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diy face pulling appliance

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(@kepler)
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Finally got a first attempt at an appliance done. Any lab would do better but I need an Ortho's approval. But this works surprisingly well and I can hold an immense amount of force with it. With the limit being skin pain on the palate after a while. I've tried thumb pulling and hard mewing, and this provides much higher forces. I have an actual newton meter coming soon.

What regiment would you guys recommend for a 28 year old male? My current plan is to use this as if I was thumb pulling. Using high intermittent forces ~5kg for an hour every 3 hours. Then thumb pull laterally. I don't know if I would commit to more then 8 hours a day. Also how would I measure forward progress?

Materials:

  • 2 mm x 200mm stainless steel (>2.5mm would be more robust.)
  • InstaMorph Reusable Moldable Plastic.
  • Clamp.
  • rubber band.
  • non toxic ear plugs for cushioning of the palate.
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Posted : 21/07/2022 10:48 pm
(@apollo)
Posts: 1739
 

Just be careful not to hurt yourself or break a tooth if it dislodges from your pallet and flings forward!

 
Posted : 22/07/2022 3:11 pm
 God
(@god)
Posts: 53
 

yo how do you make this

 
Posted : 09/08/2022 4:35 pm
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