balor123

Location: Austin, TX
Member since 10/22/2013

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Questions from balor123

How do my son's ears look? (photo)

My son was born with a lop ear. Our Ped advised us not to splint at birth and he's 18mo old now. The Ear Buddies website says that they can still work up to 2yo. We took him to... READ MORE

Should I get jaw surgery? (photo)

I have an anterior open bite and a class 3 malocclusion. Others don't seem to notice either so I think they're relatively minor. However, I have ground down my rear teeth some... READ MORE

How long can I use Flonase?

I saw an ENT and he suggested I try Flonase 50mcg, 2 sprays/nostril 2/day until the next appointment in 2mo. I didn't think much of it but my dad (internist) cautioned that it... READ MORE

What is a safe long term dosage of Flonase?

I'm seeing an ENT for trouble nose breathing. He put me on antibiotics and asked me to use Flonase 50mcg 2x/nostril 2x/day (8 sprays/day) for ~2 months. Two pharmacists warned... READ MORE

Recent comments from balor123

TADS is just orthodontics really. They provide an anchor point that would otherwise be provided by headgear. They allow you to move teeth in the jaw but you won't change the jawlines itself. However, moving teeth can change the... READ COMMENT

TADS = "Temporary anchorage devices". They're modern day headgear, where a mini screw is inserted into the jaw bone to serve as an orthodontic anchor. I have a 1.5mm open bite so they can intrude my molars a bit and perhaps extrude my... READ COMMENT

I'm only 33 and those things seriously worry me too, not to mention a loss of perfectly good youth. I'm considering TADS and braces instead. Not an option for everyone but should work for me. READ COMMENT

Yes I'm also curious to know how things are 2mo later. About a year later mostly everyone seems to think everything turned out ok except the really bad messed up cases. READ COMMENT

Hi, I'm curious but at your age how did you heal? Did you regain most nerve function? READ COMMENT