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...

Long-face syndrome: what is it and how is it treated

Long-Face Syndrome, or facial hyperdivergence, is a disproportion of facial features by which an elongated face impression is created, even if its dimensions are normal. The said impression  may be caused by one of the following factors in isolation or in combination: Vertical maxillary excess (gingival smile) Vertical excess of jaw (large chin) Open bite...

Everything you need to know about numbness after orthognathic surgery

The sensation of numbness, also called paresthesia, is one of the possible complications derived from orthognathic surgery, which occurs in different places and with different levels of intensity. As a rule, this sensation is transient, with a very variable recovery period. Orthognathic surgery addresses areas of the face through which different nerves and nerve endings...

How much are dental implants?

Comparatively, getting dental implants is more expensive than other solutions to lost teeth, such as bridges or dental prostheses, but in the long run it turns out to be an excellent investment to improve not only our smile, but our overall health. Let's see why: To begin with, dental implants are the only solution that...