Orthognathic Surgery and Sports Performance

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Orthognathic Surgery and Sports Performance

In sports, seemingly insignificant factors can make the difference between success and mediocrity. The ability to breathe efficiently is essential for athletes, as adequate oxygenation of the body is essential to maintain optimal performance. In this sense, orthognathic surgery stands out: By correcting problems such as sleep apnea or airway obstruction, this surgery can dramatically...

Fillers and orthognathic surgery: are they compatible?

Many people wonder if it is necessary to dissolve their fillers before orthognathic surgery. Although strictly speaking, facial fillers do not have any effect or influence on surgical movements and subsequent recovery, they can have an effect on the planning, at the moment when the surgeon analyzes the patient's features and visualizes the changes that...

Orthofacial Surgery or Orthognathic Surgery: What’s the difference?

The term orthofacial surgery appears more and more in the specialized media in maxillofacial surgery, but what exactly is it? Although we are in a moment of transition in which both terms can be used indiscriminately to refer to the same procedure, it is necessary to explain each of them in depth: Orthognathic surgery has...

Relapse in orthognathic surgery

Relapse is a fear commonly expressed by patients who undergo any surgery. In the case of orthognathic surgery, there are mainly two types: 1- Dental relapse, when there is a change in the position of the teeth after surgery — this type of recurrence is the most common. 2- Skeletal relapse, when there is a...