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  1. ncbi Bone graft remodelling and implant success rate in the treatment of the severely resorbed maxilla: a 5-year longitudinal study
    E Nystrom
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Umeaå, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:158-64. 2002
  2. ncbi Direct implant loading in the edentulous maxilla using a bone density-adapted surgical protocol and primary implant stability criteria for inclusion
    Pär Olov Ostman
    Department of Biomaterials, Institute for Surgical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 7:S60-9. 2005
  3. ncbi Two- versus three-dimensional imaging in subjects with unerupted maxillary canines
    Susanna Botticelli
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Eur J Orthod 33:344-9. 2011
  4. ncbi Density of the alveolar and basal bones of the maxilla and the mandible
    Hyo Sang Park
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 133:30-7. 2008
  5. ncbi A clinical and histologic evaluation of implant integration in the posterior maxilla after sinus floor augmentation with autogenous bone, bovine hydroxyapatite, or a 20:80 mixture
    Mats Hallman
    Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Public Health Service, Gävle City, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 17:635-43. 2002
  6. ncbi Short implants in the severely resorbed maxilla: a 2-year retrospective clinical study
    Franck Renouard
    Department of Periodontology, Paris VII University, Paris, France
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 7:S104-10. 2005
  7. ncbi Treatment effects produced by Fränkel appliance in patients with class II, division 1 malocclusion
    Marcio Rodrigues de Almeida
    Lins Dental School, Methodist University of Piracicaba, Lins City, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Angle Orthod 72:418-25. 2002
  8. ncbi An evaluation of the quality of root fillings in mandibular incisors and maxillary and mandibular canines using different methodologies
    L W M van der Sluis
    Department of Cariology Endodontology Pedodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam ACTA, Louwesweg 1, Amsterdam 1066 EA, The Netherlands
    J Dent 33:683-8. 2005
  9. ncbi Accuracy of three-dimensional measurements obtained from cone beam computed tomography surface-rendered images for cephalometric analysis: influence of patient scanning position
    Bassam Hassan
    Department of Oral Radiology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam ACTA, The Netherlands
    Eur J Orthod 31:129-34. 2009
  10. ncbi Tissue alterations at implant-supported single-tooth replacements: a 1-year prospective clinical study
    Giuseppe Cardaropoli
    Department of Periodontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Oral Implants Res 17:165-71. 2006

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  1. ncbi Bone graft remodelling and implant success rate in the treatment of the severely resorbed maxilla: a 5-year longitudinal study
    E Nystrom
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Umeaå, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 31:158-64. 2002
    ..7 mm at the 5-year examination. A substantial amount of bone can be gained in patients with extremely resorbed maxillae, when treated with bone graft according to the procedure described in this study...
  2. ncbi Direct implant loading in the edentulous maxilla using a bone density-adapted surgical protocol and primary implant stability criteria for inclusion
    Pär Olov Ostman
    Department of Biomaterials, Institute for Surgical Sciences, Sahlgrenska Academy, Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 7:S60-9. 2005
    Long healing periods and submerged implant placement are commonly used in the maxilla. This extends the time of oral handicap and makes the use of immediate loading protocols an attractive option...
  3. ncbi Two- versus three-dimensional imaging in subjects with unerupted maxillary canines
    Susanna Botticelli
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Aarhus, Aarhus, Denmark
    Eur J Orthod 33:344-9. 2011
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  4. ncbi Density of the alveolar and basal bones of the maxilla and the mandible
    Hyo Sang Park
    Department of Orthodontics, School of Dentistry, Kyungpook National University, Daegu, Korea
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 133:30-7. 2008
    The purpose of this investigation was to quantitatively evaluate density of the alveolar and basal bones of the maxilla and the mandible.
  5. ncbi A clinical and histologic evaluation of implant integration in the posterior maxilla after sinus floor augmentation with autogenous bone, bovine hydroxyapatite, or a 20:80 mixture
    Mats Hallman
    Clinic for Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Public Health Service, Gävle City, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 17:635-43. 2002
    ..This study was designed to clinically and histologically evaluate the integration of titanium implants in different grafting materials used for maxillary sinus augmentation procedures...
  6. ncbi Short implants in the severely resorbed maxilla: a 2-year retrospective clinical study
    Franck Renouard
    Department of Periodontology, Paris VII University, Paris, France
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 7:S104-10. 2005
    ..predictability of endosseous dental implants is well documented, the restoration of the posterior region of the maxilla remains a challenge...
