Research Reports in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is an open access, peer reviewed journal that covers multidisciplinary aspects of diagnosis and treatment of patients with diseases or injuries affecting the face, neck, mouth, and jaws. The journal gathers all the high end research, review, cases and other type of articles.
All submitted articles undergo double peer review process and are selectively accepted upon approval of an Editor. Published articles are immediately made available for the readers to read and download without any restriction barriers under the terms of Creative Common Attribution License. Journal scope includes but not limit to blepharoplasty, cleft palate, cosmetic facial surgery, craniofacial surgery, cranio-maxillofacial trauma, dental implant, facial reconstruction, head and neck reconstruction, lip reconstruction, mandibular nerve surgery, neck liposuction, oro facial pain, orofacial surgery braces, orthogenetic surgery, osseo integration, plastic and reconstructive surgery, rhytidectomy, scalp surgery, upper jaw surgery, etc.
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Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710021
Meng-Zhao Deng, Daniel F Leotta, Greg J Huang, Zhi-He Zhao and Zi-Jun Liu
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: February 09, 2019
The role of the tongue in the pathophysiology of anterior open bite (AOB) is poorly understood. This study characterized tongue morphology and functional motion, craniofacial skeletal pattern and upper airway space, and speech function in East African children with and without AOB. Ten 9-12 year-old children of East African descent were recruited, five with AOB and five as control. Cone-beam CT scans, ultrasound imaging of the tongue during chewi...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710020
Vitor Jose Fonseca, Renata Silveira Sagnori, Gabriel Albuquerque Guillen, Marcio de Moraes and Alexander Tadeu Sverzut
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: January 14, 2019
The face is in a position exposed to trauma, which often leads to soft tissue rupture, favoring the penetration and retention of foreign bodies. The present paper is a case report which aims to clarify some pitfalls in the evaluation of traumatic wounds. A 28-year-old female who was a victim of an automobile accident, presenting lacerations in the face already sutured during our evaluation, with suspicion of bone fractures. Computed tomography ev...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710019
Jameel Desai and Coelette Smit
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 20, 2018
Challenges in mandibular bony defect reconstruction still exist. The use of compacted autogenous particulate corticocancellous bone, together with a human humerus allograft presents an exciting opportunity to simplify the reconstruction of such defects. This is especially the case when the surgery may be done in one stage via an intra-oral approach. We present a case where all of the above have been incorporated for the reconstruction of the mand...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710018
Jameel Desai and Coelette Smit
Article Type: Brief Report | First Published: December 20, 2018
Reconstructing mandibular defects after trauma or ablative surgery is reliably done with compressed autogenous cortical and cancellous particulate bone. We present the use of a demineralised allogenic humerus shaft as a conduit for the autogenous particulate bone. This technique simplifies surgery, is less morbid for the patient, the graft also resembles the remaining native mandible and reduces overall treatment cost for such patients....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710017
Vrushali Abhyankar, David Wong and Jules Mascarenhas
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: December 08, 2018
Surgical coverage of mandibular lingual recession is not a routinely implemented treatment procedure because of its lack of esthetic significance, which is one of the most common indications for recession coverage. A gold standard for recession coverage, the sub epithelial connective graft is used in conjunction with a novel modification of the tunneling technique to treat the lingual recession on mandibular anterior teeth....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710016
Sushrut Vaidya, Srivalli Natarajan, Usha Asnani, Nitesh D Patkar and Adil Gandevivala
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 30, 2018
Cystic lesions of the minor salivary glands are very common. These lesions are referred to clinically and collectively as mucoceles and can be of either the extravasation or the retention type. Intraoral retention phenomenon is quite common but the presence of retention cyst extraorally mimicking as midcheek mass is rare. These lesions often arise from the salivary glands, but can also originate from the muscles, buccal fat pad, or other structur...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710015
Atef A Fouda
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 23, 2018
Thirty-six female adult Wistar albino rats divided into three groups according to the number of corticosteroid injection, each group has two subgroups according to the time of scarification either after one week or two weeks after the last injection. The most affected structure of the temporomandibular joint is condylar head and temporal bone, followed by hyaline cartilage and the fibrous layer. The articular disc and retro-discal tissue are the...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710014
Mohamed I Mourad, Layla M Saleh, Rehab A Ahmed, Laila E Amin, Mona Denewar and Mahitab El-gamily
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: November 19, 2018
Bone giant-cell granuloma (GCG) is a rare non-neoplastic lesion. Hypoxia induces drug resistance in clinical tumors. The concept between drug resistance and apoptosis has been well defined but the relationship between reduced oxygen species and apoptosis is not a one-way story. Therefore, this study is an attempt to investigate the anti-apoptotic role of Bcl2 gene and Bcl2 protein in the hypoxia induced chemo-resistance of aggressive GCG. Forty c...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710013
Nihat Lacin, Mustafa Yalcin, Bayram Fatih Efeoglu, Bozan Serhat Izol and Aynur Tunel
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 19, 2018
Lymphangiomas are benign hamartomatous tumors which are characterized by abnormal proliferation of lymphatic vessels. They are lymphatic malformations which are localized to head and neck region. They are rare located in the oral cavity. Tounge, lips, buccal mucosa, soft palate and floor of the mouth are affected in the oral cavity. However buccal mucosa is infrequent in litarature. In this report report, a rare case of lymphangioma of the left b...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710012
Anusha A Hennedige, Dimitrios Doumpiotis and Syed Ahad
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: November 12, 2018
