A 28-year-old female asked:
can i ride a roller coaster after orthognathic surgery?
4 doctor answers • 10 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Eventually: But you will have to wait until everything heals and get the approval of your surgeon.
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Dentistry 23 years experience
Dr. clearance first: I would hold off until you get clearance from the surgeon to do so. That is not a surgery that i would want to risk having redone/repaired.
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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 25 years experience
Orthognathic concern: Depends on when done. After 3 months healing, probably no real concern assuming bones are healed which can only be determined by your surgeon's evaluation.
5156 viewsAnswered Jul 30, 2018
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 36 years experience
Roller coaster: It depends on when your surgery was and exactly what operation(s) you had. Generally, i advise no contact sports for six weeks, and certainly by three months you should be good to go on a roller coaster, but you should definitely discuss it with your surgeon first.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Who performs orthognathic surgery?
7 doctor answers • 20 doctors weighed in
Orthopedic Surgery 26 years experience
Maxillofacial Surgeo: A maxillofacial surgeon performs these procedures to correct jaw irregularities.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Is orthognathic surgery mandatory in texas?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery 42 years experience
No: Orthognathic surgery is not a mandatory procedure in any state in the U.S. Including texas. The benefits associated with orthognathic surgery can be significant depending on your problem(s).
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Can there be any problems with orthognathic surgery?
1 doctor answer • 10 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 40 years experience
Ask your surgeon: There can be complications with any procedure whatsoever, surgical or non-surgical. Your surgeon needs to discuss these with you so that you an make an informed decision as to how to proceed with your care.
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A 32-year-old member asked:
What is orthognathic surgery?
3 doctor answers • 6 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 41 years experience
Jaw surgery: In certain conditions, orthodontic treatment alone is inadequate to fix jaw position type problem that can occur in either upper or lower jaw. Orthognathic surgery is the surgery that physically places the jaw(s) in the corrected positions.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me about orthognathic surgery?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 54 years experience
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