Microarchitectural study of the augmented bone following ridge preservation with a porcine xenograft and a collagen membrane: preliminary report of a prospective clinical, histological, and micro-computed tomography analysis

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Microarchitectural study of the augmented bone following ridge preservation with a porcine xenograft and a collagen membrane: preliminary report of a prospective clinical, histological, and micro-computed tomography analysis

Abstract Socket preservation using a combination of porcine xenograft and collagen membrane maintains the vertical and horizontal dimensions of the ridge. The aim of this study was to evaluate the…

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Survival of Brånemark System Mk III implants and analysis of risk factors associated with implant failure

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Survival of Brånemark System Mk III implants and analysis of risk factors associated with implant failure

Abstract The purpose of this study was to retrospectively investigate the outcomes of Brånemark System Mk III TiUnite/Groovy implants placed in patients at Kobe University Hospital. Various risk factors for…

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A comparative study of different surgical methods in the treatment of traumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A comparative study of different surgical methods in the treatment of traumatic temporomandibular joint ankylosis

Abstract Two different surgical methods for the treatment of unilateral traumatic temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis with a medially displaced residual condyle are described. Eighteen patients with unilateral traumatic TMJ ankylosis…

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Relationship between salivary biomarkers and postoperative swelling after the extraction of impacted lower third molars

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Relationship between salivary biomarkers and postoperative swelling after the extraction of impacted lower third molars

Abstract Many authors have studied various different parameters in relation to postoperative anxiety after the extraction of third molars. However, the effect that the acute inflammatory process occurring post extraction…

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Effects of co-administered dexamethasone and nimesulide on pain, swelling, and trismus following third molar surgery: a randomized, triple-blind, controlled clinical trial

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effects of co-administered dexamethasone and nimesulide on pain, swelling, and trismus following third molar surgery: a randomized, triple-blind, controlled clinical trial

Abstract This study aimed to determine the effect of the co-administration of dexamethasone 8 mg and nimesulide 100 mg given 1 h before mandibular third molar surgery. A prospective, randomized,…

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Diagnostic value of cone beam computed tomography and panoramic radiography in predicting mandibular nerve exposure during third molar surgery

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Diagnostic value of cone beam computed tomography and panoramic radiography in predicting mandibular nerve exposure during third molar surgery

Abstract The aim of this study was to evaluate the diagnostic accuracies of cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) and panoramic techniques in predicting inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) exposure. The sample…

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Application of a computer-assisted surgical navigation system in temporomandibular joint ankylosis surgery: a retrospective study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Application of a computer-assisted surgical navigation system in temporomandibular joint ankylosis surgery: a retrospective study

Abstract This retrospective study evaluated the effect of surgical computer-assisted navigation in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis gap arthroplasty. Eighteen patients (25 sides) with bony ankylosis who underwent surgical treatment under…

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Patient-centered quality of life measures after alloplastic temporomandibular joint replacement surgery

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Patient-centered quality of life measures after alloplastic temporomandibular joint replacement surgery

Abstract The purpose of this study was to evaluate patient-reported outcome measures of quality of life (QoL) for patients with end-stage temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disease who have undergone TMJ prosthetic…

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Can progression of odontogenic infections to cervical necrotizing soft tissue infections be predicted?

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Can progression of odontogenic infections to cervical necrotizing soft tissue infections be predicted?

Abstract The progression of odontogenic infections to necrotizing soft tissue infections (NSTIs) is unknown. The Laboratory Risk Indicator for Necrotizing Fasciitis (LRINEC) score is used to predict risk of NSTI….

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Comparison of auto-fluorescence and tetracycline fluorescence for guided bone surgery of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: a randomized controlled feasibility study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Comparison of auto-fluorescence and tetracycline fluorescence for guided bone surgery of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: a randomized controlled feasibility study

Abstract Recent studies have indicated that bone shows auto-fluorescence under an appropriate fluorescence lamp. The aim of this preliminary study was to compare the success rates of the established tetracycline…

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Efficacy of the C-terminal telopeptide test in predicting the development of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: a systematic review

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Efficacy of the C-terminal telopeptide test in predicting the development of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw: a systematic review

Abstract This systematic review evaluated the efficacy of the morning fasting serum C-terminal telopeptide (CTX) test in predicting the development of bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ). A comprehensive search…

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