Skip to main content


Page 1 of 15

  1. The limited number of randomized controlled trials (RCTs) comparing the efficacy of soft tissue manual therapy and self-therapy interventions prompted the authors to focus on the analgesic and myorelaxant use ...

    Authors: Magdalena Gębska, Bartosz Dalewski, Łukasz Pałka and Łukasz Kołodziej
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:42
  2. To three-dimensionally evaluate changes of the alveolar bone around the mandibular anterior teeth and pharyngeal airway dimensions in adults with Class III malocclusion before and after orthodontic treatment o...

    Authors: Zhijie Zhou, Liangyan Sun, Fan Zhang and Yan Xu
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:41
  3. A fixed screw-retained full-arch restoration supported by four implants is a popular treatment option for edentulous arches. Optimal alignment of implants is quite challenging in extremely atrophied edentulous...

    Authors: Gökhan Göçmen, Ahmet Bayrakçıoğlu and Ferit Bayram
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:40
  4. This study aims to compare the efficacy of intra-articular injections of hyaluronic acid (HA), platelet-rich plasma (PRP), and platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) for treating temporomandibular disorders (TMDs) and sum...

    Authors: Jingjing Xu, Hui Ren, Shuwei Zhao, Qian Li, Ce Li, Guangjie Bao and Hong Kang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:39
  5. The application of artificial intelligence (AI) in orthodontics and orthognathic surgery has gained significant attention in recent years. However, there is a lack of bibliometric reports that analyze the acad...

    Authors: Ka Fai Wong, Xiang Yao Lam, Yuhao Jiang, Andy Wai Kan Yeung and Yifan Lin
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:38
  6. The nasal cavity is an important landmark when considering implant insertion into the anterior region of the maxillary arch. The perforation of implants into the nasal cavity may cause complications, such as i...

    Authors: Han-Gyeol Yeom, Kyung-Hoe Huh, Won-Jin Yi, Min-Suk Heo, Sam-Sun Lee, Soon-Chul Choi and Jo-Eun Kim
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:37
  7. Most odontogenic and intraoral abscesses can be treated on an outpatient basis with local anesthesia. However, severe disease progression may require an incision under general anesthesia (GA) with postoperativ...

    Authors: Florian D. Grill, Paulina Rothlauf, Lucas M. Ritschl, Herbert Deppe, Herbert Stimmer, Florian Scheufele, Matthias Schwarz, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff and Andreas M. Fichter
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:36
  8. Authors: Teresa F. Brunner, Florian A. Probst, Matthias Troeltzsch, Sabina Schwenk‑Zieger, Julia L. Zimmermann, Gregor Morfill, Sven Becker, Ulrich Harréus and Christian Welz
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:35

    The original article was published in Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:21

  9. The aim of this study was to establish a sheep model of the Puricelli biconvex arthroplasty (ABiP) technique in sheep for evaluating its functional, biological and histological parameters.

    Authors: Renan Langie, Viviane Neves Pacheco, Vinicius Matheus Szydloski, Adriana Corsetti, Alexandre Silva de Quevedo, Fábio Pinto da Silva, Fabrício Mezzomo Collares, Fernanda Visioli, Deise Ponzoni and Edela Puricelli
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:33
  10. Depending on the diagnostic modality, the classification of vascular anomalies varies and so does the nomenclature. The ‘International Society for the Study of Vascular Anomalies’ (ISSVA) is the most widely ac...

    Authors: Bernard Leyman, Dries Govaerts, Jakob Titiaan Dormaar, Jan Meeus, Michel Bila, Ruxandra Coropciuc, Robin Willaert and Constantinus Politis
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:32
  11. Iatrogenic facial nerve injury is one of the severest complications of middle ear surgery, this study aims to evaluate surgical management and prognosis in the era of improved surgical instruments.

