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  1. A parotid abscess (PA) is a complication of an acute bacterial parotitis with a potentially life-threatening course. To date, data on the diagnosis and therapy of PA is sparse and mostly consists of case repor...

    Authors: Marcel Mayer, Julia Esser, Sarah Victoria Walker, Sami Shabli, Axel Lechner, Martin Canis, Jens Peter Klussmann, Lisa Nachtsheim and Philipp Wolber
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:38
  2. The treatment of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) remains challenging and survival rates have not been improved significantly over the past decades. Integrins have been recognized driving the cancer progres...

    Authors: Maximilian Geyer, Fabian Geyer, Ute Reuning, Sarah Klapproth, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff and Markus Nieberler
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:37
  3. : Amelogenesis imperfecta (AI) is a genetically determined, non-syndromic enamel dysplasia that may manifest as hypoplasia, hypomaturation, or hypocalcification and can commonly be classified into four primary...

    Authors: Stephan Christian Möhlhenrich, Sachin Chhatwani, Peter Schmidt, Kristian Kniha, Jan Postberg, Andreas G. Schulte, Jochen Jackowski, Stefan Zimmer and Gholamreza Danesh
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:36
  4. In reconstructive surgery, improvements are needed in the effective teaching of free flap surgery. There is a need for easily accessible and widely available training without high financial costs or ethical co...

    Authors: Christopher-Philipp Nobis, Katharina Grottschreiber, Manuel Olmos, Tobias Moest, Manuel Weber, Marco Kesting and Rainer Lutz
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:35
  5. We aimed to establish a novel method for automatically constructing three-dimensional (3D) median sagittal plane (MSP) for mandibular deviation patients, which can increase the efficiency of aesthetic evaluati...

    Authors: Yujia Zhu, Aonan Wen, Ning Xiao, Zixiang Gao, Shengwen Zheng, Xiangling Fu, Yijiao Zhao and Yong Wang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:34
  6. Dental cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is commonly used to evaluate cancellous bone density before dental implant surgery. However, to our knowledge, no measurement approach has been standardized yet. Thi...

    Authors: Shiuan-Hui Wang, Lih-Jyh Fuh, Michael Y. C. Chen, Ming-Tzu Tsai, Heng-Li Huang, Shin-Lei Peng and Jui-Ting Hsu
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:33
  7. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) directly affects oral health. Yet data about halitosis in young CKD patients and the impact of dental prophylaxis is limited. Therefore, as part of this randomized clinical trial, ...

    Authors: Karolin Charlotte Hoefer, Anna Greta Barbe, Anne Adams, Christoph Schoppmeier, Michael Jochen Wicht, Lutz T Weber, Michael J Noack and Isabelle Graf
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:32
  8. In this study, we sought to quantify the influence of vertical control assisted by a temporary anchorage device (TAD) on orthodontic treatment efficacy for skeletal class II patients with a hyperdivergent faci...

    Authors: Yan-Ning Guo, Sheng-Jie Cui, Ye Liu, Yu Fu, Jie-Ni Zhang, Yan-Heng Zhou and Xue-Dong Wang
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:31
  9. Computer-guided implant surgery has improved the quality of implant treatment by facilitating the placement of implants in a more accurate manner. This study aimed to assess the accuracy of implant placement i...

    Authors: Hamza Younis, Chengpeng Lv, Boya Xu, Huixia Zhou, Liangzhi Du, Lifan Liao, Ningbo Zhao, Wen Long, Sadam Ahmed Elayah, Xiaofeng Chang and Longlong He
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:30
  10. Forensic age assessment in the living can provide legal certainty when an individual’s chronological age is unknown or when age-related information is questionable. An established method involves assessing the...

    Authors: Maximilian Timme, Jan Viktorov, Laurin Steffens, Adam Streeter, André Karch and Andreas Schmeling
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:29
  11. Few studies have examined the otologic symptoms of Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). The objective of this study was to identify the effect of COVID-19 on the characteristics and outcomes of patients who ha...

    Authors: Yue Fan, Wei Liu, Yinan Liang, Xin Xia, Fangxu Yan and Xingming Chen
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:28
  12. The aim of the investigation was to evaluate if a Class II malocclusion in adult patients can be successfully corrected by maxillary total arch distalization with interradicular mini-screws in combination with...

