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  1. Color change of dental materials over time because of staining agents has important effects on the long-term prognosis of dental esthetic treatments. In the present study, staining resistance of an interpenetr...

    Authors: Mehmet Mustafa Özarslan, Ulviye Şebnem Büyükkaplan, Çağatay Barutcigil, Merve Özarslan, Kubilay Barutcigil and Nurullah Türker
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:27
  2. Accelerated tooth movement has been a topic of interest for orthodontic research recently. Surgically facilitated orthodontic treatment has been shown to be an effective approach to accelerate tooth movement; ...

    Authors: Phimon Atsawasuwan, Yinghua Chen, Karan Ganjawalla, Albert L. Kelling and Carla A. Evans
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:24
  3. Myositis ossificans describes a heterotopic bone formation within a muscle. Thereby myositis ossificans is classified in two different groups: myositis ossificans progressiva (MOP) which describes a genetic au...

    Authors: Marcel Hanisch, Lale Hanisch, Leopold F. Fröhlich, Richard Werkmeister, Lauren Bohner and Johannes Kleinheinz
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:23
  4. Adult stem cells appear to be a promising subject for tissue engineering, representing an individual material for regeneration of aged and damaged cells. Especially adipose derived stromal cells (ADSC), which ...

    Authors: Benedikt Kleineidam, Sonja Sielker, Marcel Hanisch, Johannes Kleinheinz and Susanne Jung
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:19
  5. A glomus tumor is a rare neoplasm usually found in the dermis or subcutaneous tissue of the extremities. It is rare for the glomus tumor to occur on the head and face. Only 26 glomus tumors of the oral region ...

    Authors: Kazuto Kurohara, Yasuyuki Michi, Akane Yukimori and Satoshi Yamaguchi
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:18
  6. Controlled space closure in cases of isolated lower second premolar aplasia (ILSPA) without maxillary counterbalancing extraction is challenging. Anterior anchorage loss may occur during space closure resultin...

    Authors: Elisabeth Klang, Frauke Beyling, Michael Knösel and Dirk Wiechmann
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:17
  7. Surgically assisted rapid maxillary expansion (SARME) is primarily used in adult orthodontics. In many cases it is followed by further surgery to address further anteroposterior and/or vertical discrepancies. ...

    Authors: Martina Bräutigam, Benedict Wilmes, Nour Eldin Tarraf and Dieter Drescher
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:16
  8. Juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) is often accompanied by pathomorphological changes to the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). By analyzing orthodontical orthopantomograms of JIA patients the aims of the study w...

    Authors: Daniela Klenke, Anja Quast, Martina Prelog, Annette Holl-Wieden, Maximilian Riekert, Angelika Stellzig-Eisenhauer and Philipp Meyer-Marcotty
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:15
  9. In literature there are few reports about multiple CGCG. But this is the first report of bilateral CGCG of the mandibular angles in three females from the same family.

    Authors: Simona Tecco, Silvia Caruso, Alessandro Nota, Pietro Leocata, Gianluca Cipollone, Roberto Gatto and Tommaso Cutilli
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:14
  10. With the technical development, portable three-dimensional (3D) photogrammetry systems are becoming more en vogue because of cost-effectiveness and comparable accuracy to common stationary 3D systems. The purp...

    Authors: Lucas M. Ritschl, Maximilian Roth, Andreas M. Fichter, Fabienna Mittermeier, Bettina Kuschel, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff, Florian D. Grill and Denys J. Loeffelbein
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:11
  11. The role of human papillomavirus (HPV) in orthokeratinized odontogenic cysts (OOCs) has rarely been studied. The objective is to describe the clinicopathological findings in a series of OOCs from a Spanish pop...

    Authors: Beatriz Vera-Sirera, Luis Rubio-Martínez, Leopoldo Forner-Navarro and Francisco Vera-Sempere
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:10
  12. Exfoliative cytology performed on oral brush samples can help dentists to decide, whether a given oral lesion is (pre-) malignant. The use of non-invasive brush biopsies as an auxiliary tool in the diagnosis o...

    Authors: Constanze Olms, Nathalie Hix, Heinrich Neumann, Maryam Yahiaoui-Doktor and Torsten W. Remmerbach
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:9
  13. Untreated chronic otitis media severely impairs quality of life in affected individuals. Local destruction of the middle ear and subsequent loss of hearing are common sequelae, and currently available treatmen...

    Authors: Friederike Pohl, Robert A. Schuon, Felicitas Miller, Andreas Kampmann, Eva Bültmann, Christian Hartmann, Thomas Lenarz and Gerrit Paasche
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:8
  14. The surgical management of malignant tumors in the head and neck region often leads to functional and esthetic defects that impair the quality of life of the patients. Reconstruction can be solved with prosthe...

    Authors: Zoltán Lóderer, Tamás Vereb, Róbert Paczona, Ágnes Janovszky and József Piffkó
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:7
  15. Primary failure of eruption (PFE) is a rare disease defined as incomplete tooth eruption despite the presence of a clear eruption pathway. Orthodontic extrusion is not feasible in this case because it results ...

