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https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28526078/the-efficacy-of-chlorhexidine-gel-in-the-prevention-of-alveolar-osteitis-after-mandibular-third-molar-extraction-a-systematic-review-and-meta-analysis
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Amare Teshome
BACKGROUND: Alveolar osteitis is a very painful and distressing condition for a patient who has recently undergone a tooth extraction and has led dental professionals to search for preventive measures. The aim of this meta-analysis to determine the effect of chlorhexidine (CHX) gel on the incidence of alveolar osteitis after mandibular third molar extraction. METHODS: Studies were searched for on electronic search engines using Medline (PubMed), Cochrane central, Scopus and advanced Google Scholar from May 2015 to December 2015...
May 19, 2017: BMC Oral Health
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28509506/anti-inflammatory-and-regenerative-effects-of-albanian-propolis-in-experimental-vital-amputations
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Aida Meto, Agron Meto, Bora Bimbari, Kastriot Shytaj, Mutlu Özcan
This study evaluated the effects of Albanian propolis on the inflamed pulpal tissue after pulpotomy in piglets. In five piglets, two teeth each were infected using special pathogenic microbial flora that was prepared in advance in order to cause inflammation of the pulp. Pulpotomy was performed in the maxillary and mandibular central and lateral incisors. Microbial flora pathogenesis prepared from the section of infected teeth, containing Staphylococcus aureus, Streptococcus viridans, Enterococcus faecalis, Staphylococcus albus and mixed flora were used to cause artificial pulpitis...
September 2016: European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28500875/upper-airway-changes-after-mandibular-setback-and-or-advancement-genioplasty-in-obese-patients
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Wen Du, Dongming He, Yiyao Wang, Hanghang Liu, Chuhang Liao, Wei Fei, En Luo
PURPOSE: Orthognathic surgeries, such as bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (BSSO) and genioplasty, can influence the pharyngeal airway space (PAS) and this has been supported by previous studies. The purpose of this study was to assess changes of the PAS in patients with a high body mass index (BMI) likely to have narrow airways before and after setback BSSO with or without advancement genioplasty surgery by 3-dimensional computed tomography. MATERIALS AND METHODS: Thirty-five adults with a BMI of at least 24...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28493179/where-to-position-osteotomies-in-genioglossal-advancement-surgery-based-on-locations-of-the-mental-foramen-canine-lateral-incisor-central-incisor-and-genial-tubercle
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Joshua S Park, Christopher Lee, Jason M Rogers, Ho-Hyun Sun, Yuan F Liu, Jeffrey A Elo, Jared C Inman
PURPOSE: The study aimed to provide precise measurements of anterior mandibular structural anatomy and to explore potential osteotomies for genioglossal advancement. METHODS: Cone beam computed tomography was used to analyze 33 randomly selected patients undergoing surgery for obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) between 2014 and 2016 at an academic surgical hospital. The locations of relevant mandibular structures were measured and statistical modeling was performed. RESULTS: Mean horizontal distances from midline to the mental foramina and the roots of the canine, lateral incisor, and central incisor were 22...
May 11, 2017: Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28482446/-effect-of-mandibular-advancement-device-upon-nuclear-factor-%C3%AE%C2%BAb-and-tumor-necrosis-factor-%C3%AE-interleukin-6-in-genioglossus-of-rabbit-with-obstructive-sleep-apnea-hypopnea-syndrome
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S L Zhang, C Y Liu, W Wang, X Qiao, H Y Lu
Objective: To investigate the effects of mandibular advancement device (MAD) upon nuclear factor κB (NF-κB), tumor necrosis factor α (TNF-α) and interleukin 6 (IL-6) in the genioglossus. Methods: Eighteen New Zealand white rabbits (male, six months old), in accordance with the random number table, were equally divided into three groups, the control group, obstructive sleep apnea hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS) group and MAD group. All animals were induced to sleep in supine position for 2 hours every morning in the next 8 weeks...
May 9, 2017: Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue za Zhi, Zhonghua Kouqiang Yixue Zazhi, Chinese Journal of Stomatology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28475092/technological-advances-in-endodontics-treatment-of-a-mandibular-molar-with-internal-root-resorption-using-a-reciprocating-single-file-system
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Samir Noronha de Souza, André Augusto Franco Marques, EmÍlio Carlos Sponchiado-Júnior, Lucas da Fonseca Roberti Garcia, Matheus Franco da Frota, Fredson Márcio Acris de Carvalho
The field of endodontics has become increasingly successful due to technological advances that allow clinicians to solve clinical cases that would have been problematic a few years ago. Despite such advances, endodontic treatment of teeth with internal root resorption remains challenging. This article presents a clinical case in which a reciprocating single-file system was used for endodontic treatment of a mandibular molar with internal root resorption. Radiographic examination revealed the presence of internal root resorption in the distobuccal root canal of the mandibular right first molar...
