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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. Understanding the anatomical relationship between the maxillary sinus floor (MSF) and the posterior maxillary teeth (PMT) is important when planning the orthodontic intrusion of the posterior teeth. This study...

    Authors: Ehab A. Abdulghani, Abeer A. Al-Sosowa, Maged Sultan Alhammadi, Hanan Al-fakeh, Waseem Saleh Al-Gumaei, Abeer A. Almashraqi, Hasan M. Sharhan and BaoCheng Cao
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:13
  22. The Augmented Reality (AR) blends digital information with the real world. Thanks to cameras, sensors, and displays it can supplement the physical world with holographic images. Nowadays, the applications of A...

    Authors: Damian Dolega-Dolegowski, Klaudia Proniewska, Magdalena Dolega-Dolegowska, Agnieszka Pregowska, Justyna Hajto-Bryk, Mariusz Trojak, Jakub Chmiel, Piotr Walecki and Piotr S. Fudalej
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:12
  23. Stage-specific embryonic antigen-4 (SSEA-4) is a marker for the identification of multipotent embryonic cells. It is also positive in neuroepithelial cells, precursor neural cells (NPC), and human dental pulp ...

    Authors: Ada Pricila Lopez-Lozano, Katiushka Arevalo-Niño, Yolanda Gutierrez-Puente, Jose Luis Montiel-Hernandez, Victor Hugo Urrutia-Baca, Casiano Del Angel-Mosqueda and Myriam Angelica De la Garza-Ramos
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:9
  24. To measure growth-related changes in orbital volume from childhood to the late teenage years using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) scans.

    Authors: Eric A. Smith, Caroline S. Halbach, Adriana Z. Robertson, Aden M. Peterson, Andrew R. Harrison, Thorsten Grünheid, Brent E. Larson and Ali Mokhtarzadeh
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:8
  25. Osteoradionecrosis (ORN) of the lower jaw is a serious late complication after radiotherapy in patients with oral cavity cancer. The aim of this study is to generate more insight into which patient- and treatm...

    Authors: Kristin Lang, Thomas Held, Eva Meixner, Eric Tonndorf-Martini, Oliver Ristow, Julius Moratin, Nina Bougatf, Christian Freudlsperger, Jürgen Debus and Sebastian Adeberg
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:7
  26. Social media plays a major role in the daily life of adolescents and has become highly interesting for healthcare research as well. The aim of this study was to explore the social perception of orthodontic-rel...

    Authors: Isabelle Graf, Teresa Kruse, Bert Braumann, Karolin Hoefer and Daniel Ehlebracht
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:6
  27. To establish the digital diagnostic templates by cluster analysis based on a set of cephalometric films and evaluate the outcome of the different treatment methods in the patients affiliated to the same cephal...

    Authors: Hong Su, Wenhsuan Lu, Jingjing Deng, Gui Chen, Ruoping Jiang, Yan Wei, Xiaoyun Zhang, Tianmin Xu and Bing Han
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:5
  28. The aim of this study was to evaluate the relationship between frontal sinus shape and facial growth pattern.

    Authors: Andrea Abate, Francesca Gaffuri, Valentina Lanteri, Andrea Fama, Alessandro Ugolini, Laura Mannina and Cinzia Maspero
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:4
  29. Arthroscopy is a minimally invasive diagnostic tool and treatment strategy in patients suffering from temporomandibular disorders (TMD) when conservative treatment fails. This study aimed to find specific vari...

    Authors: Kobbe Vervaeke, Pieter-Jan Verhelst, Kaan Orhan, Bodil Lund, Daniel Benchimol, Fréderic Van der Cruyssen, Antoon De Laat, Reinhilde Jacobs and Constantinus Politis
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:2
  30. Non - traumatic headaches are one of the most common causes of referral to hospital emergency. This study aimed to compare the efficacy of intranasal ketamine and intravenous ketorolac on acute non-traumatic h...

