Evaluation of the effect of different mandibular fractures on the temporomandibular joint using magnetic resonance imaging: five years of follow-up

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of the effect of different mandibular fractures on the temporomandibular joint using magnetic resonance imaging: five years of follow-up

Abstract A prospective cohort study was performed to investigate concurrent and delayed temporomandibular joint (TMJ) injuries following different types of mandibular fracture using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). One hundred adult…

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Three-dimensional cone beam computed tomography analysis of maxillary sinus and alveolar bone anatomy in the restorative axis of dental implants using radiopaque drill guides

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Three-dimensional cone beam computed tomography analysis of maxillary sinus and alveolar bone anatomy in the restorative axis of dental implants using radiopaque drill guides

Abstract The objectives were to assess the sinus anatomy and alveolar ridge dimensions and to identify clinical factors and morphological relationships that may predict the characteristics of the sinus anatomy….

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Thermal evaluation by infrared measurement of implant site preparation between single and gradual drilling in artificial bone blocks of different densities

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Thermal evaluation by infrared measurement of implant site preparation between single and gradual drilling in artificial bone blocks of different densities

Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the influence of bone density and drilling protocol on heat generation during implant bed preparation. Ten single and 10 gradual implant…

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Histological outcomes of sinus augmentation for dental implants with calcium phosphate or deproteinized bovine bone: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Histological outcomes of sinus augmentation for dental implants with calcium phosphate or deproteinized bovine bone: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract This study compared the histological outcomes of deproteinized bovine bone (DBB) and technically derived calcium phosphate for sinus floor augmentation. MEDLINE, PubMed, Cochrane, EMBASE, and Google Scholar databases were…

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Three-dimensional fracture pattern analysis of the Obwegeser and Dal Pont bilateral sagittal split osteotomy

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Three-dimensional fracture pattern analysis of the Obwegeser and Dal Pont bilateral sagittal split osteotomy

Abstract The Obwegeser and Dal Pont modification of the bilateral sagittal split osteotomy (BSSO) is a well-established procedure in orthognathic surgery. The purpose of this retrospective study was to analyze…

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Prevalence and risk factors of tooth discolouration after orthognathic surgery: a retrospective study of 1455 patients

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Prevalence and risk factors of tooth discolouration after orthognathic surgery: a retrospective study of 1455 patients

Abstract This study was conducted to evaluate the prevalence of tooth discolouration and to examine the factors that may pose a higher risk for tooth discolouration after orthognathic surgery. This…

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Modified alar base cinch suture fixation at the bilateral lower border of the piriform rim after a maxillary Le Fort I osteotomy

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Modified alar base cinch suture fixation at the bilateral lower border of the piriform rim after a maxillary Le Fort I osteotomy

Abstract Classic cinch suture narrowing of the nasal alar base by medially suturing the bilateral nasolabial soft tissue with one long suture has a limited effect. The modified cinch method…

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Lingual nerve injury in association with sagittal ramus osteotomy and bicortical screw fixation: a review of 523 procedures in 262 subjects

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Lingual nerve injury in association with sagittal ramus osteotomy and bicortical screw fixation: a review of 523 procedures in 262 subjects

Abstract The purpose of this study was to assess the frequency of irreversible lingual nerve (LN) injury in patients undergoing sagittal ramus osteotomies (SRO) with bicortical screw fixation. A retrospective…

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Mandibular distraction osteogenesis: a systematic review of stability and the effects on hard and soft tissues

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Mandibular distraction osteogenesis: a systematic review of stability and the effects on hard and soft tissues

Abstract Mandibular distraction osteogenesis (MDO) has been widely adopted in modern maxillofacial surgery due to its less invasive approach and the consistent aesthetic and functional improvements obtained. The aim of…

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Impact of midface and upper face fracture on bite force, mandibular mobility, and electromyographic activity

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Impact of midface and upper face fracture on bite force, mandibular mobility, and electromyographic activity

Abstract This study evaluated the bite force, electromyographic activity, and mandibular mobility in patients undergoing surgery for facial fracture treatment that required a coronal approach. Ten men were divided into…

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The use of three-dimensional strut plates for the management of mandibular angle fractures: a retrospective analysis of 222 patients

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on The use of three-dimensional strut plates for the management of mandibular angle fractures: a retrospective analysis of 222 patients

Abstract This study was performed to evaluate the use of three-dimensional (3D) strut plates for the surgical management of mandibular angle fractures and to determine the subsequent postoperative complication rate….

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A prospective randomized study comparing fibrin sealant versus suture for conjunctival wound closure in orbital wall fracture surgery

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A prospective randomized study comparing fibrin sealant versus suture for conjunctival wound closure in orbital wall fracture surgery

Abstract The purpose of this randomized prospective study was to compare the clinical outcomes of orbital wall fracture surgery involving transconjunctival wound closure with fibrin sealant to the outcomes achieved…

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Mandibular reconstruction with the vascularized fibula flap: comparison of virtual planning surgery and conventional surgery

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Mandibular reconstruction with the vascularized fibula flap: comparison of virtual planning surgery and conventional surgery

Abstract This study evaluated the accuracy of mandibular reconstruction and assessed clinical outcomes in both virtual planning and conventional surgery patients. ProPlan CMF surgical planning software was used preoperatively in…

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Current concepts in salvage procedures for failing microvascular flaps: is there a superior technique? Insights from a systematic review of the literature

Dec 15, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Current concepts in salvage procedures for failing microvascular flaps: is there a superior technique? Insights from a systematic review of the literature

Abstract Microvascular free tissue transfer is a routine procedure with high predictability and a low complication rate. However, compromised flap perfusion remains a challenge and there is no consensus regarding…

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