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by LunaX
Wed May 24, 2017 12:07 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Need help with anterior box elastics! :)
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: Need help with anterior box elastics! :)

That is my understanding that the K9's are used as main anchors of manipulation, I could be wrong of course lol
by LunaX
Wed May 24, 2017 10:20 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Need help with anterior box elastics! :)
Replies: 5
Views: 655

Re: Need help with anterior box elastics! :)

I wonder why it slips up! Maybe ask your ortho for some smaller elastics so they stay taught and hold placement above the bracket better? I'd assume running it under the front brackets could work since the main points of force would still be on the k9's
by LunaX
Tue May 23, 2017 12:08 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Cant close my mouth naturally after double jaw surgery
Replies: 9
Views: 4576

Re: Cant close my mouth naturally after double jaw surgery

I only had bottom jaw surgery but I had this issue too, it did resolve after at about the 8/10 week period, my omfs said it's due to the muscles having to learn their new position etc, as well as swelling
by LunaX
Tue May 23, 2017 11:47 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Sore lip after BSSO
Replies: 2
Views: 408

Re: Sore lip after BSSO

Dry lips are common after surgery, make sure you're hydrated and try exfoliating your lips in the shower by lightly brushing them with a toothbrush to get rid of dead skin build up, afterwards apply a chap stick or balm, and reapply often, this really helped me a lot.