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  1. Content type: Research

    Sufficient vertical and lateral bone supply and a competent osteogenic healing process are prerequisities for the successful osseointegration of dental implants in the alveolar bone. Several techniques includi...

    Authors: Lara Schorn, Christoph Sproll, Michelle Ommerborn, Christian Naujoks, Norbert R. Kübler and Rita Depprich

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:11

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    The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between insertion torque and stability of miniscrews in terms of resistance against dislocation, then comparing a self-tapping screw with a self-dr...

    Authors: Michele Tepedino, Francesco Masedu and Claudio Chimenti

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:10

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  3. Content type: Research

    Parotidectomy is one of the most commonly performed procedures by otorhinolaryngologists. Traditionally dissection is performed with a combination of a steel scalpel and bipolar cautery; however, starting in t...

    Authors: Marc A. Polacco, Andrew M. Pintea, Benoit J. Gosselin and Joseph A. Paydarfar

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:8

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  4. Content type: Case report

    A link between progressive dental malocclusion, the use of a continuous positive airway pressure mask and GH-secreting pituitary macroadenoma (acromegaly) has not been previously reported. The present clinicop...

    Authors: Jaume Miranda-Rius, Lluís Brunet-LLobet, Eduard Lahor-Soler, David de Dios-Miranda and Josep Anton Giménez-Rubio

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:7

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    Squamous cell carcinomas (SCCs) are the most prevalent malignant tumours within the head and neck. Evidence exists that distinct genes are differentially regulated in SCCs of the oral cavity compared to other ...

    Authors: Gesche Frohwitter, Horst Buerger, Eberhard Korsching, Paul J. van Diest, Johannes Kleinheinz and Thomas Fillies

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:6

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  6. Content type: Research

    Rehabilitation using an implant supported overdenture with two implants inserted in the interforaminal region is the easiest and currently accepted treatment modality to increase prosthetic stabilization and p...

    Authors: Aysa Ayali and Kani Bilginaylar

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:5

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  7. Content type: Research

    Infants with Robin sequence (RS) suffer from upper airway obstruction (UAO) and feeding problems. We developed an oral appliance with a velar extension in combination with functional treatment and appropriate ...

    Authors: Silvia Müller-Hagedorn, Wolfgang Buchenau, Jörg Arand, Margit Bacher and Christian F. Poets

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:4

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  8. Content type: Research

    Nasal septal deviation may affect nasal bone growth and facial morphology. Knowledge of nasal morphologic parameters may plays an important role in planning successful rhinoplasty and septoplasty operation. Th...

    Authors: Ismail Serifoglu, İbrahim İlker OZ, Murat Damar, Mustafa Cagtay Buyukuysal, Alptekin Tosun and Özlem Tokgöz

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:3

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  9. Content type: Research

    The aim of this retrospective investigation was to evaluate the incidence of loss to pulp sensibility testing (PST) of maxillary front teeth after paramedian (3 to 5 mm away from the suture) orthodontic mini-i...

    Authors: Jan Hourfar, Dirk Bister, Jörg A. Lisson and Björn Ludwig

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:1

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  10. Content type: Research

    The success of bone augmentation to a major degree depends on the biomechanics and biological conditions of the surrounding tissues. Therefore, an animal model is needed providing anatomical sites with similar...

    Authors: Ivan Valdivia-Gandur, Wilfried Engelke, Víctor Beltrán, Eduardo Borie, Ramón Fuentes and María Cristina Manzanares-Céspedes

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:35

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  11. Content type: Methodology

    Nasal deformity associated with cleft lip and palate is a highly challenging reconstructive problem in rhinoplasty. In the literature, several operative solutions and evaluation methods have been described, ho...

    Authors: Gabor Vass, Gabor Mohos, Zsofia Bere, Laszlo Ivan, Janos Varga, Jozsef Piffko and Laszlo Rovo

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:34

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  12. Content type: Case report

    In this study, we report a rare case of an adult patient with essential palatal tremors (EPT) presenting as nasal clicks, instead of otic clicks or objective pulsatile tinnitus in common EPT.