    Authors: Yann Janssens, Patrick F. Foley, Frauke Beyling, Rainer Schwestka-Polly and Jonas Q. Schmid
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:27
  13. This study aims to analyze to what extent patients with Marfan syndrome (MFS) are affected by temporomandibular disorders (TMD) and its impact on oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). To collect data, ...

    Authors: Termeh Jenabzadeh, Lauren Bohner, Jeanette Köppe, Johannes Kleinheinz, Marcel Hanisch and Ole Oelerich
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:26
  14. To evaluate the accuracy of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) for jawbone assessment compared to reference-standard measurements in the literature.

    Authors: Hian Parize, Sofya Sadilina, Ricardo Armini Caldas, João Victor Cunha Cordeiro, Johannes Kleinheinz, Dalva Cruz Laganá, Newton Sesma and Lauren Bohner
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:25
  15. A randomized controlled clinical trial of dental implants was conducted to compare the clinical properties of a novel electrochemically deposited calcium phosphate coating to those of a common marketed surface...

    Authors: Mark Adam Antal, Ramóna Kiscsatári, Gábor Braunitzer, József Piffkó, Endre Varga and Noam Eliaz
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:24
  16. Transgingival probing is conventionally used for gingival thickness (GT) measurement. However, invasiveness is a major drawback of transgingival probing. Thus, researchers have been in search of alternative me...

    Authors: Maryam Alizad-Rahvar, Yaser Safi, Mahdi Kadkhodazadeh and Mohammad Parham Ghomashi
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:23
  17. To report the long-term surgical outcomes and the impact on daily life activities of strabismus surgery in patients with Thyroid Associated Orbitopathy (TAO) with and without previous orbital decompression.

    Authors: Matilde Roda, Nicola Valsecchi, Natalie di Geronimo, Andrea Repaci, Valentina Vicennati, Uberto Pagotto, Michela Fresina, Luigi Fontana and Costantino Schiavi
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:22
  18. We conducted this systematic review to compile the evidence for the role of neutrophil to lymphocyte ratio (NLR) in odontogenic infection (OI) and to determine whether NLR is elevated in patients with OI. This...

    Authors: Saeideh Ghasemi, Bardia Mortezagholi, Emad Movahed, Sahar Sanjarian, Arshin Ghaedi, Amirhossein Mallahi, Aida Bazrgar, Monireh Khanzadeh, Brandon Lucke-Wold and Shokoufeh Khanzadeh
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:21
  19. Nasal airway stenosis may lie anterior and/or posterior to the piriform aperture. We intended to compare the nasal airway anterior and posterior to the piriform aperture in patients with and without nasal obst...

    Authors: Helen Heppt, Gerlig Widmann, Felix Riechelmann, Annette Runge, Herbert Riechelmann and Aris I. Giotakis
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:20
  20. The aim of the present study was to assess the need for secondary palatal corrective surgery in a concept of palate repair that uses a protocol of anterior to posterior closure of primary palate, hard palate a...

    Authors: Philipp Kauffmann, Johanna Kolle, Anja Quast, Susanne Wolfer, Boris Schminke, Philipp Meyer-Marcotty and Henning Schliephake
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:18
  21. Esthetics plays a crucial role in orthodontics and many other dental and medical fields. To date, no study has assessed the combined effects of the 3 facial features ‘facial height, gingival display (GD), and ...

    Authors: Ozra Niknam, Shakila Yousefi Hafshejani and Vahid Rakhshan
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:17
  22. The purpose of this study was to systematically review the randomized and non-randomized clinical trials (RCT; nRCT) concerning the different available osteotomies for surgically assisted rapid maxillary expan...

    Authors: Selene Barone, Francesco Bennardo, Marianna Salviati, Elena Calabria, Tecla Bocchino, Ambra Michelotti and Amerigo Giudice
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:16
  23. The main aim of this systematic review and meta-analysis was to identify peer-reviewed scholarly journal articles reporting the significance of physiotherapy interventions in managing TMJ ankylosis. In additio...

