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  1. Research

    Extraction socket sealing using palatal gingival grafts and resorbable collagen membranes

    Socket sealing surgery is performed for the preservation of the form and volume of the soft tissue by covering the resulting socket with autogenous soft tissue graft or membrane barriers. This procedure is usu...

    Sang-Yun Kim, Young-Kyun Kim, Hyun-Suk Kim, Pil-Young Yun, Su-Gwan Kim and Yong-Hun Choi

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:39

    Published on: 25 December 2017

  2. Research

    Analysis of the outcome of young age tongue squamous cell carcinoma

    The incidence of tongue squamous cell carcinoma (TSCC) in young patients has recently increased, and these TSCCs are believed to be etiologically distinct from those in older patients, who have longer exposure...

    Jae-Ho Jeon, Min Gyun Kim, Joo Yong Park, Jong Ho Lee, Myung Jin Kim, Hoon Myoung and Sung Weon Choi

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:41

    Published on: 25 December 2017

  3. Case report

    Hyperpigmentation of the hard palate mucosa in a patient with chronic myeloid leukaemia taking imatinib

    Imatinib mesylate is an inhibitor of the tyrosine kinase Bcr–Abl and a first-line treatment for Philadelphia chromosome-positive chronic myeloid leukaemia (CML). Dermatological side effects include superficial...

    Gian Paolo Bombeccari, Umberto Garagiola, Francesco Pallotti, Margherita Rossi, Massimo Porrini, Aldo Bruno Giannì and Francesco Spadari

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:37

    Published on: 5 December 2017

  4. Review

    Treatment of dental implant displacement into the maxillary sinus

    Displacement of dental implants into the maxillary sinus is rare, but it primarily occurs in patients with severe pneumatization of the maxillary sinus and/or deficiency of the alveolar process. Some complicat...

    Jun-Hyeong An, Sang-Hoon Park, Jeong Joon Han, Seunggon Jung, Min-Suk Kook, Hong-Ju Park and Hee-Kyun Oh

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:35

    Published on: 25 November 2017

  5. Research

    Comparison between anterior segmental osteotomy versus conventional orthodontic treatment in root resorption: a radiographic study using cone-beam computed tomography

    Patients who received orthodontic treatment are likely to have apical root shortening. It appears that external apical root resorption results from a combination of patient-related risk factors such as genetic...

    Bo-Yeon Hwang, Byung-Joon Choi, Baek-Soo Lee, Yong-Dae Kwon, Jung-Woo Lee, Junho Jung and Joo-Young Ohe

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:34

    Published on: 25 November 2017

  6. Review

    Recent advances in dental implants

    Dental implants are a common treatment for the loss of teeth. This paper summarizes current knowledge on implant surfaces, immediate loading versus conventional loading, short implants, sinus lifting, and cust...

    Do Gia Khang Hong and Ji-hyeon Oh

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:33

    Published on: 5 November 2017

  7. Case report

    A case of dystrophic calcification in the masseter muscle

    Dystrophic calcification can occur in any soft tissue with the absence of a systemic mineral imbalance and is often associated with trauma, infection, or inflammation. It is easily found in the site of the hea...

    Heon-Young Kim, Jung-Hyun Park, Jun-Bum Lee and Sun-Jong Kim

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:31

    Published on: 5 November 2017

  8. Research

    Evaluation of mandibular lingula and foramen location using 3-dimensional mandible models reconstructed by cone-beam computed tomography

    The positions of the mandibular lingula and foramen have been set as indexes for inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) block and ramus osteotomies in orthognathic surgery. This study aimed to evaluate the anatomical s...

    Cong Zhou, Tae-Hyun Jeon, Sang-Ho Jun and Jong-Jin Kwon

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:30

    Published on: 25 October 2017

  9. Case report

    Surgical excision of osteochondroma on mandibular condyle via preauricular approach with zygomatic arch osteotomy

    Osteochondroma is a benign tumor that tends to develop in mandibular condyle and coronoid process in the craniofacial region. If tumor mass has grown from condyle into the infratemporal space with zygomatic ar...

