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by NurseBraceFace
Thu Jan 18, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Different SARPE techniques? (USA)
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Re: Different SARPE techniques? (USA)

I’ve done more research and it seems that my OS has chosen a less invasive SARPE technique that doesn’t require general anesthesia or a hospital stay. It seems that there are many different SARPE techniques so it’s not always a “big surgery”. I go in at 10 am and I’ll be home recovering by the after...
by NurseBraceFace
Tue Jan 09, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Different SARPE techniques? (USA)
Replies: 2
Views: 467

Different SARPE techniques? (USA)

I'm having SARPE next week and I've seen many many posts about patient's undergoing SARPE in a hospital under general anesthesia. I also see "liquid diet" and "overnight hospital stay" This seems excessive for what my surgeon has described! My procedure will take place outpatient under deep IV sedat...
by NurseBraceFace
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:31 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: My Introduction!
Replies: 2
Views: 612

My Introduction!

Hi everyone! This is my first post. I got my braces on my 35th birthday about 3 weeks ago. No wires yet, those come after extraction. I get my expander this week and then have SARPE/extractions on January 19th. I’ll get my wires shortly after SARPE and then will have upper and lower jaw surgery some...
by NurseBraceFace
Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bracket Club
Topic: Braces at 35.
Replies: 14
Views: 1649

Re: Braces at 35.

I also got braces at 35! It was actually on my 35th birthday about 3 weeks ago.