  7. ncbi Treatment effects produced by Fränkel appliance in patients with class II, division 1 malocclusion
    Marcio Rodrigues de Almeida
    Lins Dental School, Methodist University of Piracicaba, Lins City, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Angle Orthod 72:418-25. 2002
    ..It was concluded that the main effects of the Fränkel appliance during this time period were mostly dentoalveolar with a smaller but significant skeletal mandibular effect...
  8. ncbi An evaluation of the quality of root fillings in mandibular incisors and maxillary and mandibular canines using different methodologies
    L W M van der Sluis
    Department of Cariology Endodontology Pedodontology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam ACTA, Louwesweg 1, Amsterdam 1066 EA, The Netherlands
    J Dent 33:683-8. 2005
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  9. ncbi Accuracy of three-dimensional measurements obtained from cone beam computed tomography surface-rendered images for cephalometric analysis: influence of patient scanning position
    Bassam Hassan
    Department of Oral Radiology, Academic Centre for Dentistry Amsterdam ACTA, The Netherlands
    Eur J Orthod 31:129-34. 2009
    ..The findings indicate that measurements based on 3D CBCT surface images are accurate and that small variations in the patient's head position do not influence measurement accuracy...
  10. ncbi Tissue alterations at implant-supported single-tooth replacements: a 1-year prospective clinical study
    Giuseppe Cardaropoli
    Department of Periodontology, The Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Clin Oral Implants Res 17:165-71. 2006
    ..The aim of this prospective study was to evaluate dimensional alterations of the peri-implant tissues at single-tooth restorations from the time of implant placement to 1-year post-loading...
  11. ncbi A survey of hypodontia in Japanese orthodontic patients
    Toshiya Endo
    Nippon Dental University Hospital at Niigata, Niigata, Japan
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 129:29-35. 2006
    ..The purpose of this retrospective study was to assess the prevalence and distribution of hypodontia in the permanent dentition, excluding the third molars, in a sample of Japanese orthodontic patients...
  12. ncbi Patient-centred outcomes comparing transmucosal implant placement with an open approach in the maxilla: a prospective, non-randomized pilot study
    Emeka Nkenke
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Erlangen Nuremberg, Erlangen, Germany
    Clin Oral Implants Res 18:197-203. 2007
    ..In five of the patients, implants were placed in the maxilla transmucosally using a CAD/CAM surgical template [test group (TG)]...
  13. ncbi Effectiveness of impacted and supernumerary tooth diagnosis from traditional radiography versus cone beam computed tomography
    Binita C Katheria
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, Texas, USA
    Pediatr Dent 32:304-9. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine if cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) is more effective than traditional radiography (TR) in diagnosing pediatric dental clinical cases involving impacted and supernumerary teeth...
  14. ncbi Maxillomandibular advancement for the treatment of obstructive sleep apnea: a systematic review and meta-analysis
    Jon Erik C Holty
    Stanford University Sleep Medicine Program, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Sleep Med Rev 14:287-97. 2010
    ..No postoperative deaths were reported. Most subjects reported satisfaction after MMA with improvements in quality of life measures and most OSA symptomatology. We conclude that MMA is a safe and highly effective treatment for OSA...
  15. ncbi The technical and anatomical aspects of the World's first near-total human face and maxilla transplant
    Daniel S Alam
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Ave, Desk A71, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Arch Facial Plast Surg 11:369-77. 2009
    To discuss the technical and anatomical analysis and design of an osteocutaneous allograft transplant incorporating the donor maxilla and the execution of the operative protocol during the transplant.
  16. ncbi Comparison of cortical bone thickness and root proximity at maxillary and mandibular interradicular sites for orthodontic mini-implant placement
    J E Lim
    School of Clinical Dentistry, Ewha Womans University, Seoul, Korea
    Orthod Craniofac Res 12:299-304. 2009
    ..To compare maxillary and mandibular cortical bone thickness and rootic proximity for optimal mini-implant placement...
  17. ncbi Immediate loading of single-tooth ITI implants in the anterior maxilla: a prospective 5-year pilot study
    Eivind Andersen
    Department of Oral Surgery and Oral Medicine, Dental Faculty, University of Oslo, Norway
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:281-7. 2002
    ..to evaluate the success rate of immediately loaded single-tooth ITI solid plasma-sprayed (TPS) implants in the maxilla. Eight implants were loaded immediately after placement in eight different patients, and were followed for five ..
