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Oral and Maxillofacial SurgeryISSN: 2643-3907

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 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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