Member since 8/10/2014


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Reviews by saffronblossom

Orthognathic Surgery, Upper and Lower Jaw, Age 29 - Dallas, TX

I first learned I might need orthognathic surgery when I had my upper wisdom teeth removed; the surgeon remarked that I had a severe open bite, and this would cause pain and problems later in life if not addressed. I ignored it for a while, and when I graduated from school I went to several... READ MORE

Recent comments from saffronblossom

I hope you are feeling better by now. :/ I had upper and lower jaw surgery around the same time as you and am also struggling with my results and appearance, though I am trying to accept them. However, I absolutely do not think you... READ COMMENT

Thanks for sharing your story! Your results are amazing (and I will say I am a little jealous, as I am still struggling with my post-surgery face). It's so funny how different doctor's instructions are...I got the go-ahead to chew at... READ COMMENT

I will go check her story out! Thanks for letting me know. :) It's so good to hear that other people have swelling for so long...that is something I feel doctors are maybe not truthful about (because who would want this surgery if they... READ COMMENT

I haven't noticed that it pops or goes off track! There's just a resistance and a sharp pain if I try to push it too far--but at least I know the pain is just stiffness/scar tissue and if I push through it will get better. I am opening... READ COMMENT

Thank you for the honesty about the swelling!! It's good to hear it is not just in my head...I do (mostly) have faith it will even out and go down but I think it will just take more time than I was originally led to believe. I think my... READ COMMENT