  18. ncbi Linear accuracy and reliability of cone beam CT derived 3-dimensional images constructed using an orthodontic volumetric rendering program
    Danielle R Periago
    Department of Orthodontic and Pediatric Dentistry, University of Louisville School of Dentistry, Louisville, KY, USA
    Angle Orthod 78:387-95. 2008
    ..To compare accuracy of linear measurements made on cone beam computed tomographic (CBCT) derived 3-dimensional (3D) surface rendered volumetric images to direct measurements made on human skulls...
  19. ncbi Impacted teeth in the maxilla: usefulness of 3D Dental-CT for preoperative evaluation
    Tsuyoshi Sawamura
    Department of Dental Radiology, Dental Hospital, Hokkaido University, Kita 13, Nishi 6, Kita ku, Sapporo 060 8586, Japan
    Eur J Radiol 47:221-6. 2003
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  20. ncbi Measurement of the maxilla and zygoma as an aid in installing zygomatic implants
    Y Uchida
    Saga Medical School, Nabeshima, Saga, Japan
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 59:1193-8. 2001
    ..This study used maxillary and zygomatic measurements to obtain information for installing zygomatic implants...
  21. ncbi Comparison of two cone beam computed tomographic systems versus panoramic imaging for localization of impacted maxillary canines and detection of root resorption
    Ali Alqerban
    Department of Orthodontics, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium
    Eur J Orthod 33:93-102. 2011
    ..02). The results of this study suggest that CBCT is more sensitive than conventional radiography for both canine localization and identification of root resorption of adjacent teeth...
  22. ncbi The KPG index--a novel 3D classification system for maxillary canine impactions
    Daniel E San Martín
    Tex Dent J 129:265-74. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if this index provides an estimate of the time necessary to treat an impacted canine using closed eruption...
  23. ncbi Cephalometric measurements from 3D reconstructed images compared with conventional 2D images
    Natalia Zamora
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain
    Angle Orthod 81:856-64. 2011
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  24. ncbi Rehabilitation of atrophic maxilla using the combination of autogenous and allogeneic bone grafts followed by protocol-type prosthesis
    Rogerio Margonar
    Discipline of Implantology, University Center of Barretos, UNESP Sao Paulo State University, Aracatuba, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Craniofac Surg 21:1894-6. 2010
    ..This study aimed to show the viability of allogeneic bone grafting in an atrophic maxilla, followed by oral rehabilitation with dental implant and protocol-type prosthesis within a 3-year follow-up ..
  25. ncbi Trial with Platelet-Rich Fibrin and Bio-Oss used as grafting materials in the treatment of the severe maxillar bone atrophy: clinical and radiological evaluations
    F Inchingolo
    School in Dental Hygiene, Faculty of Medicine, University Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
    Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci 14:1075-84. 2010
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  26. ncbi Transverse dentoalveolar changes after slow maxillary expansion
    Jared K Corbridge
    Orthodontic Department, Baylor College of Dentistry, Texas A and M Health Science Center, Dallas, Texas 75246, USA
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 140:317-25. 2011
    ..In this study, we evaluated the transverse dentoalveolar changes in the maxillary first molar region after early treatment with the quad-helix appliance...
  27. ncbi Dental anomalies and clinical features in patients with maxillary canine impaction
    Emanuele Mercuri
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Sciences, School of Dentistry, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy
    Angle Orthod 83:22-8. 2013
    ..To analyze the prevalence, distribution, clinical features, and relationship with dental anomalies of maxillary canine impaction...
  28. ncbi Frequency of agenesis, impaction, angulation, and related pathologic changes of third molar teeth in orthodontic patients
    Mevlut Celikoglu
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, Ataturk University, Erzurum, Turkey
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:990-5. 2010
    ..The objectives of the present study were to investigate the frequency of impaction, agenesis, angular position, and related pathologic changes of third molar teeth in a group of orthodontic patients...
  29. ncbi A prospective, randomized, double-blind comparison of articaine and lidocaine for maxillary infiltrations
    Grace Evans
    Division of Endodontics, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
    J Endod 34:389-93. 2008
    ..In conclusion, a maxillary infiltration of 4% articaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine statistically improved anesthetic success when compared with 2% lidocaine with 1:100,000 epinephrine in the lateral incisor but not in the first molar...
