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[2019-02-06] Attractive Face or Not? It depends on Tongue Posture

Youtube Channel: What I’ve Learned

If you’re interested in this topic and how to properly “mew” (practice good oral posture and other habits that encourage good facial development), check out the Orthotropics channel: https://bit.ly/2DciWp0

One thing missing from this discussion is the health impacts of having good oral posture. Considering the airway is at the back of the face, having a receded chin or maxilla could hinder your airway, having big implications for sleep apnea.

Clarification on the title: I of course don’t mean to suggest that attractiveness depends *only* on tongue posture. Nutrition of the mother and nutrition of the person during formative years surely play a very large role in how the face develops. In fact, the book Nutrition and Physical Degeneration would suggest that; fat soluble vitamins being very important for fertility and proper development of young, with grains & sugar (“modern foods”) being very detrimental for development and oral health especially.
Oral posture would be another piece of the puzzle.

NOTE ON SUTURE FUSION: I wish I had used the phrasing “these sutures are not *completely* fused together,” or “sutures are not *completely closed* …” It’s understood that after birth, the sutures of the skull “fuse” together by age 2 or so. One study found that complete closure of certain sutures does not occur until as late as 70 years old. Another found that “The human frontozygomatic suture undergoes synostosis during the eigth decade of life, but does not completely fuse by the age of 95 years” based on 61 human cadavers aged 20 to 95.

[2018-09-22] Doing Mewing – Orthotropics

Do not underestimate the value of 2hrs exercise (1hr meal time exercise and 1hr tongue chewing) each day every day over time.

This channel is part of the International Association of Facial Growth Guidance. A nonprofit organisation which aims to raise awareness of alternative orthodontic methods and ideas, which too few people are informed of.

The main aim of the platform is to precipitate debate on why teeth are crooked. Most people are not aware that (in most cases) the dental profession has little or no idea why the teeth are crooked, or for that matter why children need major surgery. Clearly there are genetic issues, however the science is clear, the weight of quality research papers, in respected peer reviewed journals, show that our modern lifestyle is a more important factor and most importantly we can do something about this.
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