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15.02.2018 | Original Article

Radiographic study of mandibular third molars: evaluation of the position and root anatomy in Brazilian population

The anatomy and position of mandibular third molars are important factors in assessing the level of difficulty of surgical removal, considering that their extraction is one of the most common procedures performed by oral surgeons. The purpose of …

13.02.2018 | Original Article

Postural assessment in class III patients before and after orthognathic surgery

The surgical treatment of dentofacial deformities and follow-up by health professionals is an ongoing challenge [ 1 – 3 ]. Orthognathic surgery has evolved considerably in recent years, and modifications include changes in osteotomy and rigid …

06.02.2018 | Original Article

To assess the efficacy of socket plug technique using platelet rich fibrin with or without the use of bone substitute in alveolar ridge preservation: a prospective randomised controlled study

Tooth extraction whether due to trauma, caries or periodontal disease inevitably leads to osseous deformities of the alveolar ridge leading to marked decrease in width and some decrease in height. There is a 400% higher residual ridge resorption …

03.02.2018 | Letter to the Editor

Letter to the editor: “Considerations in computer-aided design for inlay cranioplasty: technical note”

02.02.2018 | Original Article

Tactile recovery assessment with shortened Semmes-Weinstein monofilaments in patients with buccinator myomucosal flap oral cavity reconstructions

Mucosal sensitivity plays a key role in vital functions such as chewing, swallowing, and speech, whose impairment strongly affects the patient’s quality of life. [ 1 – 3 ] To address this task, the use of reinnervated free flaps has an increasing …

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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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