Week 1 post surgery There was a period in the 1970s and 1980s when doctors wired shut the jaws of people for up to a year to help them lose weight. Therefore, you must carry a pair of small wire-cutters with you at all times. It would all … Anyone in here a smart with meds or something? After falling off my bike and breaking my jaw I decided to keep a day by day account of my experience with my jaw wired shut. Do not cut the arches or braces. I'm irritable and I'm sleeping WAY more than normal. There are worse things, ... “Craig!” I tried to yell, my jaw straining against the wires. It wasn’t until the physically moved it for me I realized I could move it. I go back to the dr Wednesday coming up. And as i expected it woulnt open up all the way right now without mild pain. Wish me luck everyone. If you do have to cut the wires, go to the emergency department immediately. Jaw wiring is performed by attaching orthodontic brackets to the teeth, and wrapping pliable wire either around or through the brackets or with the use of arch bars or loops affixed with wires around the teeth, or with metal splints bonded to the teeth. Im so sad i couldnt eat thanksgiving. im seriously thinking about it. Another type of jaw immobilization that has been developed more recently iscalled rigid fixation. Wiring the jaw shut was one of the ways to help the morbidly obese lose weight in the 1970s. Do not try to work you jaw back and forth against the wires. i had my jaw wired, i blended everything and drank it.. ever eat a blended up cheesesteak? Like you know how they are. The goal of jaw wiring is to inhibit the intake of solid foods, dramatically decreasing the amount of calories you will consume. Cutting wires early? taste 10 times better then your standard bowl of cereal! Cutting wires early? After the 6 weeks the jaw will be stiff and it will take time to get back to where it was. These appliances keep the jaws from moving to allow the bones to heal in the correct position. i have my jaw wierd right now and i dont know if i should toke up i just got it wiered on friday and its sunday now and i cant lie if been poking the smot put still, should I??? Yahoo ist Teil von Verizon Media. Woke up in the hospital. My jaw was broken in two places. JavaScript is disabled. Honestly, had no idea when they were done cutting, couldn’t tell since the jaw was wired shut for so long. Damit Verizon Media und unsere Partner Ihre personenbezogenen Daten verarbeiten können, wählen Sie bitte 'Ich stimme zu.' Mechanism. This is done to keep the fracture site(s) from moving since a “cast” cannot be placed. Daten über Ihr Gerät und Ihre Internetverbindung, darunter Ihre IP-Adresse, Such- und Browsingaktivität bei Ihrer Nutzung der Websites und Apps von Verizon Media. Or had there jaw wired shut before. Thats what im afraid of. Them being like. No, no. Your jaws will be wired together approximately six to eight weeks. The jaw is wired in these cases to promote healing. Do not drink alcoholic beverages while your jaws are wired. Sie können Ihre Einstellungen jederzeit ändern. gonna tell my doctor i had a panic attack a couple days before my appointment on the 26th. Upper and lower teeth do not touch each other; they are wired to leave a space between them. Generally these events are a little bit louder, so people have a really hard time understanding me. That would be a wonderful Christmas present for all of us. Id cut the motherfuckers off and grubb out dude. There is a risk that the patient may suddenly become sick or nauseous and vomit, and the jaw wiring may pose a choking hazard. The provider will show you how to use them. Once the jaws are wired the patient is then restricted to a liquid diet. straining while your jaws are wired together. My (liquid) diet has made me very tired and not eating is affecting my mental health. However, if your sister's jaw has been wired shut rather than required full reconstructive surgery, that is a positive sign. Yea I had my jaw wired shut after a car accident, It realy sucked! Treatment for a jaw fracture might also require surgery, depending on the extent of the injury. Most of you have already read the story so im not going to re type that. The doc said I needed to have them in for 6 weeks but I can't take it anymore. naww imm good my jaw is fine andi got to eat a cheeseburger. Thread starter Live2Die420; ... its only been two weeks since ive had my jaw wired shut. Keep the wire cutters with you at all times so they will be available in an emergency. Like I will if someone on here is a good knoledgeble person and wil tell me as long as i dont damage anything they woulnt wire them shut again. This is the time it takes for the bones to heal in a good, strong union. Wired jaws orthognathic surgery. So i took the wires out myself i did it. Some patients will not be wired shut, but will have rubber bands holding the jaws stable, yet allowing some careful, small movements and to help guide your bite. How to cut the wires: Only cut the wires if you are having severe trouble breathing or you are choking. dont do it new sock. I'm keeping this blog to help others that may find themselves in this situation as well as to keep family and friends updated. Do u think i should cut mines? It is driving me crazy. Thats what im afraid of. Just do it. The 6 weeks is just to let the bones heal. fuck man sorry to hear looks like we both had some bad luck, i got two teeth knocked out last night from some 50 year old drunk fagget that blind sided me for no reason, my jaws swollen as fuck i cant talk and i keep drooling lol i tried to smoke a dooby but it was soaked after the first attempted to smoke it. Cutting wires early? Two kids jumped me when I passed out and broke my jaw. I was 8 weeks in traction and my favorite meal of the day was breackfast, cream of rice gruel! Just gotta stretch out my muscles now. Dazu gehört der Widerspruch gegen die Verarbeitung Ihrer Daten durch Partner für deren berechtigte Interessen. Grinding up some cereal with milk and ice cream for a wonderful cereal shake! Wire Locater Tool, Dental Mirror, and ; Detailed instructions. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. When new people introduce themselves I hate to feel stand-offish, but I really don’t have it in me to small talk and get to know someone new right now. Oh well you cut your wires now your jaw is .00000001 mm off to the right were gonna have to wire you shut for another month lmfao. like my jaw is wiered shut like no nothing can get in there but shakes baby food and smoke so what sould i do????? There is a risk that the patient may suddenly become sick or nauseous and vomit, and the jaw wiring may pose a choking hazard. Your maxillofacial surgeon will welcome you back with open arms. He cuts them early and it results in a non-union. d. Do not try to work your jaw back and forth against the wires. Dies geschieht in Ihren Datenschutzeinstellungen. The main benefit of this technique is that the jaws don't have to be wired shut, allowing the patient to more quickly return to a normal lifestyle. better to wait the few extra weeks you got left then cut early. I NEED to have these off. This will loosen the wires and teeth and prevent the bones from healing. feels amazing, gonna work on my jaw for the first couple days and then i’m going straight to mcdonald’s. Them being like. Keep the wire cutters with you at all times. i dont kow should i stop or what? 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