May 2017: General Dentistry
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28473927/influence-of-oral-appliances-for-mandibular-advancement-on-dentitions-using-a-strain-gauge-analysis-a-pilot-study
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Hiroshi Ueda, Yu Matsumura, Atsushi Horihata, Cynthia Concepcion, Koji Iwai, Kotaro Tanimoto
Introduction. This study aimed to evaluate the influence of oral appliances (OAs) on dentition using a strain gauge analysis. Materials/Methods. Eight volunteers, who were mild snorers, participated in this study. OAs were individually constructed, and advancement was defined as two-thirds of the maximum mandibular advancement. Strain gauges were mounted on the right first molar and central incisor of both the upper and lower arches. After OA use, two measurement sessions (short- and long-term) were performed...
2017: Sleep Disorders
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28468174/the-strategy-of-delayed-reconstruction-of-the-mandible-in-war-injuries
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Firas Taha Ahmed, Marwa Turkey Aljeuary
The most common causes of mandibular defects are ablative surgery of benign or malignant tumors, severe trauma, inflammatory diseases, and osteoradionecrosis. War injuries are another cause for mandibular defect. Reconstruction of the mandible is considered a challenge to the maxillofacial surgeon due to the accompanying functional and cosmetic importance. The object of this article was to show the role of nonvascularized bone graft in the reconstruction of segmental defect of the mandible resulted from projectiles and its snags...
May 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28468153/long-term-evaluation-of-mandibular-growth-in-children-with-fgfr2-mutations
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John C Kolar, Kanlaya Ditthakasem, Jeffrey A Fearon
BACKGROUND: Understanding mandibular growth in children with fibroblast growth factor receptor 2 (FGFR2) mutations is important for planning the degree of midface advancement, and for determining the best treatment for obstructive sleep apnea. Yet, relatively little is known about growth of the unoperated mandible in affected children. The purpose of this study was to evaluate mandibular growth through skeletal maturity in Apert, Crouzon, and Pfeiffer syndromes. METHODS: A retrospective chart review was performed...
May 2017: Journal of Craniofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28457272/three-dimensional-upper-airway-changes-with-mandibular-advancement-device-in-patients-with-obstructive-sleep-apnea
#10
Chandrakant Shivkumar Shete, Wasundhara Ashok Bhad
INTRODUCTION: A mandibular advancement device effectively increases upper airway size in patients with obstructive sleep apnea. Three-dimensional volumetric upper airway changes, exact amounts of change in obstructed upper airways (smallest cross-sectional area), and anteroposterior and transverse changes with mandibular advancement devices are not clear. METHODS: Thirty-seven patients with obstructive sleep apnea diagnosed with polysomnography were evaluated with the subjective Epworth sleepiness scale, percentage of oxygen saturation, and cone-beam computed tomography...
May 2017: American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28452718/tinnitus-in-temporomandibular-joint-disorders-is-it-a-specific-somatosensory-tinnitus-subtype
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Giuseppe Maria Antonio Algieri, Alessandra Leonardi, Paolo Arangio, Valentino Vellone, Carlo Di Paolo, Piero Cascone
The most significant otologic symptoms, consisting of ear pain, tinnitus, dizziness, hearing loss and auricolar "fullness", generally arise within the auditory system, often are associated with extra auricolar disorders, particularly disorder of the temporo-mandibular joint. In our study we examined a sample of 200 consecutive patients who had experienced severe disabling symptom. The patiens came to maxillofacial specialist assessment for temporomandibular disorder. Each patient was assessed by a detailed anamnestic and clinical temporomandibular joint examination and they are divided into five main groups according classification criteria established by Wilkes; tinnitus and subjective indicators of pain are evaluated...
April 19, 2017: International Tinnitus Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28437515/a-new-equation-for-predicting-evolution-of-oral-pain-in-orthodontic-treatment-a-longitudinal-prospective-cohort-study
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Monica Larrea, Rosario Salvador, Rosa Cibrian, Jose Luis Gandia, Vanessa Paredes-Gallardo
AIMS: To develop an equation capable of relating the evolution of oral pain to the time elapsed, measured from the moment of dental archwire fitting and identifying when pain begins, peaks, and ends; and secondly, to compare pain during orthodontic treatment in relation to archwire material (steel or nickel-titanium [Ni-Ti]) and position (maxillary or mandibular) and patient age (child, teenager, or adult) and gender (male or female). METHODS: A longitudinal prospective cohort study was conducted of 112 patients who filled in a scale to evaluate pain, noting the times when the pain occurred...
April 2017: Journal of Oral & Facial Pain and Headache
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28432824/brief-communication-an-analysis-of-dental-development-in-pleistocene-homo-using-skeletal-growth-and-chronological-age
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Maja Šešelj
OBJECTIVES: This study takes a new approach to interpreting dental development in Pleistocene Homo in comparison with recent modern humans. As rates of dental development and skeletal growth are correlated given age in modern humans, using age and skeletal growth in tandem yields more accurate dental development estimates. Here, I apply these models to fossil Homo to obtain more individualized predictions and interpretations of their dental development relative to recent modern humans...
