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oral and Maxilofacial surgery

Jaime Castro-Núñez
Waldemar Wilhelm (1913-1994) was honored by the Asociación Colombiana de Cirugía Oral y Maxilofacial (Colombian Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery) as the Father of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery in Colombia. Born in Karlsruhe, Germany, Wilhelm graduated as a dentist from Johann Wolfgang Goethe University in 1936. He emigrated shortly thereafter to Colombia, receiving his dental license there in 1943. He completed his oral and maxillofacial surgery training at Nordwestdeutsche Kieferklinic, under the tutelage of Prof...
2011: Journal of the History of Dentistry
Myriam Quinteromarmol-Juárez, Irene Aurora Espinosa-de Santillana, Jorge Martínez-Torres, Hugo Alberto Vargas-García
OBJECTIVE: to describe the dental characteristics of patients with temporomandibular disorders (TMD). METHODS: a survey in 130 out patients from a Clinic of Maxilofacial Surgery Service, who fulfilled the selection criteria. The social and demographic data were reported in other paper. It was used a questionnaire to identify factors of risk for TMD according to the Research Diagnostic Criteries/Temporomandibular Disorders proposed by Dworkin. It was registered the Angle to molar bilaterally and canine, the presence of canine guides and incisal margin, the dental lost organs and previous surgical removal of third molars...
March 2009: Revista Médica del Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social
R Méndez, J L López-Cedrún, B Patiño, I Vázquez, R Martín-Sastre, M G Tellado, D Vela
INTRODUCTION: The use of Platelet-rich plasma (platelet gel--PRP--) was introduced in the oral and maxilofacial surgery 10 years ago. Its good results are due to the quickly generation of new bone and the acceleration of the period of surgical scar formation. Its employment in the alveolar reconstruction of the cleft patient is not still consistent and the works published in the literature are infrequent. The objective of this preliminary study is presenting our experience with the use of PRP in the reconstruction of the alveolar congenital defects of cleft patients...
January 2006: Cirugía Pediátrica: Organo Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Cirugía Pediátrica
Carlo Eduardo Medina-Solis, José Luis Córdova-González, Alejandro José Casanova-Rosado, Maria Alejandra Zazueta-Hernández
OBJECTIVE: To determine prevalence, distribution, and associated factors of maxillofacial fractures (MFs) among third-party insurance plan patients. METHOD: A cross-sectional and descriptive study with data of patients from Oral and Maxilofacial Surgery Department (January 1994 to December-1999) at the Instituto Mexicano del Seguro Social in Campeche, Mexico, was carried out. Daily registries, surgical programming lists' and charts of 1,611 patients were used to determine presence of MFs, age, sex, and status of the insured...
January 2004: Gaceta Médica de México
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