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kavan

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Re: Post double-jaw surgery concern: Upper jaw/lower jaw moved up too much?
« Reply #15 on: November 15, 2017, 08:36:08 AM »


kavan, thanks again for your clear explanation. i get what you mean. even if that is so, then i must say the "optimal outcome" is still a little dissatisfactory for me. i truly believe that if my maxillary weren't moved so much, and i dont have what i think is now sub-optimal upper and lower tooth show, i would be very happy with the results, as i like how my front face looks like now, and despite my slight upper lip protusion, i think my profile has been greatly improved too (and i also think the slightly protrusive lip could be partially caused by the braces too, so im okay with waiting that out).

Why yes. That's the concept behind optimization. For aesthetic optimization of the WHOLE, not every single part can be aesthetically maximized.
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Re: Post double-jaw surgery concern: Upper jaw/lower jaw moved up too much?
« Reply #16 on: November 15, 2017, 03:23:29 PM »
hi "girl", to be honest i'm not that concerned about my chin, but more so about my dissatisfactory upper tooth show and excessive lower tooth show.

i guess what i really would want is to have my surgeon recognise that it is a valid issue, rather than just dismissing it out of hand as my paranoia. or worse, denying the issue even though he knows that it is valid. that's why i'm going to see another surgeon for a second opinion.

as i mentioned, i definitely don't wanna opt for another surgery if i can, so i was wondering if anyone knows if orthodontics can help to improve upper tooth show like in my case to something more optimal.

anyway i dont reside in the US, but this surgeon in my country is supposed to be very good!


kavan, thanks again for your clear explanation. i get what you mean. even if that is so, then i must say the "optimal outcome" is still a little dissatisfactory for me. i truly believe that if my maxillary weren't moved so much, and i dont have what i think is now sub-optimal upper and lower tooth show, i would be very happy with the results, as i like how my front face looks like now, and despite my slight upper lip protusion, i think my profile has been greatly improved too (and i also think the slightly protrusive lip could be partially caused by the braces too, so im okay with waiting that out).


yeah you look young so your teeth could be impacted a bit and shit. I actually asked my ortho to restich my lower lip so that it definitely covered my lower teeth show and he did a pretty job ot it. So you might wannat ask your surgeonto do a soft tiissue procedure like that and at the same time you'd get a fulller lip and he could take out the genio brackets and you'd show less teeth. just a soft tissue procedure. let's see if he knows how to do it. Otherwise go see Dr. Sinn

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Re: Post double-jaw surgery concern: Upper jaw/lower jaw moved up too much?
« Reply #17 on: November 16, 2017, 11:52:20 AM »

yeah you look young so your teeth could be impacted a bit and shit. I actually asked my ortho to restich my lower lip so that it definitely covered my lower teeth show and he did a pretty job ot it. So you might wannat ask your surgeonto do a soft tiissue procedure like that and at the same time you'd get a fulller lip and he could take out the genio brackets and you'd show less teeth. just a soft tissue procedure. let's see if he knows how to do it. Otherwise go see Dr. Sinn

You got mentalis resuspension together with V-Y mucosal lip advancement or just one of those things?





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