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. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. ncbi Bonding of maxillofacial silicone elastomers to an acrylic substrate
    Muhanad M Hatamleh
    Biomaterials Research Group, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, UK
    Dent Mater 26:387-95. 2010

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Publications171 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. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi Bonding of maxillofacial silicone elastomers to an acrylic substrate
    Muhanad M Hatamleh
    Biomaterials Research Group, School of Dentistry, University of Manchester, Higher Cambridge Street, Manchester, UK
    Dent Mater 26:387-95. 2010
    ..To investigate the effect of three different primers on shear and peel bond strengths between three maxillofacial silicone elastomers and an acrylic resin after 360 h of accelerated daylight-aging...
  11. ncbi Adhesive retention of silicone and chlorinated polyethylene for maxillofacial prostheses
    Sudarat Kiat-Amnuay
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, The University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston and M D Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, Tex, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 99:483-8. 2008
    ..Studies determining which medical adhesives provide the best bond strength for maxillofacial prostheses are needed...
  12. ncbi Structural damages of maxillofacial biopolymers under solar aging
    P N Eleni
    Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zografou Campus, 15780, Athens, Greece
    J Mater Sci Mater Med 18:1675-81. 2007
    ..A decrement in their melting points and heats was observed as irradiation time was increasing. Finally, experimental results demonstrated that solar radiation has a severe effect on the structural stability of the examined biomaterials...
  13. ncbi 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 ..
  14. 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
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi 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...
  21. ncbi Influence of pigment and opacifier on dimensional stability and detail reproduction of maxillofacial silicone elastomer
    Marcela Filie Haddad
    Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Araçatuba Dental School, UNESP Aracatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Craniofac Surg 22:1612-6. 2011
    ..Accelerated aging is responsible for most of the dimensional changes in Silastic MDX4 4210, but all dimensional changes measured in this study remained within the limits of stability necessary for this application...
  22. ncbi Irritation test of tissue adhesives for facial prostheses
    J E Dahl
    NIOM Scandinavian Institute of Dental Materials, Haslum, Norway
    J Prosthet Dent 84:453-7. 2000
    ..Adhesives are commonly used to improve the retention of a facial prosthesis to the skin. Although no requirement exists for facial prosthetic adhesives, an adhesive should be nonirritating and nontoxic...
  23. ncbi Effect of multi-adhesive layering on retention of extraoral maxillofacial silicone prostheses in vivo
    Sudarat Kiat-Amnuay
    Dental Branch, University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 92:294-8. 2004
    ..Loss of retention of maxillofacial prostheses often makes the margin visible or the prosthesis dislodge. Using several medical adhesives in combination may improve retention...
  24. ncbi 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...
  25. ncbi 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...
  26. 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...
  27. 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...
  28. ncbi The effects of primers and surface bonding characteristics on the adhesion of polyurethane to two commonly used silicone elastomers
    Paul P Chang
    Department of Prosthodontics, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX 78229 3900, USA
    J Prosthodont 18:23-31. 2009
    ..This may result in failure of such prostheses. The purpose of this investigation was to evaluate the effects of five primers on bonding between polyurethane and two commonly used silicone elastomers...
  29. ncbi Effect of adhesive retention of maxillofacial prostheses. Part 2: Time and reapplication effects
    S Kiat amnuay
    School of Dentistry, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292 0001, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 85:438-41. 2001
    ..After removal of the silicone rubber strip and reapplication of Secure(2) Medical Adhesive over the existing adhesive, bond strengths increased...
  30. ncbi Functional reconstruction of maxilla with titanium mesh and pedicled buccal fat pad flap
    Guan fu Chen
    Plast Reconstr Surg 115:334-6. 2005
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  37. 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...
  38. 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.
  39. 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...
  40. 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
  41. 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...
  42. 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)...
  43. 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
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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
    ....
  50. 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
  51. 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
    ....
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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.
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi 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...
  58. 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.
  59. ncbi Effect of fabrication process on the bond strength between silicone elastomer and acrylic resin for maxillofacial prosthesis
    Mariko Hattori
    Clinics for Oral and Maxillofacial Rehabilitation, University Hospital, Tokyo Medical and Dental University
    Dent Mater J 33:16-20. 2014
    ..Bond strength was generally greater when silicone elastomer was polymerized using a flaskless stone mold. ..
  60. ncbi Measuring the color of maxillofacial prosthetic material
    X Hu
    Division of Restorative and Prosthetic Dentistry, The Ohio State University College of Dentistry, 305 W 12th Ave, Columbus, OH 43210, USA
    J Dent Res 89:1522-7. 2010
    ..This non-contact system is recommended for color measurement of maxillofacial prosthetic materials...
