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by millstone
Thu Aug 20, 2009 11:06 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Tomorrow at 1030!
Replies: 28
Views: 2676

Good luck!
by millstone
Mon May 18, 2009 11:46 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Facial Profile Concern about Ortho Surgery
Replies: 29
Views: 4037

I would trust your ortho/surgeon. As my surgeon put it, there is an element of art in what they do. You have to trust that they know how to achieve a balanced outcome when redesigning your bite. Not saying this is the case with you, but often we can become so focussed on the things we do not like ab...
by millstone
Tue May 05, 2009 5:35 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Surgery is approved finally!
Replies: 19
Views: 2968

well done on making it through with good humour. please do post your progress - for those not sure whether to proceed or not (like me), posts like yours are a godsend. all the best for your recovery. I hope the balloon deflates quickly!
by millstone
Wed Apr 29, 2009 10:29 pm
Forum: Lingual Braces
Topic: linguals and orthognathic surgery: post op bands
Replies: 2
Views: 3641

linguals and orthognathic surgery: post op bands

Has anyone had lingual braces and then orthognathic surgery? I would like to know where the bands are attached post op. Are they placed on hooks on the ligual braces or do they put buttons on the outside of the teeth for the bands. What does this look like? Pics would be welcome ... Many thanks in a...
by millstone
Wed Mar 04, 2009 10:37 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: On the other side - Upper, Lower and Genio six days ago
Replies: 5
Views: 920

Well done JessicaJo!

I am new to this process - thinking of starting the process in braces to BSSO and must say the surgery does scare me. Reading positive but realistic accounts like yours really helps.

Thanks!
by millstone
Sun Mar 01, 2009 10:14 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Surgery Feb 24th
Replies: 3
Views: 792

Congratulations Mesha! I have also looked at your blog and it is very encoraging to me - I too have a class III malocclusion (the extent of which looks similar to yours) and will be going to see the surgeon in 2 weeks for the first time. It looks like I will also need a Le Forte I and BSSO. I am rea...
by millstone
Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:51 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Thinking of putting my money where my malocclusion is...
Replies: 4
Views: 804

thanks ohmyjaw

So are you pleased with your result? Any regrets - notwithstanding the small amount of nerve damage?
by millstone
Wed Feb 25, 2009 8:05 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Thinking of putting my money where my malocclusion is...
Replies: 4
Views: 804

thanks hokietay
v. helpful
by millstone
Wed Feb 25, 2009 6:56 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Thinking of putting my money where my malocclusion is...
Replies: 4
Views: 804

Thinking of putting my money where my malocclusion is...

Hi All I am new to this forum. I recently had an initial consult with my ortho - I have an underbite - class III malocclusion. The recomendation at this stage is maxillary advancement and mandibular set back. I am working through 2 issues at the moment: 1. I am concerned that my post surgery appeara...