maxillofacial prosthesis

Summary

Summary: A prosthetic appliance for the replacement of areas of the maxilla, mandible, and face, missing as a result of deformity, disease, injury, or surgery. When the prosthesis replaces portions of the mandible only, it is referred to as MANDIBULAR PROSTHESIS.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Maxillofacial rehabilitation of a large facial defect resulting from an arteriovenous malformation utilizing a two-piece prosthesis
    Donna M Hecker
    Department of Restorative Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55455, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 89:109-13. 2003
  2. ncbi Maxillofacial reconstruction with prefabricated osseous free flaps: a 3-year experience with 24 patients
    Dennis Rohner
    Craniofacial Center Hirslanden, Aarau, Switzerland
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:748-57. 2003
  3. ncbi Reconstruction of maxillary defects: the case for prosthetic rehabilitation
    Arun B Sharma
    Division of Prosthodontics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:1770-3. 2005
  4. ncbi A protocol for maxillary reconstruction following oncology resection using zygomatic implants
    John G Boyes-Varley
    Division of Maxillo Facial and Oral Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Prosthodont 20:521-31. 2007
  5. ncbi Reconstruction of total maxillectomy defect with implant-retained obturator prosthesis
    Cemal Aydin
    N Y State Dent J 73:38-41. 2007
  6. doi Patient satisfaction with maxillofacial prosthesis. Literature review
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Sao Paulo State University, Araçatuba Dental School, Brazil
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:175-80. 2009
  7. ncbi Positioning magnets on a multiple/sectional maxillofacial prosthesis
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Araçatuba School of Dentistry, University of the State of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Contemp Dent Pract 8:101-7. 2007
  8. ncbi Fabrication of a maxillofacial prosthesis using a computer-aided design and manufacturing system
    Mitsuhiro Tsuji
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saga Medical School, Saga 849 0937, Japan
    J Prosthodont 13:179-83. 2004
  9. doi Marginal deterioration of the silicone for facial prosthesis with pigments after effect of storage period and chemical disinfection
    Aimée Maria Guiotti
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Santa Fé do Sul Dental School, FUNEC, Santa Fé do Sul, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Craniofac Surg 21:142-5. 2010
  10. ncbi Evaluation of dimensional change and detail reproduction in silicones for facial prostheses
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dentistry Materials and Prosthesis, Faculty of Dentistry of Aracatuba, University of the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Odontol Latinoam 21:85-8. 2008

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Publications138 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Maxillofacial rehabilitation of a large facial defect resulting from an arteriovenous malformation utilizing a two-piece prosthesis
    Donna M Hecker
    Department of Restorative Sciences, School of Dentistry, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minn 55455, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 89:109-13. 2003
    ..The pathogenesis and therapeutic alternatives for arteriovenous malformations is also discussed...
  2. ncbi Maxillofacial reconstruction with prefabricated osseous free flaps: a 3-year experience with 24 patients
    Dennis Rohner
    Craniofacial Center Hirslanden, Aarau, Switzerland
    Plast Reconstr Surg 112:748-57. 2003
    ..Although it involves a two-stage procedure, the time for complete rehabilitation is shorter than with conventional procedures...
  3. ncbi Reconstruction of maxillary defects: the case for prosthetic rehabilitation
    Arun B Sharma
    Division of Prosthodontics, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0758, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:1770-3. 2005
  4. ncbi A protocol for maxillary reconstruction following oncology resection using zygomatic implants
    John G Boyes-Varley
    Division of Maxillo Facial and Oral Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Int J Prosthodont 20:521-31. 2007
    ..This protocol simplifies the rehabilitation and management of these defects by reducing surgical intervention, hosptilization, postoperative morbidity and treatment time, and prosthodontic procedural complications...
  5. ncbi Reconstruction of total maxillectomy defect with implant-retained obturator prosthesis
    Cemal Aydin
    N Y State Dent J 73:38-41. 2007
    ..Osseointegrated implants and ball attachments were used to provide retention, support and stability of the definitive obturator. Mastication, deglutition, articulation and the midfacial profile of the patient were rehabilitated...
  6. doi Patient satisfaction with maxillofacial prosthesis. Literature review
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Sao Paulo State University, Araçatuba Dental School, Brazil
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 62:175-80. 2009
    ..aimed to search information in database and conduct a literature review on patient satisfaction with maxillofacial prosthesis. The problems experienced by these patients may decrease when specialists keep the patient on regular ..
  7. ncbi Positioning magnets on a multiple/sectional maxillofacial prosthesis
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Araçatuba School of Dentistry, University of the State of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Contemp Dent Pract 8:101-7. 2007
    ..The aim of this report is to describe a quick and simple method of positioning retention magnets when deformed patients are rehabilitated with an oculopalpebral prostheses attached to a maxillary denture/obturator...
  8. ncbi Fabrication of a maxillofacial prosthesis using a computer-aided design and manufacturing system
    Mitsuhiro Tsuji
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Saga Medical School, Saga 849 0937, Japan
    J Prosthodont 13:179-83. 2004
    ..This paper describes a computer-aided design and manufacturing (CAD/CAM) system for the fabrication of maxillofacial prostheses. This system will provide a more consistently accurate reproduction of facial morphology...
