Upper Airways Modification Following Mandibular Thrust Treatment
Bisconte P, Fusco E, Farronato M, Farronato G and Lombroni LG
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 30, 2017
15 patients treated with mandibular thrust have been selected and the digital images of later-lateral teleradiographs prior to treatment and subsequent treatment have been retrieved. Cephalometric analyzes were performed using the Delta-Dent software....
Effect of Rheumatoid Arthritis on the Masticatory Muscles' Thickness, Bite Force, Mandibular Mobility and Quality of Life of Adult Women
Laíse Angélica Mendes Rodrigues, Selma Siéssere, Graziela De Luca Canto, Oswaldo Luiz Stamato Taube, Edson Donizetti Verri, Leonardo Giovannetti Palinkas, Isabela Hallak Regalo, Simone Cecilio Hallak Regalo and Marcelo Palinkas
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: September 01, 2017
Chronic degenerative diseases modify the function of the human organism, altering the quality of life. These diseases include rheumatoid arthritis, which is considered progressive, autoimmune, chronic and inflammatory systemic disease. Rheumatoid arthritis is usually identified by swelling, stiffness and destruction of synovial cartilages, and can promote joint deformities and muscle fatigue....
Therapeutic Strategies in Dental Origin Mediastinitis: Cases Report
Socha Agnieszka, Niedzielska Iwona and Lyko-Morawska Dorota
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 21, 2017
Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis (DNM) can be dangerous complication after infection in the head and neck region. In spite of possibilities of using wide range of antibiotics, with isolated DNM, mortality approaches 40-50%, and when associated with comorbidities, rates as high as 80% has been reported respectively....