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Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryISSN: 2643-3907


 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710057

Pentoxifylline-Tocopherol and A-PRF Associated with Sequestrectomy for the Treatment of Severe Mandibular Osteoradionecrosis: Case Report and Long-Term Follow-Up

Salvador Valladares-Pérez, Osvaldo Gahona-Gutiérrez, Pablo Romero and Juan Pablo Vargas- Buratovic

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 30, 2021

Osteoradionecrosis treatment is challenging for clinicians. Throughout history, the study of osteoradionecrosis and its pathophysiological understanding has given the guidelines for managing this pathology. Currently, osteoradionecrosis is understood as a radiation-induced fibro-degenerative process, so its management focuses on reducing the molecular mediators involved during the process. We present the case of a 61-year-old male patient with multiple comorbidities and medical history of the fl...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710061

Maxillary Adenomatoid Odontogenic Tumor: Case Report in a Hospital in Santiago de Chile

Hilda Moris Vidal, Nicolás Reyne Silva, Diego Bustamante Correa and Felipe Astorga Mori

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 04, 2021

17-year-old female patient who attended the Maxillofacial Surgery unit at “Hospital del Carmen”, Santiago de Chile. Due to increased facial volumen on the right side, persistence of tooth 5.3 and clinical abscence of tooth 1.3. Complementary studies: Orthopantomography and cone beam tomography were performed. The histopathological report of the excisional biopsy showed an adenomatoid odontogenic tumor, associated with tooth 1.3 in the maxillary region. The adenomatoid odontogenic tumor is a ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710060

Coronal Mentoplasty: Complementary Technique in Orthognathic Surgery: Cases Report

Francisco Yévenes, Gastón Salas, Jorge Lolas, Emilio Moreno and Pedro Solé

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: October 13, 2021

Both vertical and horizontal maxillo-mandibular discrepancies lead to poor positioning of the tissues, causing alterations in functionality and aesthetics, which today are corrected with increasingly specific procedures. Mentoplasty allows modifying the anatomy of the chin in the 3 senses of space. There are cases in which a receding Mentoplasty or Genioplasty cannot be performed, either due to very prominent chins, which cannot be raised to the chin because there are no vertical alterations cau...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710059

Lymphangioma of the Tongue Revisited

Ahmed Hassan Kamil Mustafa, MSC, FFDRCSI

Article Type: Mini Review | First Published: October 08, 2021

Lymphangioma is a benign, congenital hamartomatous malformation of the lymphatic system, it is more common in the head and neck region. Oral lymphangiomas are rare but if it occurs, the tongue is the most commonly affected site, rarely on other sites such as the palate, gingiva, and alveolar ridge of the mandible. This study aims to throw light on lymphangioma of the tongue regarding pathogenesis, clinical signs and symptoms, and the different treatment modalities. Although lymphangioma is benig...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710058

Implant Therapy of Non-Syndromic Severe Oligodontia: A Clinical Report

Luis Gabriel Ladino, DDS and Diego Rosselli, MD, EdM, MSc

Article Type: Original Article | First Published: October 06, 2021

A healthy, 23-year-old, nonsmoking, partially edentulous woman was referred to prosthodontist private practice in Bogota, Colombia, with the complaint of malocclusion, and an unattractive smile resulting from absence of some teeth. She had received fixed orthodontic treatment. She never used prostheses and refused using removable partial denture. Clinical, intraoral, and radiographic examinations were performed, and diagnostic casts were made. Intraoral status revealed absence of all lateral inc...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710056

AAOMS Stage 2 and Some Stage 3 Medication-Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws (MRONJ) Can Be Managed Successfully and Predictably in OMFS Private Practice with Surgical Intervention and Long-term Intravenous Antibiotics

Hung Le, DDS, MD and M Anthony Pogrel, DDS, MD, FACS, FRCS

Article Type: Case Series | First Published: August 16, 2021

Despite published guidelines, the management of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaws (MRONJ) remains controversial. Most cases that are resistant to straight forward conservative management are usually referred to an academic teaching center or hospitalbased practice. This article will attempt to show that these cases can be managed successfully in private practice on an outpatient basis. The patients referred to a private practice oral and maxillofacial surgeon with stage 2 and stage 3 ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710055

Odontogenic Infection. Review of the Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, Complications and Treatment

Roberto Ortiz and Vanessa Espinoza

Article Type: Literature Review | First Published: August 12, 2021

Odontogenic infections are frequently seen in the dental practice, being dental caries its main etiology; therefore, dentists should be familiarized with its presentation and management as it can spread rapidly and have serious consequences. The purpose of this article is to provide essential knowledge on the pathogenesis, diagnosis, possible complications and treatment of odontogenic infections. Odontogenic infection (OI) is defined as those infections that originate from pulpal or periodontal ...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710054

Efficacy of Combined Treatment Methods Used For Alveolar Osteitis

Gagik Hakobyan, DMSc, PhD, Lazar Yessayan, DMSc, PhD, Gagik Khachatryan, Vilen Seyranyan, Davit Mathevosyan, PhD and Tunyan Gegham

Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 05, 2021

The 87 patients with alveolar osteitis were selected for the study (from 2017 to 2020). Clinical and radiological methods were used to evaluation socket. To conduct a comparative analysis of the treatments results, two groups were formed: Group I is represented by 44 patients with alveolar osteitis received complex treatment with the inclusion of hyaluronic acid (HA) and magnetic-laser therapy. The II group is represented by 43 patients, with alveolar osteitis received treatment without the incl...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710053

Craniofacial Fibrous Dysplasia of the Mandible: A Case Report and Literature Review

Nicolás Yáñez, Maximiliano Bravo and Francisco Javier Pinedo

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 05, 2021

A 47-years-old female patient was referred to our unit due to an incidental radiographic finding of a mixed radiolucent-radiopaque lesion in the right mandible ramus. Complementary blood tests, an updated panoramic radiography and a cone beam computed tomography were performed. The incisional biopsy’s histopathological report described a craniofacial monostotic fibrous dysplasia of the mandible. The fibrous dysplasia is a low prevalence fibroosseous lesion that can affect one or more bones, ca...

 Open Access DOI:10.23937/2643-3907/1710052

Intra-Oral Incision in Facial Cellulitis without Fluctuation: A Case Report

Sarah Arafat, M.Sc, Mona Abdel Aziz, M.Sc, Heba A Shawky, PhD and Ahmed M Salloum, MD

Article Type: Case Report | First Published: July 29, 2021

A 14-years-old girl was admitted to the emergency department of Alexandria university hospital, suffering from facial cellulitis, closing her left eye, without fluctuation trismus, dysphagia and fever for 2 days. It was assumed by the physicians who examined her that the cause of facial cellulitis is ophthalmic infection, and was given antibiotic therapy and eye-drops for 3 days with no improvement (Figure 1). Then, the patient was referred for maxillofacial consultation. By taking history, ther...

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