Soft palate implants Dr. Antonio Vázquez cures sleep apnea with a progressive mandibular elongation Soft palate implants cause less vibration of the soft palate and prevent obstruction. They are placed with local anesthesia. The National Institute of Excellence in Patient care (NICE) says these implants are safe but not recommended due to its inefficiency. However, they may be indicated in the treatment of hoarseness. If you wish to require more information, send us an email to: contacto@avrmaxilofacial,com Dr Vazquez Maxillofacial Surgeon Maxilofacial
OSA Surgery Dr. Antonio Vázquez cures sleep apnea with a progressive mandibular elongation OSAs surgeries are not indicated constantly, as there is no evidence of their effectiveness, as well as possible complications they may have. Surgery is considered when the other treatments fail and the living conditions are severely affected. The treatments offered in are: Amiddalectomia ¿sería amigdalectomía? = tonsillectomy Adenoidectomy Tracheostomy Weight loss surgery Uvulopalatoplastia is less and less done due to its low efficacy. If you wish to require more information, send us an email to: contacto@avrmaxilofacial,com Dr Vazquez Maxillofacial Surgeon Maxilofacial
Mandibular Advancement Splints (MAD) Dr. Antonio Vázquez cures sleep apnea with a progressive mandibular elongation These splints cause a mandibular advancement that can improve mild apneas. They are not recommended in more severe OSAS, although they may be a solution in some cases when the patient doesn’t tolerate CPAP. The function of the MAD is to push the jaw forward, increasing the passage of air posterior, improving the passage of air. These splints must be done with the supervision of professionals stomatologists, because when they are applied in a wrong way they can cause adverse effects. badly done can cause adverse effects. Edentulous patients can’t be carrying them with crowns […]
CPAP (Continuous Positive Airway Pressure) Dr Antonio Vázquez cures sleep apnea with a progressive mandibular elongation In addition to lifestyle changes, people with moderate to severe OSA need CPAP treatment. It consists of a small pump that, through a mask that encompasses mouth and nose, introduces air continuously that keeps the airways open. CPAP requires some adaptation time. There are patients who do not tolerate it, but people who can adapt to it experience a great improvement in their symptoms. CPAP is managed by the National Health Service and it is one of the most effective treatments to mitigate sleep apnea. It also reduces hoarseness and improves arterial hypertension. The […]
CLEFT LIP SURGERY Maxillofacial Surgery Barcelona. Maxillofacial AVR Clinic This is a super specialization to which very few surgeons acess. By training I have been fortunate to collaborate with some of the best surgeons in this speciality, Dr. Tresserras, Dr. Ortiz-Monasterio, Dr. Triaca, etc. One of the most demanding challenges for a surgeon is the surgery in neonatal period and in adulthood in those cases poorly corrected during childhood. Improving the speech of patients with cleft palate, normalizing lip and nose, normalizing the facial structure and smile… it all requires a thorough knowledge of the face and dentition’s anatomy, which is the bases of the specialty of maxillofacial surgery. Other […]
TMJ SURGERY Maxillofacial Surgery Barcelona. Maxillofacial AVR Clinic Treatment of temporomandibular joint pain is very common in our society, but very few cases require surgery. The relocation of fractured condyles, the treatment of recurrent luxation, facial asymmetries and ankyloses of the joint with a joint prosthesis placement is what we have been dealing with for the last 20 years in some prestigious centers as the Germans Trias I Pujol Hospital.
FACIAL FEMINIZATION Maxillofacial Surgery Barcelona. Maxillofacial AVR Clinic The surgery of the facial feminization is one of the most creative ones, since it addresses changes throughout the facial skeleton and the face soft tissues. The maxillofacial surgeon must be able the understand the needs of each patient and know how to solve them without scars to obtain natural results, preserving the person’s essence. In these type of surgeries, previews interviews are mandatory.
ZYGOMATIC IMPLANTS Maxillofacial Surgery Barcelona. Maxillofacial AVR Clinic This technique allows those patients with severe bone defects in the maxilla, where they have been told that implants cannot be places, to carry fixed prostheses immediately after surgery, without the need for bone grafting or waiting. Correcting not only its chewing, but the aesthetic of its face to be able to fill through the prostheses all the bone reabsorbed over the years.
DENTAL IMPLANTS Maxillofacial Surgery Barcelona. Maxillofacial AVR Clinic The placement of dental implants is now a very widespread and advertised clinical practice. However, the performance of all surgical techniques around the implantology are not available to any professional. If you have bone or soft tissue defects, you have been told that you can’t carry implants, etc. Do not hesitate to consult our maxillofacial surgeon, he will inform you about what he can offer specifically.
FACIAL PLASTIC SURGERY Maxillofacial Surgery Barcelona. Maxillofacial AVR Clinic Our face is our business card. The maxillofacial surgeon is the connoisseur of the bone architecture and the soft tissues of the face, allowing you to treat these problems from a global, integral perspective. Certain minor imperfections sometimes cause insecurity in people.