  9. doi Marginal deterioration of the silicone for facial prosthesis with pigments after effect of storage period and chemical disinfection
    Aimée Maria Guiotti
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Santa Fé do Sul Dental School, FUNEC, Santa Fé do Sul, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Craniofac Surg 21:142-5. 2010
    ..The use of disinfection did not contribute to the marginal deterioration of polymer (silicone), regardless of the pigmentation and artificial aging...
  10. ncbi Evaluation of dimensional change and detail reproduction in silicones for facial prostheses
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dentistry Materials and Prosthesis, Faculty of Dentistry of Aracatuba, University of the State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Acta Odontol Latinoam 21:85-8. 2008
    ..Regarding detail reproduction, no alteration of values was observed in any of the materials analyzed, regardless of storage period or disinfection...
  11. doi Effect of nano-oxide concentration on the mechanical properties of a maxillofacial silicone elastomer
    Ying Han
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, China
    J Prosthet Dent 100:465-73. 2008
    ..Little has been reported on how the mechanical properties of a maxillofacial prosthetic elastomer may be affected by the addition of nanosized oxide particles used as an opacifier...
  12. doi Color stability comparison of silicone facial prostheses following disinfection
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, UNESP Sao Paulo State University, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Prosthodont 18:242-4. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the color stability of two silicones for use in facial prostheses, under the influence of chemical disinfection and storage time...
  13. ncbi Interactions of pigments and opacifiers on color stability of MDX4-4210/type A maxillofacial elastomers subjected to artificial aging
    Sudarat Kiat-Amnuay
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, 77030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 95:249-57. 2006
    ..The color instability and degradation of maxillofacial elastomers limit the function and cosmetic quality of facial prostheses...
  14. ncbi Visual evaluation of color stability after accelerated aging of pigmented and nonpigmented silicones to be used in facial prostheses
    Daniela Nardi Mancuso
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Araçatuba Dental School, UNESP Sao Paulo State University, Aracatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Indian J Dent Res 20:77-80. 2009
    ..The objective of this study was to evaluate by a visual method of comparison the color stability of nonpigmented and pigmented facial silicones after accelerated aging...
  15. ncbi Evaluation of hardness and surface roughness of two maxillofacial silicones following disinfection
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthesis, School of Dentistry of Aracatuba, Sao Paulo State University, Aracatuba, SP, Brazil
    Braz Oral Res 23:49-53. 2009
    ..MDX 4-4210 (28.59 Shore A, 0.789 Ra) presented higher values than Silastic 732 RTV (18.08 Shore A, 0.656 Ra) for both properties. Regarding the disinfection period, there was no significant difference in any of the materials tested...
  16. ncbi Color stability after accelerated aging of two silicones, pigmented or not, for use in facial prostheses
    Daniela Nardi Mancuso
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, School of Dentistry of Aracatuba, Sao Paulo State University, Aracatuba, SP, Brazil
    Braz Oral Res 23:144-8. 2009
    ..The cosmetic powder used in this study was the pigment that most altered the color of the test specimens...
  17. ncbi Effect of opacifiers on color stability of pigmented maxillofacial silicone A-2186 subjected to artificial aging
    Sudarat Kiat-Amnuay
    Assistant Professor, Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, The University of Texas, Houston Health Science Center, Dental Branch, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Prosthodont 11:109-16. 2002
    ....
  18. ncbi Extra-oral craniofacial endosseous implants and radiotherapy
    M M Abu-Serriah
    Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Glasgow Dental Hospital and School, UK
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:585-92. 2003
    ..The EOECI rehabilitation and osteoradionecrosis and the evidence of the potential role of hyperbaric oxygen are reviewed. Strategies for improving the clinical outcome of EOECIs are suggested...
  19. ncbi An elastomeric material for facial prostheses: synthesis, experimental and numerical testing aspects
    Kathryn Bellamy
    Matrix Biology and Tissue Repair Research Unit, Department of Dental Health and Biological Sciences, Dental School, University of Wales College of Medicine, CF14 4XY Cardiff, UK
    Biomaterials 24:5061-6. 2003
    ..This preliminary study will serve as a basis to introduce more complex features such as viscoelasticity and wrinkling of the soft polymeric structure in order to optimise the performances of the final prosthetic material...
  20. ncbi Comparison of maxillary implant-supported prosthesis in irradiated and non-irradiated patients
    Yingguang Cao
    Center of Stomatological Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, Wuhan 430030
    J Huazhong Univ Sci Technolog Med Sci 23:209-12. 2003
    ..01). It was concluded that the implants and prostheses in irradiated patients have significantly lower survival rates than in non-irradiated patients...
  21. ncbi Maxillary and mandibular osteosyntheses with PLGA and P(L/DL)LA implants: a 5-year inpatient biocompatibility and degradation experience
    Constantin A Landes
    Maxillofacial and Facial Plastic Surgery, J W Goethe University Medical Center, Frankfurt, Germany
    Plast Reconstr Surg 117:2347-60. 2006
    ..e., swelling, osteolyses, and fistulation), indirect implant degradation (i.e., palpability and radiographic reossification), and direct implant degradation (i.e., molecular weight and crystallinity of explants)...
