The clinical application of three-dimensional motion capture (4D): a novel approach to quantify the dynamics of facial animations

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The clinical application of three-dimensional motion capture (4D): a novel approach to quantify the dynamics of facial animations

Abstract The aim of this pilot study was to evaluate the feasibility of measuring the change in magnitude, speed, and motion similarity of facial animations in head and neck oncology…

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Resveratrol improves bone repair by modulation of bone morphogenetic proteins and osteopontin gene expression in rats

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Resveratrol improves bone repair by modulation of bone morphogenetic proteins and osteopontin gene expression in rats

Abstract This study investigated the effect of resveratrol on bone healing and its influence on the gene expression of osteogenic markers. Two calvarial defects were created and one screw-shaped titanium…

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Assessment of lingual nerve injury using different surgical variables for mandibular third molar surgery: a clinical study

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Assessment of lingual nerve injury using different surgical variables for mandibular third molar surgery: a clinical study

Abstract The objective of this study was to investigate the incidence of sensory impairment of the lingual nerves following lower third molar removal and to compare the outcome with various…

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Is buccolingual angulation of maxillary anterior implants associated with the crestal labial soft tissue thickness?

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Is buccolingual angulation of maxillary anterior implants associated with the crestal labial soft tissue thickness?

Abstract We aimed to examine the relationship between crestal labial soft tissue thickness (CLSTT, measured with a digital calliper at the crestal level of casts) and implant buccolingual angulation (IBLA)….

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Morphological changes in the pharyngeal airway of female skeletal class III patients following bimaxillary surgery: A cone beam computed tomography evaluation

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Morphological changes in the pharyngeal airway of female skeletal class III patients following bimaxillary surgery: A cone beam computed tomography evaluation

Abstract Using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), the present study compared three-dimensional (3D) changes in the pharyngeal airway and surrounding tissues in female skeletal class III patients treated with bimaxillary…

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Biomechanical evaluation of a new design titanium miniplate for the treatment of mandibular angle fractures

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Biomechanical evaluation of a new design titanium miniplate for the treatment of mandibular angle fractures

Abstract The optimal management of mandibular angle fractures remains controversial. The aim of this experimental study was to test the stability and resistance to mechanical force of a new titanium…

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Superior border versus inferior border fixation in displaced mandibular angle fractures: prospective randomized comparative study

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Superior border versus inferior border fixation in displaced mandibular angle fractures: prospective randomized comparative study

Abstract A prospective randomized comparative study was conducted to compare open reduction and internal fixation of displaced fractures (>2 mm) via intraoral approach with application of a single monocortical miniplate…

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Role of computed tomography angiography in the diagnosis of vascular stenosis in head and neck microvascular free flap reconstruction

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Role of computed tomography angiography in the diagnosis of vascular stenosis in head and neck microvascular free flap reconstruction

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the role of computed tomography angiography (CTA) in the diagnosis of vascular stenosis at the vascular pedicle of head and neck…

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Preoperative evaluation of oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma with intraoral ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging—comparison with histopathological tumour thickness and accuracy in guiding patient management

Jan 19, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Preoperative evaluation of oral tongue squamous cell carcinoma with intraoral ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging—comparison with histopathological tumour thickness and accuracy in guiding patient management

Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the correlation between tumour thickness (TT) on intraoral ultrasound (US) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) with the histologically determined TT of…

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