Palatal bone dimensions on cone beam computed tomography. Implications for the palate as autogenous donor site: an observational study

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Palatal bone dimensions on cone beam computed tomography. Implications for the palate as autogenous donor site: an observational study

Abstract This study analyzed cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) records. Radiographic image analysis included: (1) the width and height of the palatal vault, and diameter and location of the incisive…

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Immediate versus conventional loaded single implants in the posterior mandible: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Immediate versus conventional loaded single implants in the posterior mandible: a meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Abstract The purpose of this meta-analysis was to compare implant survival, marginal bone loss, and complications between immediate and conventional loading of single implants installed in the posterior mandible. An…

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High condylectomy versus proportional condylectomy: is secondary orthognathic surgery necessary?

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on High condylectomy versus proportional condylectomy: is secondary orthognathic surgery necessary?

Abstract The objective of this study was to assess the need for secondary orthognathic surgery in patients undergoing two different condylectomy protocols for active unilateral condylar hyperplasia (UCH). A retrospective…

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High condylectomy for the treatment of mandibular condylar hyperplasia: a systematic review of the literature

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on High condylectomy for the treatment of mandibular condylar hyperplasia: a systematic review of the literature

Abstract Mandibular condylar hyperplasia (MCH) is a rare, idiopathic disorder, which can cause both functional and aesthetic problems. MCH has often been described in the literature, but a comprehensive analysis…

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Surgical accuracy of three-dimensional virtual planning: a pilot study of bimaxillary orthognathic procedures including maxillary segmentation

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Surgical accuracy of three-dimensional virtual planning: a pilot study of bimaxillary orthognathic procedures including maxillary segmentation

Abstract This retrospective study evaluated the precision and positional accuracy of different orthognathic procedures following virtual surgical planning in 30 patients. To date, no studies of three-dimensional virtual surgical planning…

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Controversies in orbital reconstruction—III. Biomaterials for orbital reconstruction: a review with clinical recommendations

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Controversies in orbital reconstruction—III. Biomaterials for orbital reconstruction: a review with clinical recommendations

Abstract The goal of orbital reconstruction is to repair trauma defects, to correct the position of the eye anatomically, avoiding enophthalmos, and to restore ocular function. For the reconstruction of…

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Orthognathic surgery improves quality of life and depression, but not anxiety, and patients with higher preoperative depression scores improve less

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Orthognathic surgery improves quality of life and depression, but not anxiety, and patients with higher preoperative depression scores improve less

Abstract This study assessed quality of life (QoL), depression, and anxiety before and after orthognathic surgery and identified risk factors for poorer postoperative outcome. This multicentre prospective study included 140…

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Skeletal stability of surgery-first bimaxillary orthognathic surgery for skeletal class III malocclusion, using standardized criteria

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Skeletal stability of surgery-first bimaxillary orthognathic surgery for skeletal class III malocclusion, using standardized criteria

Abstract The purpose of this study was to compare the postoperative stability following bimaxillary surgery performed either with or without preoperative orthodontic treatment, in class III malocclusion patients. These patients…

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Stability of bicortical screw versus plate fixation after mandibular setback with the bilateral sagittal split osteotomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Stability of bicortical screw versus plate fixation after mandibular setback with the bilateral sagittal split osteotomy: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract The purpose of this study was to test the hypothesis that there is no difference in skeletal stability between bicortical screw and miniplate fixation after mandibular setback surgery with…

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