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RE: Are there ways to keep the molars together during sleep?

Have you tried simple relaxation breathing? Inhale, relax. Inhale, relax. Instead of intentionally exhaling, the relaxation itself is the exhale. Let …

2 years ago
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RE: Are there ways to keep the molars together during sleep?

The bone needs time for stimulation and recovery alike. Intermittent, frequent forces are more effective than sustained forces. When you load the teet…

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RE: How is the airflow through your nostrils? What’s normal?

Mainstream medical science postulates that it’s normal for one of your nostrils to be stuffed in an alternating pattern. What this really points to is…

2 years ago
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RE: Are there ways to keep the molars together during sleep?

If you are going by the tropic premise, there is no need to keep the teeth together while sleeping. 6-8 hours of teeth contact during daytime would be…

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RE: What Goes Wrong in Growth and How Can an Adult Fix it

It sounds like the DNA is successfully replicating the natural forces that would come into play with competent lip suction, or intra-oral vacuum if yo…

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RE: What Goes Wrong in Growth and How Can an Adult Fix it

Or is it the other way around, i.e. by pushing the front teeth backwards, you will widen the palate? This would be in line with John Mew’s view of ind…

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RE: What Goes Wrong in Growth and How Can an Adult Fix it

Perhaps instead of the S-N or F-N plane we could create useful superimpositions by using the orbital, lambdoid suture and possibly the TMJ as anchor p…

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RE: Mewing ruined my face – HELP

There’s an increasing amount of anecdotal evidence suggesting that pushing upwards with the posterior tongue is harmful (@auxiliarus had something sim…

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RE: Developed a weird taste in the back of my mouth?

Post-nasal drip? Some kind of a detox reaction?

2 years ago
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RE: so I Found my old case orthodontic pictures and x-rays

Interesting photos, thanks for sharing. I too recently compared my childhood profile with my current one. It was sobering to see the amount of pure do…

2 years ago
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RE: [Theory]The longer you mew, the faster the progress.

Are you sure straighter philtrum is a positive sign? Usually we lose our philtrum curvature as age-acquired CFD begins to cumulate. A curved philtrum …

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RE: [Theory]The longer you mew, the faster the progress.

Does your posterior tongue rise if you just drive your occiput upward? I guess what I’m asking is whether your posterior tongue straightens out the ne…

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RE: [Theory]The longer you mew, the faster the progress.

Makes sense. When I tried to focus on lifting the posterior tongue up, my lordotic curvature would only intensify. Focusing on the anterior palate gen…

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RE: [Theory]The longer you mew, the faster the progress.

Yeah exactly. The girl in question is the lead actor from the 1960s show Little House on the Prairie. Apparently she was treated with orthodontic head…

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RE: [Theory]The longer you mew, the faster the progress.

I’ve been chewing quite a lot during certain periods of my journey. I never felt like it made much difference. Rather than purposefully chewing gum, t…

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RE: [Theory]The longer you mew, the faster the progress.

Like you, I’ve been mewing for a long time, and even though I’ve achieved almost a cm of increase in IMW, my anterior teeth remain as retroclined as t…

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RE: [Theory]The longer you mew, the faster the progress.

The simplest explanation would be that pushing at a point above the rugae (as I recall you writing in another thread) is compressing the vomer and pus…

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RE: Clenching impacting the maxilla, causing the jaw to swing forward (Bill Hang)

@auxiliarius That’s quite compelling. What was your tongue posture like during your clenching experiment? I’m asking because you only recently began t…

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RE: Clenching impacting the maxilla, causing the jaw to swing forward (Bill Hang)

@robbie343/p> @physx-times/p> @auxiliarus Appreciate your input Are these your experiences or hypotheses? On superficial level these would be …

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RE: Flatter forehead

It’s more likely for the top of the frontal bone to recede and the overall anterior-posterior skull length to decrease. This happens to many between e…

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RE: Clenching impacting the maxilla, causing the jaw to swing forward (Bill Hang)

That’s a start. Though simply strengthening the temporalii may not necessarily result in change, since the matter is less about hypertrophying the mus…

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RE: HELP! Is this normal?? !!

1) touching is fine, possibly even desirable, so long as you are not clenching with the masseters. 2) in theory yes. Since you gave yourself overbit…

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RE: HELP! Is this normal?? !!

This is likely to be the culprit. In one study it was found that masseter use correlated with downswing of the anterior palate. The masseters, unlike …

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RE: HELP! Is this normal?? !!

An increase in bite depth points to increased craniofacial dystrophy, whether it be downward growth, CW rotation or whatever. Please describe your tec…

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RE: Clenching impacting the maxilla, causing the jaw to swing forward (Bill Hang)

Sure, they come from an excellent article series written by Portland TMJ clinic:. Hover the mouse over the ‘etiology’ tab in order to find all the cha…

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RE: Clenching impacting the maxilla, causing the jaw to swing forward (Bill Hang)

This one. Be watchful for TMJ/ear pain while doing this though, I’m not sure if there are some occlusal conditions that would contraindicate temporali…

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RE: Clenching impacting the maxilla, causing the jaw to swing forward (Bill Hang)

Masseters alone are unlikely to be able to cause CCW rotation, because they are attached to the same structures that you are trying to rotate. You wou…

2 years ago
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RE: Clenching impacting the maxilla, causing the jaw to swing forward (Bill Hang)

Considering the direction of the muscle fibers in temporalis, it’s possible. Am I misunderstanding or do you see this as a negative thing?

