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  1. To develop and cross-validate site-specific panoramic radiography (PAN) analysis prediction equations of implant-to-mandibular canal dimensions (IMCD) in mandibular regions posterior to the mental foramen, and...

    Authors: Annika Bertram, Alexander W. Eckert, Andreas Kolk and Rüdiger Emshoff

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:19

    Content type: Research

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  2. Oral cancer is a malignant disease that threatenshuman life and greatly reducespatientquality of life. ANLN was reported to promote the progression of cancer. This study aims to investigate the role of ANLNin ...

    Authors: Bing Wang, Xiao-li Zhang, Chen-xi Li, Ning-ning Liu, Min Hu and Zhong-cheng Gong

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:18

    Content type: Research

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  3. The purpose of this study was to systematically identify variants in NOTCH signaling pathway genes that correlate with mandibular prognathism (MP) in the general Chinese population.

    Authors: Xianzhuo Han, Xueyan Xiong, Xiujuan Shi, Fengshan Chen and Yongming Li

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:17

    Content type: Research

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  4. Recent studies have demonstrated a relationship between the severe clinical course of COVID-19 and other chronic diseases such as: cardiovascular disease, hypertension, diabetes mellitus, obesity and chronic r...

    Authors: Giuseppina Campisi, Maria Eleonora Bizzoca and Lorenzo Lo Muzio

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:16

    Content type: Hypothesis

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  5. Estrogen is a well-known and important hormone involved in skeletal homeostasis, which regulates genes involved in bone biology. Some studies support that estrogen is important for craniofacial growth and deve...

    Authors: Erika Calvano Küchler, Rafaela Mariana de Lara, Marjorie Ayumi Omori, Guido Marañón-Vásquez, Flares Baratto-Filho, Paulo Nelson-Filho, Maria Bernadete Sasso Stuani, Moritz Blanck-Lubarsch, Agnes Schroeder, Peter Proff and Christian Kirschneck

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:14

    Content type: Research

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  6. Orthognathic surgery can be carried out using isolated mandibular or maxillary movement and bimaxillary procedures. In cases of moderate skeletal malocclusion, camouflage treatment by premolar extraction is an...

    Authors: Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Florian Kötter, Florian Peters, Kristian Kniha, Sachin Chhatwani, Gholamreza Danesh, Frank Hölzle and Ali Modabber

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:13

    Content type: Research

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  7. Our study attempted to observe the value of periodontal curettage combined with root planing on moderate-to-severe chronic periodontitis in patients with type 2 diabetes.

    Authors: Yonghuan Bian, Changhao Liu and Zhaojiang Fu

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:12

    Content type: Research

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  8. Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ‘closed lock’ is a clinical condition causing TMJ pain and limited mouth opening (painful locking). Recent studies suggest an increasing prevalence of degenerative joint disease a...

    Authors: Hongzhi Zhou, Yang Xue and Ping Liu

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:11

    Content type: Short report

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  9. The purpose of this study is to determine the histopathological spectrum and risk of primary malignancy of asymptomatic parotid lesions incidentally discovered on cross-sectional imaging.

    Authors: Hassan Al-Balas, Zeyad A. Metwalli, Sarah Eberson and David M. Sada

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:10

    Content type: Research

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  10. 3D facial scanning has changed the way facial aesthetic is evaluated and has numerous advantages for facial analysis. The specific relationship between lip vermilion morphological changes after orthodontic ext...

    Authors: Lin-hui Shen, Tian-yi Xie, Ruo-ping Jiang, Yi-ran Jiang, Gui Chen, Tian-min Xu and Bing Han

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:9

    Content type: Research

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  11. Gland preserving techniques in the treatment of sialolithiasis have continuously replaced radical surgery. The aim of this study was to evaluate a multimodal treatment algorithm in the therapy of sialolithiasi...

    Authors: Julian Lommen, Lara Schorn, Benjamin Roth, Christian Naujoks, Jörg Handschel, Henrik Holtmann, Norbert R. Kübler and Christoph Sproll

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:8

    Content type: Research

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  12. Psychological factors such as depression, anxiety, stress and insomnia and problematic social media use are able to alter our memories and might have an impact on memory function and retrieval. More studies ar...

    Authors: Maya Dagher, Youssef Farchakh, Sam Barbar, Chadia Haddad, Marwan Akel, Souheil Hallit and Sahar Obeid

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:6

    Content type: Research

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  13. Neurofibromin, a protein encoded by the NF1 gene, is mutated in neurofibromatosis 1, one of the most common genetic diseases. Oral manifestations are common and a high prevalence of hyposalivation was recently de...

    Authors: Eloá Borges Luna, Pâmella Pinho Montovani, Rafaela Elvira Rozza-de-Menezes and Karin Soares Cunha

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:5

    Content type: Short report

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  14. Orthodontic root resorptions are frequently investigated in small animals, and micro-computed tomography (μCT) enables volumetric comparison. Despite, due to overlapping histograms from dentine and bone, accur...

