Recovery + Orthognathic Surgery

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Which would you recommend; Jaw surgery or chin implant? (photos)

I have a very recessed jawline, along with a huge overbite + openbite. I am a 18 year old male. Originally I was set on having jaw surgery, but... READ MORE

Recovery Time for Immediate Temporization Type Dental Implant

How much recovery time for extraction, implant, bone graft (cadaver) and a few stitches? No flap made. I am on day 3 and still have headache and... READ MORE

Correcting Facial Asymmetry? (photo)

I've struggled with facial asymmetry since my teenage years. I was told by my orthodontist at age 16 to undergo Orthognathic Surgery to correct my... READ MORE

Am I a good candidate for Jaw Augmentation/ Chin Implant, or BOTH? Can I achieve a jawline like the one in the pictures? (photo)

How much would a Jaw Augmentation cost VS Chin Implants, and what is recovery like? Swelling, Discolouration, also i am African american and am scared... READ MORE

How much does sliding genioplasty cost, and would insurance cover any of it? Also what is the recovery time? (Photo)

I'm looking on getting this surgery this summer. I am a dancer and am wondering how long I would have to sit out of physical activity. I am very... READ MORE

What is orthognatic surgery recovery like? I want a less option like chin implant & liposuction w/ Rhinoplasty/fillers? (photo)

Hello I was told I needed orthognatic surgery I am very scared. I wanted to know if rhinoplasty with large chin implant over the bone plus liposuction... READ MORE

Mouth Protrusion Correction: Anterior Segmental Osteotomy (ASO) Vs. Two-jaw Surgery? (photo)

My primary concern for which I am seeking surgical correction is mouth protrusion. My bite is normal, but I am displeased with my facial aesthetic,... READ MORE

Lower Jaw Advancement Surgery. What is Normal Hospital Stay? Is 7mm Advancement Enough? (photo)

Hi am 22, am getting a lower jaw advan of 7m.m in length and my surgery is about 4hrs. so how long do i have to stay in hospital 1day.?? 2day... READ MORE

Is Underbite Surgery Scary?

I really don't like the fact being put to sleep, but If I want it done I'm gonna have too. But all this stuff I here about the problems after... READ MORE

Complete numbness of right lower lip/chin/gum/teeth after double jaw surgery. Any suggestions? (photos)

I had double jaw surgery in August of 2014. Since the surgery my lower right lip/chin/teeth/gum have been numb. The numbness to the other parts of my... READ MORE

1 month post op Jaw surgery & Laser Lipo on neck and chin. I'm still swollen. Is this normal?

Hi there Doctors, I had jaw reduction surgery and laserlipo on the neck and chin. It's been a month already but I'm still swollen, is this normal. I... READ MORE

Nutrition Advice Post Orthognathic Surgery?

During this period of time, all nutrition must be consumed in liquid form. May I consume hi-performance whey protein isolate, usually used for... READ MORE

Is there any less invasive way to jaw surgery? (Not looking for veneers)

Hi Doctors..I have a class-3 underbite,protruding jaw which is just so embarrassing for me to look at from side profile..I want to ask if there is any... READ MORE

Would I benefit from Orthognathic surgery? (Photo)

I was told that I had a mild form of micrognathia when I was younger but was too afraid of the surgery it entailed so I opted for a chin implant.... READ MORE

How bad is the jaw implant recovery process?

I am thinking about having jaw angle implants and I want to know more about the recovery process. What sort of dressings should I expect after... READ MORE

Would collagen supplements help with jaw surgery recovery?

I am having double jaw surgery this year to correct a severe underbite. I am putting together a list of all the things I'll need. I was wondering,... READ MORE

How long does the treatment for recovery of a lefort 1 osteotomy with a 3 piece expansion take?

I am a 36 year old mother of 3. so I want to do the surgery in winter break but i am concerned with the recovery part. READ MORE

Risks of genioplasty, expected recovery... is genioplasty a good option? Had rhino consult but was advised against the procedure

To be brief: This is my first post. I am unhappy with my profile! A family friend is a top maxillofacial surgeon in my area. I've met with him and... READ MORE

What procedures are suggested? How long recovery? Are there noticeable scars? Who shall consult for further information? (Photo)

I have quite a strange issue and it's something I don't see often. For one I've educated myself enough to know that I have a Maloclussion class 3 or... READ MORE

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