Member since 7/16/2013


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Reviews by Dca1961

Worth It - Cost $22,000 - Boca Raton, FL

If you are being told to get jaw surgery at a young age do it now! If you wait it will eventually catch up to you. At 51 I had the surgery and in my opinion it was not painful and my bite is now perfect. Key is to find a doctor that routinely performs the surgery and someone who takes pride... READ MORE

Questions from Dca1961

Orthognathic Surgery - Upper & Lower - Area & Range of Cost Needed for Ins Appeal?

Live in Palm Beach County, Florida. Had upper & lower jaw surgery. Cost $22,000 - insurance only paid $4,800. On final appeal. Need to know general costs for ins codes... READ MORE

Recent comments from Dca1961

The only doctor my surgeon mentioned was Dr. Garri in Miami, never heard of Dr. Sawatari. I will find the information for the state agency and post next week. If your insurance will cover the costs or money is not a concern, I... READ COMMENT

BTW - didn't have the surgery until I was 50 READ COMMENT

Elective! Please define. I was told, if I did nothing, I would end up in dentures which would be difficult to fit due to my cross bite. I was told in my 20s I needed jaw surgery and didn't listen until I started destroying my gums! ... READ COMMENT

Great news and Happy New Year!!!!! Good luck with the numbness - maybe in another 3 months it will go away. I would wait on the surgery for the nerve repair maybe all you need is time. READ COMMENT

Carol, I was at midnight mass last night and lit a candle for you. I feel extremely fortunate to have had the surgery at 50 and not have the complications you are experiencing. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. My only... READ COMMENT