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by MoJo2685
Fri Aug 03, 2018 1:46 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: April 18 Surgery Buddies...
Replies: 147
Views: 4752

Re: April 18 Surgery Buddies...

In my last appointment my Ortho said, we need to start thinking about getting you debonded soon. Or, we can remove one more tooth up top and you'll have 6-8 more months of treatment but your bite "should" be perfect then. I just couldn't mentally face another surgery on my face. Especially when his ...
by MoJo2685
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:50 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: April 18 Surgery Buddies...
Replies: 147
Views: 4752

Re: April 18 Surgery Buddies...

I hope everyone is healing well. Great news, my braces came off this week! This whole process is finally done.
by MoJo2685
Wed Aug 01, 2018 11:45 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Gap size after SARPE
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Re: Gap size after SARPE

Oh my SARPE was in 2016. Recovery for that went pretty well. S Hi MoJo, Out of curiosity, how are you progressing? I had my SARPE last week and today is my second day turning. Did you have any discomfort or pressure after your turns? Also, swelling has been killer... as well as eating anything soft....
by MoJo2685
Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Gap size after SARPE
Replies: 5
Views: 332

Re: Gap size after SARPE

Mine was about the width of an old school pencil. I don't remember the mm measurement.
by MoJo2685
Mon Jul 02, 2018 12:31 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: April 18 Surgery Buddies...
Replies: 147
Views: 4752

Re: April 18 Surgery Buddies...

Oh no Rabbit! That's the worst. Hopefully it goes quickly for you. I caught something a few weeks ago but it only lasted a few days. Feel better soon!
by MoJo2685
Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:35 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Getting braces before seeing a jaw surgeon
Replies: 6
Views: 291

Re: Getting braces before seeing a jaw surgeon

Depending on how much your teeth need to move first jaw surgery could be pretty far into your braces treatment. But I did meet with my surgeon before braces went on just so that both the orthodontist and the surgeon were on the same page as far as what treatment would be necessary.
by MoJo2685
Sun Jul 01, 2018 1:25 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: April 18 Surgery Buddies...
Replies: 147
Views: 4752

Re: April 18 Surgery Buddies...

MoJo2685, do your front teeth do not bite down on each other in occlusion? Ikn- My top teeth are just in front of my bottom now. The top picture looks like they are way further back I think because I was laughing. The elastics are because pre-surgery/braces I tended to clench my teeth so they are m...
by MoJo2685
Thu Jun 28, 2018 3:23 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Sarpe surgery booked need advice on aftercare
Replies: 5
Views: 255

Re: Sarpe surgery booked need advice on aftercare

First there is a whole subthread for Oral Surgery on here that is full of useful advice. But for SARPE aftercare I would say, be sure to have so many soup and smoothie recipes ready. The liquid diet is killer. Buy a waterpik if you don't already have one. Your device is going to be a massive trap fo...
by MoJo2685
Thu Jun 28, 2018 12:58 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: April 18 Surgery Buddies...
Replies: 147
Views: 4752

Re: April 18 Surgery Buddies...

Oh the goofy faces made in the name of stretching. Lol thank God I don't live in a reality TV house with cameras everywhere. The braces are a struggle but seeing the light at the end of the tunnel helps so much. I went to the ortho today and mentioned that my bite seems more connected on the right t...
by MoJo2685
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:18 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: April 18 Surgery Buddies...
Replies: 147
Views: 4752

Re: April 18 Surgery Buddies...

Guys I'm slowly trying to add mild body weight exercises in addition to my run. Made it to 12 whole girl push-ups before collapsing. Squats are good. But pushups. Man, I thought I hated them before.... Why do they have to be so good for you?
by MoJo2685
Sun Jun 24, 2018 12:14 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: surgery tomorrow
Replies: 6
Views: 306

Re: surgery tomorrow

Good luck! And I second the suggestion to join the surgery buddies thread for June/July. I had my surgery in April and our little group has been mega therapy. At a certain point you will feel like your friends and family are sick of hearing about it. But people who are going through all the same fee...
by MoJo2685
Wed Jun 20, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Time off for Orthognathic Surgery
Replies: 13
Views: 792

Re: Time off for Orthognathic Surgery

It depends on exactly what surgery you have and also how you heal. I had bsso on my lower jaw and rhinoplasty. I was out for 4 weeks because I was very lucky to be allowed that. I may have been able to go back physically at 3 weeks but would have just been very tired by the end of the day. As a musi...
by MoJo2685
Tue Jun 19, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: April 18 Surgery Buddies...
Replies: 147
Views: 4752

Re: April 18 Surgery Buddies...

Braces should be off early fall. I can't wait! With the jaw movement I feel like they take up way to much space. It's funny that lifting is easier for you. Maybe it's due to my nose more than my jaw but any body weight/ lifting things feel awful. Yesterday I actually hit 1 mile straight running for ...
by MoJo2685
Thu Jun 14, 2018 10:38 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: April 18 Surgery Buddies...
Replies: 147
Views: 4752

Re: April 18 Surgery Buddies...

Certainly helps that I feel 1000x better than I did pre-surgery, and that I've had you all to help ease my anxieties throughout the whole process. Very grateful for you guys! Wow you look great! I can't believe how far we have all come. It seems both like a million years ago and also yesterday that...
by MoJo2685
Sat Jun 09, 2018 9:26 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: April 18 Surgery Buddies...
Replies: 147
Views: 4752

Re: April 18 Surgery Buddies...

N2Deep interesting. I'm about the same, I was realizing that my right side all connects, but on my left it's just my molars that connect. The premolars have a little gap. I did have two teeth removed on the bottom and the left is the side that still had a tiny baby gap pre-surgery. It's just strange...