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  1. The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the postoperative change in the position and stability of the mandibular condyle after bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (BSSRO) and BSSRO with di...

    Authors: Ki Eun Hong, Eun Sup Shin, Jun Park, Ji Eon Yun, Chul Hoon Kim, Jung Han Kim and Bok Joo Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:41

    Content type: Research

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  2. 4-hexylresorcinol (4HR) has been shown to have anti-oxidant activity similar to that of resveratrol. As resveratrol increases sirtuin (SIRT) activity, 4HR might behave similarly to resveratrol.

    Authors: In-Song Lee, Jun-Ho Chang, Dae-Won Kim, Seong-Gon Kim and Tae-Woo Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:39

    Content type: Research

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  3. Endoscope-assisted surgery is a surgical method that has been used in oral and maxillofacial surgical fields. It provides good illumination, clear, and magnified visualization of the operative field. The purpo...

    Authors: Hyuk Choi, Gyu-Jang Cho, Ki-Hyun Jung, Jae-Yun Jeon, Seung-Weon Lim, Chang-Joo Park and Kyung-Gyun Hwang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:40

    Content type: Research

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  4. Arthrocentesis of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is an easy, highly efficient, minimally invasive procedure for treating temporomandibular joint disorders (TMDs). However, in some cases of mouth opening lim...

    Authors: Keon-Mo Lee, Wan-Hee Jang, Myoung-Sang You and Bu-Kyu Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:38

    Content type: Research

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  5. The purpose of this study was to compare differences in facial soft tissue thickness in three-dimensional (3D) images before and after orthognathic surgery in patients with skeletal Class III malocclusion and ...

    Authors: Luo Huang, Zhicong Li, Jing Yan, Lunqiu Chen and Zheng-guo Piao

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:37

    Content type: Research

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  6. The aim of this study is to evaluate the postoperative stability of zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) fractures according to the number of fixation sites and to investigate the direction of postoperative displ...

    Authors: Seoghwan Yang, Jin-yong Cho, Woo-chul Shim and Sungbeom Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:36

    Content type: Research

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  7. This study aimed to analyze the impact of COVID-19 on oral and maxillofacial fracture in Daegu by comparing the demographic data in 2019 and 2020, retrospectively. We collected data from all patients having tr...

    Authors: Dong-Woo Lee, So-Young Choi, Jin-wook Kim, Tae-Geon Kwon and Sung-Tak Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:35

    Content type: Research

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  8. This study was to evaluate the bone formation ability of demineralized dentin matrix (DDM) combined with platelet-rich fibrinogen (PRF) and DDM combined with recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 (rhB...

    Authors: Beom-Jin Kim, Seok-Kon Kim and Jae-Hoon Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:34

    Content type: Research

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  9. Treatment of temporomandibular disc displacement with reduction is controversial. This study assesses the use of an anterior positioning splint with botulinum toxin in the lateral pterygoid muscle (BTX) for su...

    Authors: Maram Taema, Nouran Abdel Nabi, Samira Ibrahim, Heba Ahmed Kamal and Aala’a Emara

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:33

    Content type: Research

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  10. The potential risk of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) transmission from asymptomatic COVID-19 patients is a concern in dental practice. However, the impact of this risk is not well documented to date. This...

    Authors: Ju-Yeon Seo, Sung-Tak Lee, So-Young Choi, Jin-Wook Kim and Tae-Geon Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:30

    Content type: Case report

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  11. This study evaluated the pharyngeal airway space changes up to 1 year after bilateral sagittal split osteotomy mandibular setback surgery and bimaxillary surgery with maxillary posterior impaction through thre...

    Authors: No Eul Kang, Dae Hun Lee, Ja In Seo, Jeong Keun Lee and Seung Il Song

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:31

    Content type: Research

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  12. Velopharyngeal incompetence (VPI) therapy for cleft palate (speech therapy alone, speech therapy using speech aids, or combined therapy such as speech therapy using a pharyngeal flap), is more effective in you...

    Authors: Dong-Cheol Kang, Jung-Ho Park, Hyun Seok, Jin-A Baek, Da-Wa Kim and Seung-O Ko

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:29

    Content type: Case report

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  13. In stress situations, bacteria produce dormancy-inducing factors to stop cell growth. The dormancy-inducing factors may have an inhibitory effect on tumor cell growth. Here we analyzed the differentially expre...

    Authors: Yei-Jin Kang and Seong-Gon Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:28

    Content type: Research

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  14. Compared to the conventional approach, including preoperative orthodontic preparation, the so-called surgery-first approach (SFA) seems to reduce the overall treatment time in the correction of skeletal class ...

    Authors: Young-Wook Park, Kwang-Jun Kwon, Yei-Jin Kang and In-San Jang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:27

    Content type: Research

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  15. Chondroblastomas, which account for approximately 1% of all bone tumors, typically occur in long bones, such as the femur, humerus, and tibia. However, in extremely rare cases, they may also occur in the crani...

