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by ema27
Sun Jun 22, 2008 2:43 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Driving lessons after surgery
Replies: 6
Views: 835

Driving lessons after surgery

I am currently taking driving lessons-i am doing good but wont be ready for my test till august time .Anyway my surgery is in august and was just wondering how many lessons i will have to miss.I have 1 1/2 hours a week.im expecting to leave it 2 weeks but is the likely result a lot longer.. I really...
by ema27
Fri Jun 20, 2008 7:32 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Zip and squeeze-how much shall i get..
Replies: 15
Views: 1746

I have ordered the zip and squeeze office set ( 2 of each ) If it isnt enough then i will just have to manage.. :D
Still cant believe surgery is this summer.......
by ema27
Thu Jun 19, 2008 9:54 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Zip and squeeze-how much shall i get..
Replies: 15
Views: 1746

Still cant decide-i dont want to buy loads and then be stuck with them.
lou-lou-did the hospital give you anything top help with the feeding-a syringe or something..
i live in a small village which isnt helpful for basic supplies nevermind any thing else!!!!!
by ema27
Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:00 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Zip and squeeze-how much shall i get..
Replies: 15
Views: 1746

i am not being wired shut but i imagined tightly banded although as of yet i dont know for how long.I should know more in the next few weeks but i dont want to leave it too late to get them shipped out.
Any one know how long shipping takes..
by ema27
Wed Jun 18, 2008 8:32 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Zip and squeeze-how much shall i get..
Replies: 15
Views: 1746

Hi hedybleu- I Will be having lower jaw surgery definitely-On my last visit a couple of days ago the ortho said that he will be putting a plate in my chin area also.He didnt go into that much detail-he said we will have a chance to discuss that in a couple of weeks at my pre assessment.So i dont kno...
by ema27
Wed Jun 18, 2008 3:42 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Zip and squeeze-how much shall i get..
Replies: 15
Views: 1746

Zip and squeeze-how much shall i get..

i have my surgery date for the 1 st august so im now going to start stacking up on stuff i think ill need.Looking at the zip and squeeze website and wondering what to buy.Did most of you get the hospital starter set -it seems quite alot ..i was thinking of getting the office kit(2 liquid bags,2 thic...
by ema27
Mon Jun 16, 2008 1:24 pm
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: been to see the surgeon..confused ...
Replies: 2
Views: 659

Thanks Meryaten -now im confused again maybe he said in the chin rather than the gum... :? i will ask the surgeon of course but this guy isnt exactly the most talkative,co operative man-i know i will get a chance to ask more in depth questions before he actually does the procedure i was just curious...
by ema27
Mon Jun 16, 2008 9:36 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: been to see the surgeon..confused ...
Replies: 2
Views: 659

been to see the surgeon..confused ...

So i went to see the surgeon today to see if im ready for a date.The problem before was that one tooth hadnt moved enough to be able to move the jaw forward and stabilise it.Well today he said i need upper jaw surgery too .He also mentioned i will need a plate in my gum at the front bottom-i dont kn...
by ema27
Mon Jun 16, 2008 8:47 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: wrong place so iv moved it..
Replies: 0
Views: 381

wrong place so iv moved it..

oops moved it..
by ema27
Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:47 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Best news ive heard in 4 months :) :) :) :) ........
Replies: 13
Views: 2029

fingers crossed all goes well and they come off in august-just in time for a late summer holiday deal to celebrate.Congrats lou-lou :D
by ema27
Tue Jun 10, 2008 3:45 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Would you do it...
Replies: 8
Views: 1244

Yeah sure i would do it for cosmetic reasons alone! i would say thats 99% why i am having all this done.yes i do need jaw surgery so its not just down to cosmetic reason for me either.I went to the dentist to get my teeth sorted i was not recommended to -After nearly 20 years of living with my adult...
by ema27
Fri May 23, 2008 8:36 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: How long ....
Replies: 24
Views: 2511

KERRY-Are you going throughthe NHS?I ask as i am in the uk and was told 18 months in braces before surgery then 6 months after surgery.However the NHS can be slow at times my Surgery was meant to be in the summer but my surgeon is on holiday all july and august then isnt free until late september.I ...
by ema27
Fri May 16, 2008 2:41 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Here i go again, plate removal surgery tomorrow morning :(
Replies: 38
Views: 4884

Hi louise welcome back... i have been away for a few months so only just catching up on your events after your first surgery.my gosh you have been through the mill !! so very pleased that your surgery this time went so much better-and heres keeping our fingers( and toes)crossed that your ordeal is n...
by ema27
Wed Apr 09, 2008 12:54 am
Forum: Oral (Orthognathic) Surgery
Topic: Contimplating Jaw Surgery and would love opinions- my PICS!
Replies: 36
Views: 6776

Hi brendan -welcome....first off getting braces is a personal thing only you can decide but for what its worth i will give you my opinion....I am in my late twenties,married with 3 ankle biters in tow...i am having lower jaw surgery later this year to bring the jaw forward so my teeth finally meet.i...
by ema27
Fri Apr 04, 2008 10:41 am
Forum: Metal Mouth Forum
Topic: Losing weight with braces
Replies: 30
Views: 5872

when i started braces in jan 2007 i was a size 10-by the time summer arrived i was a size 8 and felt great.Well im still braced this summer and i cant fit in any of my size 8 clothes from last summer...i think i have got use to eating again now-snacks,chocolate and all.... :x