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by candycin
Mon Dec 27, 2010 1:36 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: clunky jaw
Replies: 7
Views: 1896

Re: clunky jaw

i am only one year post op but a big yawn or sometimes talking can make it feel like it clunks out and i can move it back in my sliding my jaw back and forth...
by candycin
Fri Nov 19, 2010 7:10 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: clunky jaw
Replies: 7
Views: 1896

well what causes it to pop out of proper place?
by candycin
Fri Nov 19, 2010 4:49 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: extreme muscle spasms
Replies: 7
Views: 1434

Are you taking any meds? I was only given meds in pill form...this proved to be harder to do but i was able to do it....i would have to stand in front of a mirror and put the pill to my teeth,,,,open as much as i could (wasnt barely wide enough) and pop the pill in that way...it took a while but i c...
by candycin
Thu Nov 18, 2010 9:23 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: clunky jaw
Replies: 7
Views: 1896

even a year after? what the heck do I do if it doesnt pop back into place?
by candycin
Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:13 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: clunky jaw
Replies: 7
Views: 1896

clunky jaw

just about at 1 year post op and have been having this odd thing happening if i yawn or open my mouth too wide SOMETIMES...my jaw kind of clunks only on the left side, kind of feels like it goes out of place (some mild discomfort) then i move it a bit and it goes back to normal....anyone else have t...
by candycin
Thu Nov 18, 2010 7:10 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: extreme muscle spasms
Replies: 7
Views: 1434

I had them really bad too after surgery...i used ice and then heat ....
it will pass in time ..take meds and try to sleep when you can i found when i didnt rest as much they were worse
by candycin
Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:08 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: reactions on surgery
Replies: 22
Views: 3603

I lost alot of weight after surgery so some people just thought i looked different because of that but i also got a haircut too
all my feedback was wonderful and almost a year post op i am glad I did it
by candycin
Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:54 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Double jaw surgery in Ontario, Canada
Replies: 10
Views: 4259

for me there was some stuff covered by Great west life but I am capped for 1600 a year i paid 2000 out of my own pocket that was after i had already submitted a claim for other things such as dental cleaning, the start up fees with the surgeon etc....like i said i claimed the rest on my income tax ....
by candycin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:02 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Double jaw surgery in Ontario, Canada
Replies: 10
Views: 4259

i had about 2000 of surgeon fees prior to surgery that wasnt covered by OHIP or my own coverage but you can claim in on income tax
by candycin
Tue Oct 26, 2010 8:00 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Anyone with incisions outside their mouth?
Replies: 24
Views: 3578

i have 2 small incision scars (one on either side) just under my jaw line that no one can notice..
by candycin
Fri Sep 24, 2010 9:57 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: noise, pain in jaw 9 months post op
Replies: 5
Views: 1765

well i thought it was getting better but not so much anymore think i will call the OS on monday and try to get in there ...i hear lots of creaky noises when i open and chew and i am sore...all on my left side and some days i am actually swollen ....man i am now freaking out!!! i am 10 months post op...
by candycin
Mon Sep 06, 2010 4:20 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: noise, pain in jaw 9 months post op
Replies: 5
Views: 1765

i cant be put back in elastics as i was debraced in july
it hasnt been as bad lately but still a achy and the grindy noise is annoying
i also still get some swelling on that side inside my mouth...guess when they say 1 year recovery they mean it!!!
by candycin
Thu Sep 02, 2010 7:41 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: noise, pain in jaw 9 months post op
Replies: 5
Views: 1765

thanks for the comments
today it has been pretty good so maybe just over used my jaw
i will wait and see if it gets bad again and call my OT
by candycin
Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:07 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: noise, pain in jaw 9 months post op
Replies: 5
Views: 1765

noise, pain in jaw 9 months post op

SO i am 9 months post op and lately i have a grindy type noise in my jaw that i can hear when i chew or talk sometimes and once in a while it hurts. if anyone has a knee that grinds when you bend down it feels like that....is it normal to still have these issues this far after surgery? it kind of sc...
by candycin
Fri May 07, 2010 3:25 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 5 months and getting achy lately
Replies: 4
Views: 1186

no more elastics!!! i also only have an arch wire to the (fang) tooth upper and lower, to see if my bite is good without it, go back in 3 weeks for a quick check and then July 12th debraced!!!! my gosh it will be 3.5 years and i am so ready to be done with it!!!