Histological findings in soft tissues around temporomandibular joint prostheses after up to eight years of function

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Histological findings in soft tissues around temporomandibular joint prostheses after up to eight years of function

Abstract Early temporomandibular joint (TMJ) prostheses articulated on material with poor wear resistance. Wear debris was deposited in the surrounding tissues, causing severe foreign body cell reactions. Recent TMJ prostheses…

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Bone scintigraphy as a diagnostic method in unilateral hyperactivity of the mandibular condyles: a review and meta-analysis of the literature

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Bone scintigraphy as a diagnostic method in unilateral hyperactivity of the mandibular condyles: a review and meta-analysis of the literature

Abstract Bone scan analyses and clinical assessment are used to diagnose unilateral condylar hyperactivity (UCH). This review compares the diagnostic accuracy of planar and SPECT bone scans. Studies diagnosing patients…

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Risk factors of neurosensory deficits in lower third molar surgery: a literature review of prospective studies

Feb 7, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Risk factors of neurosensory deficits in lower third molar surgery: a literature review of prospective studies

Abstract This literature review assessed the risk factors linked to inferior dental nerve (IDN) and lingual nerve (LN) deficits following lower wisdom tooth surgery. A computer search of several databases…

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