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Mouthguard protection in contact sports | Dr Keith Winwood – Manchester Metropolitan University

Mouthguard protection in contact sports | Dr Keith Winwood – Manchester Metropolitan University

Hello my name is Dr Keith Winwood, I’m Reader in the Department of Life Sciences and Researcher in the Musculoskeletal Science and Sports Medicine Group. My research group is interested in the use of mouthguards and how to improve mouthguards and the technology behind them. We are continuously looking at different materials, fabricating techniques, and …

3D Jaw implant

3D Jaw implant

We developed a three-dimensional musculoskeletal computer model of the human jaw to evaluate the alignment and fit of the prosthetic joint replacement. When we bite into a Mintie for example, we generate around about 20 kilograms of chewing force and when we clench our teeth maximally we can generate around about a hundred kilograms of …

Introducing the OVENTUS O2 Vent™ Oral Appliance

Introducing the OVENTUS O2 Vent™ Oral Appliance

[Music plays] (Dr. Chris Hart) Ivan, how are you? (Dr. Ivan Cole) Good morning. (Dr. Chris Hart) I’m Chris. Nice to meet you. Grab a seat in the chair just there. Alright Ivan, listen thanks for coming in. I appreciate you taking the time and also for filling in your pre-clinical survey out there which …

Sleep Apnea, Dim Light May Lead to Depression

Sleep Apnea, Dim Light May Lead to Depression

CLARK POWELL: After years of struggling with the symptoms of sleep apnea, Jack Chapman says using a CPAP machine has changed his life overnight. JACK CHAPMAN: A complete difference in how you feel all day — you wake up refreshed. POWELL: While this machine may have helped Jack with his physical symptoms, a new study …

WHEN FASHION MEETS ENGINEERING 👗💛💙

WHEN FASHION MEETS ENGINEERING 👗💛💙

I’ve been an artist my whole entire life so I always knew that I wanted to go that direction with my career but I also wanted to do something that was more meaningful in a broader scale, so being in fashion design I’m really into sustainability. Working with SustainU really cool because it’s a local …

High-performance materials inspired by tooth enamel

High-performance materials inspired by tooth enamel

Enamel, the non-living outer coating of teeth, was the model for a rigid and durable new material developed by Michigan Engineering researchers. Consider the computer chips that run autopilot on a passenger jet. Or the electronics driving our ever more intelligent cars. Both need to be made out of strong, rigid materials. But in order …

Living With and Managing Sleep Apnea

Living With and Managing Sleep Apnea

JIM: I had this problem throughout my life. Driving was always a problem, and I tried to make sure that no place I ever had to go was very far away because I knew I’d fall asleep. Carol Lynn was complaining about snoring and, more specifically, snoring and then long periods of nothing, and then …