Rehabilitation of edentulous posterior atrophic mandible: inferior alveolar nerve lateralization by piezotome and immediate implant placement

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Rehabilitation of edentulous posterior atrophic mandible: inferior alveolar nerve lateralization by piezotome and immediate implant placement

Abstract The height and consistency of the bone tissue located above the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) represents an important challenge when a patient’s atrophied posterior mandible is rehabilitated with an…

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Clinical outcome and bone healing of implants placed with high insertion torque: 12-month results from a multicenter controlled cohort study

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical outcome and bone healing of implants placed with high insertion torque: 12-month results from a multicenter controlled cohort study

Abstract This study evaluated the clinical outcome and the crestal bone resorption of implants placed with high insertion torque (up to 80 N cm). 102 patients were treated with 156…

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Survey response of oral and maxillofacial surgeons on invasive procedures in patients using antithrombotic medication

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Survey response of oral and maxillofacial surgeons on invasive procedures in patients using antithrombotic medication

Abstract The aim was to evaluate the management strategies of Dutch oral and maxillofacial surgeons when performing invasive dental or oral surgery in patients using oral antithrombotic medication (OAM). In…

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Anatomical differences in lower third molars visualized by 2D and 3D X-ray imaging: clinical outcomes after extraction

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Anatomical differences in lower third molars visualized by 2D and 3D X-ray imaging: clinical outcomes after extraction

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate the relationship between third molars and the inferior alveolar canal using panoramic radiographs and cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans and…

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Darkening of third molar roots on panoramic radiographs: is it really predominantly thinning of the lingual cortex?

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Darkening of third molar roots on panoramic radiographs: is it really predominantly thinning of the lingual cortex?

Abstract This study investigated the exact intra-alveolar aetiology of a panoramic high-risk sign, darkening of the third molar roots. 83 mandibular third molar surgical removals demonstrating dark bands on the…

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Traumatic carotid-cavernous sinus fistula accompanying abducens nerve (VI) palsy in blowout fractures: missed diagnosis of ‘white-eyed shunt’

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Traumatic carotid-cavernous sinus fistula accompanying abducens nerve (VI) palsy in blowout fractures: missed diagnosis of ‘white-eyed shunt’

Abstract We report the case of a 32-year-old woman with bilateral blowout fractures. She presented with diplopia showing impaired abduction of the left eye soon after trauma. No other orbito-ocular…

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How to improve retromandibular transmasseteric anteroparotid approach for mandibular condylar fractures: our clinical experience

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on How to improve retromandibular transmasseteric anteroparotid approach for mandibular condylar fractures: our clinical experience

Abstract Fractures of the mandibular condyle are common and account for 25–35% of all mandibular fractures reported in the literature. Even with the development of a consensus on the preference…

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