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End of the line (Day 762) - 2 years since Jaw Surgery

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The only remnants of jaw surgery at this point have been the quarterly orthodontist checkups to track how my teeth have moved since jaw surgery...and probably to make sure I'm still wearing my retainers. Just so we're clear, I still wear my retainers.
I've not gone through 3 odd years of braces and jaw surgery to mess it all up by not wearing a stupid piece of plastic while sleeping.

I absolutely love smiling now. Also biting into things. it's a pretty sweet gig if I'm being honest.

In terms of office visits at this point it's been a point of pride and fun to come back and say hello to the staff. I have to give them quite a bit of credit for that I admit, looking through my pre-op and pre-braces photos of my teeth is almost gruesome.

Who would've thought a casual decision to (finally) go see the dentist would have become some sort of a spiritual quest of enlightenment for my teeth, it even had the wise wisdom teeth pass on so that the rest of the tribe migh…