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  1. Patients diagnosed with an autoimmune disease are often systemically medicated with glucocorticoids. Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) Type 1 is considered a rare autoimmune disease, which is very well responsive ...

    Authors: Sohar Flisfisch and Edgar Schäfer
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:22
  2. Odontogenic keratocyst is one of the most common benign odontogenic neoplasms with a high recurrence rate. Its resection has the potential to lead to mandibular segmental defects. In this case report, we descr...

    Authors: Haiyun Lin, Xiaoxia Zhong, Nuo Zhou and Xuan-Ping Huang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:21
  3. Robin sequence (RS) is a congenital condition characterized by micrognathia, glossoptosis and upper airway obstruction. Diagnosis and treatment are characterized by heterogeneity, resulting in a lack of unifor...

    Authors: Anna-Lisa Oechsle, Cornelia Wiechers, Veronique Abadie, Francois Abel, Corstiaan Breugem and Christian F. Poets
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:20
  4. There is evidence of the occurrence of headache after vaccination against COVID-19. However, only a few studies have examined the headache characteristics and related determinants, especially among healthcare ...

    Authors: Somayeh Nasergivehchi, Mansoureh Togha, Elham Jafari, Mehrdad Sheikhvatan and Donya Shahamati
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:19
  5. The research aimed to evaluate the optimal Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) cut-off value in differentiating condylar growth activeness, to observe 3-dimensional (3D) mandibular growth patter...

    Authors: Ningjuan Ouyang, Chenglong Zhang, Feng Xu, Tiantian Chen, Guofang Shen, Jiawen Si and Hongbo Yu
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:18
  6. Clinical instructional strategies and the climate in which teaching and learning take place have a significant impact on the quality of dental education. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the impact of e...

    Authors: Sadam Ahmed Elayah, Xiang Liang, Karim Ahmed Sakran, Wael Telha, Maged Ali Al-Aroomi, Hamza Younis, Sarah A. Alqurmoti, Omar Ghaleb, Hao Cui, Weiqi Wang and Sijia Na
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:17
  7. The most common chromosomal anomaly is Down syndrome/Trisomy 21, which can be associated with varying degrees of intellectual disability and physical malformation. Specific orofacial characteristics regarding ...

    Authors: Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Peter Schmidt, Sachin Chhatwani, Kristian Kniha, Alan Tsipkis, Joachim Jackowski, Andreas G. Schulte and Gholamreza Danesh
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:15
  8. The periodontal status and distal bone level of the adjacent second molar can be negatively affected by the surgical extraction of an impacted lower third molar. Absorbable materials have some benefits, includ...

    Authors: Adnan Kilinc and Mert Ataol
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:13
  9. Morphological analysis of permanent anterior dentition is essential for achieving an ideal treatment outcome and avoiding unnecessary failure. This study aimed to analyze the morphologies of anterior teeth in ...

    Authors: Yu Chen, Yu Dai, Zhengbin Yan, Yuehua You, Bin Wu and Bingtai Lu
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:12
  10. Different bacterial infections of the oro-naso-pharyngeal (ONP) region may progress and require hospital care. The present study clarified differences in infection characteristics between hospitalized patients...

    Authors: Suvi-Tuuli Vilén, Hanna Ahde, Tuukka Puolakka, Antti Mäkitie, Johanna Uittamo and Johanna Snäll
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:10
  11. The purpose of the present study was to determine the dimorphic potential of the frontal sinus (FS) index, area, and the combination of both variables to ascertain its accuracy in sex discrimination among Bosn...

    Authors: Bowen Zheng, Yuan Zhong, Nassem Ali Al-Worafi and Yi Liu
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:8
  12. Due to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, recently, Radiotherapy (RT) protocols requiring fewer sessions (hypofractionated) have been used to shorten RT treatment and mi...

    Authors: Pedro Maciel de Vasconcellos Ferreira, Marina de Castro Monteiro Franco Gomes, Ana Clara Speziali Menegazzi Almeida, Júlia Soares Cornélio, Thiago Jardim Arruda, Arnoldo Mafra, Marcelo Henrique Silva Nunes, Rafael Borges Salera, Raquel Fabiane Nogueira, Juliana Maria Braga Sclauser, Ana Paula Drummond-Lage and Bruno Almeida Rezende
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:7
  13. This retrospective cohort study aimed to compare treatment results between bilateral extraction of upper second molars (M2) and first premolars (P1) in terms of treatment timing, cephalometry, upper third mola...

