Efficacy of a single dose of low-level laser therapy in reducing pain, swelling, and trismus following third molar extraction surgery

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Efficacy of a single dose of low-level laser therapy in reducing pain, swelling, and trismus following third molar extraction surgery

Abstract The clinical efficacy of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) for the reduction of pain, swelling, and trismus following the surgical extraction of third molars was evaluated. Mandibular third molars, with…

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Paraumbilical fat graft for the correction of contour deformity following parotidectomy and prevention of Frey syndrome

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Paraumbilical fat graft for the correction of contour deformity following parotidectomy and prevention of Frey syndrome

Abstract Following parotidectomy, patients develop retromandibular hollowing. A case series of patients for whom a free paraumbilical graft was used to reconstruct the parotid bed defect is presented here. This…

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Does the piezoelectric surgical technique produce fewer postoperative sequelae after lower third molar surgery than conventional rotary instruments? A systematic review and meta analysis

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Does the piezoelectric surgical technique produce fewer postoperative sequelae after lower third molar surgery than conventional rotary instruments? A systematic review and meta analysis

Abstract A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted to answer the clinical question “Does the piezoelectric surgical technique produce fewer postoperative sequelae after lower third molar surgery than conventional rotary…

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Evaluating the anatomical location of the posterior superior alveolar artery in cone beam computed tomography images

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluating the anatomical location of the posterior superior alveolar artery in cone beam computed tomography images

Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine the diameter, location, and frequency of the appearance of the posterior superior alveolar artery (PSAA) in preoperative cone beam computed tomography…

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Recurrence rate following treatment for primary multicystic ameloblastoma: systematic review and meta-analysis

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Recurrence rate following treatment for primary multicystic ameloblastoma: systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract Opinions regarding the treatment of multicystic ameloblastoma are divergent due to its benign nature and the high rate of recurrence if not adequately excised. The aim of the present…

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Effects of pulsed electromagnetic fields on swelling and pain after implant surgery: a double-blind, randomized study

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of pulsed electromagnetic fields on swelling and pain after implant surgery: a double-blind, randomized study

Abstract The aim of this split-mouth, double-blind, randomized study was to determine whether pulsed electromagnetic field therapy (PEMF) can improve swelling and the management of pain after full-arch immediate loading…

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ESRRBpolymorphisms are associated with comorbidity of temporomandibular disorders and rotator cuff disease

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on ESRRBpolymorphisms are associated with comorbidity of temporomandibular disorders and rotator cuff disease

Abstract Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) are associated with comorbidity. Shoulder pain is among the symptoms associated with TMD. The purpose of this study was to investigate the association between TMD and…

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Evaluation of temporomandibular joint disc displacement as a risk factor for osteoarthrosis

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Evaluation of temporomandibular joint disc displacement as a risk factor for osteoarthrosis

Abstract Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disc displacement is a clinical sign often found in patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) and associated with TMJ osteoarthrosis. Osteoarthrosis is a degenerative joint disease that…

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Juvenile idiopathic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: bacterial diversity in temporomandibular joint synovial fluid in comparison with immunological and clinical findings

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Juvenile idiopathic arthritis and rheumatoid arthritis: bacterial diversity in temporomandibular joint synovial fluid in comparison with immunological and clinical findings

Abstract Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) involvement in juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) occurs in up to 80% of affected children. The purpose of this study was to investigate the presence of bacterial…

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Clinical and radiological outcomes of transoral endoscope-assisted treatment of mandibular condylar fractures

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical and radiological outcomes of transoral endoscope-assisted treatment of mandibular condylar fractures

Abstract Fractures of the mandibular condyle are one of the most common craniofacial fractures. However, the diagnosis and treatment of these fractures is controversial because of the multiple surgical approaches…

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‘Stylo-mandibular complex’ fracture from a maxillofacial surgeon’s perspective – review of the literature and proposal of a management algorithm

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on ‘Stylo-mandibular complex’ fracture from a maxillofacial surgeon’s perspective – review of the literature and proposal of a management algorithm

Abstract The incidence of fractures of styloid process, either in isolation or association with mandibular fractures, is rare, and frequently overlooked. When present, they pose clinical dilemma in diagnosis and…

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Mechanical resistance of the periorbita and the orbital floor complex—are isolated orbital floor fractures only a soft tissue problem?

Jan 16, 2018 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Mechanical resistance of the periorbita and the orbital floor complex—are isolated orbital floor fractures only a soft tissue problem?

Abstract The primary aims of orbital floor reconstruction are to prevent enophthalmos and herniation of the orbital contents in order to achieve correct globe position. Theoretically, the mechanical load of…

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