  61. ncbi Late infections associated with alloplastic facial implants
    Oscar Hasson
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kaplan Medical Center, Rehovot, Israel
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 65:321-3. 2007
  62. ncbi Effects of outdoor weathering on facial prosthetic elastomers
    Panagiota N Eleni
    Laboratory of Process Analysis and Plant Design, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zografou Campus, 15780, Athens, Greece
    Odontology 99:68-76. 2011
    ..The effect of weathering on samples' properties was introduced through its effect on the mathematical models' parameters...
  63. ncbi An 8-year assessment of maxillofacial prosthetic patients treated in a Department of Prosthetic Dentistry
    L M Sykes
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, School of Oral Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, Wits 2050
    SADJ 56:198-202. 2001
    ..The results of this study indicate that there is a need for a specialised Maxillofacial Prosthetic Unit. Although the present fee schedule needs to be revised, there is still a need for a substantial amount of state subsidy...
  64. ncbi Stress analysis in oral obturator prostheses: imaging photoelastic
    Aldiéris Alves Pesqueira
    Sao Paulo State University UNESP, Araçatuba School of Dentistry, Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Aracatuba, Brazil
    J Biomed Opt 18:061203. 2013
    ..The bar-clip system exhibited the highest stress concentration followed by the O-ring system and conventional denture (control). Images generated by the photoelastic method help in the oral rehabilitator planning...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi Image data based reconstruction of the midface using a patient-specific implant in combination with a vascularized osteomyocutaneous scapular flap
    Christian Mertens
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital Heidelberg, Im Neuenheimer Feld 400, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 41:219-25. 2013
    ....
  67. ncbi Reconstruction of the exenterated orbit with osseointegrated implants
    A V H Greig
    Craniofacial Orbito Palpebral Service, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, London, UK
    J Plast Reconstr Aesthet Surg 63:1656-65. 2010
    ..Close collaborative planning by both the surgeon and the prosthetist from the outset is essential...
  68. ncbi Effect of extraoral aging conditions on color stability of maxillofacial silicone elastomer
    Muhanad M Hatamleh
    School of Dentistry, The University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    J Prosthodont 19:536-43. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to investigate color stability of pigmented and nonpigmented maxillofacial silicone elastomer exposed to different human and environmental aging conditions...
  69. ncbi Candida albicans adherence on silicone elastomers: effect of polymerisation duration and exposure to simulated saliva and nasal secretion
    Huseyin Kurtulmus
    Ege University, Faculty of Dentistry, Department of Prosthodontics, Izmir, Turkey
    Dent Mater 26:76-82. 2010
    ..This study investigated Candida albicans adhesion onto commercial maxillo-facial silicone elastomers based on different polymerisation processes...
  70. ncbi Disinfection of maxillofacial silicone elastomer using a novel antimicrobial agent: recombinant human beta-defensin-3
    Y Shi
    Department of Prosthodontics, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi an, Shaanxi Province, China
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 28:415-20. 2009
    ..25% group. In conclusion, rHBD3 exhibits antibacterial activity against oral pathogenic strains that adhere to maxillofacial elastomer, and may, thus, contribute to the prevention of infections caused by S. aureus and C. albicans...
  71. ncbi Fibre reinforcement enhances bonding of soft lining to acrylic dental and maxillofacial prostheses
    Muhanad Moh d Hatamleh
    University of Manchester, Manchester, UK
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 16:116-21. 2008
    ..Modes of failure were different; mixed and cohesive only exhibited. StickTech Net fibre-reinforced surfaces exhibited stronger bond to Molloplast-B over non-reinforced interfaces, indicating promising clinical implications...
  72. ncbi Influence of pigments and opacifiers on color stability of silicone maxillofacial elastomer
    Sudarat Kiat-Amnuay
    Department of Restorative Dentistry and Biomaterials, University of Texas Dental Branch at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    J Dent 37:e45-50. 2009
    ..To determine the effects of opacifiers and silicone pigments on the color stability of silicone A-2000 maxillofacial prosthetic elastomers subjected to artificial aging...
  73. ncbi [The complex facial prosthesis. The value of bone-anchored maxillofacial prostheses in the treatment of extensive loss of facial tissue]
    S Palmer
    Rev Stomatol Chir Maxillofac 102:261-5. 2001
    ....
  74. 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)...