April 22, 2017: American Journal of Physical Anthropology
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28430896/evidence-of-secular-trend-in-mandibular-pubertal-growth
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Raphael Patcas, Daniel B Wiedemeier, Goran Markic, Philipp Beit, Heidi Keller
Background: During puberty, mandibular growth follows a growth curve comparable to somatic growth. This study aimed to review the relationship between mandibular pubertal peak height velocity (PHV) and skeletal age, and to investigate the possibility of a secular trend. Methods: Retrospective analysis was performed of two historical craniofacial growth studies (Denver Growth Study; observational time: 1943-1965, and Zurich Growth Study; observational time: 1982-1984) of healthy untreated subjects...
April 20, 2017: European Journal of Orthodontics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28422345/therapeutic-efficacy-of-twin-block-and-fixed-oral-appliances-in-patients-with-obstructive-sleep-apnea-syndrome
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George Umemoto, Hideo Toyoshima, Yuji Yamaguchi, Naoko Aoyagi, Chikara Yoshimura, Kouta Funakoshi
PURPOSE: To compare the efficacy of twin-block (i.e., allows mouth opening) and fixed (i.e., maintains mouth closure) mandibular advancement splints (MASs) for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea-hypopnea syndrome (OSA). MATERIALS AND METHODS: From 2011 to 2013, 23 patients with OSA in the twin-block group, and from 2013 to 2015, 29 patients in the fixed MAS group were included. All patients underwent polysomnography before and after 3 months of treatment. The two sets of polysomnographic and cephalometric variables were compared...
April 19, 2017: Journal of Prosthodontics: Official Journal of the American College of Prosthodontists
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28416157/dentoskeletal-sequellae-after-wearing-of-a-mandibular-advancement-device-in-an-osahs-setting
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Amélie Laborde, Cyrille Tison, Elodie Drumez, Emilie Garreau, Joël Ferri, Gwenaël Raoul
Mandibular advancement devices (MAD) are recommended in certain cases for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea and hypopnea syndrome (OSAHS). The aim of this study was to make a retrospective investigation into the dental and skeletal effects in patients suffering from OSAHS after wearing an MAD, and according to the type of device, rigid or semi-rigid. Cephalometric criteria on lateral cephalograms before and after at least 6 months of treatment were analyzed. Twenty-two patients were included. We observed average labial tipping of the lower incisors (+4...
April 13, 2017: International Orthodontics
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28416096/treatment-outcomes-of-archwise-distraction-osteogenesis-in-mandibular-dentoalveolar-retrognathia-cases
#17
C Yöndem, Y B Acar, B C Şener, A N Erverdi
The aim of this study was to describe the treatment of class II malocclusion by sagittal advancement of the alveolar bone in the symphyseal area using an intraoral archwise distractor device and to determine the effects of this method on the dentoalveolar complex. Fifteen patients (10 female, five male) aged 16-20 years with a class II division 2 malocclusion, characterized by mandibular dentoalveolar retrusion and a prominent chin, underwent archwise alveolar distraction in the anterior mandible. Lateral cephalometric radiographs were obtained before distraction (T0), after 6 weeks of consolidation (T1), and after debonding (T2)...
April 13, 2017: International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28407779/histologic-effects-of-mandibular-protrusion-splints-in-antigen-induced-tmj-arthritis-in-rabbits
#18
Julia von Bremen, Kernt Köhler, Krystyna Siudak, Daniel Zahner, Sabine Ruf
BACKGROUND: Although it is common clinical practice to treat children with Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis (JIA) with functional appliances, the scientific evidence for this is limited. The aim of this study was to study the histologic effects of mandibular protrusion splints in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) arthritis in rabbits. METHODS: Twenty-eight ten-week old New Zealand white rabbits were randomly divided into four groups: AO (TMJ arthritis, no splint), AS (TMJ arthritis, mandibular splint advancement), OS (no arthritis, mandibular splint advancement) and OO (no arthritis, no splint)...
April 13, 2017: Pediatric Rheumatology Online Journal
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28391077/modified-technique-used-for-sagittal-splitting-of-the-mandible
#19
T Loncle, P Bontemps, M Bénaicha
Sagittal osteotomy of the mandible is the most common orthognathic surgery procedure. The drawbacks of this technique are: nerve disturbance, the common formations of a pre-angular notch after mandibular advancement, and the impossibility of lowering the mandibular angle bicortically. The goal of the described technique is to maintain the basal mandibular edge and the internal valve in one single piece. This split prevents unsightly notches appearing after mandibular advancement and it moves down the mandibular angle during counterclockwise rotation and does not increase the intergonial distance...
April 6, 2017: Journal of Stomatology, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
https://www.readbyqxmd.com/read/28390826/estimation-of-date-of-death-through-wound-healing-of-an-extraction-socket-a-case-report
#20
Joan Viciano, Ruggero D'Anastasio, Cristian D'Ovidio, Sara Costantini, Aldo Carnevale, Luigi Capasso
Surgical extraction of teeth due to dental pathologies is a relatively common procedure in modern man. The healing of the wound that results occurs in gradual and sequential stages, such that the analysis of this repair process can be very useful in forensic investigations on human remains. The following study reports on a particular case where the remodeling of a tooth socket allowed an estimation of the time that had elapsed from the day of the surgical extraction of the tooth to the time of death. The corpse was that of a woman of 34 years...
March 27, 2017: Forensic Science International
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