Prof. Hernandez-Alfaro, recognized as one of the most influential researchers in the world

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Prof. Hernandez-Alfaro, recognized as one of the most influential researchers in the world

Dr. Federico Hernández-Alfaro, Director of the Maxillofacial Institute and Professor at the International University of Catalonia, has been recognized in the latest edition of the 'Ranking of the World Scientists: World's Top 2% Scientists', one of the most prestigious in the world, as one of the most influential researchers in the last year, considering the...

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...

How is orthognathic surgery planned?

The Maxillofacial Institute was the first European center to introduce three-dimensional planning of surgeries. Through the introduction of the intraoral surface scanner, the CBCT or low radiation cone beam scanner and the latest generation 3D software, we carry out the analysis of each case, completely in situ, and with millimeter precision. Thus, the planning process...

Prof. Hernández Alfaro: Is this the end of orthognathic surgery …?

Prof. Federico Hernández Alfaro, Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Director of the Maxillofacial Institute, was recently invited by the Spanish Society of Orthodontics to contribute to the Tribuna article in the new edition of the magazine of this prestigious institution. In this opinion piece, Prof. Hernández Alfaro talks about the new paradigms of...