    Authors: Heeyeon Bae, Dong-mok Ryu, Hyung Kyung Kim, Sung-ok Hong, Hyen Woo Lee, Youngjin Shin and Yu-jin Jee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:26

    Content type: Case report

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  16. In the field of craniofacial tumor surgery, an adequately performed excision, despite being a life-saving procedure, is only a first step to successful treatment. During such a procedure, the main goal is to c...

    Authors: Vivek Gaur, S. Mahendra Perumal, Faizur Rahmaan and Łukasz Pałka

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:25

    Content type: Case report

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  17. This retrospective study was aimed to evaluate the clinical characteristics and treatment outcomes in patients with osteonecrosis of the jaw who were receiving oral versus intravenous (IV) bisphosphonate (BP).

    Authors: Seung-Hun Lee, So-Young Choi, Min-Su Bae and Tae-Geon Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:24

    Content type: Research

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  18. The pedicled buccal fat pad has been used for a long time to reconstruct oral defects due to its ease of flap formation and few complications. Many cases related to reconstruction of defects in the maxilla, su...

    Authors: Hyen Woo Lee, Sung ok Hong, Heeyeon Bae, Youngjin Shin and Yu-jin Jee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:23

    Content type: Case report

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  19. Foreign bodies may be embedded or left behind in the oral cavity during oral surgical procedure. The loss of instruments such as impression material, surgical gauze, and broken injection needles are commonly r...

    Authors: Suyun Seon, Baek-Soo Lee, Byung-Joon Choi, Joo-Young Ohe, Jung-Woo Lee, Junho Jung, Bo-Yeon Hwang, Min-Ah Kim and Yong-Dae Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:22

    Content type: Case report

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  20. The purpose of this study was to investigate the condylar morphology and position of Koreans using cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images. Analyzing the mean values of this study with reference to left an...

    Authors: Ji-Min Yun, Young-Jun Choi, Su-Heon Woo and Ui-Lyong Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:21

    Content type: Research

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  21. The aim of this study was to conduct epidemiologic investigations on the pattern of the lesion and differences between treatment modalities in terms of recurrence by reviewing follow-up records to form a basis...

    Authors: Hwi-Dong Jung, Jung-Hwan Lim, Hyung Jun Kim, Woong Nam and In-Ho Cha

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:16

    Content type: Research

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  22. MicroRNAs (miRs) are small, non-coding mRNA molecules which regulate cellular processes in tumorigenesis. miRs were discovered in extracellular environment and biological fluids, carrying marks of head and nec...

    Authors: Cosmin Ioan Faur, Horatiu Rotaru, Ciprian Osan, Ancuta Jurj, Rares Calin Roman, Madalina Moldovan, Magdalena Chirila and Mihaela Hedesiu

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:19

    Content type: Review

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  23. The purpose of this study was to measure the time of the conventional surgical planning (CSP) and virtual surgical planning (VSP) in orthognathic surgery and to compare them in terms of cost.

    Authors: Si-Yeon Park, Dae-Seok Hwang, Jae-Min Song and Uk-Kyu Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:18

    Content type: Research

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  24. The aim of this study is to examine the effect of particulate autogenous tooth graft removed with organic matter and type I collagen addition on bone regeneration and to validate the possibility of useful allo...

    Authors: Min-Gu Kim, Jung-Han Lee, Gyoo-Cheon Kim, Dae-Seok Hwang, Chul-Hun Kim, Bok-Joo Kim, Jung-Han Kim and Uk-Kyu Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:17

    Content type: Research

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  25. Nasal sill is one of the components of the alar ring, affecting the esthetic outcomes of rhinoplasty; accordingly, we developed a novel technique to adjust defects in this area and compared it with the availab...

    Authors: Gholamhossein Adham, Seied Omid Keyhan, Hamid Reza Fallahi, Heliya Ziaei and Mohan Thomas

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:14

    Content type: Methodology

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  26. Artemether/lumefantrine (AL), sold under the brand name Coartem, is the most common artemisinin-based combination therapy for the treatment of malaria. Drug-induced oculogyric crisis is a neurological disorder...

    Authors: Emmanuel Kofi Amponsah, Buyanbileg Sodnom-Ish, Aaron Sowah Anyetei-Anum, Paul Frimpong and Soung Min Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:13

    Content type: Case report

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  27. During maxillofacial trauma or oral cancer surgery, peripheral nerve might be damaged by traction injury. The purpose of this study was to evaluate functional and histomorphometric changes after traction nerve...

    Authors: Soo-Hwan Byun and Kang-Min Ahn

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:12

    Content type: Research

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  28. Orthognathic surgery is widely used in treating functional and skeletal problems. Any surgical procedure could cause side effects.