    Authors: Jianbin Sun, Ruoya Wang, Xingrui Chen, Jianze Wang, Da Liu, Na Sai, Yuhua Zhu, Jun Liu, Weidong Shen, Pu Dai, Shiming Yang, Dongyi Han and Weiju Han
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:31
  12. Computed tomography (CT) has become the primary imaging modality for visualization of the paranasal sinuses. In this retrospective, single center patient study the radiation dose development in the past 12 yea...

    Authors: Carsten Hackenbroch, Joachim Rudolf Balthasar Strobel, Kai Johannes Lorenz, Meinrad Beer and Simone Schüle
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:28
  13. After a fracture of the condyle, the fractured ramus is often shortened, which causes premature dental contact on the fractured side and a contralateral open bite. The imbalance could change the load in the te...

    Authors: Loreine M. L. Helmer, Cornelis Klop, Frank Lobbezoo, Jan de Lange, Jan Harm Koolstra and Leander Dubois
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:27
  14. This study evaluated if genetic variations in the WNT family members and RUNX2 are associated with craniofacial maturation, investigating dental and skeletal maturity in children and teenagers.

    Authors: Caio Luiz Bitencourt Reis, Mirian Aiko Nakane Matsumoto, Flares Baratto-Filho, Rafaela Scariot, Maria Bernadete Sasso Stuani, Fábio Lourenço Romano, Ricardo Della Coletta, Daniela Silva Barroso de Oliveira, Peter Proff, Christian Kirschneck and Erika Calvano Küchler
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:26
  15. This study compares the observation efficiency of brain gray matter nuclei of patients with early-stage Parkinson’s disease among various Magnetic Resonance Imaging techniques, which include susceptibility wei...

    Authors: Heng Meng, Duo Zhang and Qiyuan Sun
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:25
  16. In recent years, minimally invasive and non-invasive rejuvenation methods have been welcomed. PRP has been used widely for skin rejuvenation, but there are few studies on PRP for lip rejuvenation.

    Authors: YuanYuan Huang, JunYi Tang, XiaoYing He, HongYun Liu, HangHangLiu Cheng, Yu Yang, Biao Cheng and Ju Tian
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:24
  17. The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in dentistry is rapidly evolving and could play a major role in a variety of dental fields. This study assessed patients’ perceptions and expectations regarding AI use i...

    Authors: Nasim Ayad, Falk Schwendicke, Joachim Krois, Stefanie van den Bosch, Stefaan Bergé, Lauren Bohner, Marcel Hanisch and Shankeeth Vinayahalingam
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:23
  18. Patients diagnosed with an autoimmune disease are often systemically medicated with glucocorticoids. Autoimmune pancreatitis (AIP) Type 1 is considered a rare autoimmune disease, which is very well responsive ...

    Authors: Sohar Flisfisch and Edgar Schäfer
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:22
  19. Odontogenic keratocyst is one of the most common benign odontogenic neoplasms with a high recurrence rate. Its resection has the potential to lead to mandibular segmental defects. In this case report, we descr...

    Authors: Haiyun Lin, Xiaoxia Zhong, Nuo Zhou and Xuan-Ping Huang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:21
  20. Robin sequence (RS) is a congenital condition characterized by micrognathia, glossoptosis and upper airway obstruction. Diagnosis and treatment are characterized by heterogeneity, resulting in a lack of unifor...

    Authors: Anna-Lisa Oechsle, Cornelia Wiechers, Veronique Abadie, Francois Abel, Corstiaan Breugem and Christian F. Poets
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:20
  21. There is evidence of the occurrence of headache after vaccination against COVID-19. However, only a few studies have examined the headache characteristics and related determinants, especially among healthcare ...

    Authors: Somayeh Nasergivehchi, Mansoureh Togha, Elham Jafari, Mehrdad Sheikhvatan and Donya Shahamati
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:19
  22. The research aimed to evaluate the optimal Single-Photon Emission Computed Tomography (SPECT) cut-off value in differentiating condylar growth activeness, to observe 3-dimensional (3D) mandibular growth patter...

