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  1. Content type: Review

    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...

    Authors: Do Gia Khang Hong and Ji-hyeon Oh

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:33

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  2. Content type: Case report

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:31

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  3. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:30

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  4. Content type: Case report

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:32

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  5. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:29

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  6. Content type: Review

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:27

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  7. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:26

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  8. Content type: Case report

    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 ...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:25

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  9. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:23

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  10. Content type: Case report

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:24

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  11. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:22

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    The Correction to this article has been published in Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2018 40:6

  12. Content type: Research

    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...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:21

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  13. Content type: Case report

    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, ...

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

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:17

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  14. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to assess correlation between pain and degenerative bony changes on cone-beam computed tomography (CBCT) images of temporomandibular joints (TMJs).

    Authors: SunMee Bae, Moon-Soo Park, Jin-Woo Han and Young-Jun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:19

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  15. Content type: Methodology

    Mandibular reconstruction is performed after segmental mandibulectomy, and precise repositioning of the condylar head in the temporomandibular fossa is essential for maintaining preoperative occlusion.

    Authors: Akinori Funayama, Taku Kojima, Michiko Yoshizawa, Toshihiko Mikami, Shohei Kanemaru, Kanae Niimi, Yohei Oda, Yusuke Kato and Tadaharu Kobayashi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:16

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  16. Content type: Case report

    Postoperative infection occurs when bone graft material is dislodged into the maxillary sinus cavity and most of the patients are often uncomfortable with the drainage and irrigation procedures to eradicate th...

    Authors: Sung ok Hong, Gyu-Jo Shim and Yong-Dae Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:18

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  17. Content type: Research

    This study constructed a partial-least-square path-modeling (PLS-PM) model and found the pathway by which the postsurgical vertical dimension (VD) affects the extent of the final mandibular setback on the B po...

    Authors: Na-Ri Kim, Soo-Byung Park, Jihyun Lee, Youn-Kyung Choi, Sang Min Shin, Yong-Seok Choi and Yong-Il Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:15

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  18. Content type: Review

    Tissue defect reconstruction using radial forearm free flap (RFFF) is a common surgical technique whose success or failure is mainly dependent on venous drainage. RFFF has two major venous outflow systems, sup...

    Authors: Yong Hoon Cha, Woong Nam, In-Ho Cha and Hyung Jun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:14

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  19. Content type: Case report

    Oronasal/antral communication, loss of teeth and/or tooth-supporting bone, and facial contour deformity may occur as a consequence of maxillectomy for cancer. As a result, speaking, chewing, swallowing, and ap...

    Authors: Pietro Salvatori, Antonio Mincione, Lucio Rizzi, Fabrizio Costantini, Alessandro Bianchi, Emma Grecchi, Umberto Garagiola and Francesco Grecchi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:13

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  20. Content type: Case report

    Rehabilitation of normal function and form is essential in cleft lip repair. In 2005, Dr. David M. Fisher introduced an innovative method, named “an anatomical subunit approximation technique” in unilateral cl...

    Authors: Hui Young Kim, Joonhyoung Park, Ming-Chih Chang, In Seok Song and Byoung Moo Seo

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:12

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  21. Content type: Research

    Nasalance is used to evaluate the velopharyngeal incompetence in clinical diagnoses using a nasometer. The aim of this study is to find the nasalance differences between Vietnamese cleft palate children and Ko...

    Authors: Yu-Jeong Shin, Yongsoo Kim and Hyun-Gi Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:9

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  22. Content type: Research

    Because of changing surgical procedures in the fields of oral and maxillofacial surgery, new methods for surgical education are needed and could include recent advances in digital technology. Many doctors have...

    Authors: M. Takano, K. Kasahara, K. Sugahara, A. Watanabe, S. Yoshida and T. Shibahara

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:10

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    The Erratum to this article has been published in Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:28

  23. Content type: Research

    For an effective bone graft for reconstruction of the maxillofacial region, an adequate vascular network will be required to supply blood, osteoprogenitor cells, and growth factors. We previously reported that...

    Authors: Wataru Katagiri, Takamasa Kawai, Masashi Osugi, Yukiko Sugimura-Wakayama, Kohei Sakaguchi, Taku Kojima and Tadaharu Kobayashi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:8

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  24. Content type: Research

    This study was to investigate the effect of biomechanical stimulation on osteoblast differentiation of human periosteal-derived stem cell using the newly developed bioreactor.

    Authors: Ju-Min Lee, Min-Gu Kim, June-Ho Byun, Gyoo-Cheon Kim, Jung-Hoon Ro, Dae-Seok Hwang, Byul-Bora Choi, Geun-Chul Park and Uk-Kyu Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:7

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  25. Content type: Review

    Many congenital and acquired defects occur in the maxillofacial area. The buccal fat pad flap (BFP) is a simple and reliable flap for the treatment of many of these defects because of its rich blood supply and...

