What is a class I, class II or class III bite?


Cirugía Oral

What is a class I, class II or class III bite?

Classification of the bite (occlusion) is divided into three main categories: Class I, II and III. This classification refers to the position of the first molars and the way in which the upper ones fit together with the lower ones. This is important because the classification of the bite also indicates whether there is a...

Aprende a detectar los signos del cáncer oral desde casa

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What is SARPE?

S.A.R.P.E is an acronym for Surgically Assisted Rapid Palatal Expansion. It is a technique that combines surgery with orthodontic treatment to achieve a widening of small palates, correcting problems such as lateral cross bite and dental crowding of the upper arch. For whom is SARPE indicated? The palate is formed by two bones that join...

Wisdom teeth

Wisdom teeth,  or third molars are one of the most frequent causes of dental pain. The lack of space or malposition of them can cause that they get included (or 'trapped') within the jaws, causing: caries in contiguous teeth inflammation of the gums maxillary cists Antibiotics and analgesics can soothe the acute pain they can...