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by Denise
Tue Jun 19, 2018 6:50 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Finding it really hard to stay positive
Replies: 9
Views: 1092

Re: Finding it really hard to stay positive

[quote=SLG70 post_id=502728 time=1529003416 user_id=32039] dogbert, how are you? I am feeling just like you. I am 9 weeks post-op (double jaw surgery to correct a crossbite and underbite). I am 47 and was told recovery would be harder as I'm older than the average patient, apparently (rude :lol:) bu...
by Denise
Tue Nov 07, 2017 1:42 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Braces before SARPE? Double jaw Surgery? Confused
Replies: 3
Views: 785

Re: Braces before SARPE? Double jaw Surgery? Confused

I had SARPE surgery on May 17, 2017; I had to turn the appliance for 14 days two times a day, then wear the appliance for 4 months. After I was done turning my dentist put in a fake tooth where my gap was held in by braces. I am now with just braces on top teeth, the dentist is bringing in my teeth ...
by Denise
Fri Sep 29, 2017 10:27 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?
Replies: 1087
Views: 179420

Re: Poll: At What Age Did You Get Your Braces?

I got mine on at 48.
by Denise
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:19 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: July-September surgery buddys
Replies: 23
Views: 2100

Re: July-September surgery buddys

Hi, I had my SARPE on May 17, 2017, still have the expander in , and it is a terrible thing to deal with, I agree. Do you still have yours in? I hope your August 30th surgery went well for you.
by Denise
Thu Aug 31, 2017 9:14 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: SARPE Date!
Replies: 18
Views: 1574

Re: SARPE Date!

I was wondering if anyone out there has had the SARPE surgery and how long they had to wear the expander? I have had mine in for 4 months and I have to say, I hate it! Hopefully soon it will be coming out. If anyone already had there expander removed, how was that? Was it painful? I feel like mine i...
by Denise
Tue Feb 07, 2017 9:48 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: SARPE Date!
Replies: 18
Views: 1574

Re: SARPE Date!

I am thinking about having SARPE surgery, I am 48 and I am scared I am too old for this much. Is there anyone my age who went though this have any words of encouragement or caution?