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  1. The fibular free flap is considered one of the most valuable options for mandible reconstruction. A perforator flap has gained widespread acceptance in oral and maxillofacial reconstruction. Typically, the fib...

    Authors: Kyu-Bum Kim, Jihye Ryu and Jae-Yeol Lee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2024 46:5
  2. Frontal sinus injuries are relatively rare among facial bone traumas. Without proper treatment, they can lead to fatal intracranial complications, including meningitis or brain abscesses, as well as aesthetic ...

    Authors: InKyeong Kim, Jeong-Mo Kim, Jiha Kim, Seung Jin Lee and Eui-Cheol Nam
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2024 46:4
  3. One-stage jaw reconstruction with fibular flap and prosthetic rehabilitation restores bony and dental continuity simultaneously. It was also called as “jaw-in-a-day (JIAD)” technique. However, bone volume and ...

    Authors: Yi-Fan Kang, Yan-Jun Ge, Xiao-Ming Lv, Meng-Kun Ding, Xiao-Feng Shan and Zhi-Gang Cai
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2024 46:3
  4. The purpose of this article is to explore the claims often cited in scientific journals regarding the golden ratio, and its proposed link to beauty and idealized forms in nature, including idealized human prop...

    Authors: Farhad B. Naini
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2024 46:2
  5. Orthognathic surgery, essential for addressing jaw and facial skeletal irregularities, has historically relied on traditional surgical planning (TSP) involving a series of time-consuming steps including two-di...

    Authors: Yong-Chan Lee and Seong-Gon Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:42
  6. Mandibular condyle remodeling and displacement are post-orthognathic surgery concerns that can potentially lead to occlusal issues after bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy. This retrospective study exami...

    Authors: Chulyoung Park, Hyejin Kim, Jaeyoung Ryu, Seunggon Jung, Hong-Ju Park, Hee-Kyun Oh and Min-Suk Kook
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:41
  7. rhBMP-2 is regarded as the most potent osteoinductive growth factor, and it has been used in the oral cavity with different carriers. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the bone-regenerative effect of rh...

    Authors: Ja In Seo, Ji Hye Lim, Woo Min Jo, Jeong Keun Lee and Seung Il Song
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:40
  8. A range of different chemical interactions can generate an unexpected electronic current in a process called galvanism. Oral galvanism (OG) can also be generated by different chemical actions from diverse intr...

    Authors: Soung Min Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:36
  9. The 10-year survival rate of dental implants in healthy subjects is 90–95%. While in healthy individuals, dental implants have become commonplace to solve problems of edentulism, whether dental implant treatme...

    Authors: Buyanbileg Sodnom-Ish, Mi Young Eo, Myung Joo Kim and Soung Min Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:35
  10. Bisphosphonates (BP), a commonly used medication for various bone diseases, have been known to have severe complications such as bisphosphonate-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (BRONJ). Failure of dental impla...

    Authors: Ji Young Ha, Mi Young Eo, Buyanbileg Sodnom-Ish, Kezia Rachellea Mustakim, Hoon Myoung and Soung Min Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:34
  11. The primary objective of this study was to assess the clinical effectiveness of fused images obtained from single-photon emission computed tomography (SPECT) and facial computed tomography (CT) for evaluating ...

    Authors: Seung-Hwan Jeon, Seung-Weon Lim, Ki-Hyun Jung, Jae-Yun Jeon, Sang-Yoon Kim, Ji-Young Kim, Yoon-Young Choi and Kyung-Gyun Hwang
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:33
  12. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the pattern of predicted interosseous interference and to determine the influencing factor to volume of bony interference using a computer-assisted simulation system. ...

    Authors: Santhiya Iswarya Vinothini Udayakumar, Dohyoung Kim, So-Young Choi and Tae-Geon Kwon
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:32
  13. Risk factors for developing medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) include the general condition of the patient, smoking habit, poor oral hygiene, and the type, duration, and administration route ...

    Authors: Yong-Dae Kwon, Hyunmi Jo, Jae-Eun Kim and Joo-Young Ohe
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:31
  14. Implant-supported dentures have become an essential means of restoring occlusal function after jaw reconstruction. Bone mineral density (BMD) may influence the success rate of implant denture restorations. Thi...

