Changes in the nose after orthognathic surgery

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Cirugía ortognática

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...

Our most popular articles in 2019

To end the year, we share a compilation with the five most read articles of our blog at the Maxillofacial Institute during this 2019:   #1    #2   #3   #4   #5   We hope you'll find them helpful, and we will continue to answer your questions and concerns in our blog, next year....

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...

What is a class I, class II or class III bite?

Classification of the bite (occlusion) is divided into three main categories: Class I, II and III. This classification refers to the position of the first molars and the way in which the upper ones fit together with the lower ones. This is important because the classification of the bite also indicates whether there is a...