Member since 3/20/2012


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Am I a Candidate for Orthognathic Surgery - Atlanta, GA

I had been told all my life to have jaw surgery. I was seriously considering it when I had an orthodontist ask me to get an MRI. the results of which showed degeneration of my TMJ. I was told by one surgeon NOT to have surgery. In addition I had an orthodontist make me an appliance to straighten bottom teeth. He filed my upper and lower front teeth. What he did not tell me is that he would... READ MORE

Recent comments from lamsterjaw

Call Arnettgunson and Gunson in Santa Barbra and see if you can get phone consultation. They are best in country and they can tell you what you can do. Let me know how it goes. You only have small window of time if there is anything... READ COMMENT

Do you know who else is a candidate for TADS? Do you mind telling me what state you live in? What test did you have that told you your airway is 16mm? Do you wear a cpap at night? Is your BMI within normal limits for your age? ... READ COMMENT

What is TADS? I could not get an orthodontist to recommend braces without the surgery even though I had braces as a teenager. If I were your age I may consider the surgery if I could find a surgeon I was sure was good. I was told by OMS... READ COMMENT

Anybody out there fearful of orthognathic surgery should consult with a cosmetic dentist. I did yesterday and she said that I could get a great aesthetic result without ortho or surgery. I am older and do not want to risk chronic pain,... READ COMMENT

Carol sorry to hear about the pain you are in. What does your doctor tell you about the pain you are experiencing. Has tritom commented because she was 52. If you don't mind if I ask who was your surgeon and where in the country do you... READ COMMENT