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by dittoxtina
Wed Nov 05, 2008 4:52 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: How Many months was it you waited before surgery
Replies: 12
Views: 1769

I was in braces for 14 months..then surgery...and its been 2 months and 12 days and i get my braces off in 2 days!
by dittoxtina
Tue Oct 07, 2008 2:02 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 8 Week Post-Op pics
Replies: 17
Views: 3405

theres a glow about you! you look so beautiful!! its amazing how you look the same but so different at the same time. what does your boyfriend think? i catch mine staring at me, then he'll say " its just amazing is all", lol its alil weird for him still. but im happy everything turned out so well!
by dittoxtina
Tue Oct 07, 2008 10:29 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 6 weeks post opt..pics
Replies: 2
Views: 1217

6 weeks post opt..pics

hello!! its been 6 weeks today since my surgery.. i just wanna say im sooo glad i went thru this and i dont not regret my decision. yes it was hard at times, going thru surgery, healing, not being able to eat normal, seeing your face and thinking "what i do!!?", but after it was all over and most of...
by dittoxtina
Tue Sep 23, 2008 9:21 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: how long for genio dressing to come off?
Replies: 8
Views: 1446

my doctor told me i could take it off 3 days after surgery. he said i could do it myself, but it took me like an hour bc it really sticks to your face good! lol and if your partially numb like i was it hurts alil peeling it off, like a badaid. but just go slow and take your time. oh! i also took a w...
by dittoxtina
Thu Sep 18, 2008 8:31 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: lips still do not meet!
Replies: 6
Views: 1485

thanks emma. i was kinda freaking out. like you said, hopefully its just alil swelling, and when that goes down my lips will meet again!!
by dittoxtina
Thu Sep 18, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: lips still do not meet!
Replies: 6
Views: 1485

lips still do not meet!

hello, so today i got my splint off, its been three weeks since surgery. i thought after the splint came off my lips would meet, but they only meet if i force it, did anyone else experience this? will my lips ever meet naturally? and my upper lip looks funny when i smile, it looks crooked, like one ...
by dittoxtina
Fri Sep 12, 2008 4:48 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: splint
Replies: 1
Views: 672

splint

hello. so its been almost 3 weeks since my surgery. im doing very well! almost all swelling has gone away, alil in my cheeks and under my chin tho, but hardly noticable. but i have a question for all people that had to wear a slint after surgery. my doctor told me i can eat stuff like eggs and noodl...
by dittoxtina
Fri Sep 05, 2008 9:13 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 2 days out!
Replies: 13
Views: 2091

so this is me a week post opt...

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by dittoxtina
Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:50 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Soft foods post-surgery
Replies: 115
Views: 103201

my favorites after surgery are: everything was put in a regular blender and liquified: 1) slice of cheese cake / milk 2) regular ice cream (snikers is my fav) / milk 3) pudding / milk 4) any flavor oatmeal / milk 5) any canned spegetti / vegtables (1 jar of baby food, you cant even taste it) / and t...
by dittoxtina
Wed Sep 03, 2008 9:37 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: surgery/ braces
Replies: 1
Views: 607

surgery/ braces

when did everybody get their braces off or are told they are going to get theirs off after sugery?
by dittoxtina
Sun Aug 31, 2008 3:39 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 2 days out!
Replies: 13
Views: 2091

heres some more pics.. i think today went really well, to well actually, bc i started cleaning my room, doing laundry, playing with the dog (throwing frisbie outside) went to the store to buy a few things, and now im feeling like crap!! im feel like im starting to swell up alil more, when this morni...
by dittoxtina
Fri Aug 29, 2008 8:35 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 2 days out!
Replies: 13
Views: 2091

kaycee- these ice bags do suck, but it feels sooo good for the pressure in my head. when did you stop using them? i ate alil while ago, had ravioli w/ tomato juice, it tasted really good, just like regular raviloi. my tummy was so empty and growling i had to try and eat. i just can't wait for some s...
by dittoxtina
Thu Aug 28, 2008 3:47 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 2 days out!
Replies: 13
Views: 2091

2 days out!

so its been two days. ima update in a few days. im just dont feel up to it yet. im really swallon and have alot of pressure. also, did anyone else come out of surgery with a numb/sawllon tongue? thats most aggrivating. on a good note my nose isnt clogged!! :) well heres a pic.. talk to you soon. htt...
by dittoxtina
Mon Aug 25, 2008 8:00 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: surgery tomorrow at 8 am!!!
Replies: 10
Views: 1285

surgery tomorrow at 8 am!!!

well tomorrow morning i'll be having surgery! im sooooo nervous. i couldnt even sleep last night, so i cant imagine how im going to sleep the night BEFORE surgery!! anyways im going to be posting picture soon. wish me luck!! lots!!
by dittoxtina
Tue Aug 19, 2008 3:12 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: computerized analysis
Replies: 11
Views: 1696

KarlClayLA- no prob, i dont mind adding or hyjacking to my question. lol but thanks everybody, im glad im not the only one feeling this way, and my doctor never told me anything about computer analysis, but he did take xrays and asked the other doctor in the office to start prediction drawings, so t...