    Authors: Farhad Ghorbani, Hossein Danesteh, Afshin Khoramnia and Saeid Tavanafar

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:11

    Content type: Research

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  29. Pedicled buccal fat pad (PBFP) has been used for the reconstruction of small-sized maxillary defects but cannot be used without hard tissue support on the defect larger than 4 cm × 4 cm × 3 cm.

    Authors: Joo-Hyung Yoon, Young-Wook Park and Seong-Gon Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:10

    Content type: Case report

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  30. Oral metastasis by hepatocellular carcinoma (OMHCC) is extremely rare, and the prognosis had been reported quite poor due to simultaneous multiple organ metastases. In this study, we report clinical features a...

    Authors: Jun-Hee Hong, Keonmo Lee, Jinhong Kim and Kang-Min Ahn

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:9

    Content type: Research

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  31. Nicotine can have detrimental effects on dental implant osseointegration. This study aimed to evaluate the influence of systemic l-arginine supplement on the osseointegration of dental implants in nicotine consum...

    Authors: Bijan Movahedian, Mansour Rismanchian, Hooman Navaei, Saeid Tavanafar and Soheil Koushaei

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:6

    Content type: Research

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  32. Stability of the grafted bone volume is one of the important factors to the success of alveolar bone grafts. For this, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) or fibrin sealant is mixed with the bone graft material. Bio-Os...

    Authors: Won-Hyuk Choi, Yong-Deok Kim, Jae-Min Song and Sang-Hun Shin

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:5

    Content type: Research

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  33. Several investigations have been performed for a postoperative edema after extraction, but the results have been controversial due to low objectivity or poorly reproducible assessments of the edema. The aim of...

    Authors: Yeong Kon Jeong, Jeong-Kui Ku, Sung Hyun Baik, Jae-Seek You, Dae Ho Leem and Sun-Kyu Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:4

    Content type: Research

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  34. Today virtual surgical planning (VSP) is a standard method in maxillofacial corrective surgery and is the key to reach satisfactory esthetic outcomes. The purpose of this study was to evaluate usability of thr...

    Authors: Katrin Willinger, Godoberto Guevara-Rojas, Julia Cede, Kurt Schicho, Tanja Stamm and Clemens Klug

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2021 43:2

    Content type: Research

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  35. Orthognathic surgery such as bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (BSSRO) for the treatment of mandibular deformities is one of the most common procedures in maxillofacial operations that may lead to neuro...

    Authors: Parsa Firoozi, Seied Omid Keyhan, Seong-Gon Kim and Hamid Reza Fallahi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:41

    Content type: Review

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  36. Hyaluronic acid (HA) is well known to exert an anti-inflammatory effect during oral wound healing and is commonly applied after tooth extraction. However, no double-blind randomized controlled study comparing ...

    Authors: Hyunwoo Yang, Junghun Kim, Jihong Kim, Dongwook Kim and Hyung Jun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:40

    Content type: Research

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  37. Head or scalp injury is a life-threatening and typically accidental human injury. Most medical departments require immediate medical treatment and proper treatment with specialized medical personnel and facili...

    Authors: Paul Frimpong, Truc Thi Hoang Nguyen, Edinam Salia Nimatu, Emmanuel Kofi Amponsah and Soung Min Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:39

    Content type: Case report

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  38. Lipomas are benign soft tissue neoplasms of mature adipose tissue commonly occurring in the trunk or extremities. But, intraoral lipomas are rare entities which may be only noticed during routine dental examin...

    Authors: Sung-Hwi Hur, Jae-Seok Lim, Sun-Gyu Choi, Ji-Yeon Kang, Ji-Hye Jung and Eun-Young Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:38

    Content type: Case report

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  39. The human mandible is variable in shape, size and position and any deviation from normal can affect the facial appearance and dental occlusion.

    Authors: Ahmed Omran, David Wertheim, Kathryn Smith, Ching Yiu Jessica Liu and Farhad B. Naini

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:37

    Content type: Research

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  40. Miescher’s cheilitis granulomatosa (MCG) is a rare chronic inflammatory disease and is known as the monosymptomatic clinical form of Melkersson-Rosenthal syndrome (MRS). It is characterised by swelling of one ...

    Authors: Massimo Porrini, Umberto Garagiola, Margherita Rossi, Moreno Bosotti, Sonia Marino, Aldo Bruno Giannì, Letterio Runza and Francesco Spadari

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:35

    Content type: Case report

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  41. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the influence of biodegradable polycaprolactone membrane on new bone formation and the biodegradation of biphasic alloplastic bone substitutes using animal models.

    Authors: Jeong-Kui Ku, Young-Kyun Kim and Pil-Young Yun

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:34

    Content type: Research

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