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 didn't start to get upset until about two months before the surgery--that's when it started feeling "real" and I went on some anti-anxiety meds to deal with panic attacks. The meds evened me out and while I was still nervous, I didn't... READ COMMENT

My insurance didn't see it as pre-existing--I have Aetna and it covered almost everything. My total hospital bill was around $101K and I paid about $4K out of pocket. READ COMMENT

Hello, I didn't have an underbite (I had an open bite) but my top jaw was brought forward and my lower jaw moved back to correct the issue, and I received a sliding genioplasty as well. My nose is much straighter--it's not pulled down... READ COMMENT

Hello, I had surgery for an open bite seven months ago, and like your projected treatment I had my upper and lower jaw broken (and braces beforehand and after). My face was very long and I couldn't close my lips together without looking... READ COMMENT

Your results are awesome!!! I'm so happy for you and hope you're fully rested and feeling great at this point. :) READ COMMENT