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16.10.2018 | Original Article

Complication rate in mandibular angle fractures—one vs. two plates: a 12-year retrospective analysis

Fractures of the mandible are often localized in the angle region due to a thin cross-sectional area, attachment of the masticatory muscles, and the presence of third molars [ 1 , 2 ]. Compared to other fractures of the mandible, the complex …

16.10.2018 | Case Report

Total mandibular reconstruction following diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis

Diffuse sclerosing osteomyelitis (DSO) almost takes the clinical course of a non-purulent, chronic, recurrent inflammation of the mandible. Therefore, in children and adolescents, DSO has been described as a “chronic recurrent multifocal …

16.10.2018 | Original Article

A preliminary study on plasma concentration achieved following intrapterygomandibular space injection of dexamethasone as a route of drug delivery with lignocaine inferior alveolar nerve block–correlation of clinical effects

The chosen route of drug delivery should offer lesser patient discomfort and ease of drug administration by the clinician. Corticosteroids are time tested adjuncts to surgery for suppressing tissue mediators of inflammation, thereby reducing …

16.10.2018 | Review Article

A literature review of perioperative antibiotic administration in surgery for medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw

The definition of medication-related osteonecrosis of the jaw (MRONJ) is (1) current or previous treatment with antiresorptive or antiangiogenic agents, (2) exposed bone or bone that can be probed through an intraoral or extraoral fistula in the …

15.10.2018 | Original Article

“Sodium bicarbonate”: an adjunct to painless palatal anesthesia

Local anesthetics form the backbone of pain control techniques in dentistry. Local anesthetics are the safest and most effective drugs in medicine for the prevention and management of pain [ 1 ].

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Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery founded as Mund-, Kiefer- und Gesichtschirurgie is a peer-reviewed online journal. It is designed for clinicians as well as researchers.

The quarterly journal offers comprehensive coverage of new techniques, important developments and innovative ideas in oral and maxillofacial surgery and interdisciplinary aspects of cranial, facial and oral diseases and their management. The journal publishes papers of the highest scientific merit and widest possible scope on work in oral and maxillofacial surgery as well as supporting specialties. Practice-oriented articles help improve the methods used in oral and maxillofacial surgery.

Every aspect of oral and maxillofacial surgery is fully covered through a range of invited review articles, clinical and research articles, technical notes, abstracts, and case reports. Specific topics are: aesthetic facial surgery, clinical pathology, computer-assisted surgery, congenital and craniofacial deformities, dentoalveolar surgery, head and neck oncology, implant dentistry, oral medicine, orthognathic surgery, reconstructive surgery, skull base surgery, TMJ and trauma.

Time-limited reviewing and electronic processing allow to publish articles as fast as possible. Accepted articles are rapidly accessible online.

Clinical studies submitted for publication have to include a declaration that they have been approved by an ethical committee according to the World Medical Association Declaration of Helsinki 1964 (last amendment during the 52nd World Medical Association General Assembly, Edinburgh, Scotland, October 2000). Experimental animal studies have to be carried out according to the principles of laboratory animal care (NIH publication No 86-23, revised 1985).

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