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Nov 12, 2020Open    AccessArticle

Dental Cyst Occupying the Branch Region and Mandibular Body with Displacement from the Third Molar to the Condition Region

Caio Peres Bellato, Thiago Calcagnotto, Camila de Souza Arantes, Eduardo Sanches Goncales, Victor Tieghi Neto, Danilo Louzada de Oliveira
The dentigerous cyst is the second most frequent odontogenic cyst after the root, being typically asymptomatic and commonly incidentally diagnosed. The objective of this case was to describe a successful treatment of a dentigerous cyst associated with an unerupted lower third molar, which extended from the condyle to the premolar region, treated by decompression followed by surgical enucleation. That said, a 19-year-old female patient, black, without underlying pathologies, came to the dental of...
Open Access Library J. Vol.7, 2020
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1106875


Feb 28, 2019Open    AccessArticle

Evaluation of Interincisal Angle and Lip Position in Class II Division 1 Malocclusion Treatment with Upper Premolar Extraction

Elih Sayuti, Yuliawati Zenab
Introduction: Protrusive anterior teeth in class II division 1 malocclusion cause the facial profile to become convex with anterior teeth retraction is expected to correct protrusive teeth and improve facial profile. The purpose of this study was to determine whether there was a change in lip position after incisor retraction in the treatment of class II division 1 malocclusion with extraction of maxillary premolars. This study wa
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Open Access Library J. Vol.6, 2019
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1105234


Jun 28, 2017Open    AccessArticle

Assessment of Inferior Alveolar Nerve Canal Position and Accessory Mental Foramen Using CBCT to Overcome Surgical Complication

Sneha Meshram, Deepti Gattani, Akhilesh Shewale, Bhagyashri Gudadhe, Raja Dhuldhwaj
Introduction: The knowledge of precise location of various mandibular anatomical landmarks is mandatory to obtain the desired surgical outcome. Damage to the nerve can be caused by perforation of the nerve canal during different surgical procedures. Accessory mental foramen (AMF) is a relevant anatomic structure with widespread importance as its presence may cause failure to achieve adequate l
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103609


Feb 13, 2017Open    AccessArticle

The Gap of Awareness in Orthodontic Treatment

Yulia Peeva
The individual’s awareness of malocclusion, like the necessity for orthodontic treatment, seems to be different at different ages, as observed in orthodontic referrals. The information originating by orthodontist and proposed to the patient may be filled in writing and in oral form. The contemporary world requires that it can appear on-line, too. The aim of the study is to define the gap of ch
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Open Access Library J. Vol.4, 2017
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103367


Dec 22, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Odontogenic Myxoma in a Pediatric Patient: A Case Report

Carmen Lucía Guzmán, Marcela Torrealba, Gisaku Kuramochi
Odontogenic myxoma (OM) is a benign intraosseous tumor, but locally invasive, having a high rate of recurrence. It preferably locates in posterior mandibular regions, followed by the incisors, maxillary and; exceptionally, the mandibular condyle. Odontogenic myxoma can be found most often in young adults aged 25-35 years although lesions may occur over a lifetime, reporting the lowest prevalence in childhood with a predilection fo
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Open Access Library J. Vol.3, 2016
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1103271


Sep 20, 2016Open    AccessArticle

First Maxillary Molar Position Alteration in Class II Division 1 Malocclusion Treatment with Maxillary Premolar Extraction

Elih Sayuti, Bergman Thahar, Eky S. Soeria Soemantri, Hermawan Nagar Rasyid
Treatment of Class II division 1 malocclusion mostly required two maxillary first premolars in order to provide spaces for maxillary anterior teeth retraction. Anterior teeth retraction may cause loss of anchorage. This study aimed at evaluating the effects of anterior teeth retraction towards first maxillary molar loss of anchorage. It was conducted by observing any mesial drifting of first maxillary molar occurred in patients wi
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Open Access Library J. Vol.3, 2016
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1102936


Mar 25, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Herpes Simplex Virus 1, Cytomegalovirus and Epstein Barr Virus Detection in Patients with Chronic and Aggressive Periodontitis

Harold H. Hernández, Andreína S. Fernandes, Laura A. Escalona, María Correnti
Recent investigations suggest that the viruses of the family Herpesviridae are associated with periodontal disease, demonstrating a possible association with the presence of Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV), Herpes Simplex Virus 1 (HSV-1) and Epstein Barr Virus (EBV) in periodontal tissues. Aim: To analyze the association between the presence of HSV-1, HCMV and EBV in patients with chronic or aggressive periodontitis. Methods: Crevicular fluid samples were collected from 11 patients with aggressive ...
Open Access Library J. Vol.3, 2016
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1102557


Jan 29, 2016Open    AccessArticle

Primary Extranodal Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma Mimicking a Painful Gingival Swelling: A Case Report

Ayhan Tetik, Cem Peskersoy, Banu Ozveri Koyuncu, Murat Cihan Solmaz, Guray Saydam
Diffuse large B cell lymphoma (DLBCL), the most common subtype of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma (NHL), is an aggressive, rapidly growing neoplasm which is the most common lymphoid neoplasm affecting adults. Jaw involvement of NHL is rare, but among jaw lesions, the maxilla is more frequently involved than the mandible. Primary lymphoma of the mandible is often misdiagnosed clinically. A 43-year-old man admitted to the Ege University, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Faculty of Dentis...
Open Access Library J. Vol.3, 2016
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1102363


Jun 03, 2015Open    AccessArticle

Gene Mutations Associated with Temporomandibular Joint Disorders: A Systematic Review

Dhruvee Sangani, Akiko Suzuki, Helena VonVille, James E. Hixson, Junichi Iwata
Background: The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is a bilateral synovial joint between the mandible and the temporal bone of the skull. TMJ disorders (TMDs) are a set of complicated and poorly understood clinical conditions, in which TMDs are associated with a number of symptoms including pain and limited jaw movement. The increasing scientific evidence suggests that genetic factors play a significant role in the pathology of TMDs. However, the underlying mechanism of TMDs remains largely unknown. ...
Open Access Library J. Vol.2, 2015
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1101583


Apr 09, 2015Open    AccessArticle

The Impact of Fixed Orthodontic Therapy in Correction of Malocclusion in Adults

Angela Cristina Pinto de Paiva Cunha, Olga Benario Vieira Maranhao, Ana Glaucia de Oliveira Macedo, Anderson Farias da Cunha, Kenio Costa de Lima
Objective: To measure the impact of fixed orthodontic therapy in the correction of malocclusion in adults and to evaluate the influence of factors associated with this impact. Methods: The sample consisted of 288 adult patients who had undergone fixed orthodontic therapy. The adequacy of orthodontic treatment was assessed by the PAR index in models of initial and final study. Associated factors were divided into two groups: socio-economic demographic variables (gender, education level, type of s...
Open Access Library J. Vol.2, 2015
Doi:10.4236/oalib.1101427


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