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RE: Quad Helix palate expander

This is a very classic dentoalveolar expander, a quad-helix.

2 years ago
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RE: I’m thinking MMA surgery might be needed in my case.

Because it is better, you would be adding two beneficial treatments, and in the correct order. First MSE + orthodontics, then MMA. And if you have cro…

2 years ago
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RE: i need more than 12 mm of expansion with the mse ( and the mse maxes out on 12mm ) HELP NEEDED

Should that be correct and possible, you needn’t worry, serial placement of expander is possible. In fact, it’s a normal thing to do.

2 years ago
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RE: i am 14 years old and thinking about getting an MSE

You must consult all that with your orthodontist. If you don’t want any type of surgery in the lower jaw you are already setting the to the maximum ex…

2 years ago
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RE: Need advice on my very narrow palate

I think you will need orthognathic surgery to advance you upper jaw, but of course I don’t have all the information. I doubt MSE + FM will work but I …

2 years ago
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RE: Can thumb facepulling fix my crowding and uneven teeth?

Don’t misunderstand me. Having jaws that allowed for eruption of the third molars is like a “quality seal” of having well developed jaws. But j…

2 years ago
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RE: Can thumb facepulling fix my crowding and uneven teeth?

It doesn’t make much sense to try to keep your wisdom teeth.

2 years ago
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RE: Does lateral expansion bring along any sagittal expansion along with it?

Normally the bone created by those procedures allow from some “relaxation” in the upper front teeth and their crowns tend to tip back a little bit. So…

2 years ago
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RE: Can thumb facepulling fix my crowding and uneven teeth?

Totally futile. But I’m convinced all that can be fixed. You only need a good diagnostic and a realistic treatment plan.

2 years ago
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RE: Anyone have myobrace experience?

Myobrace only produces dentoalveolar changes, reduced ones. It works in kids and young teens and it’s better if supervised by an orofacial myologists …

2 years ago
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RE: Palate height

It is not possible to be sure without seeing photos and probably some CT scan but it looks like it was a dentoalveolar expansion

2 years ago
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RE: Palate height

You probably had a dentoalveolar expansion, that explains what you are describing.

2 years ago
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RE: Jutting mandible forward – does anyone else do this?

No, that is not centric relation. Maybe these videos can help you understanding. The first one is a bit technical but if you take your time, watch all…

2 years ago
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RE: Jutting mandible forward – does anyone else do this?

Precisely. Both approaches cause problems.

2 years ago
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RE: Jutting mandible forward – does anyone else do this?

Jutting the mandible forward creates TMJ derangements, that is what you have been promoting and that is what you are experiencing now.

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

@Elwynn explained it. I agree with his explanation. Probably I don’t agree with the effectiveness of the method but he explained well why chewing gum …

3 years ago
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RE: How does a Palate Expander Work For Forward Growth/High Arch?

Sorry I don’t know what website you are referring to. Anyway, I see there: 1) a very poor effect; 2) mainly dental proclination 3) optimistically pres…

3 years ago
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RE: How does a Palate Expander Work For Forward Growth/High Arch?

I am afraid that it doesn’t advance the alveolar ridge, it proclines teeth (it tilts teeth forward) To get zygomatic effects the device needs to d…

3 years ago
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RE: Moving my mandible forwards and downwards (x-ray attached)

The idea would be do do MSE first, braces, and then IMDO + Le Fort 1 (this way you would have the necessary overjet), as I said in my first post in re…

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

Just in case you want some more information regarding this matter and the age limit, the following are Dr. Bill Hang’s words, from a conversation we h…

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

Surgery, custom made PEEK implant… but that would also leave a scar, normally hidden in the hair, as it needs a coronal approach. That could be a pr…

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

I have the impression that the image is not adequately aligned. I couldn’t really evaluate the condyles from just that. I suggest to get a second op…

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

@eddiemoneyOk, you are right, gene proportions from different Homo species do not matter and do not explain anything… 🙄 Yes, everything is about f…

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

@eddiemoneyGlobal distribution of malocclusion traits: A systematic review

3 years ago
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RE: Coronavirus Covid-19

No. That’s called magical thinking

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

Yes, overbite is common in Caucasians , specially in UK an Central Europe, because small tongue-small mandible complex is common too

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

Stop chewing gum!!! That’s what you are doing wrong.