  22. ncbi Maxillofacial prosthetic management of the maxillary resection patient
    Steven P Haug
    Division of Prosthodontics, Restorative Dentistry, Indiana University School of Dentistry, 1121 West Michigan Street, Indianapolis, IN 46202, USA
    Atlas Oral Maxillofac Surg Clin North Am 15:51-68. 2007
  23. ncbi [Specificity of prosthetic dental rehabilitation in cleft lip and palate sequels]
    G Raoul
    Département universitaire de chirurgie maxillofacial et stomatologie, rez de chaussée hôpital B Roger Salengro, Rue Emile Laine, CHRU de Lille, 59037 Lille Cedex, France
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 108:378-82. 2007
    ..If previous management of the cleft patient did not provide normal occlusion, dental rehabilitation is the alternative. We describe implant-supported prosthesis; implant stabilized prosthesis, bridge, and maxillofacial prosthesis.
  24. ncbi Development of a static and dynamic simulator for osteosyntheses of the mandible
    M Karoglan
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany
    Technol Health Care 14:449-55. 2006
    ..Therefore an ethically correct and economically reasonable testing of industrial products and clinical methods of osteosynthesis can be performed with this simulator...
  25. ncbi Brain abscess by mycotic and bacterial infection in a diabetic patient: clinical report and review of literature
    Valentina Pellacchia
    Second Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome La Sapienza, Azienda Ospedaliera S Andrea, Maxillo facial Surgery, Rome, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 17:578-84. 2006
    ..The authors decided to position an intraoral prosthesis to restore palatal integrity and masticatory function and inserted four titanium fixtures for the retention of the bone-anchored facial prosthesis...
  26. ncbi Midface volume replacement with a transmaxillary implant
    Steven Burres
    Aesthetic Plast Surg 29:1-4; discussion 5. 2005
    ..Volume replacement is an essential component of midface rejuvenation. Previously designed alloplastic implants augment bony prominences. The Maxout implant was configured to add height to the lowest surface, the canine fossa...
  27. ncbi Systematic review of the evidence supporting intra-oral maxillofacial prosthodontic care
    J Fraser McCord
    Unit of Prosthodontics, University Dental Hospital of Manchester, UK
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 12:129-35. 2004
    ..Finally, suggestions for future research in the field of maxillofacial prosthodontics are made...
  28. ncbi [Efficacy of use of X-ray contrast carbon material in maxillo-facial surgery]
    R V Golovin
    Stomatologiia (Mosk) 84:28-32. 2005
    ..It was successful and the samples were visualized. In these cases spiral computed tomography is the optimal tool to make all deformation volume clear, to plan operative interventions and to observe the treatment results...
  29. ncbi A hollow-bulb interim obturator for maxillary resection. A case report
    B Rilo
    Prosthodontics Department, Faculty of Medicine and Odontology, Santiago de Compostela University, Spain
    J Oral Rehabil 32:234-6. 2005
    ..The advantages of this approach are rapid construction and ease of ongoing adjustment during the healing process...
  30. ncbi Nasoalveolar molding for infants born with clefts of the lip, alveolus, and palate
    Barry H Grayson
    Institute of Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, NY 10016, USA
    Clin Plast Surg 31:149-58, vii. 2004
    ..Preservation of these presurgical changes is achieved through the coordinated and modified surgical technique of the primary cleft repair...
  31. ncbi In vitro effect of microwave irradiation on the retentive force of magnets
    James C Lemon
    M D Anderson Canncer Center and University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Dental Branch, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 91:368-73. 2004
    ..Few studies have addressed the possible effect(s) of microwave irradiation on the magnetic properties of "permanent" magnets during the fabrication of dental and maxillofacial prostheses...
  32. ncbi Effects of defect configuration, size, and remaining teeth on masticatory function in post-maxillectomy patients
    S Koyama
    Maxillofacial Prosthetics Clinic, Tohoku University Hospital, Sendai, Japan
    J Oral Rehabil 32:635-41. 2005
    ..648, P=0.001). The presence of teeth, the size and configuration of the defect influenced the masticatory function of post-maxillectomy patients with obturator prostheses...
  33. ncbi Primary reconstruction of the maxilla following maxillectomy with or without sacrifice of the orbit
    Neal D Futran
    University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 63:1765-9. 2005
  34. ncbi Functional reconstruction of maxilla with titanium mesh and pedicled buccal fat pad flap
    Guan fu Chen
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:334-6. 2005
  35. ncbi Surface modification of an experimental silicone rubber maxillofacial material to improve wettability
    Tariq Aziz
    Department of Basic Dental Science, College of Medicine, University of Wales, Heath Park, Cardiff CF14 4XY, UK
    J Dent 31:213-6. 2003
    ..The purpose of the study was to surface modify an experimental silicone rubber material in order to improve wettability...
  36. ncbi A mechanically retained, four part oral and facial prosthesis: a clinical report
    Leanne M Sykes
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Oral Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, PO Wits, 2050, Johannesburg, South Africa
    SADJ 58:11-5. 2003
    ..This provided a functional prosthesis as well as psychological benefits to the patient who had no access to medical facilities or supplies in her rural home town...
