5 keys to facial reconstruction

What is facial reconstruction? Facial reconstruction encompasses the set of surgical techniques aimed at recovering the appearance and functions of the face lost after an accident or the removal of a head and neck tumor. It requires the mastery of multiple reconstructive procedures, from the simplest ones such as a skin graft to the famous … Read more

Why do I have tooth sensitivity

There are many people who notice intense pain when they drink something cold or hot, eat or brush their teeth, which may mean that they suffer from tooth sensitivity. Tooth sensitivity is caused because the soft part of the tooth, or dentin, is gradually exposed. If the dentin loses its protective layer, the tooth becomes … Read more

Advances in Orthognathic Surgery

Orthognathic surgery is a technique that aims to reposition the maxillary bones so that they adopt their ideal position with respect to the skull. It is mainly performed to solve malocclusion and temporomandibular joint (TMJ) problems. On the other hand, it improves sleep apnea and snoring problems, when they are caused by retrognathia, i.e. when … Read more

Dental implants: when they are indicated and how they are placed

Dental implants are indicated in all cases of partial or total edentulism, in any of the two arches, in order to replace the patient’s missing teeth and thus rehabilitate their esthetics and chewing function. What type of implants are there? There are implants with different designs and different platforms. Dental implants also have a surface … Read more

How do I know if I have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)?

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a respiratory pathology characterized by the presence of total (apneas) or partial (hypopneas) upper airway obstructive episodes, which condition the appearance during sleep of intermittent hypoxia, micro awakenings and increased negativity of intrathoracic pressure during inspiration. It is studied and diagnosed by means of polysomnography, a diagnostic test in which … Read more