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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Fibrous dysplasia (FD) is a rare, sporadic, and benign congenital condition in which normal cancellous bone is replaced by fibro-osseous tissue with immature osteogenesis. FD localized in the cranial and facia...

    Authors: Inseok Hong, Dong Cheol Kang, Dae-Ho Leem, Jin-A Baek and Seung-O Ko

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:31

    Content type: Case report

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  13. Le Fort I osteotomy is a highly effective treatment for skeletal jaw deformities and is commonly performed. High Le Fort I osteotomy is a modified surgical procedure performed for improving the depression of t...

    Authors: Keisuke Sugahara, Masahide Koyachi, Kento Odaka, Satoru Matsunaga and Akira Katakura

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:32

    Content type: Methodology

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  14. Dental studies of precocious puberty have focused on examination of jaw and dentition growth. The aim of the study was to analyze the relationship between precocious puberty and maxillary dental developmental ...

    Authors: Yesel Kim, Nam-Ki Lee, Jae Hyun Kim, Jeong-Kui Ku, Bu-Kyu Lee, Hoi-In Jung and Sun-Kyu Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:30

    Content type: Research

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  15. Microvascular reconstruction is the treatment of choice after oral cancer ablation surgery. There are few published studies of free flap survival among Korean populations. This study aimed to determine the sur...

    Authors: SeongRyoung Kim, Dong-Hun Lee and Kang-Min Ahn

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:29

    Content type: Research

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  16. This clinical case presented a novel method of segmental mandible reconstruction using 3D-printed titanium implant with pre-mounted dental implants that was planned to rehabilitate occlusion.

    Authors: Jung-Hyun Park, Michidgerel Odkhuu, Sura Cho, Jingwen Li, Bo-Young Park and Jin-Woo Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:28

    Content type: Case report

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  17. Mandibular setback surgery can change the position of the mandible which improves occlusion and facial profile. Surgical movement of the mandible affects the base of the tongue, hyoid bone, and associated tiss...

    Authors: Seon-Hye Kim and Sung-Kwon Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:27

    Content type: Research

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  18. Orofacial clefts (OFCs) comprise a wide range of malformations, including cleft lip, cleft palate, and cleft lip with cleft palate, which can vary in terms of etiology, severity, and disease burden.

    Authors: Behzad Cheshmi, Zahra Jafari, Mohammad Ali Naseri and Heidar Ali Davari

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:26

    Content type: Research

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  19. Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) causes serious acute respiratory diseases including pneumonia and bronchitis with approximately 2.3% fatality occurrence.

    Authors: Seied Omid Keyhan, Hamid Reza Fallahi, Amin Motamedi, Vahid Khoshkam, Paymon Mehryar, Omid Moghaddas, Behzad Cheshmi, Parsa Firoozi, Parisa Yousefi and Behzad Houshmand

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:25

    Content type: Review

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  20. In daily practice, three-dimensional patient-specific jawbone models (3D models) are a useful tool in surgical planning and simulation, resident training, patient education, and communication between the physi...

    Authors: Masato Narita, Takashi Takaki, Takahiko Shibahara, Masashi Iwamoto, Takashi Yakushiji and Takashi Kamio

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:24

    Content type: Review

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  21. Facial fractures (FFs) occur after high- and low-energy trauma; differences in associated injuries and outcomes have not been well articulated.

    Authors: Cameron St. Hilaire, Arianne Johnson, Caitlin Loseth, Hamid Alipour, Nick Faunce, Stephen Kaminski and Rohit Sharma

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:22

    Content type: Research

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  22. Fibula free flap mandible reconstruction is the standard procedure after wide resection of the mandible. Establishment and maintenance of normal occlusion are important in mandible reconstruction both intraope...

    Authors: Dong-Hun Lee, Seong Ryoung Kim, Sam Jang, Kang-Min Ahn and Jee-Ho Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:21

    Content type: Case report

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  23. Anterior open bite is a challenging malocclusion to correct orthodontic treatment. Anterior open bite associated with over-erupted posterior teeth and long lower facial height should be treated by reduction of...

    Authors: Sung-Kwon Choi and Kyung-Hwan Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:20

    Content type: Case report

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  24. The tongue in groove technique (TIG) is a useful technique for the correction of the nasal tip projection and the nasolabial angle. The purpose of this study was to determine the utility of this technique for ...

    Authors: Fatemeh Khabir, Mehdi Sezavar, Behnam Bohluli, Vahid Mesgarzadeh and Hamidreza Tavakoli

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:19

    Content type: Research

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  25. Bone grafting has been considered the gold standard for hard tissue reconstructive surgery and is widely used for large mandibular defect reconstruction. However, the midface encompasses delicate structures th...

