Jaw Bite Moving to One Side Post Op Jaw Surgery for Overjet?

I had my splint taken out just 5 days after the surgery and told to wear 5 rubber bands in some awkward position. I have tried my best to follow but am not sure I am putting the rubber bands 100% correct as I am no expert. I noticed my lower jaw has been moving to the left side the whole time just after surgery, post op on like day 3 and 4 I think I may have slept on that side a little and it is a pulling to the left side, all the pain is left sided but weird thing is right side is more swollen.

Doctor Answers (1)

Pain and movement


You must always call the Dr when you are having trouble. He is the best to see if there is a problem and what might need to be done to keep you in a good position

Chesterfield Orthodontist

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