Reaction to “Engelstad ME, Bastodkar P, Markiewicz MR. Medial canthopexy using transcaruncular barb and miniplate: technique and cadaver study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg2012; 41:1176–85”

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Reaction to “Engelstad ME, Bastodkar P, Markiewicz MR. Medial canthopexy using transcaruncular barb and miniplate: technique and cadaver study. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg2012; 41:1176–85”

We would like to congratulate the authors for their extensive study on cadavers and patients, describing a modified approach to the method of Beat Hammer, used for medial canthopexy. They…

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Effect of setback Le Fort I osteotomy on midfacial soft-tissue changes as evaluated by cone-beam computed tomography superimposition for cases of skeletal Class III malocclusion

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of setback Le Fort I osteotomy on midfacial soft-tissue changes as evaluated by cone-beam computed tomography superimposition for cases of skeletal Class III malocclusion

Abstract This study employed the cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) superimposition method to evaluate postoperative midfacial soft-tissue changes in cases of skeletal Class III malocclusion after double-jaw surgery with setback and…

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Response to commentary regarding “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 Response to commentary regarding “Rehabilitation of edentulous posterior atrophic mandible: inferior alveolar nerve lateralization by piezotome and immediate implant placement”

Dear Editor First, I would like to thank our colleagues for their interest in the article. In regards to their comments, let us begin by saying that we are in…

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Prevalence and characteristics of pneumatization of the temporal bone evaluated by cone beam computed tomography

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Prevalence and characteristics of pneumatization of the temporal bone evaluated by cone beam computed tomography

Abstract The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence and characteristics of pneumatization of the glenoid fossa and articular eminence by means of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT)…

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Preservation of condyle and disc in the surgical treatment of type III temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a long-term follow-up clinical study of 111 joints

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Preservation of condyle and disc in the surgical treatment of type III temporomandibular joint ankylosis: a long-term follow-up clinical study of 111 joints

Abstract The purpose of this study was to establish the role of retaining the condyle and disc in the treatment of type III ankylosis, by clinical and computed tomography (CT)…

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Biometric parameters of the temporomandibular joint and association with disc displacement and pain: a magnetic resonance imaging study

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Biometric parameters of the temporomandibular joint and association with disc displacement and pain: a magnetic resonance imaging study

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between biometric parameters of the components of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), articular disc displacement, and TMJ pain. Magnetic resonance…

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TMD before and after correction of dentofacial deformities by orthodontic and orthognathic treatment

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on TMD before and after correction of dentofacial deformities by orthodontic and orthognathic treatment

Abstract The aims of the study were to investigate the alteration of temporomandibular disorders (TMD) after correction of dentofacial deformities by orthodontic treatment in conjunction with orthognathic surgery; and to…

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Evaluation of fracture healing and subimplant bone response following fixation with a locking miniplate and screw system for mandibular angle fractures in a sheep model

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of fracture healing and subimplant bone response following fixation with a locking miniplate and screw system for mandibular angle fractures in a sheep model

Abstract This study aims to establish a mandible fracture model, and to review fracture healing following fixation with a locking miniplate system. Eighteen 2-year-old sheep were divided into three groups…

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Decreased postoperative pain after reduction of fractured nasal bones using a nerve block of the anterior ethmoidal nerve

Jan 24, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Decreased postoperative pain after reduction of fractured nasal bones using a nerve block of the anterior ethmoidal nerve

Abstract There is consensus that all patients should experience minimal pain following reduction of a fractured nasal bone. The issue requiring further study is what technique will provide patients with…

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