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

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Orthognathic Surgery

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...

Prof. Hernández Alfaro and his research team publish in the Open Respiratory Research magazine

Prof. Federico Hernández-Alfaro, Dr. Adaia Valls, Dr. Jorge Masià, Dr. Maria Giralt and Dr. Raquel Guijarro have recently published an article in the first quarter magazine BMJ Open Respiratory Research. This paper shows the conclusions of a study on the effects of maxillomandibular surgical advancement on the dimensions of the pharyngeal airway and the apnea-hypopnea...

Presurgical orthodontic decompensation: getting worse to get better

Before orthognathic surgery, the majority of the candidate patients must undergo an orthodontic treatment that prepares them for surgery (except those patients to whom the Surgery First or Surgery Only protocol applies) this requires close collaboration between maxillofacial surgeon and orthodontist. Pre-surgical preparation includes different stages that vary from patient to patient, depending on their...