lower jaw (and funds) can be a limiting factor for how much you can expand. I do not have…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@silver I think I heard Won Moon describe that the bones re-fuse within a month or two, the window is a small time for the opened facial sutures. The …

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@silver The difficulty in breaking the sutures with a vaulted and narrow palate (with a large tongue) is a monumental task, or even for some supposed …

2 years ago
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RE: MSE for widening very narrow high palate

@marp96 Every mouth is different, Ronald Ead would be better to ask about lower jaw since I havnt completed MSE or have plans for lower arch (run into…

2 years ago
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RE: MSE for widening very narrow high palate

@marp96 The most expensive part are the braces/invisign that come after actually ($6K for me.) I think some orthos allow you to go through a couple or…

2 years ago
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RE: MSE for widening very narrow high palate

@sergio-oms Funny thing occured to me, soon after my own suture split, I continued to expand at the prescribed 2/turns a day but found the arms diggin…

2 years ago
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RE: Isn’t this a better appliance than MSE for high arched palate?

@adam35 Im curious about it too. It might not be as stable for those with a certain maxillary cant since theres no tooth anchorage. From the images …

2 years ago
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RE: Palate widht and nosetril widht

If you expand the nasal floor, splitting the midpalatal suture helps do this. It would be the lower part of you nasal opening expanding more than the …

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@mysterecessed I currently have about a 2mm gap between my teeth but its not as bad asthetically as I thought it would be (a slightly fuller expanded …

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo My ortho and I discussed grinding down the bone in passing but I havnt heard much about it as an option.

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo theres a thin ridge of bone (tori) that seems to obstruct me from feeling it in the rear but I have no sense that any split occurred posterior…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

Its stayed the same, its flat 1mm clearance according to measuring tape, practically unchanged. The picture I uploaded didnt really do it justice, its…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@jordanr Not exactly sure either. I think its to stabilize the expansion since there is a lot of resistance at the zygomaticomaxillary buttress. I do …

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@mysterecessed Ronald Ead’s mouth became messed up because of AGGA, but his mouth has had so much work done that his case is rather exceptional. I …

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

Update #4: 24 turns and what drove me to post was the relevant change of a diastema. In the last two days I added in an additional turn mid-day (a t…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@mysterecessed 1) The ortho that I went to lists her procedure as MARPE on her website and paperwork but informed me that I was given a MSE II appli…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo Its mild but enough to need the corticopuncture. My ortho commented more on the bone density she saw in the scans than what she saw from looki…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

Update #3: After the initial installation failed due to thicker bone (palatal tori) I have got it re-installed to be placed a few mm further for…

2 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@mamabear2020 After what was supposed to be my appointment ended up with a delay due to my ortho ordering my MSE wrong, so I had to wait another month…

2 years ago
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RE: Apollo’s Accountability Record

@apollo Oh ok, I got my ortho to agree to do protraction but my 1st MSE (the failed one thats still in until next installation) didnt have those hooks…

3 years ago
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RE: Apollo’s Accountability Record

@apollo Where do the hooks attach on the MSE? I got a standard MSE II appliance but havnt asked my ortho about it yet since Im not at that stage yet.

3 years ago
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RE: Braces shop expander

@mewgod I currently have MSE and havnt split the suture yet due to having mild torus palatinus, I have to get it reinstalled with corticopuncture. Peo…

3 years ago
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RE: Braces shop expander

I dont really remember, I took it conservatively to monitor small changes but it was a slower rate as turning too much just moved teeth within the ave…

3 years ago
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RE: Braces shop expander

Shwartz expander for upper and lower arch, very slightly uprighted some lower incisors then stopped when I started getting tooth tipping with no affec…

3 years ago
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RE: Is focusing on “the suture” looking at a tree and missing the forest? (alternate title: Is there such thing as a “non-growing” adult?)

Image appears to be taken at different depths. As usual one of the teeth are being pushed through the aveolar ridge on the right side. Not saying that…

3 years ago
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RE: Is focusing on “the suture” looking at a tree and missing the forest? (alternate title: Is there such thing as a “non-growing” adult?)

@toomer Its mostly worn at night, acting as a retainer for poor tongue posture in sleep. When you move the aveolar ridge or teeth that gives more spac…

3 years ago
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RE: Is focusing on “the suture” looking at a tree and missing the forest? (alternate title: Is there such thing as a “non-growing” adult?)

@thomas22 I do mean to say that the DNA appliance is only trying (but is much less sophisticated) to imitate the tongue. By your striking out my text …

3 years ago
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RE: Is focusing on “the suture” looking at a tree and missing the forest? (alternate title: There is no such thing as a “non-growing” adult)

@thomas22 Removable expanders are really only trying to imitate the tongue but do it less efficiently and with less force on the palate and more on th…

3 years ago
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RE: Is focusing on “the suture” looking at a tree and missing the forest? (alternate title: There is no such thing as a “non-growing” adult)

@thomas22 Yeah, basically. I was re-reading my comment now and I couldnt understand it too. Sorry about that. Most removable devices mostly seem to …

3 years ago
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RE: Is focusing on “the suture” looking at a tree and missing the forest? (alternate title: There is no such thing as a “non-growing” adult)

@thomas22 They can only act upon, not within the configuration of facial bones enact forces onto eachother. The video has very alot of morphing…

3 years ago
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RE: Is focusing on “the suture” looking at a tree and missing the forest? (alternate title: There is no such thing as a “non-growing” adult)

There is very minor but unnoticeable bone remodeling to be considered of the body of each facial bone without the need for distracting sutures but it…

3 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@apollo Yeah, the screws are firmly uprighted since we took a 2nd xray (I might post the DICOM files after Ive completed the treatments some time from…

3 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

Update #2: When at 22 turns I noticed that the MSE II appliance started slowly shifting to my right side of the palate flush against part of my rid…

3 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@magnumopus I have it anchored on my 1st molars, there is pressure when chewing on them at some angles. I agree, I feel there is too much force ancho…

3 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@magnumopus I go back in 3 weeks for checkup and Ive already asked about facemask but my ortho said that the facemask has little effect but I will sti…

3 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

@magnumopus I did not have corticopuncture, just the appliance with its screws drilled into the bone, I havnt asked my ortho about it yet. I wouldnt r…

3 years ago
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RE: Got MARPE/MSE intalled

Update #1: -9 Days after installation, 18 turns on my modified MSE II appliance. -Nasal breathing noticeably better as I was plagued by chronic st…

3 years ago
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RE: Why fast expansion doesn’t expand the maxilla

Those images dont look like they are bone anchored devices which causes the “Pacman” suture opening rather than parallel expansion. The idea is to all…

3 years ago
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RE: Elements of Smile Aesthetics and Craniofacial Dystrophy

I think gummy smile where the front teeth make the face longer is because of narrow and recessed maxilla more than it is a problem with the palate. Th…

3 years ago
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RE: 2 years of “mewing” and my intermolar width went from 37mm to 36.1mm

@elwynn I dont dismiss the existence of improvements, Im dismissing it as only improvements being the result of exceptional starting conditions (like…

3 years ago
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