    Authors: Ravinder S. Saini, Mohammed Ibrahim, Mohasin Abdul Khader, Masroor Ahmed Kanji, Seyed Ali Mosaddad and Artak Heboyan
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:15
  24. PITX2 is required for mammalian development and single nucleotide polymorphisms (SNPs) in this gene could be involved in dental agenesis and sella turcica patterns. Thus, the present study evaluated the associ...

    Authors: Erika Calvano Küchler, Jordanna de Melo Teixeira do Brasil, Isabela Ribeiro Madalena, Peter Proff, Flares Baratto-Filho, Mohammad Khursheed Alam, Angela Graciela Deliga Schroder, César Penazzo Lepri, Christian Kirschneck and Maria Angélica Hueb de Menezes-Oliveira
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:14
  25. Facial infiltrating lipomatosis (FIL) is a rare condition characterized by congenital facial enlargement. Beyond its impact on physical appearance, FIL can also impair essential facial functions such as swallo...

    Authors: Hongrui Chen, Bin Sun, Wenwen Xia, Yajing Qiu, Wei Gao, Chen Hua and Xiaoxi Lin
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:13
  26. The surgically facilitated orthodontic strategy has been a promising strategy for orthodontic treatment recently. Therefore, the present meta-analysis was conducted to assess the available scientific evidence ...

    Authors: Huan Zhou, Yi-Fan Zhang, Yan-Xin Qi, Qian-Qian Zhang, Na Liu and Yue Chen
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:12
  27. The purpose of this retrospective study was to assess the airway volume changes associated with the use of Frankel appliance (FR II) in Class II malocclusion patients using three-dimensional cone beam computed...

    Authors: Marwa Jameel Ahmed, Samira Diar-Bakirly, Nelson Deirs, Amar Hassan and Ahmed Ghoneima
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:11
  28. Real-time magnetic resonance imaging (rtMRI) is essential for diagnosing and comprehending temporomandibular joint (TMJ) movements. Current methods for tracking and analysis require manual landmark placement o...

    Authors: Jérémy Mouchoux, Philipp Meyer-Marcotty, Florian Sojka, Peter Dechent, Daniela Klenke, Bernhard Wiechens and Anja Quast
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:10
  29. This study aims to evaluate the difference of three-dimensional (3D) reconstructed palatal morphology between subjects with skeletal Class III and skeletal Class I in different vertical patterns using cone bea...

    Authors: Xiaoyi Huang, Wenbin Huang, Tao Pei, Yijiao Zhao, Yong Wang, Yan Gu and Xueqin Bai
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:8
  30. New 3D technologies for superficial soft tissue changes, especially in plastic and reconstructive surgical procedures, can improve the planning and documentation of facial surgeries. The purpose of this study ...

    Authors: Lucas M. Ritschl, Carolina Classen, Paul Kilbertus, Julia Eufinger, Katharina Storck, Andreas M. Fichter, Klaus-Dietrich Wolff and Florian D. Grill
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:7
  31. Physical activity is known to influence the symptoms of a variety of pain disorders including fibromyalgia and osteoarthritis although the underlying mechanism is not fully understood. In spite of the high pre...

    Authors: Youngwoo Chun, Jung Hwan Jo and Ji Woon Park
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:6
  32. Our study aimed to use three-dimensional (3D) spatial morphological measurement methods to compare the influence of Twin-Block and clear functional aligners on the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) of adolescent C...

    Authors: Yueying Zhang, Jiajing Zheng, Qiuyue Wu, Tianlu Jiang, Hua Xiao, Yusen Du, Yizhe Qi, Zuolin Jin and Feifei Li
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:4
  33. The prevalence of tooth and jaw malocclusions in 8- to 9-year-olds was surveyed in a nationwide setting as part of the orthodontic module of the Sixth German Study on Oral Health (DMS•6), using the orthodontic...

    Authors: Gero Stefan Michael Kinzinger, Jan Hourfar and Jörg Alexander Lisson
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:3
  34. The aim of this study was to evaluate the physicochemical properties of two newly introduced premixed calcium silicate-based root canal sealers (AH Plus Bioceramic Sealer and Bio-C Sealer) compared to a resin-...

