Dental image replacement on cone beam computed tomography with three-dimensional optical scanning of a dental cast, occlusal bite, or bite tray impression

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Dental image replacement on cone beam computed tomography with three-dimensional optical scanning of a dental cast, occlusal bite, or bite tray impression

Abstract The goal of the present study was to compare the accuracy of dental image replacement on a cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) image using digital image data from three-dimensional…

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Comparative assessment of the therapeutic effects of the topical and systemic forms of Hypericum perforatumextract on induced oral mucositis in golden hamsters

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Comparative assessment of the therapeutic effects of the topical and systemic forms of Hypericum perforatumextract on induced oral mucositis in golden hamsters

Abstract Oral mucositis is a common and irritating complication of chemotherapy and radiotherapy for malignancies. Current treatments have failed to achieve complete remission of this complication. The St. John’s wort…

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The diagnostic utility of biopsies from the submandibular and labial salivary glands in IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and sialoadenitis, so-called Mikulicz’s disease

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The diagnostic utility of biopsies from the submandibular and labial salivary glands in IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and sialoadenitis, so-called Mikulicz’s disease

Abstract IgG4-related dacryoadenitis and sialoadenitis (IgG4-DS) is characterized by serum IgG4 elevation and the infiltration of IgG4-positive plasma cells in glandular tissues. For definitive diagnosis of IgG4-DS, biopsies of local…

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The combined effects of undersized drilling and implant macrogeometry on bone healing around dental implants: an experimental study

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The combined effects of undersized drilling and implant macrogeometry on bone healing around dental implants: an experimental study

Abstract This study investigated the effect of undersized preparations with two different implant macrogeometries. There were four experimental groups: group 1, conical implant with an undersized osteotomy of 3.2 mm;…

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Comparison of median and paramedian regions for planning palatal mini-implants: a study in vivo using cone beam computed tomography

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Comparison of median and paramedian regions for planning palatal mini-implants: a study in vivo using cone beam computed tomography

Abstract The purpose of this study was to compare the bone height at the median and paramedian sites of the hard palate using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT). CBCT images…

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Initial bone preparation followed by a 2-week delay before implant placement enhances the clinical and radiographic outcome: a randomized controlled trial

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Initial bone preparation followed by a 2-week delay before implant placement enhances the clinical and radiographic outcome: a randomized controlled trial

Abstract Initial bone preparation followed by a 2-week delay before implant placement enhances the biological activity at the osteotomy site, which may improve the treatment outcome. The aim of this…

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Temporomandibular joint replacement periprosthetic joint infections: a review of early diagnostic testing options

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Temporomandibular joint replacement periprosthetic joint infections: a review of early diagnostic testing options

Abstract The incidence of a periprosthetic joint infection is uncommon after total joint replacement. Since the clinical, psychological, and economic consequences of this complication are substantial, the development of management…

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Arthrocentesis followed by intra-articular autologous blood injection for the treatment of recurrent temporomandibular joint dislocation

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Arthrocentesis followed by intra-articular autologous blood injection for the treatment of recurrent temporomandibular joint dislocation

Abstract Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dislocation is an excessive forward movement of the condyle beyond the articular eminence with complete separation of the articular surfaces and fixation in that position. This…

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A prospective, single-centre study on patient outcomes following temporomandibular joint replacement using a custom-made Biomet TMJ prosthesis

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A prospective, single-centre study on patient outcomes following temporomandibular joint replacement using a custom-made Biomet TMJ prosthesis

Abstract This study describes the clinical variables in 61 patients following total alloplastic temporomandibular joint reconstruction (TJR) in which the Biomet Microfixation Patient-Patient-Matched TMJ Implant was used. All patients were…

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Effectiveness of treatment with viscosupplementation in temporomandibular joints with or without effusion

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effectiveness of treatment with viscosupplementation in temporomandibular joints with or without effusion

Abstract The objective of this study was to determine whether the effectiveness of viscosupplementation with hyaluronic acid (HA) in patients with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) degenerative disorders depends on the presence…

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