chariirose

Member since 7/18/2014

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Reviews by chariirose

So Far So Good - Langhorne, PA

I am a 62 year old female. I had double jaw surgery (overbite) and genioplasty. The reason for the surgery was sleep apnea. Because my lower jaw was too far back, my airway was small and my snoring was awful. I had been using a C-PAP for the past year. Also I have been a teeth grinder for... READ MORE

Recent comments from chariirose

The way my orthodontist explained it to me, before the surgery, the top teeth were aligned with my top jaw, the bottom teeth were aligned with the bottom jaw, and not until the surgery was the top jaw aligned with the bottom jaw. As... READ COMMENT

Adolescent boys, that would be a challenge, and you're right about the banded jaws. Up until just yesterday, I never had any kind of bands. Yesterday my orthodontist put rubber bands on which I have to wear 24/7 except for cleaning my... READ COMMENT

The orthodontist told me the braces would be for about 6 months after surgery, but I didn't start back to treatment until 8 weeks, so I think about 4 more months. I am a piano teacher, so I don't have to talk all that much because I... READ COMMENT

No I don't know what it's called, but I'll try to remember (!) to ask my orthodontist when I see him. READ COMMENT

The orthodontist will make me some kind of appliance to sleep in that will prevent me from grinding my teeth, which makes TMJ worse, not the regular night guard. Other than that I'm not sure. Right now I'm taking anti inflammatories... READ COMMENT