    Authors: Min-Keun Kim, Wonil Han and Seong-Gon Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:5

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  26. Content type: Research

    All clinicians are aware of the difficulty of installing a dental implant in posterior maxilla because of proximate position of maxillary sinus, insufficient bone width, and lower bone density. This study is t...

    Authors: Yun-Ho Kim, Na-Rae Choi and Yong-Deok Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:2

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  27. Content type: Research

    Multiple myeloma (MM) is characterized by a neoplastic proliferation of plasma cells primarily in the bone marrow. Bisphosphonates (BP) are used as supportive therapy in the management of MM. This study aimed ...

    Authors: Woo-Sung Choi, Jae-Il Lee, Hyun-Joong Yoon, Chang-Ki Min and Sang-Hwa Lee

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2017 39:1

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  28. Content type: Research

    The aim of this study was to evaluate the clinical outcomes of implants that were placed within the maxillary sinus that has a perforated sinus membrane by the lateral window approach.

    Authors: Gwang-Seok Kim, Jae-Wang Lee, Jong-Hyon Chong, Jeong Joon Han, Seunggon Jung, Min-Suk Kook, Hong-Ju Park, Sun-Youl Ryu and Hee-Kyun Oh

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:50

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  29. Content type: Research

    This study investigates the effect of alendronate-treated osteoblasts, as well as the effect of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) on the alendronate-treated osteoblasts. Bisphosphonate decreases the osteoblastic ...

    Authors: Sang-Hun Shin, Ki-Hyun Kim, Na-Rae Choi, In-Ryoung Kim, Bong-Soo Park, Yong-Deok Kim, Uk-Kyu Kim and Cheol-Hun Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:48

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  30. Content type: Research

    Osteoradionecrosis is the most dreadful complication after head and neck irradiation. Orocutaneous fistula makes patients difficult to eat food. Fibular free flap is the choice of the flap for mandibular recon...

    Authors: Ji-Wan Kim, Jong-Hyun Hwang and Kang-Min Ahn

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:46

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  31. Content type: Case report

    Hemangioma and vascular malformation are benign vascular lesions that often occur in cephalic and cervical region. Currently, surgical resection, laser therapy, angiographic embolization, use of steroids, and ...

    Authors: Bo-Eun Choi, Yongsoo Kim, Dae-Ho Leem, Jin-A Baek and Seung-O Ko

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:44

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  32. Content type: Research

    The aim of this report is to present a new reference for aesthetic mandible surgery using three-dimensional cone-beam computed tomography-based treatment planning for orthognathic surgery which can be implemen...

    Authors: Sung-Tak Lee, Na-Rae Choi, Jae-Min Song and Sang-Hun Shin

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:49

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  33. Content type: Case report

    Supernumerary nostril is a congenital anomaly that contains additional nostril with or without accessory cartilage. These rare congenital nasal deformities result from embryological defects. Since 1906, Lindsa...

    Authors: Bo-Eun Choi, Seung-O Ko and Hyo-Keun Shin

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:43

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  34. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this retrospective study was to evaluate the clinical utility of an implant with a sandblasted, large-grit, acid-etched (SLA) surface and internal connection.

    Authors: Jae-Wang Lee, Jun Hyeong An, Sang-Hoon Park, Jong-Hyon Chong, Gwang-Seok Kim, JeongJoon Han, Seunggon Jung, Min-suk Kook, Hee-Kyun Oh, Sun-Youl Ryu and Hong-Ju Park

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:42

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  35. Content type: Research

    Fracture of the zygomaticomaxillary complex (ZMC) is one of the most common facial injuries. A previous study has performed 3D analyses of the parallel and rotational displacements that occur in a fractured ZM...

    Authors: Ji Yong Yoo, Jang Won Lee, Seung Jae Paek, Won Jong Park, Eun Joo Choi, Kyung-Hwan Kwon and Moon-Gi Choi

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:36

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  36. Content type: Case report

    This report describes the authors’ experience of “melting” septal cartilage after placement of a septal extension graft in a nasopharyngeal cancer patient that had been previously undergone radiation therapy, ...

    Authors: Il Gyu Kang, Seon Tae Kim, Seok Ho Lee and Min Kwan Baek

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:40

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  37. Content type: Research

    The aims of this study are to evaluate the lip morphology and change of lip commissure after mandibular setback surgery (MSS) for class III patients and analyze association between the amount of mandibular set...

    Authors: Seung Jae Paek, Ji Yong Yoo, Jang Won Lee, Won-Jong Park, Young Deok Chee, Moon Gi Choi, Eun Joo Choi and Kyung-Hwan Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:38

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  38. Content type: Case report

    Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis in children often leads to facial deformity, functional deficit, and negative influence of the psychosocial development, which worsens with growth. The treatment of TMJ ...

    Authors: Jung-Won Cho, Jung-Hyun Park, Jin-Woo Kim and Sun-Jong Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2016 38:39

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