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23.06.2018 | Technical Note

Self-Retaining Decompression Stent

Marsupialization of odontogenic cystic lesions has been described by various investigators since 1892, with decompression being described by Thoma in 1958. Marsupialization is the specific procedure in which the cyst lining is everted and sutured …

T. R. Marimallappa, Preethi Bhat

22.06.2018 | Clinical Paper

Correlation Between Clinical Course and Biochemical Analysis in Odontogenic Space Infections

The oral cavity is considered to be sterile at the time of birth. However, as one grows, the oral cavity gets harbored with a diverse, indigenous flora which includes bacteria, viruses, fungi and protozoa. Generally in orofacial region, most …

Amreen Kaur, Amneet Sandhu, Tejinder Kaur, Ramandeep Singh Bhullar, Amit Dhawan, Jasmine Kaur

11.06.2018 | Case Report

Dermoid Cysts of the Maxillofacial Region: Case Series

The maxillofacial region can be affected by a number of subcutaneous pathologic conditions that include developmental, inflammatory, infective and neoplastic entities. Many of these lesions present as a soft to firm painless swelling. Differential …

N. Girish Kumar, Srimathy S. Arora, Ish Kumar, Pavneet Kaur Pandher, Rahul Balwan

09.06.2018 | Technical Note

The Difficult Route to Glottis in Cleft Patients Simplified

Shyam Bose, Gunjan Dube, Radhika Shrivastava, Anukool Choube

04.06.2018 | Original Article

The Direction of Double-Jaw Surgery Relapse for Correction of Skeletal Class III Deformity: Bilateral Sagittal Split Versus Intraoral Vertical Ramus Setback Osteotomies

The Class III malocclusion can be classified into mandibular prognathism, maxillary retrognathism, or a combination of both depending on the variation of the anteroposterior relationships [ 3 ]. Treatment of severe Class III malocclusion frequently …

Ra’ed Mohammed Ayoub Al-Delayme, Ali Arkan Redha Alsagban, Fires Taha Ahmed, Ahmad Farag, Tumouh Al-Allaq, Parveen Virdee, Zaid Alnajjar, Sufian Alaa Ibraheem Alsamaraie, Salih Elnashef, Layla Arab, Alaa Yassin, Moutaz AL-khen

04.06.2018 | Case Report

Buccal Fat Pad for Interpositional Arthroplasty in Temporomandibular Joint Ankylosis

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis is a pathological condition characterized by abnormal consolidation or fusion between the mandibular condyle and the glenoid fossa or base of the skull with resultant limitation or complete failure of TMJ …

Adebayo A. Ibikunle, Olutayo James, Wasiu L. Adeyemo

02.06.2018 | Original Article Open Access

Evaluation of Neurosensory Function Following Inferior Alveolar Nerve Lateralization for Implant Placement

Mandibular atrophy is a consequence of long-term edentulous span in the lower jaw which often leads to functional and esthetic problems. Problems include insufficient retention of the prosthesis, difficulty in speech and masticatory insufficiency …

Mukund Rathod, Rajesh Ashok Kshirsagar, Samir Joshi, Sudhir Pawar, Vishal Tapadiya, Suman Gupta, Vrushika Mahajan

01.06.2018 | Original Article

Co-delivery of 5-Fluorouracil and Curcumin Nanohybrid Formulations for Improved Chemotherapy Against Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma

The damaged cells build a mass of tissues may be converted into tumor or cancer [ 1 ]. In the year 2015–2016, there were 14.5 million cancer cases diagnosed, and the load of cancer cases was expected to increase up to 25 million by the year 2035 …

Saurabh Srivastava, Shadab Mohammad, Aditya Bhushan Pant, Prabhat Ranjan Mishra, Gitu Pandey, Shalini Gupta, Sana Farooqui

28.05.2018 | Case Report

Sarcomatoid Carcinoma: “A Surgeons Nightmare”

Sarcomatoid carcinoma (SC) is a rare and unique disease of the oral cavity. It is a biphasic squamous cell carcinoma with sarcoma-like characteristics. It is a strikingly aggressive lesion with a rapid rate of growth and a high rate of metastasis.