    Authors: Muhja Salah, Lobat Tayebi, Keyvan Moharamzadeh and Farhad B. Naini

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:18

    Content type: Review

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  26. To evaluate the facial asymmetry, three-dimensional computed tomography (3D-CT) has been used widely. This study proposed a method to quantify facial asymmetry based on 3D-CT.

    Authors: Hua-Lian Cao, Moon-Ho Kang, Jin-Yong Lee, Won-Jong Park, Han-Wool Choung and Pill-Hoon Choung

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:17

    Content type: Research

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  27. Cyst enucleation, which extracts only the tumor with the application of Carnoy’s solution (CS), has been suggested as a conservative treatment with a low recurrence rate and morbidity. However, there has been ...

    Authors: Hyun-Jun Jo, Hee-Youl Kim, Dong-Cheol Kang, Dae-Ho Leem, Jin-A Baek and Seung-O Ko

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:16

    Content type: Research

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  28. The purpose of this study is to introduce our modified disc plication technique using MITEK mini anchors and to evaluate the clinical outcome for patients with internal derangement (ID) of the temporomandibula...

    Authors: Bu-Kyu Lee and Jun Hee Hong

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:14

    Content type: Research

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  29. Coronavirus is an enveloped virus with positive-sense single-stranded RNA. Coronavirus infection in humans mainly affects the upper respiratory tract and to a lesser extent the gastrointestinal tract. Clinical...

    Authors: Hamid Reza Fallahi, Seied Omid Keyhan, Dana Zandian, Seong-Gon Kim and Behzad Cheshmi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:12

    Content type: Review

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  30. The purpose of this study is to compare the skeletal stability of two-jaw surgery via surgery-first approach with conventional two-jaw surgery in facial asymmetry patients by measuring the skeletal changes aft...

    Authors: Dae Seok Hwang, Jeong Seok Seo and Hong Seok Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:11

    Content type: Research

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  31. The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term clinical stability of implants with acid-etched surfaces sandblasted with alumina using retrospective analyses of the survival rate, success rate, primary an...

    Authors: Min-Joong Kim, Pil-Young Yun, Na-Hee Chang and Young-Kyun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:10

    Content type: Research

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  32. The cause of maxillary growth restriction in patients with cleft lip and palate remains controversial. While studies have investigated the effects surgical technique and timing have on maxillary growth, few fo...

    Authors: Vitali Azouz, Marilyn Ng, Niyant Patel and Ananth S. Murthy

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:8

    Content type: Research

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  33. Various types of miniplates have been developed and used for the reduction of facial bone fractures. We introduced Yang’s Keyhole (YK) plate, and reported on its short-term stability. The purpose of this study...

    Authors: Kyeong-Jun Cheon, Seoung-Won Cho, Won-Seok Jang, Ju-Won Kim and Byoung-Eun Yang

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:6

    Content type: Research

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  34. Immunomodulation is a technique for the modulation of immune responses against graft material to improve surgical success rates. The main target cell for the immunomodulation is a macrophage because it is the ...

    Authors: Seong-Gon Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:5

    Content type: Review

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  35. Odontogenic cysts associated with lower third molar are common. The prognosis for surgical treatment is relatively good. However, postoperative infection discourages the clinicians. Hence, we would like to inv...

    Authors: Jin-woo Kim, Do-hyun On, Jin-yong Cho and Jaeyoung Ryu

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:4

    Content type: Research

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  36. Facial palsy treatment comprises static and dynamic techniques. Among dynamic techniques, local temporalis transposition represents a reliable solution to achieve facial reanimation. The present study describe...

    Authors: Francesco Silan, Fabio Consiglio, Francesco Dell’Antonia, Giulia Montagner, Diletta Trojan and Giorgio Berna

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:2

    Content type: Case report

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  37. Considering psychosocial needs of patients, it is not surprising that surgery-first approach (SFA) is becoming more popular than ever. Although the concept of SFA was introduced a few decades ago, the limitati...

    Authors: Junho Jung, Seung-Hwan Moon and Yong-Dae Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2020 42:1

    Content type: Review

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  38. The prognosis of recovery following microneurosurgery for injured lingual nerves varies among individual cases. This study aimed to investigate if recovery ratios of sensory and taste functions are improved by...

    Authors: Takashi Nakanishi, Yuta Yamamoto, Kensuke Tanioka, Yukari Shintani, Itaru Tojyo and Shigeyuki Fujita

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:61

    Content type: Research

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