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by lolabee
Fri Mar 09, 2018 8:04 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Saggy skin after surgery vs tightening
Replies: 2
Views: 393

Saggy skin after surgery vs tightening

Ive read that some people said they felt like they had loose skin or a double chin after having an underbite corrected through jaw surgery... Has anyone had double jaw surgery for an overbite where both jaws were moved forward and if so, did you find your skin under your chin/neck was tighter afterw...
by lolabee
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:50 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Second Time Wearing Braces - How long before MMA Surgery?
Replies: 1
Views: 173

Re: Second Time Wearing Braces - How long before MMA Surgery?

Hey! I, too, have braces for the second time (UGH) I had braces as a kid for 4 1/2 long years because they put braces on my front teeth and then waited for me to lose my baby molars before putting the rest of the braces on. I had the full braces on for 2 years. Now as an adult (with straight teeth) ...
by lolabee
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: How long did you spend in braces before getting jaw surgery?
Replies: 1
Views: 402

Re: How long did you spend in braces before getting jaw surgery?

I had braces as a kid for 4 1/2 long years because they put braces on my front teeth and then waited for me to lose my baby molars before putting the rest of the braces on. I had the full braces on for 2 years. Now as an adult (with straight teeth) I've had to get braces on again purely to undergo t...
by lolabee
Fri Mar 09, 2018 7:36 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Breathing after surgery
Replies: 2
Views: 316

Breathing after surgery

Hi Everyone! I'm having double jaw surgery in a few months and one of my biggest concerns is waking up after surgery and not being able to breathe... or at least feeling like I can't breathe. I get panic attacks sometimes which can sometimes be magnified when I have a head cold and am already having...