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02.04.2019 | Original Article

Anteroposterior and vertical soft tissue cephalometric norms of Iranians, interethnic comparisons, sex dimorphism, and the effect of age on cephalometric variables

Facial beauty may be a result of harmony among various facial elements [ 1 , 2 ]. Due to its importance, facial esthetics is receiving ever-increasing attention in fields concerning with beauty such as maxillofacial surgery and orthodontics [ 3 – 6 …]. Patients are becoming more and more obsessed with esthetics, necessitating the treatment protocols to take into account this significant factor [

28.03.2019 | Original Article

Ultrasound-guided arthrocentesis using single-puncture, double-lumen, single-barrel needle for patients with temporomandibular joint acute closed lock internal derangement

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disc derangement is defined as a malpositioning of the articular disc relative to the condyle and eminence [ 1 ]. If conservative methods fail, arthrocentesis may be indicated to restore mandibular function [ 2 ]. For …

14.03.2019 | Author's reply

Tridimensional virtual planning protocol for double-jaw orthognathic surgery with mandible first surgical sequence

Three-dimensional virtual treatment planning has greatly enhanced the efficiency and accuracy of dentofacial deformity correction through orthognathic surgery [ 1 ]. Moreover, the advent of rigid internal fixation has allowed a change in this …

02.03.2019 | Review Article

The presentation of odontogenic keratocysts in the jaws with an emphasis on the tooth-bearing area: a systematic review and meta-analysis

It is well known that odontogenic keratocysts (OKCs) are often occurring in the posterior mandible/ascending ramus, and also in the maxilla, they tend to be located in the molar tuberosity area. In fact, the vast majority of cysts in the posterior …

21.02.2019 | Review Article

Alopecia and techniques in hair restoration: an overview for the cosmetic surgeon

Hair plays an integral role in the perception of oneself and is often associated with youthful vitality. Hair loss affects a vast portion population ranging from 65 to 85% of males and 30–40% of women depending on age [ 1 , 2 ]. While the causes of …

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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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