Orthognathic surgery in Spain: how’s the process like

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Cirugia ortognatica bimaxilar

Orthognathic surgery in Spain: how’s the process like

Having surgery abroad may be a daunting process, as we tend to feel especially vulnerable when away from home, not to say after having a major surgery such as orthognathic surgery. That is why the first step before embarking in such a journey is research: you should do as much research as you can on...

Pseudoprognathism, or maxillary hypoplasia: definition, causes and treatments

Maxillary hypoplasia, or pseudoprognathism, is a bone malformation in which the upper jaw is underdeveloped, giving the face a prognathic (protruding jaw) appearance that is apparent but in many cases not real, hence it is also known as “false prognathism". In most cases, this malformation is a developmental anomaly, although it can also be caused...

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...