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Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryISSN: 2643-3907


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710046

Balancing Facial Muscle Forces in Surgical Procedures with Botulinum Toxin: A New Vision

Hermes Pretel, Daniel Nastri de Luca, Déborah Laurindo Pereira Santos, Luiz Henrique Torres, Renato Torres Augusto Neto, Yuliana Del Pilar Vega Chacón and Raphael Capelli Guerra

Article Type: Short Commentary | First Published: November 30, 2020

Although the discovery of Botulinum Toxin is not recent, its application with functional and aesthetic purpose in the dental environment is considered new, and presents itself as an effective tool in treatments. One of the main highlights has been the assistance to pre-surgical preparations, as a way to improve the effectiveness of treatment, attenuating local muscle forces that may lead to a relapse or the failure of treatment. This topic is widely discussed, and suitable for all types of surge...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710045

Reconstruction the Postablative Lower Jaw Defects with Vascularized Free Fibula Flap with Further Endosteal Implants

Gagik Hakobyan, DMSc, PhD, Grigor Khachatryan, MD, PhD, Levon Khachatryan, MD, PhD and Armen Hovhannisyan, MD, PhD

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: November 09, 2020

To evaluate of the effectiveness of rehabilitation in patients following mandibulectomy and free fibula flap reconstruction with further endosteal implants. The patient cohort consisted of 27 patients years (14 males and 13 females) with lower jaw defects due to resection for tumors, were reconstructed with fibula-free flaps in a 6-year period (2015-2020). All patients underwent a thorough clinical laboratory, radiological examination according to a generally accepted scheme. Patients were evalu...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710044

Small Cell Neuroendocrine Carcinoma of the Parotid Gland: A Chronicle of Publications Based on the Largest Case Series and a Report of the First Greek Case

Ioannis Astreidis, Ioanna Kalaitsidou, Styliani Papaemmanouil, Konstantinos Vachtsevanos and Konstantinos Antoniadis

Article Type: Case Report - Review | First Published: October 05, 2020

The aim of this paper is to draw up-to-date conclusions regarding small cell neuroendocrine carcinoma (SCC) of the parotid gland reviewing the largest case series from the literature and presenting them in a chronicle type manner. In addition, the first Greek case of SCC of the parotid gland with a favorable outcome is being reported. A case occurred in a 76-year-old male patient is presented here. A partial parotidectomy and a selective neck dissection were performed. Post-operatively he underw...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710043

Facial Infiltrating Lipomatosis: A Case Report with Natural History of the Disease, Differential Diagnosis and Options for Management

Ashutosh Kumar Singh, Safal Dhungel and Manish Yadav

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 17, 2020

Facial infiltrating lipomatosis (FIL) is a rare and underreported clinical entity. Presence since birth and hemifacial swelling and asymmetry is always present along with dentoskeletal hypertrophy. Clinical management varies from conservative liposuction at an early age to aggressive subtotal resection in adulthood. A 21-year-old female patient, operated 3 times before for unilateral facial swelling presented with massive diffuse swelling on the right side of the face. Contrast CT showed infiltr...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710042

Immediate Placement and Provisionalization of Maxillary Incisors Implants in an Adolescent Patient: A Case Report

Vilma Umanzor, Mayra Pineda, Hugo Romero and Luis Gabriel Ladino

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: September 13, 2020

The evidence of implant-supported restoration on patients in physical development stages is scarce and controversial. The loss of permanent teeth in children and adolescents, usually caused by trauma or agenesis, can have a negative impact on aesthetics, function, and even social acceptance. The patient presented the need for replacement of both maxillary incisors due to increased mobility and recurrent infection. Cephalometric analysis, hand, and wrist radiographs were analyzed to identify the ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710041

L-PRF Associated With Bio-Oss® As an Optional Treatment for Radicular Cyst: Case Report

Amanda F Araujo and Lucas M Castro-Silva

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 21, 2020

In order to regenerate bone and soft tissue, multiples types of treatment were developed including the use of bone grafting, membranes and growth factor/cytokines/host modulating agent. Leukocyte-platelet-rich fibrin (L-PRF) is a second-generation platelet concentrate that forms a natural fibrin matrix with immune regulation node and inflammation retrocontrol proprieties, which can be useful in healing of apical defects. In the present case, bovine bone substitute graft was associated with L-PRF...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710040

The Technique of Nasal Lift in Children undergoing Primary Cleft Lip Repair : Novel Concepts and Review

Badr M I Abdulrauf, MD, FRCSC

Article Type: Surgical Techniques | First Published: August 10, 2020

Cleft lip associated Nasal deformity is a challenging area, a topic of controversies, theories and a diversity of techniques. The aesthetic outcome have historically been below expectation to barely acceptable. Cleft lip associated Nasal deformity is a challenging area, a topic of controversies, theories and a diversity of techniques. The aesthetic outcome have historically been below expectation to barely acceptable....

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710039

An Infected Ectopic Wisdom Tooth in the Ascending Ramus

Rajeevan Sritharan, BDS (Bris), MFDS RCSEd, Zainab Sarwar Shaikh, BDS (Lond), MFDS RCS (Glasgow) and Steven John Liggins, BDS, MBBCh, FRCS (OMFS), FDSRCS (Ed), BSc

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 10, 2020

Ectopic wisdom teeth are a rare occurrence. Furthermore, it is highly unusual to see lower wisdom teeth in the ascending ramus of the mandible. This case report is about a 41-yearold male patient with right sided facial swelling. Presenting initially as suspected right sided parotitis, the source of the infection was quickly identified as an ectopic wisdom tooth located in the ramus of the mandible. This report describes the associated investigations, management (pre-, peri- and post-) and appro...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710038

Multiple Mandibular Osteomas Not Associated with Gardner Syndrome: Case Report and Literature Review

Cristopher Mayer Olivares, Francisco Pampin L, Claudio Huentequeo M and Francisco Pinedo H

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 03, 2020

Osteomas are benign neoplasms that produce well-differentiated mature bone tissue. There are three clinical varieties: Central, peripheral, and extra-skeletal osteoma. In the craniofacial region, cases have been reported in different bones, with its location in the mandible being less prevalent, especially at the condylar level. Generally, they present in isolation, however, when their presentation is multiple, they can be associated with Gardner´s Syndrome. The presence of symptoms is rare, an...

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