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RE: Active plate expansion progress at 19 years old

@mewem143 How have you come to this conclusion? I compared his face between the two videos, and can’t identify any differences that couldn’t just be…

2 years ago
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RE: Guy installs MSE on himself

I gotta admit, I wasn’t expecting to hear that type of music on a video about a maxillary skeletal expander, haha. Anyway, there will always be a sm…

2 years ago
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RE: Progress of Elwynn

@robbie343 Yes, I have teeth in light contact during the day, most of the time. It feels most comfortable, and it’s difficult for me to maintain a s…

2 years ago
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RE: Progress of Elwynn

Just a thought: 8 hours of mewing during sleep is not equivalent to 8 hours of mewing during the day. While using the expander, I have observed that m…

2 years ago
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RE: 1.5 year difference – open bite fixed but bone loss present

@sean I see. But I’m still surprised that your dentist believes that the bone loss is permanent, and that recovery is unlikely. Perhaps he’s used to…

2 years ago
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RE: How do i stop sucking the uvula

@loliboly This happened to me early on. My soft palate got used to it pretty quickly, though.

2 years ago
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RE: Is there a 4th mechanism of adult palate expansion (aside from teeth tipping, alveolar remodeling, and splitting the intermaxillary suture)?

@sinned I’d be very interested in seeing your photos as well. I have two questions, if you don’t mind: 1. Have you achieved palatal expansion ex…

2 years ago
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RE: Is there a 4th mechanism of adult palate expansion (aside from teeth tipping, alveolar remodeling, and splitting the intermaxillary suture)?

@toomer I wonder how this mechanism of growth at the suture looks, visually. Over the course of using a removable palate expander (Schwartz), a redd…

2 years ago
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RE: 1.5 year difference – open bite fixed but bone loss present

@sean Wouldn’t the body eventually adjust and start strengthening the bone in response? I can see how excessive and sudden chewing after a lifelong …

2 years ago
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RE: Cranial changes by Functional Patterns doers without mewing

The fact that all of these photos have similar angle discrepancies between the before-after makes me highly suspicious. Photo 1: The before is taken…

2 years ago
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RE: Progress of Elwynn

@notfunnydidntlaugh Since part of the expansion is due to teeth movement, and another part due to palatal expansion, I expect that I’ll only maintai…

2 years ago
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RE: My Exapnder Has Arrived!

@notfunnydidntlaugh In my experience, the lower dental arch did not follow the expansion of the upper dental arch when using the expander. The two a…

2 years ago
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RE: Progress of Elwynn

@auxiliarus Oh, I’m sorry. I didn’t realize you were replying to my older post from May. In that case, thanks for the info. @notfunnydidntlaugh …

2 years ago
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RE: 1.5 year difference – open bite fixed but bone loss present

I don’t disbelieve you, but I don’t understand why gum chewing, if at excessive rates, would cause significant bone loss. I mean, what’s the mechanism…

2 years ago
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RE: Suction hold & effortless mewing in sleep

@ayla-mao The separation line that appeared on your maxillary suture looks very similar to the line that recently appeared on my palate, after I sta…

2 years ago
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RE: My Exapnder Has Arrived!

@cheekbones1983 Hey, I just posted an update about regarding my experience with a palate expander. I thought that I’d let you know in case you’d lik…

2 years ago
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RE: Progress of Elwynn

@auxiliarus I doubt a “chubby” face truly exists, babies get born with 15% body-fat, which is pretty fit and yet they have very chubby cheeks. I t…

2 years ago
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RE: Progress of Elwynn

Expander Update I have started using the Schwartz expander from Braces Shop, about two and a half months ago (to be clear, this is the devic…

2 years ago
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RE: 36 year old male on medium.com

@progress Maybe, but it’s possible that he just doesn’t know how to promote the course effectively.

3 years ago
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RE: 36 year old male on medium.com

@progress Thank you. From what I understand, his intention was to sell the course as a package of everything that he was doing in order to achiev…

3 years ago
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RE: Progress of Elwynn

Update 1: The thread exploring the differences between the masseter and the temporal pattern motivated me to adjust my chewing habits. I used to pri…

3 years ago
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RE: Evidence of age-acquired craniofacial dystrophy

@eternally12 Could the crooked nose have been caused by an injury? A minor birth defect unrelated to the general issue of CFD?

3 years ago
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RE: Do you notice subtle changes in your face throughout the day?

@auxiliarus Same thing here. I suspect it’s because skin tends to be a little more puffy immediately after sleep, although there may be other factor…

3 years ago
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RE: My experiences with palate expansion so far

That’s very interesting and encouraging. My suture split on the very first day of wearing the expander, so now there’s a dark line on my upper pal…

3 years ago
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RE: Where to find before-and-after photos of people who chewed mastic or Falim gum?

@progress His head is rotated downwards in the first picture, obscuring the jawline, whereas in the second picture he’s keeping his head up. I could…

3 years ago
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RE: This is probably my last question on my adventure

@azrael It’s worth mentioning that some people may just have flat cheekbones naturally, regardless of whether they have CFD or not. I don’t know how…

3 years ago
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RE: My progress pics age 29-31 male (2yr 4months~)

@stillfatthough Thanks for your response. Regarding question #3, I hope that my proclined incisors will naturally retrocline a bit as my dental ar…

3 years ago
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RE: The dangers of hard mewing

Regarding the psychological effects of hard-mewing, I can say that it tends to result in me becoming tired – both, mentally and physically – much quic…

3 years ago
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RE: Getting the posterior third up pushes the mandible back

@violetgrey6 I’m struggling with something similar too. My mandible should be positioned more forward, but when I jut it, my teeth align at the inci…

3 years ago
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RE: Please make ABSOLUTELY SURE that you are mewing properly because you may be WASTING YOUR TIME AND PROGRESS. A warning from me.

