36 Weeks with AGGA: Unprecedented Growth

These photos were taken on 07/24/2018, 36 weeks into my treatment with the Anterior Growth Guidance Appliance (AGGA).

These past two weeks with AGGA finally re-tensioned after a greater than 3 month hiatus I experienced more maxillary movement than in any two week period up to this point. In just two weeks my left AGGA gap grew .7mm and my right AGGA gap grew .4mm. This is an unprecedented amount of movement.

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VIDEO: How to Heal a Lip Tie Release

On May 10, 2018 Dr. Leonard Kundel performed a lip tie release on both my upper and lower lips. For the next 30 days I followed a strict regiment of lip stretches in order to ensure proper healing.

This post will show you what it takes to heal successfully from a lip tie release.

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26 Week AGGA X-Rays

Finally, some x-rays. In this post I will share radiographic images taken 26 weeks into my AGGA treatment.

AGGA has been hotly debated for the past several months and the People have demanded radiographic proof of its safety and efficaciousness. My own x-rays shared below are further evidence that should be considered in the ongoing AGGA discussions. 

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25 Weeks with AGGA

These photos were taken on 05/05/2018, 25 weeks into my treatment with the Anterior Growth Guidance Appliance (AGGA). What you will find is that almost no growth has occurred in the past 3 weeks.

This week I have again included photos which show the tilting of my incisors (front teeth) that is occurring as a result of AGGA.

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22 Weeks with AGGA

These photos were taken on 04/13/2018, 22 weeks into my treatment with the Anterior Growth Guidance Appliance (AGGA).

This week I have also included photos which show the tilting of my incisors (front teeth) that is occurring as a result of AGGA. The tilting was severe enough to cause Dr. Leonard Kundel to slow the rate of expansion by only partially adjusting AGGA's spring tension at my last visit on 03/28/2018. 

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