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by SLG70
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:10 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Finding it really hard to stay positive
Replies: 9
Views: 1079

Re: Finding it really hard to stay positive

dogbert, how are you? I am feeling just like you. I am 9 weeks post-op (double jaw surgery to correct a crossbite and underbite). I am 47 and was told recovery would be harder as I'm older than the average patient, apparently (rude :lol:) but I was in no way prepared for how tough the recovery proce...
by SLG70
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: braces are making my underbite worse
Replies: 1
Views: 309

Re: braces are making my underbite worse

That's totally normal & it happened to me - don't worry! I was told they exaggerate it as it makes the surgeon's job easier.... not sure if that's true!
by SLG70
Thu Jun 14, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Cant close my mouth naturally after double jaw surgery
Replies: 9
Views: 4388

Re: Cant close my mouth naturally after double jaw surgery

Hi! I had double jaw surgery in April, and am 9 weeks post-op. I have exactly the same problem. I could not close it pre-surgery and was hoping surgery would correct it. But no :/ I am really beginning to regret the procedure :(