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Sunday, November 11, 2012

Finished!!


Hello to all of my Jaw Bloggers!!

Just wanted to drop in and let you all know I have completed the orthognathic/orthodontic journey.  My braces came off in June and I do not miss them a bit.  I want to thank you all for the support we have shared throughout this journey and I wish the best for all of you who are still considering jaw surgery and those of you who are still in the process.  It is a long and sometimes difficult road but worth it in the end.  Please ask questions as needed by blog or email.  Blessings to you all!!  

10 comments:

  1. Hey there! I just finished reading your blog. In May 2013 I'm also having Lefort 1 Osteotomy and Bilateral Saggital split osteotomy, along with genioplasty with chin advancement. I find blogs like yours really helpful in knowing what to expect and how to prepare! Congratulations on finishing your treatment!

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    1. Wow May 2013 is here and I just now read this post. I hope you are doing well and please let me know if you have any questions or need encouragement. I will check back often. Just know, that everything is going to be fine and I am praying the best for you.

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  2. hey congrats that was a great news I hope u were very much thrilled about getting of your braces and felt very happy about your smile...
    really awesome..

    Beavercreek OH Orthodontist

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    1. I do love my new look and the fact that I can eat better. This has been a roller coster ride and I am glad its over. Thanks for taking the time to read this blog and comment. Blessings to you!

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  3. HI Rita,
    I just found your blog, I had Lefort 1 along with palatal expansion surgery on Dec. 17th of this year. I'm 9 days post surgery and I'm feeling better every day. I do have one question for you...as I read through all these blogs and personal experiences nobody says much about numbness and I am experiencing a ton. My whole top teeth, gums, and roof of my mouth are completely numb. Did you experience this yourself and if so does this go away?

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    1. Hi! Glad you read my blog. I did experience numbness and some of it is still here. However for the most part, you will get your feeling back. Because of the numbness I can eat and ice cream cone with my front teeth first. :) And I can hold ice in the roof of my mouth till it melts and not feel the cold. I am okay with what numbness I have. My advice, Enjoy it while you can because when some of it comes back you may feel pain in those areas. The longer the numbness the more time everything can heal. I wish you the best!!

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  4. Hey congratulations! That was a great news indeed! I hope you were very much thrilled about getting of your braces Tampa FL and felt very happy about your smile.

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    1. Thank you!! All is well and I am thankful. :)

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  5. I had the best orthodontist in Naperville. He loved kids and was very honest. I bet you are the same. Good work!

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  6. I love this blog. I remember when I had braces. I thought that it was fun when I had braces.

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