  37. ncbi Facial prosthetic rehabilitation: preprosthetic surgical techniques and biomaterials
    James C Lemon
    Section of Oncologic Dentistry, Department of Head and Neck Surgery, MD Anderson Cancer Center, University of Texas, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 13:255-62. 2005
    ..Teamwork between the surgeon and maxillofacial prosthodontist will ensure an optimal surgical preparation and definitive prosthesis...
  38. ncbi [From the concept of permanent percutaneous connections to that of permanent percutaneous electrical connections]
    P Sabin
    Service d'ORL, , Suresnes
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 102:283-8. 2001
    ..an extra-oral implant provides two main functions: support of bone anchored hearing aid (BAHA) and fixing maxillofacial prosthesis (MFP)...
  39. ncbi New organosilicon maxillofacial prosthetic materials
    J H Lai
    LAI Laboratories, Inc, 12101 16th Avenue South, Burnsville, MN 55337, USA
    Dent Mater 18:281-6. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the physical properties of new prosthetic materials based on methacryloxypropyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxane (MPDS-MF), and to compare the properties with those of A-2186...
  40. ncbi Preshaped hydroxyapatite tricalcium-phosphate implant using three-dimensional computed tomography in the reconstruction of bone deformities of craniomaxillofacial region
    Hideyuki Tada
    Division of Plastic Surgery, Nara Medical University, 840 Shijo Cho, Kashihara, Nara 634 8521, Japan
    J Craniofac Surg 13:287-92. 2002
    ....
  41. ncbi [Magnet-retained orbital-zygomatic prosthesis--a case report]
    Udo F Schneider
    Universitatsklinik fur Zahn, Mund und Kieferheilkunde Abteilung Poliklinik für Zahnärztliche Prothetik, Klinikum der Albert Ludwigs Universität Freiburg
    Schweiz Monatsschr Zahnmed 112:342-54. 2002
  42. ncbi Residual facial disfigurement after the ablative surgery of a lachrymal gland carcinoma: a clinical report of the prosthetic rehabilitation
    L Ciocca
    Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Prosthetic Rehabilitation, Department of Oral Science, Alma Mater Sudiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Indian J Cancer 41:85-8. 2004
    ..A rehabilitation with a maxillofacial prosthesis was proposed to restore the aesthetic appearance of the patient without inserting craniofacial implants...
  43. ncbi A maxillary lip prosthesis retained by an obturator with attachments: A clinical report
    Meiko Oki
    Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Prosthet Dent 88:135-8. 2002
    ..The thin margin of the lip prosthesis ensured that it adapted well to functional movements...
  44. ncbi A study on reproducing silicone shade guide for maxillofacial prostheses matching Indian skin color
    Satyabodh S Guttal
    Department of Prosthodontics, SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Sattur, Dharwad 580 009, Karnataka State, India
    Indian J Dent Res 19:191-5. 2008
    ..The use of powder colors to help develop a simplified silicone shade guide to aid in the fabrication of silicone facial prostheses for Indian patients has been described here...
  45. ncbi A long-term retrospective outcome assessment of facial growth, secondary surgical need, and maxillary lateral incisor status in a surgical-orthodontic protocol for complete clefts
    Sheldon W Rosenstein
    Cleft Lip and Palate Program at Children s Memorial Hospital, Chicago, Ill, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:1-13; discussion 14-6. 2003
    ....
  46. ncbi Combined modality treatment of Ewing's sarcoma of the maxilla
    Leonard H Wexler
    Department of Pediatrics, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, Box 210, New York, New York 10021, USA
    Head Neck 25:168-72. 2003
    ..Primary bone sarcomas arising in osseous structures of the head and neck are rare. These tumors are often incompletely resected and treated with radiotherapy for local control...
  47. ncbi Simple maxillary reconstruction using free tissue transfer and prostheses
    Minoru Sakuraba
    Division of Head and Neck Surgery, National Cancer Center Hospital East, Chiba, Japan
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:594-8; discussion 599-600. 2003
    ..Speech function was rated as excellent on Hirose's scoring system for Japanese speech ability. The authors believe that their method of palatomaxillary reconstruction is both simple and reliable...
  48. ncbi Use of the infra hyoid musculo-cutaneous flap in soft palate reconstruction
    P Gangloff
    Head and Neck Surgery Unit, Oncologic Surgery Department, Centre Alexis Vautrin, Avenue de Bourgogne, Brabois, 54511 Vandoeuvre les Nancy Cedex, France
    Eur J Surg Oncol 32:1165-9. 2006
    ..from oropharynx who underwent infra hyoid musculo-cutaneous flap reconstruction including soft palate in alternative to free radial forearm flap or maxillofacial prosthesis. Post operative radiotherapy was performed for all patients.
  49. ncbi CAD/CAM ear model and virtual construction of the mold
    Leonardo Ciocca
    Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, Department of Oral Science, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Prosthet Dent 98:339-43. 2007
    This article describes a technique to make an implant-retained maxillofacial prosthesis using CAD/CAM technology and a rapid prototyping machine...
