Orthognathic surgery in Spain: how’s the process like

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Orthognathic Surgery

Orthognathic surgery in Spain: how’s the process like

Having surgery abroad may be a daunting process, as we tend to feel especially vulnerable when away from home, not to say after having a major surgery such as orthognathic surgery. That is why the first step before embarking in such a journey is research: you should do as much research as you can on...

Pseudoprognathism, or maxillary hypoplasia: definition, causes and treatments

Maxillary hypoplasia, or pseudoprognathism, is a bone malformation in which the upper jaw is underdeveloped, giving the face a prognathic (protruding jaw) appearance that is apparent but in many cases not real, hence it is also known as “false prognathism". In most cases, this malformation is a developmental anomaly, although it can also be caused...

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...

Interview with Doctor Hernández Alfaro in La Razón

Last October 23, Dr. Federico Hernández Alfaro was interviewed for the segment 'A tu Salud' of the newspaper La Razón, to talk about orthognathic surgery, a procedure that is little known, despite being the treatment indicated to correct conditions that affect a large part of society In the interview, Dr. Hernández Alfaro talks among other...