Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in the extraction of wisdom teeth

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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) in the extraction of wisdom teeth

In recent years, indications have been added to the factors derived from platelet concentrates. Platelet-rich plasma is nothing more than a concentrate of the factors present in the patient's blood that are purified and concentrated prior to surgery in the clinic itself. Being a blood product of the patient, any risk of disease transmission is...

Prof. Hernandez Alfaro voted as one of the 8 best medical specialists in Catalonia

Prof. Federico Hernandez Alfaro has been recognized in the Top Doctors Awards 2019, an award granted by the medical group itself, through thousands of recommendations, to the best Spanish specialists. The purpose of these awards is threefold: Make known to the medical specialists most recommended by the doctors themselves during the year, those to whom...

TMJ and its relation to headaches

Nowadays, stress is one of the most frequent enemies of our lives and one of the biggest responsible for very common symptoms, such as tension headache. Oftentimes this type of tension or stress headache  are related to disorders of the temporomandibular joint  (TMJ), which is the joint formed by the upper part of the jaw...

How to reduce swelling after orthognathic surgery

Although our orthognathic surgery patients do not usually report pain during their postoperative period, most agree that swelling is the most important source of discomfort, especially during the first three days, when it reaches its peak, before gradually decreasing. In this aspect, we can distinguish between two types of inflammation: Superficial inflammation: it is the...