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by treestumpish
Thu Jan 24, 2019 3:25 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: How did you manage to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?
Replies: 6
Views: 278

Re: How did you manage to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?

Thanks! I also work a desk job, where I am in meetings about 30% of the time. I initially told my manager I'll probably take 1 week then work the next, but the more I look into it, the more it seems I might need the full 2 weeks off and telework starting the third week. Are you me!? I am also a vaca...
by treestumpish
Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:02 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: How did you manage to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?
Replies: 6
Views: 278

Re: How did you manage to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?

[quote=nowiseethemoon post_id=506554 time=1547757044 user_id=30815] I'm at 6 weeks with a splint and started work this week. I'm not still using syringes--are you wired shut or tightly banded? I have just two elastics, so that would be a big difference in terms of talking and eating. I sound like a ...
by treestumpish
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:22 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: How did you manage to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?
Replies: 6
Views: 278

How did you manage to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?

I am expecting a splint on my upper arch for 5 weeks. How did you guys work with it in for that long? I work an office job, so I am worried about not being able to communicate or how I can have lunch with a syringe in a shared space. Were you able to use a straw after a while?
by treestumpish
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:21 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?
Replies: 1
Views: 190

Re: How to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?

Oh oops, sorry I meant to post this in the oral surgery forum. Can someone please help me close this?
by treestumpish
Wed Jan 16, 2019 4:19 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?
Replies: 1
Views: 190

How to work with a splint in for 5 weeks?

I am expecting a splint on my upper arch for 5 weeks. How did you guys work with it in for that long? I work an office job, so I am worried about not being able to communicate or how I can have lunch with a syringe in a shared space. Were you able to use a straw after a while?