    Authors: Yufeng Ye, Shiyu Liao, Baozhen Luo and Liyan Ni

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:33

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  13. Content type: Research

    The accurate detection of approximal caries is generally difficult. The aim of this study was to assess the ability of the pen-type laser fluorescence device (LF pen) to detect approximal carious lesions in co...

    Authors: M. Bizhang, N. Wollenweber, P. Singh-Hüsgen, G. Danesh and S. Zimmer

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:30

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  14. Content type: Research

    The present study aimed to investigate the prevalence of oral microbiota (Candida species (spp.), Streptococcus mutans, and Lactobacilli) in patients with multibracket (MB) appliances in relation to the quality o...

    Authors: Katharina Klaus, Johanna Eichenauer, Rhea Sprenger and Sabine Ruf

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:28

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  15. Content type: Research

    Despite being considered a non-invasive procedure, injections can cause adverse outcomes including infections, overfilling, asymmetry, foreign body granulomas, and reactions that lead to scarring. Complication...

    Authors: Sigal Tal, Hillel S. Maresky, Theodore Bryan, Ella Ziv, Dov Klein, Assaf Persitz and Lior Heller

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:27

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  16. Content type: Research

    To assess, analyze and compare the results of graft uptake using Tragal Cartilage-Perichondrium Composite (TCPC) graft with Temporalis Fascia (TF) graft in patients who undergoing surgery for chronic otitis me...

    Authors: S. Khalilullah, Shankar P. Shah, D. Yadav, R. P. Shrivastav and H. Bhattarai

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:26

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  17. Content type: Research

    In current study we aimed to examine the effect of a low-level laser therapy on the pain, mouth opening and swelling of patients whose impacted 3rd molar tooth was extracted in addition measurement volumetrica...

    Authors: Hilal Alan, Ümit Yolcu, Mahmut Koparal, Cem Özgür, Seyit Ahmet Öztürk and Sıddık Malkoç

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:25

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  18. Content type: Review

    To review the cases of accidental aspiration and ingestion of foreign objects during dental procedure, and to emphasize the importance of thorough documentation of the accidents.

    Authors: Rui Hou, Hongzhi Zhou, Kaijin Hu, Yuxiang Ding, Xia Yang, Guangjie Xu, Peng Xue, Chun Shan, Sen Jia and Yuanyuan Ma

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:23

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  19. Content type: Research

    The aim of this retrospective study was to measure tooth and crowns axes of canines, first and second bicuspids of orthodontically untreated subjects with near normal occlusion to: 1. Define norms and reveal p...

    Authors: Jan Hourfar, Dirk Bister, Jörg A. Lisson, Christine Goldbecher and Björn Ludwig

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:22

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), previously known as Histiocytosis X, is an infrequent disease that congregates a wide spectrum of clinical presentations with variable systemic involvement. Unification of ...

    Authors: Alex Vargas, Hernán Ramírez, Pablo Ramírez, Camila Foncea, Bernardo Venegas and Paula Astorga

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:21

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  21. Content type: Research

    This study aims to evaluate the efficacy of Er,Cr:YSGG laser assisted periodontal therapy on the reduction of oral malodor and periodontal disease.

    Authors: Ömür Dereci, Mükerrem Hatipoğlu, Alper Sindel, Sinan Tozoğlu and Kemal Üstün

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:20

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  22. Content type: Research

    To determine the shear bond strength and adhesive remnant index of a new premixed self-etching primer and adhesive (Tectosan, BonaDent, Germany) for orthodontic appliances in comparison to a reference total-et...

    Authors: Michael Schauseil, Sonja Blöcher, Andreas Hellak, Matthias J. Roggendorf, Steffen Stein and Heike Korbmacher-Steiner

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:19

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  23. Content type: Research

    Oral lichen Planus (OLP) is a chronic inflammatory disease involving skin and mucous membranes. Its etiology is still uncertain whilst an autoimmune mechanism is known to be implicated. OLP is commonly conside...

    Authors: Dorina Lauritano, Mariantonietta Arrica, Alberta Lucchese, Marina Valente, Giuseppe Pannone, Carlo Lajolo, Rossella Ninivaggi and Massimo Petruzzi

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:18

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  24. Content type: Methodology

    Ablative tumor surgery often results in continuity defects of the mandible. When an immediate reconstruction using autologous bone grafts is not possible the bridging of the defects with a variety of bridging ...

