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mandibular advancement...........

Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 1:43 pm
by knockuout7788
what is a mandibular advancement and how does it help the profile to approve?........

Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:15 pm
by AF104
It's an advancement of your lower jaw. It's not guaranteed to improve your profile.

Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 6:38 pm
by knockuout7788
why isn't it garanteed :?

Posted: Thu Sep 03, 2009 7:24 pm
by eveningninja
Well, it's the way you so vaguely asked the question really. Those which deficient chins/underdeveloped lower jaws will benefit from a mandibular advancement, both functionally and aesthetically. Just research into it more and be more specific with what you are asking.

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Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:01 am
by knockuout7788
ok...i just wanted to know why it wouldnt improve my profile.........i

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 11:34 am
by AF104
"ok...i just wanted to know why it wouldnt improve my profile". That comment makes no sense. It implies that mandibular advancement definitely won't improve your profile. If you want better opinions then you should post a profile view picture.

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Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:30 pm
by knockuout7788
well if you explained it better, maybe i would have understood.....

nevermind.....

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Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 12:39 pm
by knockuout7788
and i asked how would it help improve my profile, since i got an email from an oral surgeon who said it would improve my profile and face. so i wanted to know since some people here who may have done this already. i wanted to know thier expierences....

THATS ALL but like i said NEVERMIND......

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 4:57 pm
by eveningninja
You sound extremely immature. Not a good way to get people to help you.

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:21 pm
by knockuout7788
:shock:
well instead of calling me names, why NOT try to HELP me then?......

all that person said was its not guaranteed to improve my profile and i just wanted to know why...because an oral surgeon said it would.

:roll: And I'm not immature, just confused....like everyone else here...

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:33 pm
by AF104
Your questions are too vague. The benefits or consequences of surgery are more specific to the individual. If another person has a great cosmetic outcome(or a negative outcome) it doesn't mean that you will have the same. I suggested that you post a profile view. That's the best way to get advice that is specific to your case......

Posted: Fri Sep 04, 2009 5:51 pm
by almost50
The primary purpose of the surgery is to improve your bite, but shifting your jaw will affect your profile as well. If the surgeon has looked at you and your information and has determined that he/she thinks it will improve your profile, then my guess is that it would.

If you are trying to determine whether you would like the results or not, that's a personal thing. From perusing this board for almost a year, most people are happy with the results, but some have a hard time adjusting to the new face.