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by ibeezee
Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:35 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: first post :)
Replies: 11
Views: 2302

Re: first post :)

To be perfectly honest, I find no problem with your face or profile. I am no dentist, orthodontist or surgeon, but my advice is: think about it carefully before starting such a journey. I feel my braces every hour, every day and wish that I didn't have to go down that road. And I will have jaw adva...
by ibeezee
Mon Feb 20, 2012 3:00 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: first post :)
Replies: 11
Views: 2302

Re: first post :)

your profile is not that bad. do your lips seal naturally at rest or do you have to force them? my mouth is open at rest. honestly, what is your primary concern? aesthetics or strong bite? orthognathic surgery almost always has a medical motivation behind it. i know tons of posters love to pimp gun...
by ibeezee
Sat Feb 18, 2012 11:04 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Adult palate expander
Replies: 27
Views: 54100

Re: Adult palate expander

i havent had any experience with adult palate expanders myself, but most of the research i have done and orthos i have spoke with say they do not make much difference in adults. though, i have met with dr. belfor (the creator of homeoblock) who says his appliance is designed to move the palate of ad...
by ibeezee
Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:58 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Midline Shift--Not sure what to do!
Replies: 11
Views: 11736

Re: Midline Shift--Not sure what to do!

i had braces when i was 14, and my midline shifted significantly. i told my ortho, but he said there was nothing he could do about it. make sure you demand that he fix the issue. 12 years later, and I have to get braces again to fix this problem.
by ibeezee
Sat Feb 18, 2012 10:56 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: what's the cost of your braces?
Replies: 575
Views: 109749

Re: what's the cost of your braces?

1. washington, dc area
2. 6000
3. ceramic
4. one year
by ibeezee
Mon Feb 06, 2012 7:50 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: first post :)
Replies: 11
Views: 2302

Re: first post :)

[quote="Bullfighter"][quote="Minerva"]Welcome :GapToothed:[/quote] +1 First thing I'd do is separate the bite issues from the cosmetic ones, and then get a maxillofacial surgeon to give you an objective assessment as to what might be changed and what you'd do best to accept as is. A lot of your perc...
by ibeezee
Fri Feb 03, 2012 6:17 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: first post :)
Replies: 11
Views: 2302

Re: first post :)

[quote="Minerva"]Welcome :GapToothed:[/quote]

Thank you! glad to be here.
by ibeezee
Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:52 pm
Forum: Invisalign-type Braces (Clear Aligners)
Topic: Paying for Invisalign
Replies: 12
Views: 3941

Re: Paying for Invisalign

1/3 deposit paid imm'd. the rest divided up for monthly payments lasting the duration of the treatment, no interest.
by ibeezee
Thu Feb 02, 2012 8:15 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: first post :)
Replies: 11
Views: 2302

first post :)

I have been following the boards for a while, but finally decided to register and start posting. I just wanted to say hi to everyone foremost. I am here just like everyone else because of dental related issues. When I was younger I had a broad smile, full cheeks. I was really a beautiful kid growing...