    Authors: Ningjuan Ouyang, Chenglong Zhang, Feng Xu, Tiantian Chen, Guofang Shen, Jiawen Si and Hongbo Yu
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:18
  23. Clinical instructional strategies and the climate in which teaching and learning take place have a significant impact on the quality of dental education. Therefore, this study aimed to evaluate the impact of e...

    Authors: Sadam Ahmed Elayah, Xiang Liang, Karim Ahmed Sakran, Wael Telha, Maged Ali Al-Aroomi, Hamza Younis, Sarah A. Alqurmoti, Omar Ghaleb, Hao Cui, Weiqi Wang and Sijia Na
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:17
  24. The most common chromosomal anomaly is Down syndrome/Trisomy 21, which can be associated with varying degrees of intellectual disability and physical malformation. Specific orofacial characteristics regarding ...

    Authors: Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Peter Schmidt, Sachin Chhatwani, Kristian Kniha, Alan Tsipkis, Joachim Jackowski, Andreas G. Schulte and Gholamreza Danesh
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:15
  25. The periodontal status and distal bone level of the adjacent second molar can be negatively affected by the surgical extraction of an impacted lower third molar. Absorbable materials have some benefits, includ...

    Authors: Adnan Kilinc and Mert Ataol
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:13
  26. Morphological analysis of permanent anterior dentition is essential for achieving an ideal treatment outcome and avoiding unnecessary failure. This study aimed to analyze the morphologies of anterior teeth in ...

    Authors: Yu Chen, Yu Dai, Zhengbin Yan, Yuehua You, Bin Wu and Bingtai Lu
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:12
  27. Different bacterial infections of the oro-naso-pharyngeal (ONP) region may progress and require hospital care. The present study clarified differences in infection characteristics between hospitalized patients...

    Authors: Suvi-Tuuli Vilén, Hanna Ahde, Tuukka Puolakka, Antti Mäkitie, Johanna Uittamo and Johanna Snäll
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:10
  28. The purpose of the present study was to determine the dimorphic potential of the frontal sinus (FS) index, area, and the combination of both variables to ascertain its accuracy in sex discrimination among Bosn...

    Authors: Bowen Zheng, Yuan Zhong, Nassem Ali Al-Worafi and Yi Liu
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:8
  29. Due to the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic, recently, Radiotherapy (RT) protocols requiring fewer sessions (hypofractionated) have been used to shorten RT treatment and mi...

    Authors: Pedro Maciel de Vasconcellos Ferreira, Marina de Castro Monteiro Franco Gomes, Ana Clara Speziali Menegazzi Almeida, Júlia Soares Cornélio, Thiago Jardim Arruda, Arnoldo Mafra, Marcelo Henrique Silva Nunes, Rafael Borges Salera, Raquel Fabiane Nogueira, Juliana Maria Braga Sclauser, Ana Paula Drummond-Lage and Bruno Almeida Rezende
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:7
  30. This retrospective cohort study aimed to compare treatment results between bilateral extraction of upper second molars (M2) and first premolars (P1) in terms of treatment timing, cephalometry, upper third mola...

    Authors: Eva Paddenberg, Maria Christina Braun, Peter Proff, Carsten Lippold and Christian Kirschneck
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:5
  31. This rat study aimed to evaluate the feasibility of temperature thresholds that affect peri-implant bone cells and morphology and the potential usefulness of thermal necrosis for inducing implant removal for a...

    Authors: Kristian Kniha, Eva Miriam Buhl, Faruk Al-Sibai, Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Anna Bock, Marius Heitzer, Frank Hölzle and Ali Modabber
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:4
  32. This study aimed to evaluate the condylar positional changes following mandibular reconstruction with preservation of the condylar head using Cone-Beam Computed Tomography (CBCT). Also, to assess joint space c...

