Response to Stoelinga’s commentary regarding systematic review on the recurrence rate of keratocystic odontogenic tumour in relation to treatment modalities

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Response to Stoelinga’s commentary regarding systematic review on the recurrence rate of keratocystic odontogenic tumour in relation to treatment modalities

We are pleased to respond to the letter from Stoelinga regarding our recent systematic review and we appreciate the opportunity to address the concerns and criticisms he raised. Stoelinga states…

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Kaczmarzyc et al.: A systematic review of the recurrence rate for keratocystic odontogenic tumour in relation to treatment modalities

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Kaczmarzyc et al.: A systematic review of the recurrence rate for keratocystic odontogenic tumour in relation to treatment modalities

I read with great interest the paper by Kaczmarzyk et al. The authors should be commended for their mammoth task of reviewing the existing literature on this topic and trying…

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Necrotizing periodontitis as a possible manifestation of common variable immunodeficiency

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Necrotizing periodontitis as a possible manifestation of common variable immunodeficiency

Abstract Common variable immunodeficiency (CVID) is an inherited disease characterized by hypogammaglobulinaemia and impaired humoural immunoresponse and is mainly associated with recurrent infections of the airway and the digestive tract….

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Impact of fixed implant prosthetics using the ‘all-on-four’ treatment concept on speech intelligibility, articulation and oromyofunctional behaviour

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Impact of fixed implant prosthetics using the ‘all-on-four’ treatment concept on speech intelligibility, articulation and oromyofunctional behaviour

Abstract The purpose of this case control study is to determine the impact of screw-retained fixed cross-arch prostheses, supported by four osseointegrated implants, on articulation and oromyofunctional behaviour. Objective (acoustic…

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Quality of life improves among post-menopausal women who received bone augmentation during dental implant therapy

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Quality of life improves among post-menopausal women who received bone augmentation during dental implant therapy

Abstract Quality of life outcomes among patients receiving implants have been well studied, but little is known about the effects of bone augmentation in this therapy. The purpose of this…

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Use of botulinum neurotoxin A in uncontrolled salivation in children with cerebral palsy: a pilot study

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Use of botulinum neurotoxin A in uncontrolled salivation in children with cerebral palsy: a pilot study

Abstract This study investigated the safety and efficacy of botulinum neurotoxin type-A (BNT-A) injections into the salivary glands for treatment of sialorrhea in children with cerebral palsy (CP) and assessed…

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Upgrading of the micro-marsupialisation technique for the management of mucus extravasation or retention phenomena

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Upgrading of the micro-marsupialisation technique for the management of mucus extravasation or retention phenomena

Abstract This study evaluated the performance of an upgrading of the micro-marsupialisation technique for the management of mucus extravasation or retention phenomena. This study presents a prospective case series of…

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Torus mandibularis bone chips combined with platelet rich plasma gel for treatment of intrabony osseous defects: clinical and radiographic evaluation

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Torus mandibularis bone chips combined with platelet rich plasma gel for treatment of intrabony osseous defects: clinical and radiographic evaluation

Abstract The use of platelet rich plasma (PRP) gel in combination with torus mandibularis offers a potentially useful treatment for periodontal osseous defects. Whether this combination enhances the outcome of…

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Evaluation of trigeminal nerve injuries in relation to third molar surgery in a prospective patient cohort. Recommendations for prevention

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of trigeminal nerve injuries in relation to third molar surgery in a prospective patient cohort. Recommendations for prevention

Abstract Trigeminal nerve injury is the most problematic consequence of dental surgical procedures with major medico-legal implications. This study reports the signs and symptoms that are the features of trigeminal…

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Long-term evaluation of the stability of reconstructed condyles by transport distraction osteogenesis

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Long-term evaluation of the stability of reconstructed condyles by transport distraction osteogenesis

Abstract This retrospective longitudinal study evaluated the long-term stability of reconstructed condyles by transport distraction osteogenesis of the mandibular ramus in patients with unilateral temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis. 7 patients…

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The use of pseudo-dynamic magnetic resonance imaging for evaluating the relationship between temporomandibular joint anterior disc displacement and joint pain

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The use of pseudo-dynamic magnetic resonance imaging for evaluating the relationship between temporomandibular joint anterior disc displacement and joint pain

Abstract The relationship between temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain and the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) finding of articular disc displacement is debated. The purpose of this study is to investigate the…

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