Maxillofacial deformities: types and causes


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Maxillofacial deformities: types and causes

Maxillofacial deformities include a good number of alterations that are characterized by involving different elements of the facial skeleton. In a generic way, these are divided into two large groups: congenital and acquired. In the congenital group are included those alterations that are already present in the individual at the time of birth. The most...

The U-shaped osteotomy for the treatment of paranasal deficiencies

Contemporary aesthetic management of dentofacial deformities involves finding an optimal occlusal result with maximum harmony of the face. In cases where what we want to modify is the paranasal area (around the nose), this has traditionally been carried out by two methods: either mobilizing the maxillary bone (Le Fort I osteotomy), or using grafts, although...

Resorption in alveolar bone grafts

In his last scientific publication "The Fate of Lateral Ridge Augmentation: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.", Professor Hernández Alfaro and his research team put the magnifying glass on the different materials and techniques used for the reconstruction of the alveolar bone. In terms of techniques, block grafts seem to maintain the original volume of increase...

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