Skeletal pet for the diagnosis of temporomandibular joint disorder—clinical usefulness of 18F-fluoride bone pet in patients with TMD

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Skeletal pet for the diagnosis of temporomandibular joint disorder—clinical usefulness of 18F-fluoride bone pet in patients with TMD

The causes of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) are various and not clearly proven yet. Since the clinical manifestations also vary in types and extents, reported incidence rate according to subjective…

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Degradation of hyaluronic acid in the temporomandibular joint: a possible pathogenesis for the temporomandibular joint disorders

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Degradation of hyaluronic acid in the temporomandibular joint: a possible pathogenesis for the temporomandibular joint disorders

Introduction: Hyaluronic acid (HA), a high-molecular-weight polysaccharide produced by type B synovial cells, is one of the main components of synovial fluid (SF). Within the joint cavity, HA plays a…

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Influence of different particles sizes of anorganic bovine bone matrix on bone repair process: histologic and radiographic analysis of surgically created defects in rabbit calvaria

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Influence of different particles sizes of anorganic bovine bone matrix on bone repair process: histologic and radiographic analysis of surgically created defects in rabbit calvaria

Purpose: To analyze, radiographically and histologically, the influence of anorganic bovine bone matrix (ABBM) particle size on bone repair. Materials and methods: Four calvarial defects were prepared in 18 adult…

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Prematurity and perinatal respiratory diseases may increase the risk for non-syndromic craniosynostosis

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Prematurity and perinatal respiratory diseases may increase the risk for non-syndromic craniosynostosis

Aim: To investigate whether the perinatal condition is somehow related to an increased risk of non-syndromic craniosynostosis (NSC). Materials and methods: A prospective evaluation of patients diagnosed with NSC at…

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Photoelastic analysis of stress distribution using hyrax-type appliances with different anchorages for surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Photoelastic analysis of stress distribution using hyrax-type appliances with different anchorages for surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

The aim of this study was evaluate the mechanical effect over teeth and bone structures of surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME) in photoelastic skull analogs by observing stress produced…

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Planning of orthognathic surgery through the primary mandibular reconstruction according to the postnik protocol

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Planning of orthognathic surgery through the primary mandibular reconstruction according to the postnik protocol

Orthognathic surgery is understood as a group of surgical procedures intended to achieve correct position and relation of the maxillaries, and the rest of the cranium and the cervical unit….

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Minimally invasive surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion with limited approach under sedation: a report of 335 cases

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Minimally invasive surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion with limited approach under sedation: a report of 335 cases

An adequate transverse maxillary dimension is one of the critical aspects of a functional and stable occlusion. SARPE consists of a surgical liberation of the sites of resistance combined using…

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Referral patterns from general medical practitioners to dentists prior to the use of oral bisphosphonates in Australia

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Referral patterns from general medical practitioners to dentists prior to the use of oral bisphosphonates in Australia

Introduction: Osteonecrosis of the jaw (ONJ) is a rare but serious complication of bisphosphonate therapy. There is international consensus in recommending dental referral prior to initiating IV bisphosphonates, but no…

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