  50. doi Relationship between symptoms of dryness and moisture levels in patients with maxillofacial prostheses
    Mamoru Murakami
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Prosthodontics, Field of Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, Course for Advanced Therapeutics, Kagoshima University Graduate School of Medical and Dental Sciences, Sakuragaoka, Kagoshima, Japan
    J Prosthodont Res 54:65-9. 2010
    ..This study aimed to examine the relationship between symptoms of dry mouth and the moisture levels in patients with maxillofacial prostheses...
  51. ncbi Binder's maxillo-nasal dysplasia: report of a case
    P A Akeredolu
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idiaraba, Lagos, Nigeria
    Odontostomatol Trop 30:5-8. 2007
    ..Her principal complaint was the associated missing incisors. The incisors and the premaxilla were satisfactorily replaced with a removable maxillofacial prosthesis.
  52. doi CAD-CAM prosthetically guided bone regeneration using preformed titanium mesh for the reconstruction of atrophic maxillary arches
    L Ciocca
    Section of Prosthodontics, Department of Oral Science, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Via S Vitale 59, 40125, Bologna, Italy
    Comput Methods Biomech Biomed Engin 16:26-32. 2013
    ..The protocol presented here is a viable, reproducible way to determine the correct bone augmentation for the final implant-supported prosthetic rehabilitation...
  53. doi The application of rapid prototyping in prosthodontics
    Jian Sun
    Department of Prosthodontics, Ninth People s Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine, Shanghai Key Laboratory of Stomatology, Shanghai, China
    J Prosthodont 21:641-4. 2012
    ..Many people could benefit from this new technology through various forms of dental prosthesis production. Traditional prosthodontic practices could also be changed by RP techniques in the near future...
  54. doi Mechanical properties of human bone surrounding plateau root form implants retrieved after 0.3-24 years of function
    Marta Baldassarri
    Department of Biomaterials and Biomimetics, New York University College of Dentistry, New York, USA
    J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater 100:2015-21. 2012
    ..3). This work suggests that human cortical bone around plateau root form implants presents an increase in elastic modulus and hardness during the first 5 years following implantation and presents stable mechanical properties thereafter...
  55. doi Jaw in a day: total maxillofacial reconstruction using digital technology
    Jamie P Levine
    Department of Plastic Surgery, New York University Medical Center, New York, NY 10016, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:1386-91. 2013
    ..In current practice, dental reconstruction is delayed for 3 to 6 months, leaving the patient without teeth in the interim. This can be disfiguring and anxiety provoking for the patient...
  56. doi Upper lip prosthesis retained to a palatal obturator
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry of Aracatuba, Unesp Univ Estadual Paulista, Aracatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Craniofac Surg 22:e59-62. 2011
    ..The prosthesis insertion restored the patient's facial aesthetics, contributing not only to function, but also to psychosocial adaptation...
  57. doi Scope of prosthodontic services for patients with head and neck cancer
    S S Mantri
    Department of Prosthodontics, Hitkarini Dental College and Hospital, Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India
    Indian J Cancer 49:39-45. 2012
    ..Normal function may not be achieved but optimal function should always be achieved and the patients can lead a near to normal life...
  58. ncbi Rehabilitation of an extraoral and intraoral defect complicated with microstomia. A study case
    L M Abdulhadi
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, 50603 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 20:81-5. 2012
    ..This resulted in practically good retention, placement, and adaptation of the two parts of the prosthesis...
  59. pmc Fabrication of temporary speech bulb prosthesis: A clinical report
    K Kasim Mohamed
    Department of Prosthodontics, Sri Ramachandra Dental College, Sri Ramachandra University, Chennai, India
    J Indian Prosthodont Soc 10:71-4. 2010
    b>Maxillofacial prosthesis is an art and science which not only replaces the lost structure sometimes it restores the functions also...
  60. ncbi A pilot study in the application of texture relief for digitally designed facial prostheses
    D Eggbeer
    The National Centre for Product Design and Development Research, The University of Wales Institute, Cardiff, UK
    Proc Inst Mech Eng H 220:705-14. 2006
    ..The suitability of the technologies is commented upon, limitations discussed, and future directions identified...
  61. doi Orofacial rehabilitation of patients with post-cancer treatment--an overview and report of three cases
    K S Guttal
    Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, SDM College of Dental Sciences and Hospital, Sattur, Dharwad, India
    Indian J Cancer 47:59-64. 2010
    ..This article presents an overview of the orofacial rehabilitation of postcancer treatments along with case reports...
  62. ncbi Can we assess quality of life in patients with head and neck cancer? A preliminary report from the American Academy of Maxillofacial Prosthetics
    Donna M Hecker
    Clinical Dental Specialist, University of Minnesota School of Dentistry, Minneapolis, Minn, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 88:344-51. 2002
    ..This article provides background on previous quality-of-life studies and reviews the need for and aims of the AAMP assessment instrument...
  63. ncbi Survival rate of zygomatic implants in atrophic or partially resected maxillae prior to functional loading: a retrospective clinical report
    Roger A Zwahlen
    Department of Cranio Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Ramistrasse 100, CH 8126 Zürich, Switzerland
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 21:413-20. 2006
    ..The purpose of this article was to evaluate the survival rate of 34 remote anchorage implants placed in 18 patients from placement to uncovering, prior to any prosthetic loading...
