What aesthetic procedures can one have in an orthognathic surgery?

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Estética Facial

What aesthetic procedures can one have in an orthognathic surgery?

  Very often our patients ask us if we can perform complementary aesthetic procedures at the same time as orthognathic surgery. The answer is clearly affirmative. The Maxillofacial Institute has always strongly committed to innovation and the incorporation of new technologies at the service of maxillofacial surgery and this has allowed Prof. Hernández Alfaro and...

Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty

Dr. Jorge Masià, maxillofacial surgeon, talks about ultrasonic rhinoplasty and its advantages. What does Ultrasonic Rhinoplasty mean and what advantages does it have compared to other techniques? In recent years, in various fields of maxillofacial surgery, we have used the piezoelectric scalpel, a new device that uses ultrasound waves through which it is possible, with...

The power of online marginal communities to inculcate radical thinking

The internet and discussion groups can be a very valuable element when deciding on a surgical treatment. There are some groups that are very educational for their users, where in addition to opinions and well-informed explanations, experiences are shared in the first person. But at the other extreme, there are also groups where negative criticisms of...

The importance of acting fast when we lose a tooth

When we lose or we are extracted a tooth,  the alveolar bone (the one that supports the teeth), not receiving any type of mechanical stimulus such as the pressure exerted by the teeth when chewing, starts a process of resorption. The reason is that this particular bone has the ability of "self-renewing", and by not...