Changes in the nose after orthognathic surgery

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Changes in the nose after orthognathic surgery

Orthognathic surgery aims to improve occlusal relationship and facial symmetry; However, with the performance of these surgical procedures, secondary changes may occur in the nasal projection and the angular relationship of the nose with the face. It is important to keep in mind that the negative changes that are anticipated during the planning stage can...

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...

Bimaxillary or maxillomandibular orthognathic surgery

In most candidates to orthognathic surgery , it is necessary to reposition both jaws to achieve proper occlusion and facial harmony, this procedure is known as maxillomandibular surgery, double jaw surgery or bimaxillary orthognathic surgery. Bimaxillary orthognathic surgery is used to treat malformations such as Class 2 bite, Class 3 bite, facial asymmetry, or open...

Expectations in orthognathic surgery: how to avoid disappointment

When undergoing an intervention that is expected to achieve an aesthetic improvement, it is essential that the patient is  firmly aware of what can and cannot be achieved. The patient must set realistic goals, and it is the duty of the surgeon to inform his or her patients of the results that can be achieved,...