  64. ncbi Wettability, water sorption and water solubility of seven silicone elastomers used for maxillofacial prostheses
    Anna Karin Hulterström
    NIOM Scandinavian Institute of Dental Materials, P O Box 70, Haslum 1305, Norway
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 19:225-31. 2008
    ..The results of this study also suggests that it might be of interest to test sorption and solubility of materials that are to be implanted, since most of the materials had some solubility...
  65. doi Effects of radiation therapy on craniofacial and dental implants: a review of the literature
    Stefan Ihde
    Gommiswald Dental Clinic, Gommiswald, Switzerland
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 107:56-65. 2009
    ..Our purpose was to explore the risks of irradiation regarding dose levels, timing of radiation, implant location, and material...
  66. ncbi Adhesion of maxillofacial silicone elastomer to a fiber-reinforced composite resin framework
    Rosita Kantola
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Diseases, Vaasa Central Hospital, Finland
    Int J Prosthodont 24:582-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this research was to study the tensile bond strength between a room temperature-polymerized maxillofacial silicone elastomer and a unidirectional FRC...
  67. ncbi Application of a specially designed palatal lift prosthesis to a patient with velopharyngeal incompetence due to severe brain injury
    Kosuke Honda
    Quintessence Int 38:e316-20. 2007
    ....
  68. ncbi Biomaterials and biomechanics of oral and maxillofacial implants: current status and future developments
    J B Brunski
    Department of Biomedical Engineering, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York 12180 3590, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 15:15-46. 2000
    ..A worthwhile task for the future is to find ways to more effectively deliver products of research into the hands of clinicians...
  69. doi Rehabilitation of nose using silicone based maxillofacial prosthesis
    Bilal Ahmed
    Department of Prosthodontics and Oral Implantology, University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 20:65-7. 2010
    ..This report presents a case of prosthetic rehabilitation of the nasal component of the face secondary to nasal leishmaniasis, using precision attachment retained maxillofacial prosthesis.
  70. doi Interfacial corrections of maxillofacial elastomers for Kubelka-Munk theory using non-contact measurements
    Xingxue Hu
    Section of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    Dent Mater 25:1163-8. 2009
    ..The objective is to determine which IRC method for Kubelka-Munk theory (K-MT) models the spectral reflectance of pigmented maxillofacial elastomer (MFE) with least error...
  71. ncbi Change in a maxillo-facial prosthesis material effecting from environmental factors: a clinical report
    Filiz Keyf
    Department of Prosthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Hacettepe University, Sihhiye, Ankara, Turkey
    J Biomater Appl 16:259-66. 2002
    ..The prosthesis was changed from environmental factors such as sunlight, wetting and drying, cleaning and secretions. Facial prosthesis was fabricated anew because of color changes and surface changes...
  72. ncbi Optical data acquisition for computer-assisted design of facial prostheses
    Christoph Runte
    Department of Prosthodontics, Center for Dental Medicine, University of Munster, Waldeyerstrasse 30, D 48149 Munster, Germany
    Int J Prosthodont 15:129-32. 2002
    ..The purpose of this study was to establish a system that allows contact-free reproduction of the facial surface combined with computer-assisted design and fabrication of facial prostheses...
  73. ncbi A new prosthodontic approach for craniofacial implant-retained maxillofacial prostheses
    Ansgar C Cheng
    University of Toronto, Canada
    J Prosthet Dent 88:224-8. 2002
    ..Remakes of craniofacial implant-retained prostheses may require significant time and incur additional costs. An alternative procedure is presented to improve the predictability of such prostheses...
  74. doi A fiber-reinforced composite prosthesis restoring a lateral midfacial defect: a clinical report
    Hemmo Kurunmäki
    Vaasa Central Hospital, Vaasa, Finland
    J Prosthet Dent 100:348-52. 2008
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  75. ncbi [Research and application of computer-aided technology in restoration of maxillary defect]
    Xiaosheng Cheng
    College of Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Nanjing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 357, Nanjing 210016, China
    Sheng Wu Yi Xue Gong Cheng Xue Za Zhi 25:762-5. 2008
    ..The exported design data can be manufactured using rapid prototyping technology and foundry technology. Finally, the result proved that this method is effective and feasible...
  76. ncbi [Application of the palatal ramp in a reconstructed mandibulectomy patient]
    Junko Nakajima
    Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, National Defense Medical College
    Nihon Hotetsu Shika Gakkai Zasshi 52:388-91. 2008
    ..A mandibular denture and maxillary prosthesis with palatal ramp were fabricated to provide sufficient occlusal contacts and bilateral balanced occlusion...
  77. doi Effect of disinfection and accelerated aging on color stability of colorless and pigmented facial silicone
    Aldiéris Alves Pesqueira
    Private Practice, Aracatuba, Brazil Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, UNESP, Sao Paulo State University, Aracatuba, Brazil Division of Restorative Dentistry, Division of Dental Materials, State University of Campinas, Piracicaba School of Dentistry, Piracicaba, Brazil
    J Prosthodont 20:305-9. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the color stability of a facial silicone with different pigmentations submitted to disinfection and accelerated aging...
