Is jaw surgery painful?

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Is jaw surgery painful?

Jaw surgery is usually not painful.  There's a widespread misconception that, during jaw surgery, the maxillofacial surgeon will “break your jaw”. This misconception makes the whole procedure seem utterly invasive and is supported by thousands of photos of bruised and swollen people after undergoing orthognathic surgery, so it may be difficult to believe that very...

How is the postoperative of an ultrasonic rhinoplasty?

After explaining what ultrasonic rhinoplasty is, Dr. Jorge Masià, maxillofacial surgeon, talks about the recovery process after this surgery. What recommendations should the patient follow after the ultrasonic rhinoplasty procedure? During the first week, the patient should take antibiotic to prevent infection of the operative area as well as painkillers to counteract postoperative discomfort. The nasal...

What should I eat after my wisdom tooth extraction?

The extraction of wisdom teeth is indicated for a large part of the population, since there are very few cases where they erupt without complications. If you have undergone, or intend to go through this intervention (which is usually quite simple in most cases) it is very important to know what kind of food you can...

Top 9 essentials for your postoperative recovery

It is important to prepare well when going through orthognathic surgery. Taking time to get and prepare certain things before your operation will be something that you will really thank yourself while you are convalescing. During the first month after surgery you will need some specific care, which you will gradually stop needing depending on...