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Case Report  |   Volume 1, Issue 1

Odontogenic Myxoma of Maxilla: Conservative or Radical Surgery?

Jalal Hamama, Lahcen Khalfi, Kamal Fiqhi and Karim EL Khatib

Odontogenic myxoma (OM) is a benign, locally invasive and aggressive, non-metastasizing neoplasm of the jaw bones. This article presents a rare case of odontogenic myxoma occurring in the maxilla of a 42-year-old female patient with review of the literature emphasizing a huge controversy regarding the surgical management.

  PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710004

Research Article  |   Volume 1, Issue 1

Tissue Dimensional Changes Following Alveolar Ridge Preservation with Different Xenografts Associated with a Collagen Membrane. Results at the 4-Month Re-Entry Surgery

Guarnieri Renzo, Stefano Ippoliti, Stefanelli Luigi, De Angelis Francesca, Di Carlo Stefano and Pompa Giorgio

The aim of the present study was to clinically and histologically evaluate outcomes of alveolar ridge preservation technique using a collagen membrane associated to bovine-derived bone (MB), and a collagen membrane associated to porcine-derived bone (MP).

  PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710003

Research Article  |   Volume 1, Issue 1

Virtually Planned Surgical Guides to Optimize Orthognathic Surgery

Leandro dos Santos Bicallho, Camila Magalhães Cardador, Devid Ribeiro Zille, João Paulo Figueiró Longo and Rander Pereira Avelar

Orthognathic surgery is defined as a surgery process that aims to correct congenital or acquired jaws deformities. This surgical process consists essentially of a series of osteotomies to reposition all the displaced parts of the jaw to achieve an ideal static and dynamical dental occlusion and facial symmetry.

  PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710002

Research Article  |   Volume 1, Issue 1

Relevant Aspects in Surgical Expansion Osteotomies Used in the Management of Maxillary Atresia for Efficiency and Stability

Kerlison Paulino de Oliveira , Valmir Braga de Aquino Mendonca, Romulo Dias de Oliveira and Marco Aurelio Medeiros da Silva

To obtain a functional and stable occlusion, it is important to have an adequate transverse maxillary dimension. It is estimated that 8 to 18% of patients seeking an orthodontic assessment present alterations to that dimension associated to multiple etiological factors.

  PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/iaoms-2017/1710001