    Authors: Bernd Reitemeier, Christine Schöne, Raoul Lesche, Günter Lauer, Matthias C. Schulz and Jutta Markwardt

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:17

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  25. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to assess the influence of head and neck pathologies on the detection rate, configuration and diameter of the thoracic duct (TD) and right lymphatic duct (RLD) in computed tomogra...

    Authors: Ferdinand J. Kammerer, Benedikt Schlude, Michael A. Kuefner, Philipp Schlechtweg, Matthias Hammon, Michael Uder and Siegfried A. Schwab

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:15

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  26. Content type: Research

    Craniofacial microsomia is a common congenital condition for which children receive longitudinal, multidisciplinary team care. However, little is known about the etiology of craniofacial microsomia and few out...

    Authors: Craig B. Birgfeld, Carrie L. Heike, Babette S. Saltzman, Brian G. Leroux, Kelly N. Evans and Daniela V. Luquetti

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:14

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  27. Content type: Research

    Biomedical science, especially biomaterials, is an expanding field in medicine. Universities are being challenged to gain the best students for a later academic career. Pre-university assessment of pupils has ...

    Authors: Christian Klümper, Jörg Neunzehn, Ute Wegmann, Benjamin Kruppke, Ulrich Joos and Hans Peter Wiesmann

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:13

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  28. Content type: Reviewer acknowledgement

    The editors of Head & Face Medicine would like to thank all reviewers who have contributed their time and expertise to the journal in Volume 11 (2015).

    Authors: Thomas Stamm, Ulrich Meyer and Hans Peter Wiesmann

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:10

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  29. Content type: Research

    The Interventional Neuroradiology is becoming more important in the interdisciplinary treatment of acute haemorrhages due to vascular erosion and vascular tumors in the head and neck area. The authors report o...

    Authors: Katharina Storck, Kornelia Kreiser, Johannes Hauber, Anna-Maria Buchberger, Rainer Staudenmaier, Kilian Kreutzer and Murat Bas

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:6

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  30. Content type: Research

    Secreted growth factors and cytokines in the conditioned medium from bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (MSC-CM) have several effects on cell behavior. Our previous studies revealed that MSC-CM enhance...

    Authors: Wataru Katagiri, Masashi Osugi, Takamasa Kawai and Hideharu Hibi

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:5

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  31. Content type: Research

    The management of bisphosphonate related necrosis of the jaw has become clinical routine. While approximately two thirds of the lesions are in the mandible, one third is located in the maxilla. In 40–50 % of m...

    Authors: Pit Jacob Voss, Gustavo Vargas Soto, Rainer Schmelzeisen, Kiwako Izumi, Andres Stricker, Gido Bittermann and Philipp Poxleitner

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:3

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  32. Content type: Research

    To our best knowledge, there was little research to assess the changes of quality of life and satisfaction after orthognathic in one trial. The aim of this study was to evaluate the changes of oral health rela...

    Authors: Shengbin Huang, Weiting Chen, Zhenyu Ni and Yu Zhou

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:2

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  33. Content type: Research

    Many reconstruction materials for orbital floor fractures have been described in the past including autologous bone transplants, resorbable polymers and titan meshes. So far evidence is missing which material ...

    Authors: Henrik Holtmann, Hatice Eren, Karoline Sander, Norbert R. Kübler and Jörg Handschel

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2016 12:1

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  34. Content type: Review

    A South African girl with CANDLE Syndrome is reported with emphasis on the orodental features and dental management. Clinical manifestations included short stature, wasting of the soft tissue of the arms and l...

    Authors: T. Roberts, L. Stephen, C. Scott, T. di Pasquale, A. Naser-eldin, M. Chetty, S. Shaik, L. Lewandowski and P. Beighton

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2015 11:38

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  35. Content type: Research

    Impacted third molar removal is a routine procedure in oral and maxillofacial surgery. Platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) is a second generation platelet concentration which is produced by simplified protocol. The aim...

    Authors: Ozkan Ozgul, Fatma Senses, Nilay Er, Umut Tekin, Hakan Hıfzı Tuz, Alper Alkan, Ismail Doruk Kocyigit and Fethi Atil

    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2015 11:37

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