    Authors: Eva Paddenberg, Maria Christina Braun, Peter Proff, Carsten Lippold and Christian Kirschneck
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:5
  14. This rat study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of temperature thresholds that affect peri-implant bone cells and morphology and the potential usefulness of thermal necrosis for inducing implant removal for a...

    Authors: Kristian Kniha, Eva Miriam Buhl, Faruk Al-Sibai, Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Anna Bock, Marius Heitzer, Frank Hölzle and Ali Modabber
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:4
  15. This study aimed to evaluate the condylar positional changes following mandibular reconstruction with preservation of the condylar head using Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT). Also, to assess joint space c...

    Authors: Saddam Noman Al-Wesabi, Bassam Abotaleb, Eissa Abdo Al-Shujaa, Abdo Ahmed Mohamed, Khaled Alkebsi, Wael Telha, Sun Jian and Xie Fuqiang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:3
  16. Hemangiomas are benign tumours, mostly seen in the soft tissues. The intraosseous appearance is rare, in particular in the jaws they represent a very seldom malformation.

    Authors: Michelle Alicia Ommerborn, Gordon John, Jürgen Becker, Julia Preetz and Sondos Gabris
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:1
  17. The objective of the study was to explore the effect of periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics (PAOO) in orthodontic patients with bone dehiscence and fenestration in the anterior alveolar region of...

    Authors: Ziling Chen, Huan Zhou, Kaili Zhang, Xu Wang, Liangqiuyue Zhong, Yuxia Hou and Yue Chen
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:40
  18. This study evaluated the outcomes of facial-submental artery island flap (FSAIF) for reconstruction of the hemitongue following cancer ablation in patients with early and middle-stage oral tongue squamous cell...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Bin Zhou, Wei-liang Chen, Zi-xian Huang and Rui Chen
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:39
  19. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the retromandibular approach (RMA) to produce three-dimensional (3-D) reduction of the unilateral subcondylar fracture and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) fu...

    Authors: Abdo Ahmed Saleh Mohamed, Guangxin Rao, Lianxi Mai, Karim Ahmed Sakran, Saddam Noman Al-wesabi, Chaobin Pan and Zhaoyu Lin
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:38
  20. Genetic and environmental factors especially climatic conditions are thought to influence the shape and size of the paranasal sinuses and anatomic variations may create both a diagnostic and therapeutic challe...

    Authors: Katarzyna Gruszka, Seçil Aksoy, Ingrid Różyło-Kalinowska, Melis Mısırlı Gülbeş, Paweł Kalinowski and Kaan Orhan
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:37
  21. Tooth-colored onlays and partial crowns for posterior teeth have been used increasingly in clinics. However, whether onlays/partial crowns could perform as well as full crowns in the posterior region was still...

    Authors: Bingjie Wang, Jiayan Fan, Lutao Wang, Bin Xu, Liang Wang and Luyi Chai
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:36
  22. We aimed to evaluate the morphology of the external auditory canal (EAC) using a three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of computed tomography (CT) scans of the temporal bone to corroborate and predict importan...

    Authors: Shinya Ohira, Manabu Komori, Mitsuto Nakamura, Kentaro Matsuura, Hiroshi Osafune, Riko Kajiwara and Kota Wada
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:35
  23. The use of dental implants in the prosthetic rehabilitation of the posterior atrophic maxilla might be a challenge procedure because of low bone quantity and quality. This study aimed to report cases of implan...

    Authors: Francesco Bennardo, Selene Barone, Caterina Buffone, Walter Colangeli, Alessandro Antonelli and Amerigo Giudice
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:34
  24. The evaluation of bone remodelling and dental root resorption can be performed by histological techniques or micro-computed tomography (micro-CT). The present study aimed to evaluate the relationship between t...

    Authors: Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Kristian Kniha, Marius Heitzer, Zuzanna Magnuska, Benita Hermanns-Sachweh, Felix Gremse, Sachin Chhatwani, Frank Hölzle, Ali Modabber and Gholamreza Danesh
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:33
  25. The diagnosis of oral lichenoid lesions (OLL) remains a challenge for clinicians and pathologists. Although, in many cases, OLL cannot be clinically and histopathologically distinguishable from oral lichen pla...

    Authors: Letícia Côgo Marques, Laiza Angela de Medeiros Nunes da Silva, Pâmella de Pinho Montovani Santos, Amanda de Almeida Lima Borba Lopes, Karin Soares Cunha, Adrianna Milagres, Rafaela Elvira Rozza-de-Menezes, Arley Silva Junior and Danielle Castex Conde
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:32
  26. Previous studies have reported inconsistent effects of premolar extraction on the oropharynx and hyoid bones. Currently, no strong evidence is available regarding the effect of extraction on upper airway size....

