Autores: Belmiro C. E. Vasconcelos,
The importance of inferences in scientific papers
There is a constant search for scientific evidence in the healtharea, and descriptive manuscripts are not forbidden. The problem isthat this type of study does not provide conclusions that allow extrapolationfor the population. Thus, answering a guiding question(existing problem) is not simple. It...
Autores: Belmiro C. E. Vasconcelos,
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The Project of the Internal Guideline of the Dental Clinical Staffis under consultation, which is the outcome of the Commission on Bioethicsand Good Practice Recommendations. This project will benefit all dental professionalsworking in hospitals. Suggestions may be sent through our...
Autores: Sylvio Luiz Costa De Moraes,
Laser therapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
The laser/LED technology has significantly evolvedin the last 20 years, in all aspects. In Surgery, it hasa broad utilization and may be divided in two largefields: the accomplishment of surgical proceduresand phototherapy for the treatment of disordersin the maxillofacial complex. In the case of...
Autores: Antônio Luiz Barbosa Pinheiro,
Assessment of two palatoplasty techniques in patients with cleft palate
Objective: The aim of this study was to perform a comparative study of two palatoplastytechniques — Von Langenbeck e Veau-Wardill-Kilner —, evaluating theeffectiveness of these techniques for the closure of cleft palates and hypernasalitycorrection. Methods: Patients submitted to palatoplasty...
Autores: Fábio Ricardo Loureiro Sato, Andréia Ferreira Ribeiro, Magno Liberato Silva, érica Cristina Marchiori, Roger William Fernandes Moreira,
messages.RevistaAutores: palate, Cleft palate, Velopharyngeal insufficiency, hard,
Surgical treatment of central giant cell lesions
The aggressive central giant cell granuloma is an neoplasm with unknown origin,which affects the jaws. The diagnosis is based on routine exams as uni ormultiocular lesion. It can be associated to syndromes and endocrine changes. Itis classified as aggressive and non-aggressive, based on clinic and...
Autores: José Nazareno Gil, André Luis Bim, Matheus Spinella, Carlos Eduardo De Souza, Liliane J. Grando,
messages.RevistaAutores: tumor, Giant cell, neoplasm,
Mandible first orthognathic surgery
This paper discusses, presenting a case report, the criteria that should be consideredin the clinical decision regarding the surgical approach, initiating the procedurein the mandible or maxilla. Case report: 27-year-old female diagnosed as havingvertical maxillary excess, anteroposterior mandible...
Autores: Aécio Abner Campos Pinto Júnior, Luiz Felipe Cardoso Lehman, Felipe Eduardo Baires Campos, Wagner Henriques De Castro, Vitor José Da Fonseca, Joanna Farias Da Cunha,
messages.RevistaAutores: Orthognathic surgery, Mandible, Planning,
Oroantral fistula treatment using palatal flap
The objective of the present paper was to describe the application of a cleft palate repairtechnique in an oroantral communication treatment. A patient from an Oral Surgery departmentpresented oroantral fistula in the midline palate after removal of a cystic lesion.The oroantral communication was...
Autores: Gustavo Boehmer Leite, João Manoel De Souza Mota, Gustavo Gomes Nardone Rodrigues, Wagner Hespanhol, Maria Aparecida De Albuquerque Cavalcante,
messages.RevistaAutores: Sinusitis, Frontal sinus, Oroantral fistula,
Gummy smile: botulinum toxin and gingival surgery
In Dentistry, the search for aesthetic excellency is increasingly growing in our specialties.The beauty of the smile is not only related to the shape, position and colorof the teeth, but also to the characteristics of the gingival tissue which should be asharmonious as the teeth. The gummy smile...
Autores: Irineu Gregnanin Pedron,
messages.RevistaAutores: dental, Esthetics, Gingival overgrowth, Botulinum toxin type A,
Hyperbaric oxygen therapy and stereolithographic models in immediate mandibular reconstruction
Defects caused by surgical treatment of tumors in the bones of the face can causeimportant sequelae to the patient. Reconstruction of segmental mandible defectsafter ablative tumor surgery remains a challenge for the maxillofacial surgeon. Theassociation between autograft and hyperbaric oxygen...
Autores: Darceny Zanetta Barbosa, Lucas Do Nascimento Tavares, Luiz Fernando Barbosa De Paulo, Luis Gustavo Jaime Paiva, Frederick Khalil Karam, Maiolino Thomaz Fonseca Oliveira,
messages.RevistaAutores: Bone Transplantation, Dental implants, Mandibular reconstruction, Hyperbaric oxygenation,
Calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor: case report
The oral cavity can present a lot of cysts and odontogenic tumors in various structurescomposing it. One of them, the calcifying cystic odontogenic tumor (CCOT),represents approximately 2% of these injuries. CCOT usually affects Caucasian,young adults in the third and fourth decades of life with...
Autores: Fernando Vacilotto Gomes, Carlos Alberto Medeiros Martins, Ana Cláudia Farias Anhalt,
messages.RevistaAutores: Odontogenic tumors, Jaw, Odontogenic cyst, calcifying,
Frontal bone reconstruction with polymethyl methacrylate prosthesis: case report
This study aimed at reporting the clinical case of a frontal bone reconstruction using acustomized polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) prosthesis that after 12 months presentedfracture. Male patient, 42 years old, attended the maxilofacial surgery service ambulatoryin the General Hospital Roberto...
Autores: Deyvid Silva Rebouças, Adriano Freitas De Assis, Ana Carolina Lemos Pimentel, Lucas Souza Cerqueira,
messages.RevistaAutores: biocompatible materials, Polymethyl methacrylate, Reconstruction, craniotomy,