Why does my jaw make a clicking noise?

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Dra. Adaia Valls

Why does my jaw make a clicking noise?

Each of us has two temporo-mandibular joints that lie just in front of the small prominence (tragus) of the ears, and which work in synchrony. The temporomandibular joint is the only mobile articulation of the head, and articulates the mandible with the temporal bone of the head (the lower medial lateral area of ​​the skull)....

What is Moebius syndrome?

Moebius Syndrome is a congenital disease considered rare (with 1 in every 120,000 live births in our country) which most visible manifestations are a "mask face", that is, a expressionless face due to the paralysis of the nerves that give movement to the muscles that control mimicry and expression (forehead, eyebrows, eyelids, lips ...), and...

New minimally invasive approach for the removal of parotid tumors

The minimally invasive approach for the removal of parotid tumors was first described by our team of surgeons in the article "Minimal incision in parotidectomy" (Int.J. Oral Maxillofac, Surg., 2007; 36: 72-76). The design of this approach is in the form of "V" and requires only prearicular incisions that are continued by the fold of...

New surgical technique to improve the contour of jaw and neck

Professor Hernández Alfaro, Dr. Adaia Valls, and their research team have published in the prestigious Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery a new surgical technique to improve the contour of the jaw and produce a rejuvenating effect on the neck area In humans, the normal aging process involves a visible, gradual sagging of the area...