    Authors: Viktoria Trelenberg-Stoll, Dieter Drescher, Michael Wolf and Kathrin Becker

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:3

    Content type: Research

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  15. Oro-Pharyngeal Dysphagia - or simply dysphagia - is the difficulty (persistent) in swallowing/passing food and/or liquid from the mouth to the pharynx into the esophagus and finally the stomach; a deglutition ...

    Authors: Catalina P. Sandoval-Munoz and Ziyad S. Haidar

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:2

    Content type: Review

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  16. The aim of the present study was to compare two different anchorage systems efficiency to disinclude impacted maxillary canines using as evaluation tool superimposed Cone Beam Computed Tomography (CBCTs).

    Authors: Marco Migliorati, Lucia Cevidanes, Giordana Sinfonico, Sara Drago, Domenico Dalessandri, Gaetano Isola and Armando Silvestrini Biavati

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2021 17:1

    Content type: Research

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  17. The aim of the study was to compare a 2D and 3D color system concerning a variety of statistical and graphical methods to assess validity and reliability of color measurements, and provide guidance on when to ...

    Authors: Anja Ratzmann, Alexander Welk, Stephanie Hoppe, Jochen Fanghaenel and Christian Schwahn

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:37

    Content type: Research

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  18. This study was conducted for several reasons, primarily because of the lack of an Arabic version of the HSCT that could be beneficial in our clinical practice. Another reason is the need to find potential rela...

    Authors: Sarah Boutros, Emilio El Hachem, Joseph Mattar, Souheil Hallit and Hanna Mattar

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:36

    Content type: Research

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  19. The aim was to compare early biochemical and histological osseous healing of chronic mandibular defects regenerated with bovine bone substitute with and without collagen membrane in vivo.

    Authors: Henning Staedt, Michael Dau, Eik Schiegnitz, Daniel G. E. Thiem, Olga Tagadiuc, Victor Palarie, Peter Ottl, Bilal Al-Nawas and Peer W. Kämmerer

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:35

    Content type: Research

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  20. The correlation between individuals’ condylar morphology and their skeletal pattern is of great interest for treatment strategies ranging from orthodontic orthopaedics to orthognathic surgery. The objective of...

    Authors: Petra Santander, Anja Quast, Carolin Olbrisch, Marius Rose, Norman Moser, Henning Schliephake and Philipp Meyer-Marcotty

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:33

    Content type: Research

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  21. A new distraction osteogenesis assembly system comprising a fully customized CAD/CAM-based fixation unit and ready-made distraction unit was developed. The aim of this study was to introduce our new distractio...

    Authors: Sang-Hoon Kang, Hye-Jin Tak, Ha-Won Park, Jin-Ung Kim and Sang-Hwy Lee

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:31

    Content type: Research

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  22. The pattern of zygomatic bone fractures varies in the literature, their features being frequently masked by the presence of associated soft tissue lesions. In this context the clinical diagnosis and the therap...

    Authors: Raluca Iulia Juncar, Paul Andrei Tent, Mihai Juncar, Ioan Anton Arghir, Oana Cristina Arghir and Mircea Rivis

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:30

    Content type: Research

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  23. Periodontal health is of great concern for periodontists and orthodontists in the inter-disciplinary management of patients with bimaxillary protrusion. The aim of present study is to investigate changes in th...

    Authors: Huimin Mao, Andi Yang, Yue Pan, Houxuan Li and Lang Lei

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:29

    Content type: Research

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  24. Amelogenesis imperfecta is a hereditary malformation showing various manifestations regarding enamel dysplasia. This case report shows a 9-year follow-up after restorative treatment of a 16-year old female patien...

    Authors: Martin M. I. Sabandal, Till Dammaschke and Edgar Schäfer

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:28

    Content type: Case report

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  25. To report the outcome of guided endodontic treatment (GET) of a case of dentin dysplasia with pulp canal calcification (PCC) and apical periodontitis based on the use of a 3D-printed template designed by mergi...

    Authors: Ralf Krug, Julian Volland, Sebastian Reich, Sebastian Soliman, Thomas Connert and Gabriel Krastl

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:27

    Content type: Case report

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  26. Periodontal ligament (PDL) cells initiate local immune responses, similar to microglia regulating primary host defense mechanisms in neuroinflammatory events of the central nervous system. As these two cell ty...

    Authors: Andreas Jäger, Maria Setiawan, Eva Beins, Ingo Schmidt-Wolf and Anna Konermann

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2020 16:26

    Content type: Research

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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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  35. 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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  36. 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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  37. 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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  38. 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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  39. 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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  40. 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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  41. 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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  42. 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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