Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

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jawregret1
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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#46 Postby jawregret1 » Sun Nov 20, 2016 5:00 pm

Set back and downgraft my maxilla then adjust the upper jaw.

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#47 Postby GGGUNIT » Mon Nov 21, 2016 1:13 am

jawregret1 wrote:Set back and downgraft my maxilla then adjust the upper jaw.

I think it's you who I've seen on another forum and if it is I want you to know you are pretty girl with good features regardless post or pre op. You are young and have heaps of time to work things out for yourself. :)

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#48 Postby zaynab5 » Fri Dec 23, 2016 6:29 am

Has anyone had a reversal done for upper jaw or lower jaw yet, im trying to find a surgeon based in england who can do this but i am unable to find one

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#49 Postby Avrilinvan » Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:14 am

[quote="Lostfaith"]I'm now a week a way from having my upper jaw surgery impaction reversed, I have everything crossed and praying it goes well , very scared .[/quote]
Hello, may I ask how was your second surgery? Do you like the result this time? I have exactly the same problem as you had. My upper jaw was moved up too much and left me no upper tooth show and my bottom lip doesn't cover my lower teeth after the surgery. I've waited for the reversing surgery for two and half years, and I'm going to have the surgery next month. Now I'm really worried what will happen this time!

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#50 Postby jawregret1 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 1:55 am

Avrilinvan wrote:
Lostfaith wrote:I'm now a week a way from having my upper jaw surgery impaction reversed, I have everything crossed and praying it goes well , very scared .

Hello, may I ask how was your second surgery? Do you like the result this time? I have exactly the same problem as you had. My upper jaw was moved up too much and left me no upper tooth show and my bottom lip doesn't cover my lower teeth after the surgery. I've waited for the reversing surgery for two and half years, and I'm going to have the surgery next month. Now I'm really worried what will happen this time!


Is your original surgeon performing the surgery? How much were you impacted in the original surgery and how much are they bringing it down now?

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#51 Postby Avrilinvan » Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:00 am

[quote="jawregret1"][quote="Avrilinvan"][quote="Lostfaith"]I'm now a week a way from having my upper jaw surgery impaction reversed, I have everything crossed and praying it goes well , very scared .[/quote]
Hello, may I ask how was your second surgery? Do you like the result this time? I have exactly the same problem as you had. My upper jaw was moved up too much and left me no upper tooth show and my bottom lip doesn't cover my lower teeth after the surgery. I've waited for the reversing surgery for two and half years, and I'm going to have the surgery next month. Now I'm really worried what will happen this time![/quote]

Is your original surgeon performing the surgery? How much were you impacted in the original surgery and how much are they bringing it down now?[/quote]


No, I'm going to another surgeon for surgery. My original surgeon didn't tell me any measurement about the first surgery. I saw another two patient from the same surgeon who ended up with zero tooth show. So I feel it's just the way the surgeon like it to be, and I feel uncomfortable to let him do the reversing surgery. For last two years I had consultation with different oral surgeon for opinion, they all suggest to bring the upper jaw down by 3-4mm. I'll have the pre-op planning appointment, I hope the new surgeon can tell me the measurement. I saw some other people here had the same problem, I really want to know if anyone reverse the surgery successfully.

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#52 Postby jawregret1 » Sun Mar 12, 2017 12:24 pm

Avrilinvan wrote:
jawregret1 wrote:
Avrilinvan wrote:Hello, may I ask how was your second surgery? Do you like the result this time? I have exactly the same problem as you had. My upper jaw was moved up too much and left me no upper tooth show and my bottom lip doesn't cover my lower teeth after the surgery. I've waited for the reversing surgery for two and half years, and I'm going to have the surgery next month. Now I'm really worried what will happen this time!


Is your original surgeon performing the surgery? How much were you impacted in the original surgery and how much are they bringing it down now?



No, I'm going to another surgeon for surgery. My original surgeon didn't tell me any measurement about the first surgery. I saw another two patient from the same surgeon who ended up with zero tooth show. So I feel it's just the way the surgeon like it to be, and I feel uncomfortable to let him do the reversing surgery. For last two years I had consultation with different oral surgeon for opinion, they all suggest to bring the upper jaw down by 3-4mm. I'll have the pre-op planning appointment, I hope the new surgeon can tell me the measurement. I saw some other people here had the same problem, I really want to know if anyone reverse the surgery successfully.



Did you have a gummy smile before your first surgery? Why did you have an impaction in the first place?

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#53 Postby Avrilinvan » Sun Mar 12, 2017 5:45 pm

Yes I have a gummy smile. My surgeon didn't give me any measurement. Buy I could see about 2mm of gum when I had a big smile, and I had around 4mm upper tooth show at rest before the surgery. My upper jaw was moved both upward and backward, my lower jaw was moved backward and my chin was moved forward. I saw your photos, now my smile and my tooth show at rest are exactly like yours. What bothers me is also my lower tooth show, I don't really pay attention to my lower tooth show before I think it is zero because I never notice it. Now I can see all my lower tooth which make me look like a bulldog. I talked with my new surgeon he's not quite sure what it'll be improved after the reversing surgery.

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#54 Postby jawregret1 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 2:24 am

The reversing surgery will just be upper jaw or will it also be lower jaw and chin as well?

Impaction rotates the jaws upward, which decreases upper tooth show and increases lower tooth show. However, the genioplasty (chin) can also increase lower tooth show even more depending on how things were stitched back up.

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#55 Postby Avrilinvan » Fri Mar 17, 2017 7:31 pm

The reversing surgery will just be upper jaw (downgrading the maxilla) to achieve tooth exposure at rest. May I ask what is your tooth exposure at rest pre-op?

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#56 Postby jawregret1 » Sat Mar 18, 2017 8:03 am

Before surgery, it was 3mm tooth show at rest. after surgery it's zero. Hoping to get back the 3mm I had before.

Though I'm worried my face/chin will appear even longer after.

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#57 Postby Avrilinvan6 » Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:08 pm

I had my reversing surgery on Apr 18. 4mm downgraft to gain tooth show, no other movement. The result is as expected now I have around 2-2.5mm tooth show(pre-op is -2mm). I've bothered with this problem for two and half years now I feel really happy.

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#58 Postby jawregret1 » Wed Apr 26, 2017 5:39 am

Avrilinvan6 wrote:I had my reversing surgery on Apr 18. 4mm downgraft to gain tooth show, no other movement. The result is as expected now I have around 2-2.5mm tooth show(pre-op is -2mm). I've bothered with this problem for two and half years now I feel really happy.


Oh, cool! I have a few questions.

Did your nose change with the reversal surgery, and how do your lower teeth show now?

I wish you a speedy and good recovery! :)

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#59 Postby Avrilinvan6 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 6:59 am

Thank you for saying so. Sorry English is not my first language I try to explain things clear.

My nose didn't change at all. i also confirmed this with my parents and friends, and they all agreed.

Now my lower tooth show is 3/4 of my lower teeth length. So it does improved. And my lower lip is still swollen and rolling downward, so I hope later it'll improve more.

Hope you good luck with your surgery too!!!

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Re: Reversing jaw surgery: has anyone ever heard of this?

#60 Postby jawregret1 » Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:31 am

Thanks for answering!

Did your nose change after the first surgery? If it did, you mean that your nose stayed like after the 1st surgery, not your original pre-op nose?


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