SAMARPE: a new, more effective palatal expansion technique

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SAMARPE: a new, more effective palatal expansion technique

SARPE (acronym for Surgically Assisted Rapid Palatal Expansion) is a maxillary surgical expansion technique that combines orthodontic treatment with surgical treatment. This technique is classically carried out with a tooth-supported expander device called a Hyrax expander, that the orthodontist places before surgery. The SAMARPE (acronym for Surgically Assisted Mini-Screw Anchored Rapid Palatal Expansion) is a...

We are the best private center in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery for the third consecutive year

The Merco Health Reputation Monitor has recognized Teknon's Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery service as the best private service in Spain in 2019 for the third consecutive year. In this ranking, our center is in seventh global position and in first position among private care centers. The Health Reputation Monitor (MRS) is the only independent study...

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in the extraction of wisdom teeth

In recent years, indications have been added to the factors derived from platelet concentrates. Platelet-rich plasma is nothing more than a concentrate of the factors present in the patient's blood that are purified and concentrated prior to surgery in the clinic itself. Being a blood product of the patient, any risk of disease transmission is...

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...