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RE: Clenching impacting the maxilla, causing the jaw to swing forward (Bill Hang)

Elevate your mandible so as to attain molar contact. You may have to use a slight backward vector too. Put your thumbs on your masseters and the rest …

2 years ago
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RE: Clenching impacting the maxilla, causing the jaw to swing forward (Bill Hang)

There is good clenching and bad clenching. In terms of posture, engaging the masseters is never good, whereas engaging the temporalii almost always is…

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RE: explain this !! great results after teeth extraction

Seems like Invisalign fixed his overbite. The extractions may have improved the shape of his alveolar bone by reducing protrusion. In theory, lip seal…

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RE: Is this statement correct?

From what I understand he is demonstrating that when your teeth and lips are not together, the tongue can easily lose contact with the roof of the mou…

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RE: Numbing sensations in my maxilla and other weird stuff while mewing – please help

Just saying that if you are to feel anything at all, warm tingling sounds much better than sharp pain! Eruption of wisdom teeth at least is an undenia…

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RE: Numbing sensations in my maxilla and other weird stuff while mewing – please help

Doesn’t sound that far-fetched. Is your skin numb too? At the very least, keep an eye for any unwanted outcomes. Some have developed tinnitus and …

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RE: Numbing sensations in my maxilla and other weird stuff while mewing – please help

Who really knows? Sounds like you are deep in uncharted territory! Has your occlusion or appearance changed at all during this time? Have you been exp…

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RE: Anyone doing what AGGA is doing but with their tongue?

I have found that putting the tip on the rugae, or even slightly further back helps the tongue to lodge into the ‘pocket’ of the palate. Keeping the t…

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RE: upper and lower ALFs, tongue tie release results

Can you briefly elaborate on what the CATS treatment entailed? The information on it is very scarce.

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RE: Myobraces are so painful

Well there are appliances such as DNA and ALF which are tailored to the patient’s unique occlusion, but they are significantly more expensive. One thi…

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RE: Myobraces are so painful

Usually tooth borne appliances are custom fitted to the patient’s mouth. If your occlusion deviates too much from the standard occlusion which the dif…

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RE: Is this statement correct?

At what point did you hear him say this? I couldn’t find such statement in the video.

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RE: Correct occlusion

Overbite has become such a common occlusion in the past two hundred years that today even orthodontists see slight overbite as the standard correct oc…

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RE: What is causing my round jaw?

You have excellent forward growth. If you want to lengthen your ramus, chewing will do that. Teeth contact may be important too.

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RE: Tinnitus from mewing

Ah, yes. In the picture the tongue doesn’t touch the palate but in reality it should. I was just illustrating the direction of the forces, with the po…

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RE: Open Mouth Chewing?!

@jasmehts Amazing results.

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RE: Tinnitus from mewing

Now that you mention it, were you typically clenching while hard mewing? You said that the muscles in your temples (temporalis) were bulging, which po…

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RE: Tinnitus from mewing

You are not the first one I’ve heard to develop tinnitus from hard mewing. For some, pushing upwards on the palatine bone (= the bone that makes up th…

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RE: Midface and jaw lengthening with NCR

NCR can relieve cranial compression, unjam bones and potentially disarticulate certain sutures. It’s a procedure that mainly helps restore the balance…

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RE: Mewing and eye area changes

1. You are continuously flooding threads with up to three questions in separate posts [1] [2]. I already sent you a PM about this and asked you not to…

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RE: Mewing and eye area changes

Please stop spamming the forum with your inane questions.

2 years ago
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RE: Personality influences facial growth

Posture and the strength of one’s personality are both influenced by the same factors, which could be grouped together under a label such as metabolic…

2 years ago
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RE: DNA Appliance Thread

@eternally12 @whccardio Works now, the parentheses had to be separated from the url.

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RE: sagittal expander?

Scroll up, click ‘personal messages’ and create a new message

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RE: Debate on retractive orthodontics – 3 sessions, with guest questions. September 27

Looks interesting, I hope Mew gets a worthy opponent who is able to really dig into the reasoning behind retractive orthodontics down to the complex i…

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RE: TMJ, deep overbite, recessed side profile, seeking advice

@roflcopters To clarify, I could sense that the molars had come down based on how my occlusion had changed during the stretch. Since the effect was te…

2 years ago
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RE: TMJ, deep overbite, recessed side profile, seeking advice

Can you elaborate on this? Do you see it as a solution to deep bite? I have observed that when I rotate my neck backward all the way into hyperextensi…

2 years ago
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RE: Why doesn’t facepulling work?

FAGGA seems to be capable of manipulating the alveolar bone (i.e. the lower third of the maxilla) in a way that may allow the mandible to shift forwar…

2 years ago
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RE: Why doesn’t facepulling work?

What I am saying is that ‘maxilary rotation’ may not be rotation at all, except only seemingly on the most superficial level, on the level of the soft…

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