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  1. During the last years, implant dentistry has seen an dramatic increase as a treatment option in oral rehabilitation. This is based to a large extent on scientific advances and clinical improvements in implanto...

    Authors: Ulrich Joos and Ulrich Meyer
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:19
  2. Osseointegrated endosseous implants are widely used for the rehabilitation of completely and partially edentulous patients, being the final prosthodontic treatment more predictable and the failures extremely i...

    Authors: S. Capodiferro, G. Favia, M. Scivetti, G. De Frenza and R. Grassi
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:18
  3. In the present study, we examined clinical and laser-evoked potentials (LEP) features in two groups of chronic tension-type headache (CTTH) patients treated with two different approaches: intra-oral appliance ...

    Authors: Marina de Tommaso, Elliott Shevel, Carla Pecoraro, Michele Sardaro, Daniela Divenere, Olimpia Di fruscolo, Paolo Lamberti and Paolo Livrea
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:15
  4. The records of 1087 patients who underwent surgical removal of third molar teeth were prospectively examined to analyse the possible relationship between postoperative complications and the surgeon's experienc...

    Authors: Waseem Jerjes, Mohammed El-Maaytah, Brian Swinson, Bilquis Banu, Tahwinder Upile, Sapna D'Sa, Mohammed Al-Khawalde, Boussad Chaib and Colin Hopper
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:14
  5. Drug-induced gingival overgrowth is a frequent adverse effect associated principally with administration of the immunosuppressive drug cyclosporin A and also certain antiepileptic and antihypertensive drugs. I...

    Authors: Şule Bulut, Hilal Uslu, B Handan Özdemir and Ömer Engin Bulut
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:13
  6. Polyp originating within a concha bullosa is uncommon; we report only the third such case in the English literature. A 45-year-old man presented with nasal obstruction and headache. Examination of the nose rev...

    Authors: Alper Nabi Erkan, Tuba Canbolat, Cem Ozer, Ismail Yilmaz and Levent N Ozluoglu
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:11
  7. Tracking of post-registration head motion is one of the major problems in frameless stereotaxy. Various attempts in detecting and compensating for this phenomenon rely on a fixed reference device rigidly attac...

    Authors: Olaf Suess, Silke Suess, Sven Mularski, Björn Kühn, Thomas Picht, Stefanie Hammersen, Rüdiger Stendel, Mario Brock and Theodoros Kombos
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:10
  8. Mesenchymal stem cells (MSC) are multipotent cells which can differentiate along osteogenic, chondrogenic, and adipogenic lineages. The present study was designed to investigate the influence of mechanical for...

    Authors: Anne Wiesmann, Hans-Jörg Bühring, Christoph Mentrup and Hans-Peter Wiesmann
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:8
  9. Oral mucosal melanomas are highly malignant tumors. The 'chameleonic' presentation of a mainly asymptomatic condition, the rarity of these lesions, the poor prognosis and the necessity of a highly specialized ...

    Authors: Emmanouil K Symvoulakis, Dionysios E Kyrmizakis, Emmanouil I Drivas, Anastassios V Koutsopoulos, Stylianos G Malandrakis, Charalambos E Skoulakis and John G Bizakis
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:7
  10. Generally animal and human cells use oxygen during their whole life. Consequently the oxygen use is a simple indicator to test the vitality of cells. When the vitality decreases by the delivery of toxic substa...

    Authors: Ulrich Plate, Tobias Polifke, Dieter Sommer, Jörg Wünnenberg and Hans-Peter Wiesmann
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:6
  11. Initial stability of the implant is, in effect, one of the fundamental criteria for obtaining long-term osseointegration. Achieving implant stability depends on the implant-bone relation, the surgical techniqu...

    Authors: Andre Büchter, Ulrich Joos, Hans-Peter Wiesmann, László Seper and Ulrich Meyer
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:5
  12. Fanconi Anemia is a rare autosomal recessive disorder characterized by various congenital malformations, progressive bone marrow failure at a very young age and of solid tumors development. The authors present...

    Authors: Giulio Gasparini, Gianluigi Longobardi, Roberto Boniello, Alessandro Di Petrillo and Sandro Pelo
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2006 2:1
  13. Little is known about the procedures used by German dental and maxillofacial surgeons treating patients suffering from chronic orofacial pain (COP). This study aimed to evaluate the ambulatory management of COP.

    Authors: Stefan Wirz, Hans Christian Wartenberg and Joachim Nadstawek
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:14
  14. Dental surgery can be carried out on patients under oral anticoagulation therapy by using haemostyptic measures. The aim of the study was a comparative analysis of coagulation by laboratory methods and immedia...

    Authors: Birgit Kruse-Loesler, Matthias Kelker and Johannes Kleinheinz
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:12
  15. The apparent interactions between the mechanisms of action of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDS) and steroids suggest that co-therapy may provide beneficial inflammatory and pain relief in the abse...

    Authors: Babatunde Olamide Bamgbose, Jelili Adisa Akinwande, Wasiu Lanre Adeyemo, Akinola Ladipo Ladeinde, Godwin Toyin Arotiba and Mobolanle Olugbemiga Ogunlewe
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:11
  16. It has been hypothesized that prematurity and adjunctive neonatal care is 'a priori' a risk for disturbances of palatal and orofacial development which increases the need for later orthodontic or orthognathic ...

    Authors: Ariane Hohoff, Heike Rabe, Ulrike Ehmer and Erik Harms
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:10
  17. Well-designed clinical studies on the palatal development in preterm and low birthweight infants are desirable because the literature is characterized by contradictory results. It could be shown that knowledge...

    Authors: Ariane Hohoff, Heike Rabe, Ulrike Ehmer and Erik Harms
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:9
  18. The evidence on prematurity as 'a priori' a risk for palatal disturbances that increase the need for orthodontic or orthognathic treatment is still weak. Further well-designed clinical studies are needed. The ...

    Authors: Ariane Hohoff, Heike Rabe, Ulrike Ehmer and Erik Harms
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:8
  19. The etiology of maxillofacial injuries varies from one country to another and even within the same country depending on the prevailing socioeconomic, cultural and environmental factors. Periodic verification o...

    Authors: Wasiu Lanre Adeyemo, Akinola Ladipo Ladeinde, Mobolanle Olugbemiga Ogunlewe and Olutayo James
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:7
  20. Although the bone's capability of dental implant osseointegration has clinically been utilised as early as in the Gallo-Roman population, the specific mechanisms for the emergence and maintenance of peri-impla...

    Authors: Ulrich Joos, Andre Büchter, Hans-Peter Wiesmann and Ulrich Meyer
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:6
  21. Besides the color of the teeth the color of the alveolar gingiva plays a crucial role in esthetic rehabilitation in dento-alveolar treatment. Whereas nowadays the color of the teeth can be determined exactly a...

    Authors: Johannes Kleinheinz, André Büchter, Thomas Fillies and Ulrich Joos
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:4
  22. Adenomatoid odontogenic tumor (AOT) is a rare odontogenic tumor which is often misdiagnosed as odontogenic cyst. To acquire additional information about AOT, all reports regarding AOT and cited in "pubmed" sin...

    Authors: Jörg GK Handschel, Rita A Depprich, André C Zimmermann, Stefan Braunstein and Norbert R Kübler
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:3
  23. During the last years, tissue engineering-based therapies have been introduced in clinical practice in the head and face area. The regeneration of complex tissue structures for all sites of the body is envisio...

    Authors: Ulrich Meyer and Hans-Peter Wiesmann
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2005 1:2

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