3 years ago
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RE: Surgically Facilitated Orthodontic Therapy (SFOT) : Is it the same thing as Accelerated Osteogenic Orthodontics (aka Wilckodontics)

I don’t find any difference in the basic techniques used in both “acronyms”: corticotomies and bone grafting. So choosing or other name or another w…

3 years ago
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RE: Please help

Why don’t you port some photos taken from the front, and also some photos of your bite

3 years ago
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RE: Stretching tongue / Surgical Elongation for development

I’ll ask someone I trust. To me it seems logical that a restricted tongue, once it’s released from its tethering and the patient taught on how to stre…

3 years ago
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RE: Stretching tongue / Surgical Elongation for development

I think you are mixing concepts (like that supposed remodelling in the adult patient) and tongue-tie or microglossia as a cause for a wrong developmen…

3 years ago
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RE: I’m thinking MMA surgery might be needed in my case.

Because you would sum the effects of both. but these combined treatment has to be done in this order.

3 years ago
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RE: I’m thinking MMA surgery might be needed in my case.

MSE will also improve your breathing…. and you could have MMA afterwards… as I already wrote. More beneficial than MMA from the beginning.

3 years ago
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RE: I’m thinking MMA surgery might be needed in my case.

MMA is a tough surgery, there might be better options to try first, and these options wouldn’t hinder a future MMA should it be necessary or wanted fo…

3 years ago
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RE: Biobloc vs. AGGA vs. ALF – Sleep Apnea Improvement

Expansion works in children, anyway. The more skeletal, the better. NOTE: I wrote a previous message that was totally wrong, as I understood a totall…

3 years ago
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RE: Biobloc vs. AGGA vs. ALF – Sleep Apnea Improvement

They look dentoalveolar, but it is a nice dentoalveolar effect, I must admit. The orthodontist that works at my surgery has used ALF in a relative of…

3 years ago
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RE: I want to believe in mewing but I am losing faith

Having a proper oral posture and nasal breathing is very important in any treatment (surgical or orthodontical). But they won’t create significant cha…

3 years ago
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RE: Biobloc vs. AGGA vs. ALF – Sleep Apnea Improvement

I suppose you are writing about a specific child. how old is he/she? Is there an overbite as well? Are there any nasal problems? Have you taken him/he…

3 years ago
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RE: Can mewing really fix a recessed chin?

For every surgical patient it is

3 years ago
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RE: I want to believe in mewing but I am losing faith

I’m really curious, what result do you consider to be significant?

3 years ago
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RE: does the lower jaw expand too if you expand only the upper jaw

I honestly think you could use some orthodontics. Invisalign maybe?

3 years ago
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RE: does the lower jaw expand too if you expand only the upper jaw

I think an orthodontic treatment can do that without the need for any surgical procedure

3 years ago
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RE: does the lower jaw expand too if you expand only the upper jaw

Can you post some photographs? Facial and also bite: bite with face, (basic photos, and profile), but also close ups: wide smile while mandible is sit…

3 years ago
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RE: Moving my mandible forwards and downwards (x-ray attached)

MSE first then Le Fort 1 to advance the upper jaw + IMDO. + braces along the process. But that’s surgery… and you don’t seem to want that.

3 years ago
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RE: Help in addressing methods to correct asymmetries?

I’m afraid only surgery can address this

3 years ago
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RE: Fixed Anterior Growth Guidance Appliance (FAGGA) – Holy Grail? Gonial angle change, maxilla movement forwards and palate widening. Without surgery.

Agreed, in general. But big overbite treatment is surgical. Camouflage orthodontics doesn’t work. Postural and bad habits correction and all that stuf…

3 years ago
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RE: do expanding palate

Yes, a real skeletal expansion (that splits the midpalatal suture) widens the base of the nose. But that widening is barely noticeable, and it could a…

3 years ago
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RE: Any good MSE+Facemask specialists in Europe?

@le_fort_or_bust MSE® is a MARPE device. But it is probably, in opinion of many, the best one.I can’t answer briefly and in English to the other quest…

3 years ago
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RE: Any good MSE+Facemask specialists in Europe?

@le_fort_or_bust Sorry, I missed this one. we can combine them, yes. very mild effect, though, just a few mm

3 years ago
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RE: Did anyone have DOME for OSA? If so, how did it work out?

@toomer I did not study any possible breathing disorder, the patients still needed the expansion due to occlusal reasons, they were referred to me for…

3 years ago
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RE: Did anyone have DOME for OSA? If so, how did it work out?

I have done something similar in a couple of patients. In reality it’s a SARPE without the pterigomaxillary disjuntion done surgically (but done throu…

3 years ago
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