  78. ncbi [Extra-oral implants: surgical procedures]
    M Brix
    Service de Chirurgie Maxillo-faciale et de Stomatologie, CHU, 2 place St. Jacques,
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 102:243-7. 2001
    ..Besides surgical procedure, careful bone and peri-abutment suture are required for success...
  79. doi Application of an automatic conversation intelligibility test system using computerized speech recognition technique
    Mariko Hattori
    Clinics for Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, University Hospital, Faculty of Dentistry Tokyo Medical and Dental University, Tokyo, Japan
    J Prosthodont Res 54:7-13. 2010
    ..In this study, the system was remodeled employing sentences as test stimuli to overcome the shortcomings. The new system was used to evaluate speech of normal adults and maxillectomy patients...
  80. ncbi Color stability of facial silicone prosthetic polymers after outdoor weathering
    G L Polyzois
    School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Greece
    J Prosthet Dent 82:447-50. 1999
    ..Color deterioration of silicone prosthetic elastomers affects the life expectancy of facial prostheses in a service environment...
  81. ncbi Changes in appearance of silicone elastomers for maxillofacial prostheses as a result of aging
    A K Hulterström
    Department of Odontology, Umea University, Sweden
    Int J Prosthodont 12:498-504. 1999
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the influence of certain defined variables on color and opacity of silicone elastomers for maxillofacial prostheses...
  82. ncbi Effect of adhesive retention on maxillofacial prostheses. Part I: skin dressings and solvent removers
    S Kiat amnuay
    School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292 0001, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 84:335-40. 2000
    ..SP improved adhesion of both SMA (15%) and E3 (27%). SMA was still far more retentive. US had no effect on retention. SMA remained on the prostheses, whereas E3 left a difficult-to-remove residue on the skin...
  83. doi Effect of time passage on some physical properties of silicone maxillofacial elastomers
    Gregory L Polyzois
    Division of Removable Prosthodontics, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Craniofac Surg 22:1617-21. 2011
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  84. doi Digital image capture and rapid prototyping of the maxillofacial defect
    Jennifer V Sabol
    Department of Prosthodontics, Walter Reed Army Medical Center, Washington, DC 20307, USA
    J Prosthodont 20:310-4. 2011
    ..This article reviews this technique and how it can be applied to maxillofacial prosthetics...
  85. doi Complex midfacial reconstruction with an implant-supported framework
    Serhan Akman
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Selcuk, Faculty of Dentistry, Konya, Turkey
    J Craniofac Surg 22:724-6. 2011
    ..A 2-piece prosthesis that composed of an obturator and facial prosthesis was fabricated. Cosmetic improvements as well as the ability to speak, swallow, and, to a lesser degree, chew, were achieved for this patient...
  86. ncbi Virtual transplantation in designing a facial prosthesis for extensive maxillofacial defects that cross the facial midline using computer-assisted technology
    Zhi Hong Feng
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Stomatology, Fourth Military Medical Academy, Chang le West Road 145, Xian, Shaanxi, P R China
    Int J Prosthodont 23:513-20. 2010
    ..The aim of this article was to demonstrate a novel approach to designing facial prostheses using the transplantation concept and computer-assisted technology for extensive, large, maxillofacial defects that cross the facial midline...
  87. doi Influence of pigments and opacifiers on color stability of an artificially aged facial silicone
    Daniela Micheline dos Santos
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Araçatuba Dental School, UNESP, Aracatuba, Brazil
    J Prosthodont 20:205-8. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the influence of two pigments (ceramic powder and oil paint) and one opacifier (barium sulfate) on the color stability of MDX4-4210 facial silicone submitted to accelerated aging...
  88. ncbi Hardness evaluation of prosthetic silicones containing opacifiers following chemical disinfection and accelerated aging
    Marcelo Coelho Goiato
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Araçatuba Dental School, Sao Paulo State University, Aracatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Braz Oral Res 24:303-8. 2010
    ..All groups displayed greater hardness after 1,008 hours of accelerated aging independent of disinfectant type. All of the hardness values were within the clinically acceptable range...
  89. ncbi TGF-beta1 and VEGF after fresh frozen bone allograft insertion in oral-maxillo-facial surgery
    L F Rodella
    Department of Biomedical Science Biotechnology Section of Human Anatomy, University of Brescia, 25124 Brescia, Italy
    Histol Histopathol 25:463-71. 2010
    ..However, the regenerated alveolar bone, collected six months after the graft insertion surgery, showed wide areas of non-calcified matrix. TGF-beta1 and VEGF were less expressed in FFB than in regenerated alveolar bone...
  90. ncbi [Removable partial dentures in maxillo-facial prosthetics]
    H Reintsema
    Centrum voor Bijzondere Tandheelkunde, Afdeling Kaakchirurgie, Universitair Medisch Centrum Groningen en de Rijksuniversiteit Groningen
    Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 116:677-85. 2009
    ..Despite this trend, removable partial dentures are still the treatment of choice in head and neck oncology rehabilitation and in cleft and trauma patients...