    Authors: Hooman Rafiei Sarvari, Hamidreza Baigrezaii, Mohammad Nazarianpirdosti, Amirhossein Meysami and Roya Safari-Faramani
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:1
  31. The pandemic has challenged educational institutions to catalyze digitalization and rapidly develop online teaching formats. The aim of the study was to evaluate the teaching offered for oral and maxillofacial...

    Authors: Anna Bock, Florian Peters, Philipp Winnand, Kristian Kniha, Marius Heitzer, Martin Lemos, Frank Hölzle and Ali Modabber
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:51
  32. Bone-borne miniscrew assisted palatal expansion (MAPE) is a common technique to improve maxillary transverse deficiency in young adolescents. Adult patients usually present a challenge, as they often require a...

    Authors: Heinz Winsauer, Andre Walter, Christos Katsaros and Oliver Ploder
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:50
  33. The median solitary maxillary central incisor syndrome (SMMCI) is a rare malformative syndrome consisting of multiple defects, mainly found on the body midline. It can be correlated to the etiopathological and...

    Authors: Alessandro Nota, Shideh Ehsani, Laura Pittari, Giorgio Gastaldi and Simona Tecco
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:49
  34. Oral and oropharyngeal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) is the 10th most common cancer in the United States (8th in males, 13th in females), with an estimated 54,010 new cases expected in 2021, and is primarily a...

    Authors: Paolo Junior Fantozzi, Roxanne Bavarian, Ibon Tamayo, Marie-Abele Bind, Sook-Bin Woo and Alessandro Villa
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:48
  35. Describe and compare harmful periodontal effects as a consequence of maxillary expansion in adult patients with different types of anchorage devices in non-surgical expanders with skeletal anchorage and surgic...

    Authors: José Antonio Vidalón, Ismael Loú-Gómez, Aldo Quiñe, Karla T. Diaz, Carlos Liñan Duran and Manuel O. Lagravère
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:47
  36. To evaluate predictive clinico-pathological characteristics on outcome in head and neck melanoma (HNM) in a population-based study with particular emphasis on the prognostic effect of sentinel lymph node biops...

    Authors: Steffen Spoerl, Gerrit Spanier, Elena Reiter, Michael Gerken, Sebastian Haferkamp, Jirka Grosse, Konstantin Drexler, Tobias Ettl, Monika Klinkhammer-Schalke, René Fischer, Silvia Spoerl, Torsten E. Reichert and Christoph Klingelhöffer
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:45
  37. Complex bilateral midface fractures necessitate a surgically challenging procedure to preserve or restore the occlusion and the sensitive eye area. In this case control study, we aim to show the potential of a...

    Authors: Marc Anton Fuessinger, Steffen Schwarz, Mathieu Gass, Philipp Poxleitner, Leonard Brandenburg, Stefan Schlager and Marc Christian Metzger
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:44

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  38. The reconstructive and rehabilitative management of large mandibular defects with basal continuity is challenging in many respects, especially in the vertical dimension. The free fibula flap is an under-utilis...

    Authors: Tamás Sass, József Piffkó, Gábor Braunitzer and Ferenc Oberna
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:43
  39. Dental implants are sometimes initially placed in a wrong position leading to esthetic damage, which is difficult to solve with prosthetics. Moreover, implants placed in the anterior sector, like ankylosed tee...

    Authors: Philippe Bousquet, Stéphane Barthélemi, Christèle Artz and Laurent Delsol
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:42
  40. Orbital decompression surgery is frequently the last therapeutic measure in the surgical treatment of endocrine orbitopathy (EO). Additional rehabilitative and corrective surgical treatments are often used to ...

    Authors: Matthias Krause, Mohammad Kamal, Dirk Halama, Thomas Hierl, Ina Sterker, Rüdiger Zimmerer, Bernd Lethaus and Alexander K. Bartella
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:41
  41. To assess whether magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) findings of condylar erosion (CE) are predictive of a specific clinical diagnosis of painful closed lock of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ), and to determin...

    Authors: Rüdiger Emshoff, Annika Bertram, Linus Hupp and Ansgar Rudisch
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:40

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