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by sbkwtz91
Fri Aug 10, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Seeking Revision Downgraft
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Seeking Revision Downgraft

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Woah, an 8mm impaction is pretty huge! How much tooth show do you have now when you smile your biggest?
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When I smile my biggest, I can see 100% of my teeth. But I don't want to have to smile my biggest to do that.
by sbkwtz91
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:11 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Seeking Revision Downgraft
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Re: Seeking Revision Downgraft

Anyone? I've found a lot of users on here who get or are getting revisions but then don't post again.
by sbkwtz91
Wed Aug 08, 2018 8:10 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Gummy Smile or Jaw Surgery?
Replies: 2
Views: 309

Re: Gummy Smile or Jaw Surgery?

I would not advise jaw surgery for a gummy smile unless your case is particularly extreme. I got it myself and highly regret it. Now I'm on a lengthy, expensive and uncertain journey toward revision.
by sbkwtz91
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:05 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Jaw surgery? Sliding genioplasty? Orthodontics?
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Jaw surgery? Sliding genioplasty? Orthodontics?

Your midline is a teeny bit off center, maybe a millimeter. I did not notice until I re-read your post. This could be corrected with orthodontics. I wouldn’t see the need for jaw surgery. Frankly, it’s so imperceptible, I would
leave it alone. Again, you look great!
by sbkwtz91
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:00 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Jaw surgery? Sliding genioplasty? Orthodontics?
Replies: 4
Views: 232

Re: Jaw surgery? Sliding genioplasty? Orthodontics?

You look great, and I would think carefully about going under the knife, since the results are not always as perfect as we expect. More directly to your question, I don’t see the need for orthodontics, since there would be no changes to your bite. I would be sure your genioplasty only addresses the ...
by sbkwtz91
Sun Aug 05, 2018 5:54 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Seeking Revision Downgraft
Replies: 5
Views: 338

Seeking Revision Downgraft

Hi, all. First post here. I join this community under less than ideal circumstances: I am a little over 8 weeks post-op, after having had an 8 mm maxillary impaction / BSSO / genioplasty to correct for a gummy smile. As my swelling has mostly subsided, I am very disappointed with the results. Like o...