Dr. Fernando de la Iglesia
Graduated in Dentistry in 1999 from the University of Barcelona
Master in Dentistry from the International University of Cataluña in 2001
PhD in Dentistry in 2005 from the International University of Cataluña (cum laude)
Awarded first prize for the best lingual orthodontic treatment as an active member of the European Society for Lingual Orthodontics (ESLO) in 2012
Currently an active member of the Spanish Society of Dentistry (SEDO)
Associate Professor of Dentistry at the International University of Cataluña since 2001
Orthodontist dedicated to private practice in Barcelona since 2001
Specialist in Lingual Orthodontics and Orthodontics for adults
He has published articles in various national and international magazines.
Title: Lingual orthognathic in orthognathic surgery cases
AIMS: The purpose of this article is to explain the protocol we follow in pacients who are treated with lingual orthodontics and orthognatic surgery and the biomechanical considerations and tips that leads us to successful results.
METHODS: Treating surgical cases with lingual orthodontics is difficult in lingual orthodontics specially in cases of bimaxillary surgery with segmentation of the maxilla . There are several biomechanical tips of how to achieve successful results with and without miniscrews. We follow a protocol of how we achieve the case prepared for surgery, which are the steps we have to follow the days before and the immediately after surgery. Several cases are presented and shown with and without microscrews, explaining the different advantages and problems you can find with the use of microimplant anchorage
Results and Conclusions: With or without the use of miniscrews, good results can be obtained with surgical cases. Microscrews makes our treatment results easier and more comfortable for our patients. Conclusions A surgical protocol in lingual orthodontics is presented and explained which can simplify the treatment biomechanics and postsurgical treatment.
Authors: Fernando de la Iglesia, Oriol Quevedo, Andreu Puigdollers