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by barbschm
Tue Jan 25, 2011 6:05 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Surgery - Idiopathic Condylar Resorption
Replies: 23
Views: 11568

Re: Surgery - Idiopathic Condylar Resorption

Thanks Suzy :) Appointment went OK, except major setback - surgery's been cancelled for now because basically my orhtodontist messed up and I have a gap between my wisdom tooth and molar on my bottom left side.. My bite looks really off, and I feel like maybe my condylar resorption hasn't stopped. I...
by barbschm
Sun Jan 23, 2011 5:14 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Surgery - Idiopathic Condylar Resorption
Replies: 23
Views: 11568

Re: Surgery - Idiopathic Condylar Resorption

Thanks for the advice - I did just tat and have spent hours reading other people's posts :

I will update afer my meeting with the OS tomorrow (I have a 3-page long list of questions!)

Wish me luck everyone!!
by barbschm
Sat Jan 22, 2011 8:42 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Can anyone help - I am confused
Replies: 7
Views: 1623

Re:

[quote="ssspidermom"]I have had a significant change in the way my jaw comes together due to jaw joint degeneration. This occurred rather quickly -less than 2 years, I went from having a good bite, to only my wisdom teeth coming together and an open bite (meaning my other teeth don't touch). You cou...
by barbschm
Sat Jan 22, 2011 4:50 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Rubber Bands vs. Jaw Surgery
Replies: 5
Views: 4918

Re: Rubber Bands vs. Jaw Surgery

Coloradogirl - I too have condylar resorption. I'm curious to know what kind of surgery you had to deal with this? Did the resorption cause you to have an open bite?
by barbschm
Sat Jan 22, 2011 4:11 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: teeth clenchers, how do you get on without niteguard
Replies: 11
Views: 2193

Re: teeth clenchers, how do you get on without niteguard

Hi

I am curious about this as I have had my braces on for over a year and I definitely still clench and grind at night. What are turbos? Maybe I could ask my ortho about them...

Thanks
by barbschm
Fri Jan 21, 2011 5:28 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Surgery - Idiopathic Condylar Resorption
Replies: 23
Views: 11568

Re: Surgery - Idiopathic Condylar Resorption

Hi Suzyscientist Thank you so much for your words of encouragement. It's the next morning after I wrote my post and I feel a bit more optimistic today. I'm putting together a list of questions to ask my surgeon at my appointment on Monday and I'm going to try to be really assertive and get my answer...
by barbschm
Fri Jan 21, 2011 6:41 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Surgery - Idiopathic Condylar Resorption
Replies: 23
Views: 11568

Surgery - Idiopathic Condylar Resorption

Hi everyone My name is Barbara and I was diagnosed with Idiopathic Condylar Resorption (ICR) around 3 years ago (I am now 25). It started off with toothache which my dentists diagnosed as being caused by bruxism. I started to wear a nightguard which helped, but then started gradually noticing that m...