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by Jaydee83
Tue Nov 13, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Before and After Pics (SARPE & Upper and Lower...)
Replies: 14
Views: 16629

Re: Before and After Pics (SARPE & Upper and Lower...)

First of all wow! What an incredible transformation I had sarpe surgery 6 months ago and I will be starting my braces journey next week! Eek! I'm glad it was worth it for you my turn now lol
by Jaydee83
Tue Nov 06, 2018 2:08 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Clenching and grinding!! Help
Replies: 9
Views: 1391

Re: Clenching and grinding!! Help

I'm a chef by trade and my job is stressful but not in a bad way its healthy stress keeps me on my toes and focused I also don't feel like I'm grinding and clenching out of stress but hey I don't know for sure? I wake up with a headache and sore teeth everyday that I don't wear my splint so I'm not ...
by Jaydee83
Mon Nov 05, 2018 9:00 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Adult palate expansion and face pulling
Replies: 4
Views: 1862

Re: Adult palate expansion and face pulling

I haven't used Dr mew but I have recently undergone sarpe surgery with a palatal expander and its all gone really well I was told that expansion in adults is near impossible as all the bones are fused I am happy with how things are going hope you find the right decision for you, all the best
by Jaydee83
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:46 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Clenching and grinding!! Help
Replies: 9
Views: 1391

Clenching and grinding!! Help

OK so I've clenched and grinded my teeth for a while and I've recently gone through sarpe surgery to expand my palate because of tmj issues and since surgery my clenching and grinding hurts soooo much more and I know it's because of the surgery problem is I have had a bite splint for the last year a...
by Jaydee83
Mon Nov 05, 2018 8:40 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: How long after sarpe surgery did you get braces?
Replies: 2
Views: 273

Re: How long after sarpe surgery did you get braces?

Thanks I had my op on the 31st of August and I'm still brace free as I was expanding for 5 weeks!! I'm getting my bottom braces first on the 21st of November so its a step in the right direction I still have my expander not sure when that comes out lol
by Jaydee83
Wed Sep 19, 2018 6:33 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: How long after sarpe surgery did you get braces?
Replies: 2
Views: 273

How long after sarpe surgery did you get braces?

Just curious I'm 3 weeks into expanding and was wondering how long after sarpe surgery do you get braces?
by Jaydee83
Mon Sep 03, 2018 7:18 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Having sarpe surgery in the morning
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Re: Having sarpe surgery in the morning

Hey 1st 24 hours were a bit hazy the surgery went well and my nose stopped bleeding yesterday so that's good the swelling is intense and uncomfortable and now all the anesthetic has worn off I need to judge my pain meds to make me feel more comfortable
by Jaydee83
Thu Aug 30, 2018 1:37 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Having sarpe surgery in the morning
Replies: 2
Views: 259

Having sarpe surgery in the morning

Wish me luck 🤞
by Jaydee83
Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:31 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Expander fitted I can't even swallow saliva!
Replies: 1
Views: 272

Expander fitted I can't even swallow saliva!

How do I eat!! I'm freaking out lol
by Jaydee83
Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:52 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: June/ july 2018 surgery buddies
Replies: 78
Views: 2994

Re: June/ july 2018 surgery buddies

I'm having sarpe surgery on the 20th of July I'm a little apprehensive about it all but it's been a rough couple of years with tmj so I'm relieved it's finally happening! Good luck everyone
by Jaydee83
Fri Jun 22, 2018 1:13 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Sarpe surgery booked need advice on aftercare
Replies: 5
Views: 274

Sarpe surgery booked need advice on aftercare

So finally after waiting months and months for a date it's finally happening next month I'm pretty anxious about the whole situation. Can anyone tell me what I'll need for after the surgery to make things more comfy?
by Jaydee83
Sat Mar 10, 2018 11:31 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Braces only on 2 front teeth to create a gap before sarpe surgery
Replies: 0
Views: 310

Braces only on 2 front teeth to create a gap before sarpe surgery

So on Thursday I had 2 white brackets fitted on 2 front teeth with a small wire and a spring that will open a gap between the teeth so my surgeon can separate my palate has any had this? As you can see my midline is way off which causes alot of tmj issues
by Jaydee83
Thu Mar 08, 2018 8:06 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Having my palatal expander fitted tomorrow
Replies: 2
Views: 197

Re: Having my palatal expander fitted tomorrow

Thanks! I had my appointment this morning and my orthodontist took pity on me and didn't fit the expander as I've still haven't got my surgery date yet so that's a plus but I did have 2 brackets on my 2 front teeth with a spring between them to create a gap before surgery and I have temporarily got ...
by Jaydee83
Wed Mar 07, 2018 3:32 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Having my palatal expander fitted tomorrow
Replies: 2
Views: 197

Having my palatal expander fitted tomorrow

So tomorrow I will be having my expander fitted which I'm a bit apprehensive I'm glad that treatment is finally starting just a long road ahead wish me luck 🤞