Bimaxillary orthognathic surgery step by step

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Cirugia ortognatica bimaxilar

Bimaxillary orthognathic surgery step by step

Even though our patients always know in advance the procedures that will be carried out during their surgery, many of them would like to know exactly what happens once the anesthesia takes effect. This is a step by step breakdown of a bimaxillary orthognathic surgery with general anesthesia at the Maxillofacial Institute: After hospital admission,...

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...

8 reasons to have orthognathic surgery

Today we want to share with you some reasons to undergo orthognathic surgery that our patients have shared with us over the years: Chewing Generally, orthognathic patients have occlusion problems, since their jaws do not develop correctly, and many of them (especially those who suffer from open bite) end up being able to chew only...

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...