Autotransplantation of third molars with completely formed roots into surgically created sockets and fresh extraction sockets: a 10-year comparative study

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Autotransplantation of third molars with completely formed roots into surgically created sockets and fresh extraction sockets: a 10-year comparative study

Abstract The aim of this study was to analyze and compare the long-term clinical outcomes of mature third molar autotransplantation in surgically created sockets and fresh extraction sockets with regard…

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Effect of submucosal dexamethasone injection on postoperative pain, oedema, and trismus following mandibular third molar surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical trial

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Effect of submucosal dexamethasone injection on postoperative pain, oedema, and trismus following mandibular third molar surgery: a prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical trial

Abstract The aim of this study was to investigate the effect of the submucosal injection of 1 ml dexamethasone (4 mg/ml) on pain, swelling, and trismus following the extraction of…

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Use of autogenous bone and beta-tricalcium phosphate in maxillary sinus lifting: histomorphometric study and immunohistochemical assessment of RUNX2 and VEGF

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Use of autogenous bone and beta-tricalcium phosphate in maxillary sinus lifting: histomorphometric study and immunohistochemical assessment of RUNX2 and VEGF

Abstract The aim of this study was to compare the use of beta-tricalcium phosphate (β-TCP) (chronOS) with autogenous bone grafts alone in maxillary sinus elevation surgery. The test samples were…

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An accuracy study of computer-planned implant placement in the augmented maxilla using osteosynthesis screws

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on An accuracy study of computer-planned implant placement in the augmented maxilla using osteosynthesis screws

Abstract Previous research on the accuracy of flapless implant placement of virtually planned implants in the augmented maxilla revealed unfavourable discrepancies between implant planning and placement. By using the osteosynthesis…

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A systematic review and meta-analysis of pre-clinical studies assessing the effect of nicotine on osseointegration

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on A systematic review and meta-analysis of pre-clinical studies assessing the effect of nicotine on osseointegration

Abstract Nicotine has been associated with vasoconstriction and an impaired cellular healing response. It is therefore likely that nicotine jeopardizes osseointegration. This systematic review and meta-analysis was performed to assess…

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Maxillary advancement versus mandibular setback in class III dentofacial deformity: are there any differences in aesthetic outcomes?

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Maxillary advancement versus mandibular setback in class III dentofacial deformity: are there any differences in aesthetic outcomes?

Abstract A retrospective evaluation of maxillary advancement and mandibular setback in class III patients was performed and their aesthetic outcomes compared. Patients with a sella–nasion–A-point angle (SNA) of 80–84° were…

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Orthodontic camouflage versus orthognathic surgery for class III deformity: comparative cephalometric analysis

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Orthodontic camouflage versus orthognathic surgery for class III deformity: comparative cephalometric analysis

Abstract The objective of this study was to compare different cephalometric variables in adult patients with class III malocclusions before and after treatment, in order to determine which variables are…

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Complications associated with the treatment of fractures of the dentate portion of the mandible in paediatric patients: a systematic review

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Complications associated with the treatment of fractures of the dentate portion of the mandible in paediatric patients: a systematic review

Abstract This study aimed to answer the following question: What is the best treatment option for fractures of the dentate portion of the mandible in paediatric patients when considering the…

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Secondary mandibular reconstruction for paediatric patients with long-term mandibular continuity defects: a retrospective study of six cases

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Secondary mandibular reconstruction for paediatric patients with long-term mandibular continuity defects: a retrospective study of six cases

Abstract Paediatric patients with long-term mandibular continuity defects following segmental resection usually present severe functional and cosmetic deformities. Secondary mandibular reconstruction for these patients is very challenging. Literature reports on…

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Reconstruction with soft tissue free flaps for large defects after the resection of giant facial neurofibroma

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Reconstruction with soft tissue free flaps for large defects after the resection of giant facial neurofibroma

Abstract Giant facial neurofibroma leads to disfigurement and functional and neurological deficits. Surgical resection is the mainstay of treatment and poses a great challenge to the surgeon with regard to…

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Surgical removal of keratocystic odontogenic tumours via a Le Fort I osteotomy approach: a retrospective study of the recurrence rate

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Surgical removal of keratocystic odontogenic tumours via a Le Fort I osteotomy approach: a retrospective study of the recurrence rate

Abstract The keratocystic odontogenic tumour (KCOT) is one of the most aggressive odontogenic cysts and has a high recurrence rate. The treatment of these tumours is the subject of debate….

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Influence of possible predictor variables on the outcome of primary oral squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective study of 392 consecutive cases at a single centre

Dec 14, 2017 by in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Comments Off on Influence of possible predictor variables on the outcome of primary oral squamous cell carcinoma: a retrospective study of 392 consecutive cases at a single centre

Abstract The successful treatment of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) depends on the treatment strategy. The prognosis is most often linked to the stage at initial presentation, but the effect…

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