    Authors: Runzhi Guo, Shuo Wang, Liwen Zhang, Linwei Li, Qianyao Yu, Yiping Huang and Weiran Li
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:31
  27. This study aimed to examine the relationship between the sphenoid sinus (SS) and surrounding vital structures such as the internal carotid artery (ICA) and optic nerve canal (ONC) as well as the types of attac...

    Authors: Gian Luca Fadda, Alessio Petrelli, Anastasia Urbanelli, Paolo Castelnuovo, Maurizio Bignami, Erika Crosetti, Giovanni Succo and Giovanni Cavallo
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:29
  28. During the obturation procedure, sealer extrusion occurs in some cases. iRoot SP is a kind of bioceramic sealer with superior physicochemical and biological properties. This article reports the outcome of iRoo...

    Authors: Jing Li, Liuchi Chen, Chunmei Zeng, Yiwen Liu, Qimei Gong and Hongwei Jiang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:28
  29. There are several indications for partial or total replacement of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), including neoplasms and severe bone resorptions. In this regard, several techniques have been suggested to i...

    Authors: Edela Puricelli
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:27
  30. The aim was to evaluate the remineralization potential as well as the extent of protection against renewed demineralization of enamel by hydroxyapatite-containing toothpaste (Karex) in comparison to fluoride-c...

    Authors: Leona Guntermann, Arno Rohrbach, Edgar Schäfer and Till Dammaschke
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:26
  31. Axenfeld–Rieger Syndrome (ARS) is a rare autosomal dominant genetic disease with considerable expressive variability, characterized by ocular and non-ocular manifestations, cardiovascular, mild craniofacial ab...

    Authors: Angela Pia Cazzolla, Nunzio Francesco Testa, Francesca Spirito, Michele Di Cosola, Alessandra Campobasso, Vito Crincoli, Andrea Ballini, Stefania Cantore, Domenico Ciavarella, Lorenzo Lo Muzio and Mario Dioguardi
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:25
  32. As the application of cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) in head and neck area increases for dental treatment purposes, cosmetic filler materials are incidentally observed. Since the materials are very diver...

    Authors: Chena Lee, Yoon Joo Choi, Kug Jin Jeon, Seong Ho Choi and Sang-Sun Han
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:24
  33. For any orthodontic-orthognathic treatment, it is crucial that patients are provided with enough and proper information in order to make evidence-based decisions- not only prior to treatment start, but also th...

    Authors: Isabelle Graf, Anna Enders, Ute Karbach, Tatjana Mihailovic, Teresa Kruse, Melanie Pollklas, Karolin Höfer, Joachim Zöller and Bert Braumann
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:22
  34. The aim of the present study was to examine the cytostatic effects of cold atmospheric plasma (CAP) on different head and neck squamous carcinoma (HNSCC) cell lines either in isolation or in combination with l...

    Authors: Teresa F. Brunner, Florian A. Probst, Matthias Troeltzsch, Sabina Schwenk-Zieger, Julia L. Zimmermann, Gregor Morfill, Sven Becker, Ulrich Harréus and Christian Welz
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:21
  35. Artifacts fault image quality but handling several factors can affect it. This study was conducted to investigate the effect of object size on artifacts in cone-beam computed tomography systems.

    Authors: Mahkameh Moshfeghi, Yaser Safi, Ingrid Różyło-Kalinowska and Shiva Gandomi
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:20
  36. Human gingival fibroblast (HGF-1) cells in the connective tissue provide an effective barrier between the alveolar bone and the oral environment. Cement margins of restorations with intrasulcular preparation o...

    Authors: Nadja Rohr, Celina Baumann, Sabrina Märtin and Nicola U. Zitzmann
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:18
  37. Adenoid cystic carcinoma (ACC) is one of the most common malignant salivary gland tumors. Moreover, the unique biological characteristics and complex structures of ACC contribute to its poor survival rates. Re...

    Authors: Jiazhi Xu, Haiwei Wu, Jiatong Sun, Zhiyuan Gong, Xiaoya Lu, Enli Yang, Zhanwei Chen, Shengyun Huang, Xiaolin Nong and Dongsheng Zhang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:15
  38. Bimaxillary surgery is often performed for class III malocclusion, and its complex influence on the upper airway has been well considered. The aim of this research was to provide a scaled formula between upper...

    Authors: Haizhen Li, Chongke Sun, Yanlong Chen, Zhipeng Sun and Xuemei Gao
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:14

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