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I had jaw surgery 10 weeks ago Osteotomy Rec mand rami

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I had jaw surgery 10 weeks ago Osteotomy Rec mand rami w/fix , Rec mid lefort i, single and a Sliding osteo single
Since all the swelling has gone down I have been in pain on my right side. On my lower jaw there has appeared a 3/4 inch gap leaving my right side lower jaw uneven and I have a drooping of my skin on this side. My lower teeth and gum are showing more than my top teeth also my chin now looks receded what can i do ?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.

Hi. My name is***** and I am online and available to help you today. Thank you for your patience.

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What does the surgeon think about your result?

Has she recommended any further treatment?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Hi Dr Rick
My Surgeon has retired and his successor has not been very help-full !! I am taking hydrocodone twice a day for the pain .
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
The new surgeon has not seen me since my swelling has gone down I have an appointment on 10/6/15 how should I approach him ? I am taking no other medications
Expert:  Dr. Rick, MD replied 1 year ago.

When you see the new surgeon just tell her what is going on. After she examines you, reviews your past history and current difficulties she will be able to recommend further treatment, be it medical or surgical in nature.

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Hi. My name is***** and I am online and available to help you today. Thank you for your patience.

Question and answer is just one of the services I offer. I can also provide you with additional services, such as live telephone or skype consultation, at a small additional cost. Let me know if you are interested.