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  1. The aim of this study was to evaluate via finite element analysis (FEA) the biomechanical behavior of conventional small-fragment screws reinforced by a patient-specific plate in type p condylar head.

    Authors: Tetiana Pavlychuk, Denis Chernogorskyi, Yurii Chepurnyi, Andreas Neff and Andrii Kopchak

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:25

    Content type: Research

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  2. Diagnosis of maxillary sinus pathology must include the clinical radiological study (CRS) and histopathological analysis. The aim of this study is 1) to describe the clinicopathological features of maxillary s...

    Authors: Mario Pérez-Sayáns, José M. Suárez Peñaranda, Juan Antonio Suárez Quintanilla, Cintia M. Chamorro Petronacci, Abel García García, Andrés Blanco Carrión, Pilar Gándara Vila and Yolanda Guerrero Sánchez

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:24

    Content type: Research

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  3. The Eustachian tube (ET) is considered an organ by itself due to its specific functions. An ET Dysfunction (ETD) is discussed when this tube is unable to ventilate the middle ear properly. Clinically, the pati...

    Authors: Victoria Al Karaki, Souheil Hallit, Mansour Nacouzi and Ziad Rohayem

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:23

    Content type: Research

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  4. Early childhood caries (ECC) is a type of dental caries in the teeth of infants and children that is represented as one of the most prevalent dental problems in this period. Various studies have reported diffe...

    Authors: Mohsen Kazeminia, Alireza Abdi, Shamarina Shohaimi, Rostam Jalali, Aliakbar Vaisi-Raygani, Nader Salari and Masoud Mohammadi

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:22

    Content type: Research

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  5. To assess and compare volumetric and shape changes of the orbital cavity in patients treated with tooth-borne (TB) and bone-borne (BB) rapid maxillary expansion (RME).

    Authors: Antonino Lo Giudice, Lorenzo Rustico, Vincenzo Ronsivalle, Carmelo Nicotra, Manuel Lagravère and Cristina Grippaudo

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:21

    Content type: Research

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  6. Bond failure during fixed orthodontic treatment is a frequently occurring problem. As bracket rebonding is associated with reduced shear bond strength, the aim of the present investigation is to analyse the ef...

    Authors: Isabel Knaup, Antonia Böddeker, Katrin Tempel, Eva Weber, Jenny Rosa Bartz, Marcia Viviane Rückbeil, Rogério Bastos Craveiro, Yvonne Wagner and Michael Wolf

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:20

    Content type: Research

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  7. The objectives of this study were to study the prevalence of temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD) and its association with anxiety, depression, and stress among the general Lebanese population as well as in ...

    Authors: Elio Kmeid, Mansour Nacouzi, Souheil Hallit and Ziad Rohayem

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:19

    Content type: Research

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  8. Frequently statins were administered to reduce the LDL-concentration in circulating blood. Especially simvastatin (SV) is an often prescribed statin. Pleiotropic effects of these drugs were reported. Thus, the...

    Authors: Martin Mariano Isabelo Sabandal, Edgar Schäfer, Jonathan Aed, Susanne Jung, Johannes Kleinheinz and Sonja Sielker

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:18

    Content type: Research

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  9. This study aimed at comparing bracket placement and excess bonding adhesive depending on different indirect bonding (IDB) techniques and bracket geometries.

    Authors: Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Constantin Alexandridis, Florian Peters, Kristian Kniha, Ali Modabber, Golamreza Danesh and Ulrike Fritz

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:17

    Content type: Research

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  10. To investigate the prognostic value of a three-dimensional dynamic quantitative analysis system to measure facial motion (3D ASFM) in acute facial palsy patients and compare it with subjective grading methods ...

    Authors: Yang Zhao, Guodong Feng, Haiyan Wu, Surita Aodeng, Xu Tian, Gerd Fabian Volk, Orlando Guntinas-Lichius and Zhiqiang Gao

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:15

    Content type: Methodology

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  11. Adenoid cystic carcinoma is a rare malignant tumor arising from exocrine glands such as the major and minor salivary glands of the paranasal sinuses or the external auditory canal. Although multiple retrospect...

    Authors: Eiichi Ishida, Takenori Ogawa, Masahiro Rokugo, Tomohiko Ishikawa, Shun Wakamori, Akira Ohkoshi, Hajime Usubuchi, Kenjiro Higashi, Ryo Ishii, Ayako Nakanome and Yukio Katori

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:14

    Content type: Research

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  12. Ameloblastoma is one of the most common benign odontogenic neoplasms. Its surgical excision has the potential to lead to postoperative malocclusion. In this case report, we describe the successful interdiscipl...

    Authors: Yoshihito Ishihara, Hikaru Arakawa, Akiyoshi Nishiyama and Hiroshi Kamioka

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:12

    Content type: Case report

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  13. In-vivo accuracy of intraoral scans of complete mixed dentitions of patients in active treatment have not yet been investigated. The aim was to test the hypothesis that dimensional differences between intraora...

