Everything you need to know about numbness after orthognathic surgery

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Everything you need to know about numbness after orthognathic surgery

The sensation of numbness, also called paresthesia, is one of the possible complications derived from orthognathic surgery, which occurs in different places and with different levels of intensity. As a rule, this sensation is transient, with a very variable recovery period. Orthognathic surgery addresses areas of the face through which different nerves and nerve endings...

The different Protocols in Orthognathic Surgery

 

What is SARPE?

S.A.R.P.E is an acronym for Surgically Assisted Rapid Palatal Expansion. It is a technique that combines surgery with orthodontic treatment to achieve a widening of small palates, correcting problems such as cross bite and dental crowding of the upper arch. For whom is SARPE indicated? The palate is formed by two bones that join in...

How long do dental implants last?

Dental implants have an average lifespan of 15 to 25 years. However, numbers may vary based on a number of factors. In most cases, the implant itself is permanent, since titanium (implant material) fuses with the jawbone in a process called osseointegration, and lasts as long as the jawbone is there, often during the rest...