  30. ncbi Three-dimensional analysis of midfacial soft tissue changes according to maxillary superior movement after horizontal osteotomy of the maxilla
    Yong Il Kim
    Department of Orthodontics, College of Dentistry, Pusan National University, Busan, South Korea
    J Craniofac Surg 21:1587-90. 2010
    ..It is essential that clinicians concerned about the management of soft tissue and the quality of treatment outcomes understand the pattern of soft tissue change after double-jaw surgery...
  31. ncbi Reconstruction of the atrophic edentulous maxilla with free iliac crest grafts and implants: a 3-year report of a prospective clinical study
    Mats Sjöström
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 9:46-59. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to perform a longitudinal follow-up study of implant stability in grafted maxillae with the aid of clinical, radiological, and resonance frequency analysis (RFA) parameters...
  32. ncbi Management of the posterior maxilla with sinus lift: review of techniques
    Sunitha V Raja
    Department of Periodontics, Meenakshiammal Dental College, Chennai, India
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:1730-4. 2009
    The posterior maxilla presents several challenges to the implant dentist. The pneumatization of the maxillary sinus is one such problem...
  33. ncbi Bone-implant contact on machined and dual acid-etched surfaces after 2 months of healing in the human maxilla
    Paolo Trisi
    J Periodontol 74:945-56. 2003
    ..This study evaluated the 2-month bone-implant contact for dual acid-etched and machined implant surfaces to determine if this criterion had been met...
  34. ncbi Maxillary canine anomalies and tooth agenesis
    Simon Camilleri
    Faculty of Dental Surgery, University of Malta Medical and Dental School, Guardamangia, Malta
    Eur J Orthod 27:450-6. 2005
    ..The prevalence of lower second premolar (5 per cent) and M.3 (27.5 per cent) agenesis approached reference values. Evidence for the implication of the MSX1 or PAX9 genes in the aetiology of PDC was weak...
  35. ncbi Efficiency of a pendulum appliance for molar distalization related to second and third molar eruption stage
    Gero S M Kinzinger
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Aachen, Germany
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 125:8-23. 2004
    ..09 degrees, respectively, in PG 3). Moreover, measurement of dental casts in the horizontal plane showed not only the targeted mesiobuccal rotation of both maxillary molars, but also a vestibular drift of the unbanded second molars...
  36. ncbi Face, palate, and craniofacial morphology in patients with a solitary median maxillary central incisor
    I Kjaer
    Department of Orthodontics, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
    Eur J Orthod 23:63-73. 2001
    ..normal standards for girls showed a short anterior cranial base, a short, retrognathic and posteriorly inclined maxilla, and a retrognathic and posteriorly inclined mandible...
  37. ncbi Radiographic assessment of congenitally missing teeth in orthodontic patients
    R Silva Meza
    Department of Orthodontics, Intercontinental University, Mexico
    Int J Paediatr Dent 13:112-6. 2003
    ..To estimate the prevalence of congenitally missing teeth (CMT) in patients evaluated for orthodontic care. A sample of 668 panoramic radiographs from Mexican population was reviewed from orthodontic healthy patients, 9-20 years old...
  38. ncbi Pattern of third molar impaction in a Singapore Chinese population: a retrospective radiographic survey
    S L Quek
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, National University of Singapore, 5 Kent Ridge Road, Singapore 119054
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 32:548-52. 2003
    ..The frequency was three-fold higher in the mandible (1024/1079=90%) than in the maxilla (306/1077=28%), with a significantly higher frequency (P<0.05) in females (56%) than males (44%)...
  39. ncbi Treatment of severe atrophy of the maxilla with the prefabricated free vascularized fibula flap
    Dennis Rohner
    Department of Reconstructive Surgery, University of Basel, University Hospital, Switzerland
    Clin Oral Implants Res 13:44-52. 2002
    ..This paper presents the augmentation of the maxilla with a prefabricated free vascularized fibula flap in combination with ITI implants (Straumann AG, Waldenburg, ..
  40. ncbi Long-term skeletal changes with rapid maxillary expansion: a systematic review
    Manuel O Lagravere
    Orthodontic Graduate Program, Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
    Angle Orthod 75:1046-52. 2005
    ..RME appears not to produce clinically significant anteroposterior or vertical changes in the position of the maxilla and mandible...
