A study to evaluate the reliability of using two-dimensional photographs, three-dimensional images, and stereoscopic projected three-dimensional images for patient assessment

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A study to evaluate the reliability of using two-dimensional photographs, three-dimensional images, and stereoscopic projected three-dimensional images for patient assessment

Abstract Clinicians are accustomed to viewing conventional two-dimensional (2D) photographs and assume that viewing three-dimensional (3D) images is similar. Facial images captured in 3D are not viewed in true 3D;…

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Book Review

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Book Review

This second edition of “Fractures of the facial skeleton” is a soft cover book of 166 pages written for postgraduate students, trainees and practitioners dealing with facial trauma in the…

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Re: Can calcitonin nasal spray reduce the risk of recurrence of central giant cell granuloma of the jaws?—a response

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Re: Can calcitonin nasal spray reduce the risk of recurrence of central giant cell granuloma of the jaws?—a response

In regard to the valuable points made in the Letter to Editor concerning our recent publication entitled “Can calcitonin nasal spray reduce the risk of recurrence of central giant cell…

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Sedative-analgesic activity of remifentanil and effects of preoperative anxiety on perceived pain in outpatient mandibular third molar surgery

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Sedative-analgesic activity of remifentanil and effects of preoperative anxiety on perceived pain in outpatient mandibular third molar surgery

Abstract The aim of this study was to assess the sedative-analgesic activity of different doses of remifentanil and effects of preoperative anxiety on intraoperative pain levels in patients attending a…

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Effect of flap design on periodontal healing after impacted third molar extraction: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of flap design on periodontal healing after impacted third molar extraction: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Abstract The extraction of an impacted third molar violates the surrounding soft and bony tissues. The surgeon’s access to the tooth, for which there are various surgical approaches, has an…

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Delayed onset infections after lower third molar germectomy could be related to the space distal to the second molar

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Delayed onset infections after lower third molar germectomy could be related to the space distal to the second molar

Abstract The onset of delayed infection after lower third molar germectomy is influenced by the amount of distal space. This retrospective study aimed to determine whether the incidence of delayed…

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Application of a non-invasive reference headband and a surgical splint for intraoperative paediatric navigation

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Application of a non-invasive reference headband and a surgical splint for intraoperative paediatric navigation

Abstract The key to the success of surgical navigation based on computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing (CAD/CAM) planning is the registration process. This has to be precise and adapted to…

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Influence of temporomandibular joint disc displacement on mandibular advancement in patients without pre-treatment condylar resorption

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Influence of temporomandibular joint disc displacement on mandibular advancement in patients without pre-treatment condylar resorption

Abstract The purpose of this study was to clarify the correlation between pre-treatment anterior disc displacement and mandibular stability after orthognathic and orthodontic treatment among patients with a skeletal class…

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Effect of an early supervised rehabilitation programme compared with home-based exercise after temporomandibular joint condylar discopexy: a randomized controlled trial

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of an early supervised rehabilitation programme compared with home-based exercise after temporomandibular joint condylar discopexy: a randomized controlled trial

Abstract The goal of rehabilitation after temporomandibular joint (TMJ) surgery is to achieve a normal range of motion. The aim of this study was to compare the impact of a…

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Clinical outcomes of Botox injections for chronic temporomandibular disorders: do we understand how Botox works on muscle, pain, and the brain?

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Clinical outcomes of Botox injections for chronic temporomandibular disorders: do we understand how Botox works on muscle, pain, and the brain?

Abstract The main objective of this retrospective review was to analyze the clinical outcomes following the use of botulinum toxin (onabotulinumtoxinA, Botox) injections to relieve the symptoms of chronic temporomandibular…

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Short-term complications after surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion: a retrospective cohort study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Short-term complications after surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion: a retrospective cohort study

Abstract Surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion (SARPE) has been considered a safe procedure with minimal patient morbidity. The aim of this study was to identify short-term complications encountered after tooth-borne…

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Accuracy of three-dimensional soft tissue prediction for Le Fort I osteotomy using Dolphin 3D software: a pilot study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Accuracy of three-dimensional soft tissue prediction for Le Fort I osteotomy using Dolphin 3D software: a pilot study

Abstract Three-dimensional (3D) soft tissue prediction is replacing two-dimensional analysis in planning for orthognathic surgery. The accuracy of different computational models to predict soft tissue changes in 3D, however, is…

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