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Professional dental hygiene: 8 facts you should know

Just as every year we do different check-ups to control and maintain our health and fitness, dental prophylaxis, or professional dental hygiene is an essential procedure not only to keep our teeth in good condition, but also to prevent much more serious problems and diseases that can originate from poor oral hygiene. That's why we...

I don’t like my face after my orthognathic surgery

So you had your surgery, swelling has subsided well, your bite is perfect. But you feel your whole face has changed and you don't recognise your nose, smile etc. Even if people tell you that you look better, you feel like the face staring at you from the mirror is not yours…Is it common to...

Orthofacial Surgery or Orthognathic Surgery: What’s the difference?

The term orthofacial surgery appears more and more in the specialized media in maxillofacial surgery, but what exactly is it? Although we are in a moment of transition in which both terms can be used indiscriminately to refer to the same procedure, it is necessary to explain each of them in depth: Orthognathic surgery has...

Zygomatic implants: ‘boneless’ implants

Until very recently, those who suffered from bone loss in the upper jaw did not have many options to recover their smile, since dental implants need a solid base on which to be placed. This situation can occur for different reasons: Prolonged edentulism (loss of teeth) Long-term use of removable dentures Trauma Due to generalized...