    Authors: Tamer M. Hamdy, Manar M. Galal, Amira Galal Ismail and Shehabeldin Saber
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:2
  35. Different imaging techniques, such as multi-detector computed tomography (MDCT) scan and cone beam computed tomography(CBCT), are used to check the structure of the nose before rhinoplasty. This study aimed to...

    Authors: Abdolreza Rouientan, Mohammad Bashir Khodaparast and Yaser Safi
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2024 20:1
  36. The main aim of this study was to evaluate the morphological aspects and distribution of granules composed of deproteinized bovine bone mineral (DBBM) and human dentin-derived bone graft (HDBG) into a putty co...

    Authors: Inês Pimentel, Bruno Henriques, Filipe Silva, Oscar Carvalho, Wim Teughels, Mutlu Özcan and Júlio C. M. Souza
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:55
  37. An accurate identification of mandibular asymmetries is required by modern orthodontics and orthognathic surgery to improve diagnosis and treatment planning of such deformities. Although craniofacial deformiti...

    Authors: Pilar España-Pamplona, Natalia Zamora-Martinez, Beatriz Tarazona-Álvarez, Valmy Pangrazio-Kulbersh and Vanessa Paredes-Gallardo
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:54
  38. The fundamental part of every successful orthodontic treatment is the detailed treatment planning including a precise determination of the virtual treatment objective (VTO) while considering the biological and...

    Authors: Niki Nikoleta Tabancis, Karl-Friedrich Krey, Franka Stahl, Valeria Behnke and Anja Ratzmann
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:53

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  39. This study aimed to investigate vertical changes in the maxillary central incisor and the maxillary first molar, along with alterations in the mandibular plane angle during space closure using miniscrew slidin...

    Authors: Hong Su, Zimeng Zhuang, Bing Han, Tianmin Xu and Gui Chen
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:52
  40. The evaluation of the facial profile of skeletal Class II patients with camouflage treatment is of great importance for patients and orthodontists. The aim of this study is to explore the key factors in evalua...

    Authors: Runzhi Guo, Yuan Tian, Xiaobei Li, Weiran Li, Danqing He and Yannan Sun
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:51
  41. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of adding a fourth osteotomy at the lower border of the mandible on the lingual cortical fracture pattern in bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomies.

    Authors: Alah Dawood Al-Dawoody, Shehab Ahmed Hamad, Khurshid A. Kheder Khrwatany and Twana Hoshyar Saleem
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:49
  42. Among cutaneous squamous cell carcinomas, the ear (ecSCC) is one of the most common sites. Loco regional lymph node metastasis is found in six to eleven percent of cases, corresponding to increased metastasis ...

    Authors: M. Klein, E. Polgart, C. Hallermann, H. J. Schulze, F. Hölzle and K. Wermker
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:48
  43. The aim of this study is to evaluate the changes in the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) in patients with temporomandibular disorder (TMD) and the relationship between age, sex, and types of TMJ change using Cone...

    Authors: Zahra Vasegh, Yaser Safi, Maryam Sanaei azar, Mitra Ghazizadeh Ahsaie and S. Marjan Arianezhad
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:47
  44. Current 3D scanning and printing technologies offer not only state-of-the-art developments in the field of medical imaging and bio-engineering, but also cost and time effective solutions for surgical reconstru...

    Authors: György Wersényi, Verena Scheper, Simone Spagnol, Thomas Eixelberger and Thomas Wittenberg
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:46
  45. This retrospective study clarified patients´ psychiatric morbidity in IPV-related facial fractures; in particular, their additional psychiatric care. We hypothesized that patients in need of additional support...

    Authors: Annamari Arpalahti, Aleksi Haapanen, Kirsi Auro, Anne Abio and Johanna Snäll
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:45
  46. The study evaluates the position and displacement tendency of unerupted maxillary canines in orthodontic patients with non-syndromic craniofacial disorders (CD) compared to a control (C) group.

    Authors: C. Weismann, M. Lehmann, M. Aretxabaleta, B. Koos and M. C. Schulz
    Citation: Head & Face Medicine 2023 19:44

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