Ameloblastomas are benign, locally invasive, polymorphic neoplasms that consist of proliferating odontogenic epithelium (usually of a follicular or plexiform pattern) lying in a fibrous stroma. They are known to have a high recurrence rate and are sometimes managed aggressively with radical surgery which usually involves wide resections and free flap reconstruction. Here we present a case report illustrating that certain variants of ameloblastoma...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710011
Khaled Gamal Dahy, Katsu Takahashi, Honoka Kiso, Kensaku Aihara, Kazuo Chin and Kazuhisa Bessho
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: October 17, 2018
Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are under-diagnosed in pediatric patients, and infantile TMJ luxation is a very rare condition. Luxation early in life can cause skletofacial problems, such as retrognathia, if it is left untreated for a long time. It is well known that severe retrognathia is one of the most common causes of sleep-disordered breathing (SDB). The authors report a case of infantile TMJ luxation with secondary retrognathia ass...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710010
Merino Domingo F, Martin Medina P, Lopez Fernandez P, Zafra Vallejo V, Salvador Alvarez E, Gutierrez Diaz R, Sanchez Aniceto G and Ramos A
Article Type: RESEARCH ARTICLE | First Published: September 07, 2018
Tumors of salivary glands constitute 3% of neoplasms of the body. Clinical signs and symptoms usually occur in tumors at advance stages. Dynamic-contrast-enhanced and diffusion-weighted MR sequences have been described as useful diagnostic tools in other locations. Our goal is to evaluate the utility of these techniques for parotid tumors. We retrospectively reviewed the Parotid tumors operated by our department whit Dynamic-contrast-enhanced and...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710009
Nagwan A Elsayed, Marwah Anas El-Wegoud, Omniya M Abdel Aziz, Ashraf F Nabhan and Emad S Helmy
Article Type: Review Article | First Published: August 27, 2018
Myofascial Pain Dysfunction (MPD) is a regional muscular pain characterized by the presence of trigger points (TrPs), which are painful points cause referred pain when stimulated. There are many treatment modalities for MPD. However, no treatment has proved its superiority over the others yet. To figure out what is the most effective treatment in relieving pain in patients with myofascial pain dysfunction (MPD) among local anesthesia, botox and trigger point dry needling....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710008
Md Kalim Ansari, Shaikh Amjad, Sharique Alam and Tabishur Rahman
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: August 27, 2018
In the contemporary surgical scenario, there is no consensus amongst practitioners regarding management of Odontogenic infection in Hemophilia patients and proper treatment is not administered often in fear of bleeding. We report successful management of a case of Severe Hemophilia A with buccal space infection based on protocol designed by Ansari MK, et al.  for managing space infection in Hemophilia patient....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710007
Jorge Lolas Millard, Emilio Moreno Apablaza, Rodrigo Fariña Sirandoni, Alfonso Vergara Carmona and Daniel Pino Diaz
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 23, 2018
There are two categories or generations of autologous platelets concentrate (APC). The first generation or gels rich in growth factors (GFs) are obtained using anticoagulants and require subsequent platelet activation through the addition of thrombin or calcium chloride. In this group is the platelet-rich plasma (PRP)....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710006
Mauricio Barreda Hale, Daniel Pino, Emilio Moreno, Tomas Donoso and Claudio Huentequeo
Article Type: Case Report and Literature Review | First Published: July 21, 2018
Metastases in oral cavity possesses a low frequency. They represent approximately 1% of malignant process in mouth, being the mandible the most prevalent and in an even smaller number it affects the temporomandibular joint. We present a 72-year-old male gender patient, who asks for temporomandibular pain initially interpreted as a temporomandibular disorder; after radiographic control an osteolytic lesion is identified in the right mandibular con...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710005
Mark Contini, Jurjen Schortinghuis, Thomas F Putters and Arjan Vissink
Article Type: Original Article | First Published: July 02, 2018
The objective of this study was to assess whether patient instructions for the post-operative period are best remembered when given well before, just before or after surgical removal of a third molar. Also, the effect of preoperative anxiety on memory and pain was evaluated. A total of 105 patients were included. Baseline anxiety levels were assessed by a questionnaire. Next, patients were assigned to one of three groups in which the instructions...
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710004
Jalal Hamama, Lahcen Khalfi, Kamal Fiqhi and Karim EL Khatib
Article Type: Case Report | First Published: February 23, 2018
Odontogenic myxoma (OM) is a benign, locally invasive and aggressive, non-metastasizing neoplasm of the jaw bones. This article presents a rare case of odontogenic myxoma occurring in the maxilla of a 42-year-old female patient with review of the literature emphasizing a huge controversy regarding the surgical management....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710003
Guarnieri Renzo, Stefano Ippoliti, Stefanelli Luigi, De Angelis Francesca, Di Carlo Stefano and Pompa Giorgio
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: October 09, 2017
The aim of the present study was to clinically and histologically evaluate outcomes of alveolar ridge preservation technique using a collagen membrane associated to bovine-derived bone (MB), and a collagen membrane associated to porcine-derived bone (MP)....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710002
Leandro dos Santos Bicallho, Camila Magalhães Cardador, Devid Ribeiro Zille, João Paulo Figueiró Longo and Rander Pereira Avelar
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: August 31, 2017
Orthognathic surgery is defined as a surgery process that aims to correct congenital or acquired jaws deformities. This surgical process consists essentially of a series of osteotomies to reposition all the displaced parts of the jaw to achieve an ideal static and dynamical dental occlusion and facial symmetry....
Open Access DOI:10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710001
Kerlison Paulino de Oliveira , Valmir Braga de Aquino Mendonca, Romulo Dias de Oliveira and Marco Aurelio Medeiros da Silva
Article Type: Research Article | First Published: July 29, 2017
To obtain a functional and stable occlusion, it is important to have an adequate transverse maxillary dimension. It is estimated that 8 to 18% of patients seeking an orthodontic assessment present alterations to that dimension associated to multiple etiological factors....
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