    Sang-Hoon Park, Jun-Hyeong An, Jeong Jun Han, Seunggon Jung, Hong-Ju Park, Hee-Kyun Oh and Min-Suk Kook

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:32

    Published on: 25 October 2017

  10. Research

    Intentional partial odontectomy—a long-term follow-up study

    The surgical extraction of the third molar is the most frequently encountered procedure in oral and maxillofacial surgery and is related with a variety of complications. This study examined the efficacy of int...

    Hyun-Suk Kim, Pil-Young Yun and Young-Kyun Kim

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:29

    Published on: 5 October 2017

  11. Review

    Hypoglossal nerve stimulation for treatment of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA): a primer for oral and maxillofacial surgeons

    The prevalence of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is estimated to be 1–5% of the adult population world-wide, and in Korea, it is reported at 4.5% of men and 3.2% of women (Age 40 to 69 years old). Active treatm...

    Sung ok Hong, Yu-Feng Chen, Junho Jung, Yong-Dae Kwon and Stanley Yung Chuan Liu

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:27

    Published on: 25 September 2017

  12. Research

    Determinants for further wishes for cosmetic and reconstructive interventions in 1652 patients with surgical treated carcinomas of the oral cavity

    The impairment of the appearance is a major problem for patients with carcinomas of the oral cavity. These patients want to recover their preoperative facial appearance. Some do not realize that this is not al...

    Henrik Holtmann, Simon Spalthoff, Nils-Claudius Gellrich, Jörg Handschel, Julian Lommen, Norbert R. Kübler, Gertrud Krüskemper, Majeed Rana and Karoline Sander

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:26

    Published on: 5 September 2017

  13. Case report

    Robot-assisted submandibular gland excision via modified facelift incision

    The conventional transcervical resection for submandibular gland disease has some risks and an unsatisfactory cosmetic result. Recently, robot-assisted surgery has been developed as a plausible substitute for ...

    Seung Wook Jung, Young Kwan Kim, Yong Hoon Cha, Yoon Woo Koh and Woong Nam

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:25

    Published on: 5 September 2017

  14. Research

    Validation of a new three-dimensional imaging system using comparative craniofacial anthropometry

    The aim of this study is to validate a new three-dimensional craniofacial stereophotogrammetry imaging system (3dMDface) through comparison with manual facial surface anthropometry. The null hypothesis was tha...

    Farhad B. Naini, Sarah Akram, Julia Kepinska, Umberto Garagiola, Fraser McDonald and David Wertheim

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:23

    Published on: 25 August 2017

  15. Case report

    Flap necrosis after palatoplasty in irradiated patient and its reconstruction with tunnelized-facial artery myomucosal island flap

    Tunneled transposition of the facial artery myomucosal (FAMM) island flap on the lingual side of the mandible has been reported for intraoral as well as oropharyngeal reconstruction. This modified technique ov...

    Hye-In Jeong, Hye-Min Cho, Jongyeol Park, Yong Hoon Cha, Hyung Jun Kim and Woong Nam

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:24

    Published on: 25 August 2017

  16. Research

    The structural changes of pharyngeal airway contributing to snoring after orthognathic surgery in skeletal class III patients

    Two-jaw surgery including mandibular and maxillary backward movement procedures are commonly performed to correct class III malocclusion. Bimaxillary surgery can reposition the maxillofacial bone together with...

    Jung-Eun Park, Seon-Hye Bae, Young-Jun Choi, Won-Cheul Choi, Hye-Won Kim and Ui-Lyong Lee

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:22

    Published on: 5 August 2017

  17. Research

    The rate and stability of mandibular block bone graft in recent 5 years

    The purposes of the present study were to compare implant stabilities of mandibular block bone graft and bovine bone graft and to evaluate influencing factors for implant stability in mandibular block bone (MB...

    Jong-Cheol Park, Yun-Ho Kim, Hong-Seok Choi, Jong-Shik Oh, Sang-Hun Shin and Yong-Deok Kim

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:21

    Published on: 25 July 2017

  18. Case report

    Schwannoma of the tongue: a case report with review of literature

    Schwannomas (or neurilemmomas) of the tongue are benign, usually solitary, encapsulated masses derived from Schwann cells. Clinical evidence indicates that schwannoma is painless and slow growing. In general, ...

    Eun-Young Lee, Jae-Jin Kim, Hyun Seok and Ja-Youn Lee

    Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:17

    Published on: 5 July 2017

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