Keerthi Ramesh, Abhishek Khatua, Abhishek Bhattacharjee, Smriti Ticku

15.05.2018 | Submission to perspectives

Maxillofacial Surgery in Corporate Hospital Setup

The practice of oral surgery has metamorphosed from exodontia in the past years to performing complex facial surgery in the present. The distance from oral surgery to oral and maxillofacial surgery has been made possible by the industrious efforts …

Neeraj Singh, Preet Kanwal Singh Ahluwalia

15.05.2018 | Original Article

Tongue Flap Reconstruction in Carcinoma of Oral Cavity: An Institutional Experience

Oral cancer is the most prevalent malignancy among Indian males [ 1 ]. Worldwide, the highest number of oral cancers with up to 80,000 new cases is diagnosed annually in India [ 2 ]. It accounts for up to one-third of all tobacco related cancers in …

Vijay Kumar, Sourabh Mukharjee, Naseem Akhtar, Shiv Rajan, Arun Chaturvedi, Sanjeev Misra, Sameer Gupta, Puneet Prakash, Satyabrata Das

14.05.2018 | Original Article

Study of Quality of Life in Patients with Soft Tissue Reconstruction Following Mandibulectomy

The reconstruction following resection of the mandible is a challenge and should provide a stable arch to occlude with the maxillary arch restoring function, esthetics and good quality of life [ 1 – 3 ]. Segmental resection with soft tissue …

Kanchan P. Dholam, Karthik M. Sadashiva, Sandeep Gurav

12.05.2018 | Case Report

Traumatic Pseudoaneurysm: A Life-Threatening Complication After Surgical Extraction of Impacted Maxillary Third Molar

Pseudoaneurysms are rare lesions secondary to blunt or penetrating trauma, temporomandibular joint surgery, or orthognathic surgery. They are usually produced by arterial breach leading to extravasation of blood. The compressed perivascular tissue …

Saurabh Kumar Rawat, Deepika Singh, P. Suresh Babu, Rithin George, Prakhar Mongia

09.05.2018 | Clinical Paper

Management of Odontogenic Fascial Space Infection in Hemophilia Patients: A Proposed Protocol

Hemophilia is an X-linked congenital disorder characterized by prolonged bleeding (due to defect in factor VIII/IX), many times in association with little or no trauma, in which proper treatment may save lives or prevent permanent sequelae.

Md. Kalim Ansari, Ghulam sarwar Hashmi, Syed Saeed Ahmed, Sajjad Abdur Rahman, Tabishur Rahman

08.05.2018 | Original Article

Evaluation of Three-Dimensional Changes in Pharyngeal Airway Following Isolated Lefort One Osteotomy for the Correction of Vertical Maxillary Excess: A Prospective Study

Orthognathic surgery is advised to correct abnormally positioned jaws, other conditions such as obstructive sleep apnea, and also to achieve access to advanced tumors with intracranial extensions and other skull base surgeries.

S. Vijayakumar Jain, M. R. Muthusekhar, M. F. Baig, P. Senthilnathan, S. Loganathan, P. U. Abdul Wahab, M. Madhulakshmi, Yogaen Vohra

04.05.2018 | Original Article

Impact of Oral Submucous Fibrosis on Quality of Life: A Cross-Sectional Study

Oral submucous fibrosis (OSMF) is a chronic disease of the oral cavity which is more commonly found in patients of Indian subcontinent and South East Asia [ 1 ]. Epidemiological and in vitro experimental studies have shown that areca nut chewing is …

Kirti Chaudhry, Rishi Bali, Arun Kumar Patnana, Sukhvinder Bindra, Gaurav Jain, Prem Prakash Sharma

27.04.2018 | Case Report

Taenia Solium: A Rare Expression in Oral Cavity

Cysticercosis is a helminthic infection caused by the larval stage of pork tapeworm, Taenia solium. The worm requires different hosts during its different stages of development. Humans are the definitive hosts and harbor the adult worms, while …

Gunjan Dube, Anukool Choube, Neeraj Sachdeva

25.04.2018 | Clinical Paper

Temporomandibular Joint Ankylosis Release: 17 Years of Experience with 521 Joints

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) ankylosis is a pathologic condition which interferes with mastication and normal life activities, including limited chewing ability, difficulty in swallowing and speech and compromised oral and nutritional status.

Sonal Anchlia, Jigar Dhuvad, Jay Chetan Shah

21.04.2018 | Original Article

To Evaluate the Efficacy and Effectiveness of N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate glue (TRU SEAL) in Closure of Oral and Maxillofacial Laceration and Surgical Incisions

Effective wound closure is critical for minimizing wound complications and preventing wound dehiscence. Incision is a basic step for surgical procedures. Suitable closure and optimal maintenance of the surgical area are the most important factors …

Praveen Kumar Singh, Saikrishna Degala, Sujeeth Shetty, Vijay Singh Rai, Asutosh Das

19.04.2018 | Original Article

Comparative Evaluation of Efficacy of Conventional Arch Bar, Intermaxillary Fixation Screws, and Modified Arch Bar for Intermaxillary Fixation

Successful treatment of maxillary and mandibular fractures depends on reduction and fixation by using open or closed techniques and on restoration of normal occlusion. Before fracture reduction, temporary intermaxillary fixation with correct …

Tushar Manohar Rothe, Prachur Kumar, Navin Shah, Rakesh Shah, Amit Mahajan, Ananth Kumar