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by marycotter1982
Tue May 21, 2019 9:58 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Having questions 2 months post op.
Replies: 3
Views: 414

Re: Having questions 2 months post op.

You should address this with your surgeon and see what he says. Also, I assume you are still in braces - ask the ortho about it also.
by marycotter1982
Mon May 13, 2019 8:53 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: CT Scan: Bony defects in the inferolateral maxillary sinuses
Replies: 0
Views: 2165

CT Scan: Bony defects in the inferolateral maxillary sinuses

I am 9 years post up and recently had some issues with facial pain, headaches, sinus congestion/drainage. One of my doctors had me get a CT scan since I have hardware in there. The CT Scan report states “there is bony defects in the inferolateral maxillary sinuses, right greater than left”. I asked ...
by marycotter1982
Mon May 13, 2019 6:53 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Surgeon - likeability vs experience
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Re: Surgeon - likeability vs experience

Local OS has never done orthognathic surgery but he said he removed a couple pins. I think I am going to cross him off due to that. So I am going to go with my original OS and I am trying to decide if I should go in to surgery and have them attempt full hardware removal (they said any plates that ha...
by marycotter1982
Thu May 09, 2019 1:40 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Surgeon - likeability vs experience
Replies: 2
Views: 390

Surgeon - likeability vs experience

How much does surgeon likeability/follow-through and trust affect the decision of which surgeon to choose? This is with regards to hardware removal. I am 9 years post op and through dental/sinus problems, found out that there's an issue with the top right hardware and it needs to be removed. My dent...
by marycotter1982
Wed May 08, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Lip incompetence after double jaw surgery
Replies: 8
Views: 1755

Re: Lip incompetence after double jaw surgery

I am also in NY area and would like to get in touch with all of you but cant private message??
by marycotter1982
Wed May 08, 2019 9:09 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Surgeon Review - Dr. Behrman from NYP in New York
Replies: 13
Views: 2459

Re: Surgeon Review - Dr. Behrman from NYP in New York

Pequod, can I contact you privately? I am in your area and need referrals for second opinion as well..
by marycotter1982
Wed May 08, 2019 8:58 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Has Anyone had Plate Removal?
Replies: 31
Views: 20503

Re: Has Anyone had Plate Removal?

Tilly and Arvensis, did you have any side effects (additional numbness, nerve damage, damage to teeth or tissues) during the plate/screw removal? Also, was all of your hardware able to be removed? Was it done under local anesthetic or in operating room? If OR, how long was the surgery. I am trying t...