After one year of being in the vivos appliance, this patient is more upright and his eyes are more open.
-Muscles in the shoulders are more relaxed, not tender to light pressure.
– Patient does not get as many headaches.
– His grades improved.
The picture on the left is after the traditional palatal expander. The picture on the right is the patient after one year of being in the vivos appliance – almost doubled the airway! We still have about one year left to go in the appliance. Coffee straw vs. regular straw! How much more air (oxygen) will get into the body?