Orthognathic bimaxillary surgery in two patients with osteogenesis imperfecta and a review of the literature

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Orthognathic bimaxillary surgery in two patients with osteogenesis imperfecta and a review of the literature

Abstract Orthognathic surgery in patients with osteogenesis imperfecta is rare. Most cases result in a successful outcome with stable and good occlusion. Two patients with, probably severe types III and…

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Assessment of linear measurements of bone for implant sites in the presence of metallic artefacts using cone beam computed tomography and multislice computed tomography

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Assessment of linear measurements of bone for implant sites in the presence of metallic artefacts using cone beam computed tomography and multislice computed tomography

Abstract The objective was to evaluate the influence of dental metallic artefacts on implant sites using multislice and cone-beam computed tomography techniques. Ten dried human mandibles were scanned twice by…

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Evaluation of the capability of a new water lift system to reduce the risk of Schneiderian membrane perforation during sinus elevation

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of the capability of a new water lift system to reduce the risk of Schneiderian membrane perforation during sinus elevation

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of a new water lift system used as a surgical instrument in the crestal approach of the sinus membrane…

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The use of cone beam CT for the removal of wisdom teeth changes the surgical approach compared with panoramic radiography: a pilot study

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The use of cone beam CT for the removal of wisdom teeth changes the surgical approach compared with panoramic radiography: a pilot study

Abstract This prospective study evaluated the role of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in the treatment of patients with impacted mandibular third molars at increased risk of inferior alveolar nerve…

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One germline mutation of PTCHgene in a Chinese family with non-syndromic keratocystic odontogenic tumours

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on One germline mutation of PTCHgene in a Chinese family with non-syndromic keratocystic odontogenic tumours

Abstract Keratocystic odontogenic tumours (KOCTs) are common benign cystic tumours that arise sporadically or associated with nevoid basal cell carcinoma syndrome (NBCCS). PTCH mutation can be found in sporadically or…

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A two-centre study on facial morphology in patients with complete bilateral cleft lip and palate at nine years of age

Feb 5, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A two-centre study on facial morphology in patients with complete bilateral cleft lip and palate at nine years of age

Abstract The aim of this study was to compare craniofacial morphology and soft tissue profiles in patients with complete bilateral cleft lip and palate at 9 years of age, treated…

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