    Authors: Konrad Liczmanski, Thomas Stamm, Cristina Sauerland and Moritz Blanck-Lubarsch

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:11

    Content type: Research

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  14. CHARGE syndrome (CS) is a rare genetic condition (OMIM #214800). The condition has a variable phenotypic expression. Historically, the diagnosis of CHARGE syndrome was based on the presence of specific clinica...

    Authors: Manogari Chetty, Tina Sharon Roberts, Mona Elmubarak, Heidre Bezuidenhout, Liani Smit and Mike Urban

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:10

    Content type: Case report

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  15. This study aimed to investigate dental student’s perception of facial attractiveness with regard to different combinations of anteroposterior malar-jaw positions using 3-dimensional (3-D) reconstructed images ...

    Authors: Hon Kwan Woo, Deepal Haresh Ajmera, Pradeep Singh, Kar Yan Li, Michael Marc Bornstein, Kwan Lok Tse, Yanqi Yang and Min Gu

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:8

    Content type: Research

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  16. To reproduce the methods and results of the study by Alobeid et al. (2018) in which the efficacy of tooth alignment using conventional labial and lingual orthodontic bracket systems was assessed.

    Authors: Dirk Wiechmann, Hans-Peter Bantleon, Birte Melsen, Björn Zachrisson, Urban Hägg, Pierre Canal, Robert Garcia, Stephane Barthélemi, Laure Frapier, Dan Grauer, Christian Sander, Peter Diedrich, Collin Jacobs, Heiner Wehrbein, Ariane Hohoff, Hans-Joachim Helms…

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:7

    Content type: Short Report

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  17. The exploration of tridimensional (3D) technology of computational tomography and the development of valid 3D printed models may improve the assessment of adenoid obstruction. The identification of an enlarged...

    Authors: Claudine Thereza-Bussolaro, Manuel Lagravère, Camila Pacheco-Pereira and Carlos Flores-Mir

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:5

    Content type: Research

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  18. Manufacturers of orthodontic aligners suggest that users remove appliances every time they consume solid foods or any drink (except water). This is to avoid a color change within the clear thermoplastic materi...

    Authors: Gabrielle Bernard, Pierre Rompré, Jason Robert Tavares and Andrée Montpetit

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:2

    Content type: Research

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  19. Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT) images can be superimposed, allowing three-dimensional (3D) evaluation of craniofacial growth/treatment effects. Limitations of 3D superimposition techniques are related to...

    Authors: Cecilia Ponce-Garcia, Antonio Carlos de Oliveira Ruellas, Lucia Helena Soares Cevidanes, Carlos Flores-Mir, Jason P. Carey and Manuel Lagravere-Vich

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:1

    Content type: Research

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  20. Root-end resection is an endodontic surgical intervention that requires high precision so that all ramifications and lateral canals so as infected tissues are eliminated. An exploratory study was conducted to ...

    Authors: Márk Antal, Eszter Nagy, Gábor Braunitzer, Márk Fráter and József Piffkó

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:30

    Content type: Methodology

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  21. 22q11.2 deletion syndrome is a medical condition that results from genomic loss at chromosome 22. Affected patients exhibit large variability that ranges from a severe condition to mild symptoms. In addition, ...

    Authors: Arodi Farrera, María Villanueva, Alfredo Vizcaíno, Patricia Medina-Bravo, Norma Balderrábano-Saucedo, Mariana Rives, David Cruz, Elizabeth Hernández-Carbajal, Javier Granados-Riveron and Rocío Sánchez-Urbina

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:29

    Content type: Research

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  22. Simultaneous, radiation-free registration of the teeth and the upper and lower jaw positions in relation to the extraoral soft tissue could improve treatment planning and documentation. The purpose of this stu...

    Authors: Lucas M. Ritschl, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff, Pia Erben and Florian D. Grill

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:28

    Content type: Research

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  23. Controlled release of proteins bound to conventional bone substitutes is still insufficient. Therefore, this study evaluates in-vitro release kinetics of the model protein FITC-BSA (fluorescein conjugated bovi...

    Authors: Julian Lommen, Lara Schorn, Alexis Landers, Henrik Holtmann, Karin Berr, Norbert R. Kübler, Christoph Sproll, Majeed Rana and Rita Depprich

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:27

    Content type: Research

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  24. Oral appliances (OAs) are generally designed to displace the mandible anteriorly and downward, to increase the airway patency. The present study aimed to examine the relationship between genioglossus (GG) musc...

    Authors: Michikazu Matsuda, Toru Ogawa, Ratri M. Sitalaksmi, Makiko Miyashita, Toshimi Ito and Keiichi Sasaki

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:26

    Content type: Research

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  25. The purpose of the present study was to describe the CT imaging findings of normal incisive canals and incisive canal cysts and propose cut-off values to differentiate between them.