    Authors: Yihui Yang, Yifan Kang, Yifan Yang, Mengkun Ding, Xiaofeng Shan and Zhigang Cai
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:30
  15. What we think we see consists of models constructed in our brains, which may be constrained, limited and perhaps modified at a cerebral level. Patients may view their mirror image differently to how others and...

    Authors: Zaid B. Al-Bitar, Ahmad M. Hamdan, Abedalrahman Shqaidef, Umberto Garagiola and Farhad B. Naini
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:29
  16. Port wine stains slowly grow thicker over time, nodules appear on the surface, and the color slowly deepens from pink to purple. Even after laser treatment, some port wine stains will recur and slowly grow, an...

    Authors: Quan-Feng Luo
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:28
  17. The use of beta-tricalcium phosphate (beta-TCP) in dental surgery is limited owing to its rapid absorption compared to mixed formulations of hydroxyapatite. However, newly developed pure beta-TCP crystals have...

    Authors: Young-Jin Choi, Hoon-Je Chang, Min Jae Kim, Jee-Ho Lee and Bu-Kyu Lee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:25
  18. This systematic review and meta-analysis aimed to evaluate the factors influencing and success rates of dental implants for functional and dental rehabilitation following microvascular fibula flap reconstructi...

    Authors: Elahe Tahmasebi, Elham Keykha, Samira Hajisadeghi, Hamidreza Moslemi, Shervin Shafiei, Mohammad Hosein Kalantar Motamedi, Arman Torabizadeh, Reza Tabrizi and Mostafa Alam
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:24
  19. Denosumab (DMB) is a bone antiresorptive agent used to treat osteoporosis or metastatic cancer of the bones. However, denosumab-associated osteonecrosis of the jaw (DRONJ) has become a common complication in c...

    Authors: Ji-Yeon Kang, Sang-Yup Kim, Jae-Seok Lim, Jwa-Young Kim, Ga-Youn Jin, Yeon-Jung Lee and Eun-Young Lee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:23
  20. Several osteotomies are required for orthognathic surgery to reposition the jaws correctly. This study aimed to evaluate whether Kinesiotaping can reduce swelling, pain, and trismus following orthognathic surg...

    Authors: Mohsen Golkar, Anita Taheri, Mostafa Alam, Yasin Asadi and Seied Omid Keyhan
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:22
  21. Extraction of the mandibular third molar, the most frequent and important surgical procedure in the clinical practice of oral surgery, is associated with the risk of injury of the lingual nerve. Neuropathy of ...

    Authors: Shigeyuki Fujita, Itaru Tojyo, Shigeru Suzuki and Fumihiro Tajima
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:21
  22. Kissing molars (KMs) is defined as a state in which the apex of two impacted molars face opposite directions and the occlusal surfaces touch each other and the crown is in one follicle. Class III KMs have been...

    Authors: Teruhide Hoshino, Yu Koyama and Akira Katakura
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:20
  23. The primary aim of the present study was to measure the discrepancy between the virtual and the actual position of the single-unit implants placed via a digitally-designed fully-guided surgical template using ...

    Authors: Parsa Pirooz, Faezeh Atri, Paria Gholami and Mohammad Bayat
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:19
  24. Masticatory muscle tendon-aponeurosis hyperplasia (MMTAH) is a relatively newly identified clinical condition that manifests as trismus with a square-shaped mandible. Herein, we report a case of MMATH that was...

    Authors: Wataru Katagiri, Daisuke Saito, Satoshi Maruyama, Makiko Ike, Hideyoshi Nisiyama, Takafumi Hayashi, Jun-ichi Tanuma and Tadaharu Kobayashi
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:18
  25. Ameloblastic carcinoma is a malignant form of ameloblastoma and a very rare odontogenic tumor. We report a case of ameloblastic carcinoma that occurred after removal of a right-sided mandibular dental implant.

    Authors: Satoru Ogane, Arisa Fujii, Taiki Suzuki, Kazuhiko Hashimoto, Sadamitsu Hashimoto, Masayuki Takano, Akira Katakura and Takeshi Nomura
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:17
  26. Resorption of alveolar bone is a common sequela of tooth loss and presents a clinical problem, especially in the esthetic zone. When ridge resorption occurs, adequate bone augmentation is essential to obtain s...

    Authors: Kang-min Kim, Soo-young Choi, Jung-Hyun Park, Heon-Young Kim, Sun-Jong Kim and Jin-Woo Kim
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:16
  27. Nanotechnology and nanomedicine are rising novel fields in plastic and reconstructive surgery (PRS). The use of nanomaterials often goes with regenerative medicine. Due to their nanoscale, these materials stim...

