Today is my three month anniversary of my second jaw surgery. The last few months have flown by and now I am close to getting my braces off. If all goes well, my braces should be off by November. Yay! Can't believe how far I have come!
When I was researching jaw surgery online, I read a number of blogs of people who years later still had numbness in their chin / lips following jaw surgery. I've been fortunate that my numbness is gone after only three months and even though I feel a bit of stiffness in my chin, it's nothing that concerns me.
I think the one thing that I did not expect going through this process is how long it has taken for the space to close in my upper jaw following SARPE. I had my SARPE in June '10 and my orthodontist is STILL working on closing space. So crazy! I had visions of that gap and space being gone in a matter of weeks - oh, how wrong I was.
To spice things up, I've put together a video using my 7 mega pixel camera. Enjoy! ;)