  91. doi Color stability of polymers for facial prosthesis
    Daniela Micheline dos Santos
    Faculty of Dentistry of Aracatuba, Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Sao Paulo State University, Brazil
    J Craniofac Surg 21:54-8. 2010
    ..Aging for 1008 hours represented a significant influence on color alteration of all resins. All materials presented chromatic alteration after accelerated artificial aging...
  92. ncbi Analysis of translucency of skin by volume reflection for color formulation of facial prostheses
    Anke Korfage
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands
    Int J Prosthodont 22:623-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the translucency of skin at different body sites by measuring volume reflection in a cohort of Caucasian individuals...
  93. doi Mechanical properties and bonding of maxillofacial silicone elastomers
    Muhanad M Hatamleh
    Biomaterials Research Group, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester M14 5FH, UK
    Dent Mater 26:185-91. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate the mechanical properties of recently and previously introduced maxillofacial silicone elastomers and their bond strength to acrylic resin substrate...
  94. ncbi [Effects of unilateral cleft lip and palate prosthesis on the development of maxillary and facial soft tissue]
    B Fang
    Department of Stomatology, Second Clinical College of China Medical University
    Hua Xi Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 19:225-8. 2001
    ..The excavation of bony middle 1/3 in face results in paramorphia of soft tissue adhering on the bony tissue. We can conclude that in order to obtain better articulation function, the palatoplasty should be carried out early...
  95. ncbi Valentin Ashkenazi--1950 Zahal disabled veteran
    D Almog
    Dental Implant and Reconstruction Center, Rochester, New York, USA
    Refuat Hapeh Vehashinayim 24:73-4. 2007
  96. ncbi Developments in reconstruction of midface and maxilla
    Neal D Futran
    Department of Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street Box 356515, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Lancet Oncol 7:249-58. 2006
    ..Traditionally, these defects would have been repaired by a maxillofacial prosthesis but advances in tissue transfers, particularly of microvascular free flaps, have greatly increased ..
  97. ncbi Management of bilateral cleft lip and nasal deformity
    Annette M Pham
    Department of Otolaryngology, University of California, Davis School of Medicine, Sacramento, 95817, USA
    Curr Opin Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 14:278-82. 2006
    ..Management of bilateral cleft lip and nasal deformity can be a challenging task. This paper provides an overview of bilateral cleft lip and nasal deformity with an updated review of current management issues in the literature...
  98. ncbi A survey of the UK maxillofacial laboratory service: profiles of staff and work
    J Watson
    Department of Adult Dental Care, School of Clinical Dentistry, University of Sheffield, Claremont Crescent, Sheffield, UK
    Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg 44:406-10. 2006
    ..Fifty-three laboratory managers (89%) thought that maxillofacial prosthetists and technologists gave psychological support to these patients, but only 12 laboratories (21%) had staff with formal training in counselling...
  99. ncbi Histological analysis of bone/heteroplastic implant interfaces in dog tibia
    Paulo Laino Cândido
    Department of Anatomy, Methodist University of Sao Paulo, Rua do Sacramento, 230, Sao Bernardo do Campo, 09640 000, SP Brazil
    Ann Anat 186:69-73. 2004
    ..In addition, little or no fibrous tissue was observed between the bone and implant surfaces. The titanium implants presented better osseointegration than did the ceramic implant...
  100. ncbi The pediatric patient at a maxillofacial service: Eye prosthesis
    Beatriz Silva Câmara Mattos
    Department of Maxillofacial Sugery, Protheses and Traumatology, School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo
    Braz Oral Res 20:247-51. 2006
    ..However, the etiology of eye loss varied according to the considered gender and age bracket...
  101. ncbi Long-term stability of prosthetic treatment of oronasal and oroantral communications
    - Bartonová
    Department of Prosthodontics, 1st Medical Faculty GFH, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic
    Acta Chir Plast 47:85-91. 2005
    ..Attachment retention, fixed and removable denture with metal base are the first method of choice, due to acceptable long-term stability...

Research Grants26

  1. DONOR SPECIFIC IMMUNOSUPPRESSION TO TRACHEAL ALLOGRAFTS
    Eric Genden; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Specific Aim II will focus on alternative methods of inducing donor specific tolerance to tracheal allografts. Specific Aim III will focus on the behavior of the tracheal allograft and its affect upon the established state of tolerance. ..
  2. VELOPHARYNGEAL FUNCTION FOR SPEECH AFTER PALATAL SURGERY
    William Williams; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..In addition, this study may serve as a model for international prospective clinical trials, such as in Russia and Ukraine where treatment of cleft palate is centralized. ..
  3. Prospective evaluation of immediate temporized implants
    Michael Block; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Standardized hard and soft tissue data will be collected preextraction as baseline, and then prospectively for at least two years in this trial, to compare and contrast the methods. ..
  4. Facial and Dental Arch Growth Following Palatal Surgery
    William Williams; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A secondary part of the study will be a long-term follow-up of velopharyngeal function for speech. ..
  5. CELLULAR AND MOLECULAR TARGETING OF TMJ DESTRUCTION
    DAVID TIPTON; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..It is hoped that completion of these three aims will provide a detailed knowledge of the biological basis of TMJ destruction via synovial fibroblasts and MMP pathway. ..