This focused issue on “Orthognathic Surgery” is edited by Prof. Juan Carlos de Vicente, from Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital of Asturias, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Oviedo University, Oviedo, Spain.
This focused issue is to discuss orthognathic surgery. It features complex and controversial issues that are on the minds of many will be addressed by experts This focused issue reviews recent literature, provides expert insight into current practice, and also identifies future directions.
Juan Carlos de Vicente, DDS, MSc, PhD
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Hospital of Asturias, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Oviedo University, Oviedo, Spain.
Prof. Juan Carlos de Vicente has been specialized in Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in 1988, and in Stomatology in 1991. He is fellow of the European Board of Oro-Maxillofacial Surgery.
Prof. de Vicente is currently the Head of Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery in the Central University Hospital of Asturias, and Professor of Surgery in the School of Medicine and Health Sciences of Oviedo. He has also done postgraduate studies in statistics and research in health sciences and in molecular oncology.
Prof. de Vicente has authorized or co-authorized over two hundred articles, book chapters, and abstracts, and has lectured nationally and internationally, mainly in head and neck cancer, reconstructive surgery, traumatology and orthognathic surgery. He was awarded fourteen prizes, principally for conferences and presentations.
Focused issue outline:
- Surgical planning and treatment of facial asymmetry. What does three-dimensional computed tomography assessment add?
- Piezosurgery in orthognathic surgery
- Orthognathic surgery in juvenile rheumatoid arthritis
- Rationale for surgery-first approach in bimaxillary orthognathic surgery
- Sequencing in orthognathic surgery: Which jaw should go first? "
- Condyle position in orthognathic surgery
- How do I define treatment success in orthognathic surgery?
- Controversies in orthognathic surgery