It doesn’t make sense to me for a person to constantly push on the palate. You may push when you swallow (push-swallow), but pushing 24 / 7 is just im…

3 years ago
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RE: Are bracesshop retainers safe to wear?

I have no sources to back this up, but my guess is that they’re made either from completely safe materials or materials that aren’t entirely safe, but…

3 years ago
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RE: My progress pics age 29-31 male (2yr 4months~)

@stillfatthought Nice, thanks for posting these. While it’s difficult to assess your progress with certainty based on these photos, your face does a…

3 years ago
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RE: Midpalatal suture split

I don’t have an answer to your question, but have you observed a whitish or light-pink line appear along your mid-palatal suture, during the expansion…

3 years ago
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RE: John Mew saying mewing won’t work after 25

@slinky If it’s any consolation, I haven’t seen any substantial results for the first 1.5 years. I started seeing improvements in my cheekbones, mas…

3 years ago
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RE: How to straighten mandibular molars

I don’t really have an answer for you, but I have a similar problem on my upper arch: my 2nd molars (last, in my case) have moved apart and made some …

3 years ago
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RE: Gap formed between lower front teeth (Possibly from mewing)

Have you had any sort of gap there before? I mean, did an existing gap just widen, or did this gap form in a region where there used to be no gap at a…

3 years ago
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RE: Jaws: Masseter pattern vs Temporal pattern

@fungodpl Going temporalis made me think that my front teeth would tip forward and increase the deficit in chin. Just curious: are your front …

3 years ago
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RE: Can You See Any Changes in My Mewing Pics?

At face value, you seem more masculine in the second set of pictures. However, this could easily be the effect of the angle and lighting. All I can sa…

3 years ago
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RE: Jaws: Masseter pattern vs Temporal pattern

@eddiemoney Yes, I think I understand what you’re saying. I know that you advocate for using all teeth while chewing. I’m guessing that you also b…

3 years ago
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RE: Can you Mew while asleep?

@azrael Interesting. I am glad I mouth-taped from day one. Why didn’t you do the same? How long have you been mewing for? I found taping to be…

3 years ago
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RE: 4mm intermolar width but narrow palate, how is this possible?

Like Azrael, I’m assuming that you meant 40mm. How are you measuring? Between which molars (first, second, third)?

3 years ago
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RE: Can you Mew while asleep?

When I started mewing, I couldn’t do it at all during sleep. I would sleep with my mouth open, and frequently wake up with drool on my pillow. This co…

3 years ago
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RE: Jaws: Masseter pattern vs Temporal pattern

I discovered that when I bite backwards, along the temporal axis and then jut my mandible, and bite forward, along the masseter axis, I hear cracks th…

3 years ago
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RE: A great adult progress from Reddit!

@azrael I don’t think her face looks long. I think that’s an illusion created by the fact that she lacks good forward growth.

3 years ago
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RE: Is it possible to widen the forehead (frontal bone)

@eddiemoney I’m in a similar boat to @harrykanemaxilla : I’m skinny (in fact, on the threshold of being a little underweight), and my face looks sim…

3 years ago
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RE: Chewing with recessed face = fat face

@harrykanemaxilla Same. In order to touch my canines with my tongue, I have to push my tongue forward, so that its tip touches the edge of my inciso…

3 years ago
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RE: Will I get my palate expander?

@pajomas Don’t go into this with a hot-headed mindset; be patient. The speed with which you expand is crucial, as I understand, so make sure to rese…

3 years ago
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RE: When Mewing : Is it normal to feel the muscles stretching?

When you say “stretching”, do you mean that your masseters feel tense? Or, is it a different sensation? Do you clench your teeth when at rest?

3 years ago
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RE: Robbie343 case (class 2 div 2) 32 years old

@robbie343 Congratulations on your improvement. It’s very encouraging. I’m intrigued by the PEMF device especially. Have you noticed your progress…

3 years ago
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RE: Will I get my palate expander?

Update: I just received the package now.

3 years ago
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RE: Will I get my palate expander?

@uwu You mean extra time other than what I would have to wait normally? Maybe, maybe not. I think it takes around a 2 months at the earliest t…

3 years ago
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RE: Are there any documented cases of mewing that clearly worked on adults?

@eddiemoney You mentioned that your IMW hasn’t increased as much as you thought it had. Have you measured how much exactly it changed?

3 years ago
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RE: Will I get my palate expander?

I think they’re still operational despite corona virus. It can take a long time to receive the expander, though, so at least be prepared to wait a goo…

3 years ago
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RE: Are overbites really common in Britain?

@odys I fail to see the connection that you’re trying to make between morality, language and facial development. I see a link between morality and l…

3 years ago
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RE: How recessed are you? How to track progress inside

@auxiliarus Yeah if I do this I do have a jawline, but it’s obviously unnatural as [Rude Language or Insults are not tolerated]? If you employ…

3 years ago
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RE: Vibration Therapy to accelerate bone growth/formation

@greensmoothies Thank you for this information. I will look into it. There are others using a pEMF to help mewing? I’m in communication with jus…

3 years ago
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RE: How to avoid Tmj when chewing gum

I think that @sergio-oms is here. Chewing gum may be good practice if you’ve got sufficient development for it, but if your mandible is too far back, …

3 years ago
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RE: Are there any documented cases of mewing that clearly worked on adults?

@maxiller You’ve mentioned that since becoming more mindful of walking, you rarely experience knee aches anymore. In my case, adding squatting to my…

3 years ago
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