Recovery + Orthognathic Surgery

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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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