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by WiredRunner
Wed Oct 13, 2010 2:17 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Nauseous after surgery?
Replies: 11
Views: 5344

On the flip side, I had absolutely no nausea after surgery. The surgeon prescribed anti-nausea meds which I got pre-op but I never needed them.
by WiredRunner
Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:43 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Before pictures....again
Replies: 10
Views: 3785

Do you have any pain? The biggest sypmtom of dry socket is intense pain due to the bone and nerves being exposed. You're probably ok if you don't have much pain but if it gets worse I'd defintely go see your dentist as soon as possible.
by WiredRunner
Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:25 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Why exactly is it that flossing with braces is so important?
Replies: 32
Views: 5631

I'm in love with these:
http://www.dentakit.com/flfltoforbr.html

No more threaders! 8)
by WiredRunner
Sat Oct 09, 2010 12:55 pm
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: your next appointment...
Replies: 36
Views: 5747

poppy123 wrote:i love my appointments, i am so excited. i count the days til the next one arrives.
Same! I'm looking forward to getting debraced soon but at the same time I'm sad my visits will eventually end. People think I'm crazy when I say this but I always have a good time at the orthodontist. :lol:
by WiredRunner
Sat Oct 09, 2010 9:00 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Gums Receeding After Surgery
Replies: 3
Views: 1028

Funny, I was going to post about this. I had the exact same thing happen in almost the exact same place. I'm not sure if it was the surgery or the movement of my lower teeth during the braces treatment (I had significant crowding) but I didn't notice it until about six weeks post-op. I'll be getting...
by WiredRunner
Sun Oct 03, 2010 4:37 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Who is your surgeon, where is your surgery??
Replies: 15
Views: 3648

Dr. Perciaccante in Fayetteville, Georgia
by WiredRunner
Tue Sep 28, 2010 9:08 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Is is true that everyone elapses 2mm after jaw surgery?
Replies: 6
Views: 1696

qwertz1 wrote:Your ortho is right but this type of earlyrelapse is not a complication. The surgeon plans for it and overcorrects your jaws accordingly.
This is what I've heard, too.
by WiredRunner
Tue Sep 28, 2010 5:42 am
Forum: The Naked Tooth (Retainers and Life After Braces)
Topic: Tooth Sensetivity
Replies: 9
Views: 2817

I think it's normal. I had the same thing when I first got my braces on and it went away after a few weeks (as hard as it is just make sure you still do a good job brushing that tooth).
by WiredRunner
Mon Sep 27, 2010 4:31 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Nose Changes
Replies: 26
Views: 8269

by WiredRunner
Sun Sep 26, 2010 6:34 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: What kind of insurance do you have?
Replies: 9
Views: 1421

RYANvaughn wrote:Plan at work. I opted for the best plan my firm offered. Can't imagine paying for it out-of-pocket.
Same :)
by WiredRunner
Sun Sep 26, 2010 4:00 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: What kind of insurance do you have?
Replies: 9
Views: 1421

Aetna POS II
by WiredRunner
Thu Sep 23, 2010 5:05 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Top Palate totally numb
Replies: 9
Views: 10363

My palate is also completely numb. I get twinges and tickles every now and then but no feeling yet. My upper gums are improving, however, so I'm hoping that bodes well for the roof of my mouth. Keeping my fingers crossed for the both of us :)
by WiredRunner
Thu Sep 02, 2010 6:15 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Misplaced midline after jaw surgery?
Replies: 8
Views: 5263

I haven't actually started the elastics yet so I'm not sure. I've been wondering the same thing. If I bite to where my midline lines up, it sometimes feels unnatural so I'm actually looking forward to starting the elastics.
by WiredRunner
Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: 12 days post-op: bite off centre, still recessed chin.
Replies: 15
Views: 2888

Believe me, I can relate. I was very worried after surgery that I'd look so different and that people, not understanding what jaw surgery is all about, would judge me (a woman at work started talking this way when she found out I was having the surgery ... until I explained that my front teeth didn'...
by WiredRunner
Thu Sep 02, 2010 5:09 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Misplaced midline after jaw surgery?
Replies: 8
Views: 5263

My midline was off after my elastics came off and when I mentioned it to my ortho, he said to bite however I was comfortable biting for now and that he'd correct it with elastics.