    Authors: Marcel Hanisch, Lale Hanisch, Johannes Kleinheinz and Susanne Jung
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:5
  16. To evaluate the effectiveness of two minimally invasive surgical procedures in the acceleration of canine retraction: piezocision and laser-assisted flapless corticotomy (LAFC).

    Authors: Alaa M. H. Alfawal, Mohammad Y. Hajeer, Mowaffak A. Ajaj, Omar Hamadah and Bassel Brad
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:4
  17. The measurement of maximal head circumference is a standard procedure in the examination of childrens’ cranial growth and brain development. The objective of the study was to evaluate the validity of maximal h...

    Authors: Markus Martini, Anne Klausing, Guido Lüchters, Nils Heim and Martina Messing-Jünger
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:3
  18. Granular cell tumors are benign lesions that typically occur in the oral cavity, but can also be found in other sites. However, the characteristics of these tumors are unclear. Thus, the present study aimed to...

    Authors: Atsushi Musha, Masaru Ogawa and Satoshi Yokoo
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2018 14:1
  19. Ectopic mandibular third molar is a rare clinical entity with incompletely known etiology. Here, we sought to delineate its epidemiological, clinical and radiographic characteristics, and therapy by integratin...

    Authors: Yaping Wu, Yue Song, Rong Huang, Jiaan Hu, Xiaotong He, Yanling Wang, Guangchao Zhou, Chao Sun, Hongbing Jiang, Jie Cheng and Dongmiao Wang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:24
  20. The revitalization or regeneration of the dental pulp is a preferable goal in current endodontic research. In this study, human dental pulp cell (DPC) spheres were applied to human root canal samples to evalua...

    Authors: Jörg Neunzehn, Sandra Pötschke, Christian Hannig, Hans-Peter Wiesmann and Marie-Theres Weber
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:23
  21. To evaluate oral health related quality of life (OHQoL) in edentulous patients treated with immediately loaded implants in the maxilla.

    Authors: Maria Erkapers, Susanna Segerström, Karl Ekstrand, Russell A. Baer, Joseph A. Toljanic and Andreas Thor
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:21
  22. We describe the case of a 16-year-old female patient with micrognathia, temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis, and obstructive sleep apnea, who was treated with mandibular distraction osteogenesis (DO) combi...

    Authors: Hiroshi Tomonari, Hiroko Takada, Tomofumi Hamada, Sangho Kwon, Tsuyoshi Sugiura and Shouichi Miyawaki
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:20
  23. Orthognathic surgery is associated with considerable swelling and neurosensory disturbances. Serious swelling can lead to great physical and psychological strain. A randomized, prospective, controlled clinical...

    Authors: W. Semper-Hogg, M. A. Fuessinger, T. W. Dirlewanger, C. P. Cornelius and M. C. Metzger
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:19
  24. To avoid untoward changes when primary teeth are replaced by permanent teeth, resorption of the material used in primary teeth root canal filling should occur at the same rate as root resorption. The Aim of th...

    Authors: Xiaoxian Chen, Xinggang Liu and Jie Zhong
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:12
  25. Aim of this study was to analyze the efficacy and precision of the completely customized lingual appliance (CCLA) regarding the single tooth torque correction. The study also examined external apical root reso...

    Authors: Collin Jacobs, Milena Katzorke, Dirk Wiechmann, Heiner Wehrbein and Rainer Schwestka-Polly
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:18
  26. Every endosseous dental implant is dependent on an adequate amount and quality of peri-implant hard and soft tissues and their fully functional interaction. The dental implant could fail in cases of insufficie...

    Authors: Nils-Claudius Gellrich, Björn Rahlf, Rüdiger Zimmerer, Philipp-Cornelius Pott and Majeed Rana
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:17
  27. Chronic Periodontitis (CP) is a common inflammatory disease affects supporting tissues of the teeth and can lead to tooth loss. The objective of this s...

    Authors: Zahra Heidari, Bita Moudi, Hamidreza Mahmoudzadeh-Sagheb and Mehrnoosh Moudi
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:16
  28. Facial profile soft tissue changes after orthognathic surgery are crucial for surgery success. This retrospective study evaluated soft tissue changes after maxillo-mandibular Advancement and counter clockwise ...

    Authors: Julio Cifuentes, Christian Teuber, Alfredo Gantz, Ariel Barrera, Gholamreza Danesh, Nicolas Yanine and Carsten Lippold
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:15
  29. The purpose of this retrospective cohort study was to investigate the success rates of orthodontic mini-implants (OMIs) placed in different insertion sites and to analyse patient and site- related factors that...

    Authors: Jan Hourfar, Dirk Bister, Georgios Kanavakis, Jörg Alexander Lisson and Björn Ludwig
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:14
  30. A reliable method to assess midpalatal suture maturation to drive clinical decision-making, towards non-surgical or surgical expansion, in adolescent and young adult patients is needed. The objectives were to ...

    Authors: Darren Isfeld, Manuel Lagravere, Vladimir Leon-Salazar and Carlos Flores-Mir
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2017 13:13
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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
  35. 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
  36. 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
  37. 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
  38. 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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