Raquel Lucas attends a course in orthopaedics

Our colleague, orthodontist Raquel Lucas Gálvez, attended a course last week on orthopaedics, the application of orthodontics in children. The course, entitled 'Updating orthopaedic treatment in children', was given by Dr. Alberto Albaladejo, professor at the University of Salamanca, and covered various topics, such as the application of orthodontics in [...]

Composite tracks as an early solution to crossbite

There are several factors that can contribute to creating a bad bite from the time the primary teeth start to appear: genetics, excessive use of the dummy (or thumb sucking), the tongue... in these cases, early diagnosis is essential and starting treatment before the age of 6 is ideal. At this age, the best thing to [...]

Apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome (SAHS) and orthodontics

What is sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome? Sleep apnoea-hypopnoea syndrome (SAHS) is a fairly common condition in the general population that consists of a complete (apnoea) or partial (hypoapnoea) interruption of airflow during sleep due to an obstruction of the upper airway. It can lead to transient micro-awakenings accompanied by [...]