    Authors: Naruhiko Ueda, Tatsurou Tanaka, Masafumi Oda, Nao Wakasugi-Sato, Shinobu Matsumoto-Takeda, Yuichi Miyamura, Takaaki Jyoujima, Kouichi Kiyota, Kensuke Tsutsumi and Yasuhiro Morimoto

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:25

    Content type: Research

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  26. Due to the lack of bibliometric studies in the field of lingual orthodontics in dentistry, the aim of this study was to assess the evolution and current status of activity in this field during the period 1978–...

    Authors: Beatriz Tarazona-Alvarez, Rut Lucas-Dominguez, Vanessa Paredes-Gallardo, Adolfo Alonso-Arroyo and Antonio Vidal-Infer

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:23

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:24

  27. Post-orthodontic white-spot lesions (WSL) in esthetically relevant incisor and canine areas impair dentofacial esthetics, and preventive dentistry treatment is definitely required in case of enamel cavitations...

    Authors: Michael Knösel, Roberto Vogel Alvarez, Moritz Blanck-Lubarsch and Hans-Joachim Helms

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:22

    Content type: Research

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  28. The required pretreatment of CAD/CAM ceramic materials before resin composite cement application varies among studies. The aim of the present study was to evaluate the effect of hydrofluoric acid concentration...

    Authors: Antonio Straface, Lena Rupp, Aiste Gintaute, Jens Fischer, Nicola U. Zitzmann and Nadja Rohr

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:21

    Content type: Research

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  29. Unilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (USSRO) is not widely used given the postoperative instability caused by the inevitable rotation of the mandibular segment during surgery. However, the influence of ma...

    Authors: Han Lin, Yifan He, Yifan Feng and Fang Huang

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:18

    Content type: Research

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  30. Robin sequence (RS) is characterized by mandibular retrognathia, glossoptosis and upper airway obstruction. Whether mandibular catch-up growth may occur in RS is yet controversial. Our functional and less inva...

    Authors: Cornelia Wiechers, Wolfgang Buchenau, Jörg Arand, Anne-Friederike Oertel, Katharina Peters, Silvia Müller-Hagedorn, Bernd Koos and Christian F. Poets

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:17

    Content type: Research

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  31. Oral Health-Related Quality of Life (OHRQoL) is an important aspect of quality of life. Acute illnesses, as well as chronic diseases, can have a strong, persisting impact on an individual’s quality of life. Th...

    Authors: Lara Schorn, Felix Schrader, Rita Depprich, Julian Lommen, Norbert R. Kübler and Henrik Holtmann

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:16

    Content type: Research

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  32. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the information regarding ethics approval was accidentally entered under trial registration. A trial registration was not required f...

    Authors: Sachin Chhatwani, Viola Rose-Zierau, Bassel Haddad, Mohammed Almuzian, Christian Kirschneck and Gholamreza Danesh

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:15

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:9

  33. Following publication of the original article [1], the authors reported that the registration number of the ethics approval was accidentally entered under trial registration. A trial registration was not perfo...

    Authors: Matthias Krause, Hans Martin Dörfler, Daniel Kruber, Heike Hümpfner-Hierl and Thomas Hierl

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:14

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:10

  34. Following publication of the original article [1], the editor-in-chief reported that the information regarding ethics approval was accidentally entered by the author under trial registration. A trial registrat...

    Authors: Thomas Stamm, Irina Triller, Ariane Hohoff and Moritz Blanck-Lubarsch

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:13

    Content type: Correction

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    The original article was published in Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:11

  35. To assess the educational impact of a one-to-one tablet PC (TPC) program by analysing university students’ learning skills and related scores of the National Dental Examination (NDE) in Germany.

    Authors: Thomas Stamm, Irina Triller, Ariane Hohoff and Moritz Blanck-Lubarsch

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:11

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:13

  36. Minimally invasive temporomandibular joint surgery (MITMJS) is an option for patients suffering from severe internal derangement or adhesions. To improve TMJ access, a workflow to create surgical templates is ...

    Authors: Matthias Krause, Hans Martin Dörfler, Daniel Kruber, Heike Hümpfner-Hierl and Thomas Hierl

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:10

    Content type: Methodology

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:14

  37. Orthodontic implants have found widespread use as means of maximum skeletal anchorage in fixed orthodontic treatment, their optimal insertion location in the hard palate, however, is still controversial. The a...

    Authors: Sachin Chhatwani, Viola Rose-Zierau, Bassel Haddad, Mohammed Almuzian, Christian Kirschneck and Gholamreza Danesh

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:9

    Content type: Research

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:15

  38. The primary purpose of this study was to collect data on the oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL) of individuals with x-linked hypophosphatemia (XLH). It was also designed to gather information on the ...

    Authors: Marcel Hanisch, Lauren Bohner, Martin M. I. Sabandal, Johannes Kleinheinz and Susanne Jung

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:8

    Content type: Research

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  39. The aim of this study was to verify anecdotal evidence that the maxillary central-to-lateral occlusal height difference (OHD) of more than 0.5 mm is a feature displayed in the majority of media and to discuss ...

    Authors: Jan Hourfar, Dirk Bister, Björn Ludwig, Gero Kinzinger and Jörg Alexander Lisson

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2019 15:7

    Content type: Research

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