Member since 7/16/2013


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Reviews & Stories

Worth It - Cost $22,000 - Boca Raton, FL

If you are being told to get jaw surgery at a young age do it now! If you wait it will eventually catch up to you. At 51 I had the surgery and in my opinion it was not painful and my bite is now perfect. Key is to find a doctor that routinely performs the surgery and someone who takes pride in their work. I was fortunate to have an outstanding surgeon. If you had the surgery and can... READ MORE

Questions from Dca1961

Orthognathic Surgery - Upper & Lower - Area & Range of Cost Needed for Ins Appeal?

Live in Palm Beach County, Florida. Had upper & lower jaw surgery. Cost $22,000 - insurance only paid $4,800. On final appeal. Need to know general costs for ins codes... READ MORE

Recent comments from Dca1961

Chin implants - my opinion - WAIT. Your profile will change and you may not need a chin implant. Review the photos online and notice how many have receding chins only to be extremely happy after the jaw surgery. Good luck. READ COMMENT

When you have the upper and lower jaw surgery your profile will change. What other chin surgery are you referencing? I would do what is covered and then decide from there if you are not happy with the results. Good luck and keep us... READ COMMENT

The only doctor my surgeon mentioned was Dr. Garri in Miami, never heard of Dr. Sawatari. I will find the information for the state agency and post next week. If your insurance will cover the costs or money is not a concern, I... READ COMMENT

BTW - didn't have the surgery until I was 50 READ COMMENT

Elective! Please define. I was told, if I did nothing, I would end up in dentures which would be difficult to fit due to my cross bite. I was told in my 20s I needed jaw surgery and didn't listen until I started destroying my gums! ... READ COMMENT