Evaluation of single implants placed in the posterior mandibular area under immediate loading: a prospective study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of single implants placed in the posterior mandibular area under immediate loading: a prospective study

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the survival of single dental implants subjected to immediate function. Twelve patients with edentulous areas in the posterior mandible were included…

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Reconstruction of mandibular vertical defects for dental implants with autogenous bone block grafts using a tunnel approach: clinical study of 50 cases

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Reconstruction of mandibular vertical defects for dental implants with autogenous bone block grafts using a tunnel approach: clinical study of 50 cases

Abstract The objective of this study was to evaluate the outcomes of mandibular vertical defect reconstruction with autologous bone and the use of a sub-periosteal tunnel approach in preparation for…

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Electrical nerve stimulation method for intraoperative localization of the inferior alveolar nerve within the mandible: a pilot study in rabbits

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Electrical nerve stimulation method for intraoperative localization of the inferior alveolar nerve within the mandible: a pilot study in rabbits

Abstract The efficacy of the electrical nerve stimulation method for localizing the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) within the mandibular bone was evaluated. Six New Zealand rabbits were used (both sides…

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Detection of the posterior superior alveolar artery in the lateral sinus wall using computed tomography/cone beam computed tomography: a prevalence meta-analysis study and systematic review

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Detection of the posterior superior alveolar artery in the lateral sinus wall using computed tomography/cone beam computed tomography: a prevalence meta-analysis study and systematic review

Abstract A systematic search of MEDLINE, Embase, and Proceedings Web of Science was undertaken to assess the prevalence of the posterior superior alveolar artery (PSAA) in the lateral sinus wall…

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Diode laser surgery versus scalpel surgery in the treatment of fibrous hyperplasia: a randomized clinical trial

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Diode laser surgery versus scalpel surgery in the treatment of fibrous hyperplasia: a randomized clinical trial

Abstract Fibrous hyperplasia is treated by surgical incision using a scalpel, together with removal of the source of chronic trauma. However, scalpel techniques do not provide the haemostasis that is…

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Strain induced in the condyle by self-tapping screws in the Biomet alloplastic temporomandibular joint: a preliminary experimental study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Strain induced in the condyle by self-tapping screws in the Biomet alloplastic temporomandibular joint: a preliminary experimental study

Abstract The main aim of this study was to analyze how screws affect the strain concentration induced on the mandibular condyle during implantation, screwing, and drilling, as well as after…

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Ossifying fibroma in the temporomandibular joint: report of an unusual case and treatment perspectives

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Ossifying fibroma in the temporomandibular joint: report of an unusual case and treatment perspectives

Abstract An unusual case of ossifying fibroma involving the right temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in a 7-year-old girl is presented. The treatment protocol comprised TMJ reconstruction with a costochondral graft following…

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Dependence of cytokine levels on the sex of experimental animals: a pilot study on the effect of oestrogen in the temporomandibular joint synovial tissues

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Dependence of cytokine levels on the sex of experimental animals: a pilot study on the effect of oestrogen in the temporomandibular joint synovial tissues

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the effects of 17β-oestradiol (E2) on cartilage thickness and cytokine levels in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). Thirty rats (15 female, 15…

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Changes in the computed tomography (pixel) value of mandibular ramus bone and fixation screws after sagittal split ramus osteotomy

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Changes in the computed tomography (pixel) value of mandibular ramus bone and fixation screws after sagittal split ramus osteotomy

Abstract The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the changes in computed tomography (CT) values of ramus bone and screws after sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) setback surgery….

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Correction of facial asymmetry associated with vertical maxillary excess and mandibular prognathism by combined orthognathic surgery and guiding templates and splints fabricated by rapid prototyping technique

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Correction of facial asymmetry associated with vertical maxillary excess and mandibular prognathism by combined orthognathic surgery and guiding templates and splints fabricated by rapid prototyping technique

Abstract The facial asymmetry associated with vertical maxillary excess and mandibular prognathism is one of the more complicated types in the field of oral and maxillofacial surgery. The purpose of…

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Assessment of nasal obstruction symptoms using the NOSE scale after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Assessment of nasal obstruction symptoms using the NOSE scale after surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion

Abstract The Nasal Obstruction Symptom Evaluation (NOSE) scale is a reliable and valid instrument used widely in otorhinolaryngology to evaluate nasal obstruction symptoms in patients with nasal disorders. The purpose…

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