My Airway Expansion Journey

with Lauren Gueits

Airway Expansion Journey #13:

Time for Clear Aligners?


Hard to believe it is one year since I started my expansion journey! I had high hopes that I would be done by now with a nice wide arch of 40mm (transverse measurement). Tune in to see where I am and where I need to go to complete my airway health journey.





Airway Expansion Journey #12:

5mm In and It's Not Getting Easier! Compliance is Key :)

"Oh Nooo!! I Skipped A Night!" Now what? Learn some of the real struggles Lauren is facing and how she is combatting them during her palatal expansion journey. Lauren's motto is.. if there's a will there's a way!





Airway Expansion Journey #11:

My 6 mos Visit with Dr. Ben Miraglia.

3 Important Questions Answered

Join me as I visit Dr. Ben Miraglia for my 6 mos. palatal expansion progress appointment.

Learn the answers to 3 Pertinent Questions:


1- Why does spacing seem to come and go?

2- Why do I need to be MORE compliant as I expand?

3- When can I turn the expansion appliances to be both comfortable and effective?

My Airway Expansion Journey #10:

4 Visual Improvements


Yes! Finally! I can see 4 improvements to my smile after 5.5 months of palatal expansion. Can you see the changes too?











My Airway Expansion Journey #9: More Talking, Less Drooling!


Expansion Progress Report 5+ months in! Talk the Talk.....without the Drooling!












My Airway Expansion Journey#8: Compliance Issues- Getting Back on Track after Covid 19

See Lauren's progress from the occlusal (roof of mouth) view to see her 3.5 month progress to date. Unfortunately, a few weeks later, she was diagnosed with Covid-19.


Learn Lauren's 2 "Teachable Moments" of how she managed with compliance ( or lack of ) despite the obstacles.


No worries... She is doing well and will be back on track to continue sharing her expansion journey :) - Stay tuned.

My Airway Expansion Journey #7: Office Visit with Dr. Ben Miraglia

Come join us on Lauren's office visit to Dr. Ben Miraglia's office. See her 3.5 month progress and the steps Dr. Miraglia takes to make sure she is on track!



My Airway Expansion Journey #6: Progress + 3 Tips & Tricks

Lauren shares practical advise as both patient and hygienist by providing 3 solid tips.

She also shows her expansion progress by comparing her appliance to a new appliance.

See the difference a couple of months can make!

My Airway Expansion Journey #5:

Working with Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist

Brittny Sciarra

Check out my first session with Myofunctional Therapist Brittny Sciarra as she walks me through exercises to get ready for my frenectomy.

My Airway Expansion Journey #4: Working with Orofacial Myologist Brittny Sciarra

My first visit with Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist, Brittny Sciarra a critical component of my airway health journey.



My Airway Expansion Journey #3 My appointment with oral surgeon, Dr. Scott Siegel!

Weekly Update: My appointment with oral surgeon, Dr. Scott Siegel was a success! The next stop is to work with an Orofacial Myofunctional Therapist, Brittny Sciarra. Stay tuned for the next chapter!

My Airway Expansion Journey #2 Airway Expansion Appliances from Ohlendorf Appliance Lab

To learn how you can incorporate this into your dental practice or to find an Airway Health Solutions dentist near you visit: www.airwayhealthsolutions.com/miraglia


My Airway Expansion Journey #1 : Airway Expansion Appliances from Ohlendorf Appliance Lab

To learn how you can incorporate this into your dental practice or to find an Airway Health Solutions dentist, visit: www.airwayhealthsolutions.com/miraglia

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