    Authors: Saddam Noman Al-Wesabi, Bassam Abotaleb, Eissa Abdo Al-Shujaa, Abdo Ahmed Mohamed, Khaled Alkebsi, Wael Telha, Sun Jian and Xie Fuqiang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:3
  33. Hemangiomas are benign tumours, mostly seen in the soft tissues. The intraosseous appearance is rare, in particular in the jaws they represent a very seldom malformation.

    Authors: Michelle Alicia Ommerborn, Gordon John, Jürgen Becker, Julia Preetz and Sondos Gabris
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:1
  34. The objective of the study was to explore the effect of periodontally accelerated osteogenic orthodontics (PAOO) in orthodontic patients with bone dehiscence and fenestration in the anterior alveolar region of...

    Authors: Ziling Chen, Huan Zhou, Kaili Zhang, Xu Wang, Liangqiuyue Zhong, Yuxia Hou and Yue Chen
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:40
  35. This study evaluated the outcomes of facial-submental artery island flap (FSAIF) for reconstruction of the hemitongue following cancer ablation in patients with early and middle-stage oral tongue squamous cell...

    Authors: Yan Wang, Bin Zhou, Wei-liang Chen, Zi-xian Huang and Rui Chen
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:39
  36. The aim of this study was to evaluate the efficacy of the retromandibular approach (RMA) to produce three-dimensional (3-D) reduction of the unilateral subcondylar fracture and Temporomandibular Joint (TMJ) fu...

    Authors: Abdo Ahmed Saleh Mohamed, Guangxin Rao, Lianxi Mai, Karim Ahmed Sakran, Saddam Noman Al-wesabi, Chaobin Pan and Zhaoyu Lin
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:38
  37. Genetic and environmental factors especially climatic conditions are thought to influence the shape and size of the paranasal sinuses and anatomic variations may create both a diagnostic and therapeutic challe...

    Authors: Katarzyna Gruszka, Seçil Aksoy, Ingrid Różyło-Kalinowska, Melis Mısırlı Gülbeş, Paweł Kalinowski and Kaan Orhan
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:37
  38. Tooth-colored onlays and partial crowns for posterior teeth have been used increasingly in clinics. However, whether onlays/partial crowns could perform as well as full crowns in the posterior region was still...

    Authors: Bingjie Wang, Jiayan Fan, Lutao Wang, Bin Xu, Liang Wang and Luyi Chai
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:36
  39. We aimed to evaluate the morphology of the external auditory canal (EAC) using a three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of computed tomography (CT) scans of the temporal bone to corroborate and predict importan...

    Authors: Shinya Ohira, Manabu Komori, Mitsuto Nakamura, Kentaro Matsuura, Hiroshi Osafune, Riko Kajiwara and Kota Wada
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:35
  40. The use of dental implants in the prosthetic rehabilitation of the posterior atrophic maxilla might be a challenge procedure because of low bone quantity and quality. This study aimed to report cases of implan...

    Authors: Francesco Bennardo, Selene Barone, Caterina Buffone, Walter Colangeli, Alessandro Antonelli and Amerigo Giudice
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2022 18:34

Annual Journal Metrics

  • 2022 Citation Impact
    3.0 - 2-year Impact Factor
    3.0 - 5-year Impact Factor
    1.480 - SNIP (Source Normalized Impact per Paper)
    0.568 - SJR (SCImago Journal Rank)

    2022 Speed
    15 days submission to first editorial decision for all manuscripts (Median)
    131 days submission to accept (Median)

    2022 Usage 
    100 Altmetric mentions 

Institutional membership

Visit the membership page to check if your institution is a member and learn how you could save on article-processing charges (APCs).

Funding your APC

​​​​​​​Open access funding and policy support by SpringerOpen​​

​​​​We offer a free open access support service to make it easier for you to discover and apply for article-processing charge (APC) funding. Learn more here