    Authors: Jea Giezl N. Solidum, Jeremy A. Ceriales, Erika P. Ong, Eric David B. Ornos, Ruth Joy L. Relador, Elgin Paul B. Quebral, Jose Florencio F. Lapeña Jr., Ourlad Alzeus G. Tantengco and Ka Yiu Lee
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:15
  28. Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to using technologies to simulate human cognition to solve a specific problem. The rapid development of AI in the health sector has been attributed to the improvement of com...

    Authors: Rata Rokhshad, Seied Omid Keyhan and Parisa Yousefi
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:14
  29. Medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) is one of the complications caused by various drugs. As there are increasing reports of MRONJ, it is important to diagnose and identify patients who have the...

    Authors: Hoon-Je Chang, Min-Jae Kim and Kang-Min Ahn
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:12
  30. Arthrogryposis multiplex congenita is a rare condition that mainly involves the lower limbs, characterized by severe joint deformity and contracture, muscular atrophy, and functional impairment. Its clinical m...

    Authors: Stefano Cirillo, Daniele Regge, Umberto Garagiola, Alessandro Tortarolo, Giuseppe Carlo Iorio, Orges Spahiu and Maria Grazia Piancino
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:10
  31. This study aimed to analyze the accuracy of the output of three-dimensional (3D) customized surgical guides and titanium implants in a rabbit model, and of mandibulectomy, reconstructive surgery, and surgical ...

    Authors: Min Keun Kim, Min Ji Ham, Won Rae Kim, Hyung Giun Kim, Kwang Jun Kwon, Seong Gon Kim and Young Wook Park
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:8
  32. The need for whole mandibular bone reconstruction and bilateral joint replacement is fortunately rare, but it is an extremely challenging topic in maxillofacial surgery, due to its functional implications. CAD...

    Authors: Flavio Andrea Govoni, Nicola Felici, Matteo Ornelli, Vincenzo Antonio Marcelli, Emilia Migliano, Bruno Andrea Pesucci and Roberto Pistilli
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:6
  33. Even though mandibular condyle fractures have a high clinical relevance, their treatment remains somewhat challenging. Open reduction and internal fixation are difficult due to narrow surgical approaches, poor...

    Authors: Jan Matschke, Adrian Franke, Olufunmi Franke, Christian Bräuer and Henry Leonhardt
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:5
  34. Craniofacial disharmony in cases of jaw deformity associated with abnormal lateral deviation of the jaw mostly involves both the maxilla and mandible. However, it has been still difficult to capture the jaw de...

    Authors: Kazuaki Osawa, Jun Nihara, Hideyoshi Nishiyama, Kojiro Takahashi, Ayako Honda, Chihiro Atarashi, Ritsuo Takagi, Tadaharu Kobayashi and Isao Saito
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:4
  35. Mesiodentes are the most common supernumerary teeth. The cause is not fully understood, although proliferations of genetic factors and the dental lamina have been implicated. Mesiodentes can cause delayed or e...

    Authors: Yu Koyama, Keisuke Sugahara, Masahide Koyachi, Kotaro Tachizawa, Akira Iwasaki, Ichiro Wakita, Akihiro Nishiyama, Satoru Matsunaga and Akira Katakura
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2023 45:1
  36. Bilateral cleft lip repair is one of the most difficult surgeries, and many techniques have been modified and developed to improve surgical outcomes. The current trend is toward preserving tissue as much as po...

    Authors: Ji-Yeon Kang
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:38
  37. Complications from osteoradionecrosis (ORN) and medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) include oro-cutaneous fistulas, necrotic bone exposure, soft-tissue defects, and pathologic fractures. The fi...

    Authors: Hyemin Oh, Dohyun Kwon, Jaemyung Ahn and Jun-Young Paeng
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:37
  38. As society becomes more complex, the incidence of mandibular fractures is increasing. This study aimed to analyze the incidence and type and identify etiological factors of mandibular fractures to use them in ...

    Authors: Seungjin Cha, Gaeun Park, Baek-Soo Lee, Yong-Dae Kwon, Byung-Joon Choi, Jung-Woo Lee, Junho Jung and Jooyoung Ohe
    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2022 44:36