  75. ncbi Tensile and microindentation properties of maxillofacial elastomers after different disinfecting procedures
    Panagiota N Eleni
    Laboratory of Process Analysis and Design, Department of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Zografou Campus, 15780 Athens, Greece Electronic address
    J Mech Behav Biomed Mater 28:147-55. 2013
    Daily disinfection of maxillofacial prosthesis may reduce their service-life and lead to replacement.
  76. ncbi Color stability of maxillofacial silicone with nanoparticle pigment and opacifier submitted to disinfection and artificial aging
    Marcela Filié Haddad
    UNESP, Araçatuba Dental School, Department of Dental Materials and Prosthodontics, Rua José Bonifácio, 1193 CEP 16015 050 Araçatuba, SP, Brazil
    J Biomed Opt 16:095004. 2011
    ..All values of △E obtained, independent of the disinfectant and the period of artificial aging, were considered acceptable in agreement with the norms presented in literature...
  77. ncbi Blame it on the surgeons
    R Shankar
    Anaesthesia 57:88. 2002
  78. ncbi A new Ti-5Ag alloy for customized prostheses by three-dimensional printing (3DP)
    S B Hong
    Harvard School of Dental Medicine, Boston, MA, USA
    J Dent Res 80:860-3. 2001
    ..It is concluded that the Ti-Ag system may be suitable for fabrication of customized prostheses by 3DP...
  79. ncbi [A preliminary study on maxillofacial prosthesis using structured light three-dimensional scanning and rapid prototyping technique]
    Jian Sun
    Department of Prosthodontics, School of Stomatology Ninth People s Hospital, School of Medicine, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, Shanghai 200011, China
    Zhonghua Kou Qiang Yi Xue Za Zhi 42:403-5. 2007
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  80. ncbi ["Relaxant" awake but still relaxed]
    B Pilgram
    Klinik fur Anasthesiologie und Operative Intensivmedizin, Universitat zu Koln
    Anaesthesist 53:629-32. 2004
    ..Several months after the incident, the patient reported having neither increased fear of surgery nor any negative psychological effects on her life following this incident of awareness...
  81. ncbi Reconstruction of maxilla with free latissimus dorsi-scapular osteomusculocutaneous flap
    John C Hardin
    Plast Reconstr Surg 111:965; author reply 965-6. 2003
  82. ncbi Advanced technology and the future of facial prosthetics in head and neck reconstruction
    J Wolfaardt
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:121-3. 2003
  83. 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...
  84. ncbi Effects of storage in simulated skin secretions on mechanical behavior and color of polydimethylsiloxanes elastomers
    Panagiota N Eleni
    Department of Process Analysis and Plant Design, School of Chemical Engineering, National Technical University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    J Craniofac Surg 22:830-6. 2011
    Among the deteriorations that occur in maxillofacial prosthesis due to exposure in various environmental factors, sebaceous oils (sebum) and perspiration are also responsible for several alterations.
  85. ncbi Prosthetically guided maxillofacial surgery: evaluation of the accuracy of a surgical guide and custom-made bone plate in oncology patients after mandibular reconstruction
    Simona Mazzoni
    Faculty of Medicine and Section of Prosthodontics, Department of Oral Science, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, and the Plastic Surgery Unit, S Orsola Malpighi Hospital, Bologna, Italy
    Plast Reconstr Surg 131:1376-85. 2013
    ....
  86. ncbi Gaining retention, support and stability of a maxillary obturator
    Hina Zafar Raja
    Department of Prosthodontics, Combined Military Hospital, Lahore Medical College, Lahore
    J Coll Physicians Surg Pak 21:311-4. 2011
    ..Patient's resonance, speech, retention and stability were markedly improved. Follow-up was done weekly in first month, fortnightly for the next 2 months then after every 3 months. In succeeding years it will be once every year...
  87. ncbi 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...
  88. ncbi 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...
  89. ncbi 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...
  90. ncbi 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...
  91. ncbi 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...
  92. 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...
  93. ncbi 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...
  94. 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...
  95. 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...
  96. 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...
  97. 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
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  98. ncbi 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.
  99. ncbi 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...
  100. 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...
  101. 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...

Research Grants6

  1. CLINICAL CANCER EDUCATION PROGRAM--ORAL ONCOLOGY
    HENRY GOLDMAN; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..surgical, radiation, and head and neck oncologists as well as specialists in voice rehabilitation, maxillofacial prosthesis, pathology and other allied health professionals have been recruited to this effort...
  2. 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. ..
  3. 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. ..
  4. 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. ..
  5. 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. ..
  6. Facial and Dental Arch Growth Following Palatal Surgery
    William Williams; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..A secondary part of the study will be a long-term follow-up of velopharyngeal function for speech. ..