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by tazzle
Mon Jul 27, 2009 3:29 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Its my turn this friday !! (NHS UK Hospital)
Replies: 25
Views: 3128

I had bsso ... no chin split though ..... in uk hopsital 8 weeks ago. hospitals seem to vary in what they provide.. some have ice etc and more geared up for jaw surgery . I was on a general surgery ward and there was very little provided really apart from plenty ensure drinks. I was on oxygen so mou...
by tazzle
Thu Jul 16, 2009 4:26 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: splint removal tomorrow!
Replies: 3
Views: 1987

oh and wishing you a comfortable goodbye to the splint and hope they dont just go stright into further adjustments.

i must admit i wont miss that fuzzy feeling :shock: where goodness knows what is growing where i cant get a toothbush to ....... even the baby one :(

let us know how you get on
by tazzle
Thu Jul 16, 2009 11:56 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: splint removal tomorrow!
Replies: 3
Views: 1987

no advice as I still have mine in and its wired in like yours is that right ??? mine is kinda like a partial back bottom denture with quite a lot of extra height ( about 1.4 inch visible over the top of the bottom teeth ,....... if you follow ) how about yours ? the thing I am concerened about is my...
by tazzle
Sat Jul 04, 2009 12:08 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: How many brace wearers here are in England?
Replies: 47
Views: 6893

I am in west midlands.... and there is another braced adult in shropshire I think .......... we are still rarely as common as to actaully meet others out and about I suppose :wink:
by tazzle
Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:58 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: muscle damage?
Replies: 8
Views: 1743

well did a search and from what I ca see it woulf be this muscle

Depressor Labii Inferioris Muscle

that is not working well im my case .. i cant pull left side lips down

all the best with your issue :wink:
by tazzle
Fri Jul 03, 2009 9:36 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: muscle damage?
Replies: 8
Views: 1743

well dont know if its permanent dammage but I am in exactly the same position as you ... one side lower lip wont move downwards when I am trying to open my mouth .... if I try I look like doing an "inverted elvis" "pout" didn't really see it much before saw the surgeon 1 week post op as was not look...
by tazzle
Wed Jul 01, 2009 1:56 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Bilateral Sagittal Split Osteotomy Next week, Not wired shut
Replies: 23
Views: 6801

sorry it didn't go as planned..... sometimes it works "in favour" like me.... sometimes not .... it must just depend on how well the jaw sits in position by itself once its split and the screws are in. I think if I did not have such a good splint i would have at least been banded ..... the splint is...
by tazzle
Mon Jun 29, 2009 2:32 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: 3 Month Progress-opinions?
Replies: 5
Views: 1338

can only echo the others .....wow fantastic progress :D
by tazzle
Mon Jun 29, 2009 5:13 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: altered sensation as well as numbness
Replies: 2
Views: 878

altered sensation as well as numbness

there are several threads on numbness and thats how the majority of people seem to describe how the affected part feels. I have had since the second week post BSSO a far more unpleasant feelings that can be more painful / distracting than being numb .......even the industrial strength codeine plus i...
by tazzle
Tue Jun 23, 2009 8:18 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Bilateral Sagittal Split Osteotomy Next week, Not wired shut
Replies: 23
Views: 6801

i think that fewer surgeons WIRE shut these days..... most seem to band with elastics . I was extremely fortunate in that the initially the surgeone did such a great job the jaw is stayuing just where it shoul .... but I also have a different sort of splint kinda like a partial denture as ai have sp...
by tazzle
Fri Jun 19, 2009 3:41 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: The June Crew!
Replies: 150
Views: 15631

I dont have this problem very often either ...... and def never as bad as this ... let us hope we both can get our guts to return to thier usual efficiency soon ...... ... but maybe a mention might benefit others be aware it migh be an issue because of changes of diet post op. It might help to at le...
by tazzle
Fri Jun 19, 2009 3:34 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: blindboarder2008 upper and lower jaw surgery saga!!
Replies: 63
Views: 7570

re the thrush question sometimes when peeps are on antibiotics it alters the balance of bacteria in the body and lets thrush flourish ...... can answer as to the frequency it occurs i am afraid but chlorhexidine mouthwash sees it off and i think most folk get this routinely post op. I dont think i h...
by tazzle
Fri Jun 19, 2009 3:25 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: The June Crew!
Replies: 150
Views: 15631

well a little update as i not been on the puter for a few days ......... swelling gone on the neck and most the bruising ...... surgeon said it had only gone as far down cause of the wires for the splint opening up chanels not normally formed on a bsso :roll: . The jaw is still lumpy, swollen and te...
by tazzle
Tue Jun 09, 2009 8:55 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: I am on the other side, but it was a close shot
Replies: 38
Views: 5285

sp pleased that you have made it through dotcat . it is no consolation that this sort of thing happens once in thousands of surgeries when YOU are the one it happens to. In UK they do always group and save blood when both jaws are being done because it is slightly more risky but even then its not of...
by tazzle
Tue Jun 09, 2009 4:37 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: The June Crew!
Replies: 150
Views: 15631

well LM although I am only five days post op I feel much better today than I did the first few. Although still tired I dont have that "hit a brick wall" feeling any more and actually feel like "doing something" ...... just for a little while as getting tired easily still :wink: enjoy the pizza avy ....