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May
2001

Q&A: Could I have a relapse after I have surgery on both jaws and my palate widened?

Hi. I am a candidate for upper and lower jaw surgery. My lower jaw sits back to far and my upper palete needs to be widened. I am a small framed women. I was wondering if you can give me an idea of what ... View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: The roof of my mouth is very narrow. What kind of procedures can be done to help make it more round?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com Hello. The roof of my mouth is very narrow. What kind of procedures can be done to help make it more round? View full question & answer >>
Apr
2001

Q&A: What can I do outside of corrective jaw surgery to improve the appearance of my jaw if I have TMJ?

I have tmj and I don't like my physical appearance because of this disorder. Is there anything that can be done to help without having a major jaw surgery? View full question & answer >>
Mar
2001

Q&A: What should I do if the orthodontists refuses to put in braces unless a orthognathics, jaw surgery or partial glossectomy is done?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com The orthodontist refuses to continue with braces until my daughter has either orthognatic (sp?) surgery on her upper jaw or a partial glossectomy to reduce her tongue size. The surgeon insists on the ... View full question & answer >>
Jan
2001

Q&A: What are the likely side effects from jaw surgery to correct an over bite?

I am going to be getting a surgery on my jaw within the next 2 years. This surgery is to correct my over-bite, as my braces cannot. I was wondering what are the most common, and the possible but not so ... View full question & answer >>
Dec
2000

Q&A: Can lower jaw surgery fix a receded chin, help my snoring and are there risks and will I need orthodontics?

Doctor, I am a 35yr old male with a severly receeding chin/lower jaw. This not only looks terrible, but I'm told it probably causes my severe snoring. Can this be corrected by surgery, is it safe ... View full question & answer >>
Nov
2000

Q&A: What is the procedure to correct a severe overbite?

I have such a bad bite that the top of my bottom teeth are touching the back of my top teeth at the gum line when I close my mouth. This significantly impairs my breathing, especially at night. I want ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: What should I do if my right jaw now pops after I had jaw surgery on the left side?

I have been diagnosed with DJD left TMJ. I have had surgery to correct but now the right side is popping and clicking. I don't seem to be able to find a way to chew that I can control or eliminate ... View full question & answer >>
Sep
2000

Q&A: What should I do if I had jaw surgery for TMJ and now my other jaw is popping?

David King, DDS Picture - LocateADoc.com I have been diagnosed with DJD left TMJ. I have had surgery to correct but now the right side is popping and clicking. I don't seem to be able to find a way to chew that I can control or eliminate ... View full question & answer >>
Aug
1999

Q&A: Can lower jaw surgery reduce my pain, eliminate the cranking noise, and improve my air passage for speech?

I have a big lower jaw which I believe causes two problems. First, I experience brief pain at the temporomandibular joint after yawning. Almost always there is some silent cracking sound as I move my ... View full question & answer >>