Evaluation of location and dimensions of mandibular lingual canals: a cone beam computed tomography study

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of location and dimensions of mandibular lingual canals: a cone beam computed tomography study

Abstract This retrospective study evaluated the presence, location, and diameter of the mandibular lingual canals in a Taiwanese population using cone beam computed tomography (CBCT), to help improve the safety…

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Fast three-dimensional superimposition of cone beam computed tomography for orthopaedics and orthognathic surgery evaluation

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Fast three-dimensional superimposition of cone beam computed tomography for orthopaedics and orthognathic surgery evaluation

Abstract The aim of this study was to validate a method for fast three-dimensional (3D) superimposition of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) in growing patients and adults (surgical cases). The…

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Does platelet-rich plasma enhance healing in the idiopathic bone cavity? A single-blind randomized clinical trial

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Does platelet-rich plasma enhance healing in the idiopathic bone cavity? A single-blind randomized clinical trial

Abstract The presence of an idiopathic bone cavity (IBC) is usually identified during routine dental radiographic examinations. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of platelet-rich plasma…

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A split-mouth, randomized, triple-blind, placebo-controlled study to analyze the pre-emptive effect of etoricoxib 120mg on inflammatory events following removal of unerupted mandibular third molars

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A split-mouth, randomized, triple-blind, placebo-controlled study to analyze the pre-emptive effect of etoricoxib 120mg on inflammatory events following removal of unerupted mandibular third molars

Abstract Pain after third molar extraction has been considered the most suitable pharmaceutical model to evaluate acute pain. This study aimed to evaluate the pre-emptive analgesic/anti-inflammatory efficacy of etoricoxib 120…

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Effect of oral contraceptive use on the incidence of dry socket in females following impacted mandibular third molar extraction: a meta-analysis

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of oral contraceptive use on the incidence of dry socket in females following impacted mandibular third molar extraction: a meta-analysis

Abstract The aim of this comprehensive meta-analysis was to provide evidence-based data to test whether oral contraceptive (OC) use can promote the incidence of dry socket (DS) in females following…

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The effect of conventional surgery and piezoelectric surgery bone harvesting techniques on the donor site morbidity of the mandibular ramus and symphysis

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The effect of conventional surgery and piezoelectric surgery bone harvesting techniques on the donor site morbidity of the mandibular ramus and symphysis

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the morbidity following bone harvesting at two different intraoral donor sites, mandibular symphysis and ramus, and to determine the effects of…

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Clinical utility of three-dimensional SPECT/CT imaging as a guide for the resection of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical utility of three-dimensional SPECT/CT imaging as a guide for the resection of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw

Abstract In recent years, proactive surgical treatment has been reported to be effective for medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ). However, an uncertain resection entails the risk of recurrence, whereas…

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Patient discomfort and other side effects after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy or distraction osteogenesis of the mandible: a randomized clinical trial

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Patient discomfort and other side effects after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy or distraction osteogenesis of the mandible: a randomized clinical trial

Abstract A randomized clinical trial was conducted to compare bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO) with distraction osteogenesis (DO) for the advancement of the mandible, with a focus on patient discomfort,…

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A prospective epidemiological study on odontogenic tumours in a black African population, with emphasis on the relative frequency of ameloblastoma

Jan 17, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A prospective epidemiological study on odontogenic tumours in a black African population, with emphasis on the relative frequency of ameloblastoma

Abstract The persistent view in the literature is that the relative frequency of ameloblastomas is higher in the black population than in Caucasians. The aim of this study was to…

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