  41. ncbi Early craniofacial morphology and growth in children with bilateral complete cleft lip and palate
    N V Hermann
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry and Clinical Genetics, School of Dentistry, Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark
    Cleft Palate Craniofac J 41:424-38. 2004
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  42. ncbi Remaining tooth structure associated with various preparation designs for the endodontically treated maxillary second premolar
    Liang Lin Seow
    Department of Conservative Dentistry, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
    Eur J Prosthodont Restor Dent 13:57-64. 2005
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  43. ncbi Reconstruction of extensive maxillary defects using zygomaticus implants
    Brian L Schmidt
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 94143 0440, USA
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 62:82-9. 2004
    ..This article is a clinical retrospective analysis of patients reconstructed with zygomaticus implants after maxillary ablation...
  44. ncbi Functional regulator treatment of Class II division 1 malocclusions
    S M Chadwick
    Countess of Chester NHS Trust, Health Park, Liverpool Road, Chester, UK
    Eur J Orthod 23:495-505. 2001
    ..1 degree increase in LI-Mand. The Fränkel appliance was thus found to be effective in producing desirable occlusal and dental changes in the majority of patients treated...
  45. ncbi Rapid maxillary expansion--tooth tissue-borne versus tooth-borne expanders: a computed tomography evaluation of dentoskeletal effects
    Daniela G Garib
    Orthodontics, Bauru School of Dentistry, University of Sao Paulo, Bauru, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Angle Orthod 75:548-57. 2005
    ..axial sections were scanned parallel to the palatal plane, comprising the dentoalveolar area and the base of the maxilla up to the inferior third of the nasal cavity...
  46. ncbi A radiographic assessment of progressive loading on bone around single osseointegrated implants in the posterior maxilla
    Richard S Appleton
    University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA
    Clin Oral Implants Res 16:161-7. 2005
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  47. ncbi Prosthodontic guidelines for surgical reconstruction of the maxilla: a classification system of defects
    D J Okay
    Department of Dentistry, The Mount Sinai Medical Center, New York, NY 10029, USA
    J Prosthet Dent 86:352-63. 2001
    ..The aim of this defect-oriented classification system was to organize and define the complex nature of the restorative decision-making process for the maxillectomy patient...
  48. ncbi Immediate functional loading of edentulous maxilla: a 5-year retrospective study of 388 titanium implants
    Marco Degidi
    Dental School, University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    J Periodontol 76:1016-24. 2005
    ..Because of a lack of experimental reports regarding edentulous maxilla, we decided to evaluate the survival rate of immediately loaded dental implants in this area.
  49. ncbi Single implants in the anterior maxilla after 15 years of follow-up: comparison with central implants in the edentulous maxilla
    Torsten Jemt
    Department Prosthetic Dentistry Dental Material Science, Institute of Odontology, Sahlgrenska Academy at Goteborg University, Goteborg, Sweden
    Int J Prosthodont 21:400-8. 2008
    To present long-term clinical and radiographic data on single-implant treatment in the anterior maxilla and to compare these results with comparable data of central implants supporting fixed prostheses in the edentulous maxilla.
  50. ncbi External apical root resorption in patients treated with conventional and self-ligating brackets
    Nikolaos Pandis
    Department of Pediatric Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of Athens, Athens, Greece
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 134:646-51. 2008
    ..Our aim was to comparatively investigate the amount of external apical root resorption (EARR) between conventional and passive self-ligating brackets...
  51. ncbi The gingival biotype revisited: transparency of the periodontal probe through the gingival margin as a method to discriminate thin from thick gingiva
    Tim De Rouck
    School of Dental Medicine, Free University of Brussels VUB, Brussels, Belgium
    J Clin Periodontol 36:428-33. 2009
    ..To detect groups of subjects in a sample of 100 periodontally healthy volunteers with different combinations of morphometric data related to central maxillary incisors and surrounding soft tissues...
  52. ncbi Fate of monocortical bone blocks grafted in the human maxilla: a histological and histomorphometric study
    Ilara R Zerbo
    Department of Oral Cell Biology, ACTA, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Clin Oral Implants Res 14:759-66. 2003
    Local bone defects in the anterior maxilla are commonly grafted with monocortical blocks of autologous bone in order to restore the defect site prior to the placement of dental implants...
  53. ncbi Labial talon cusps: a South American archaeological case in the deciduous dentition and review of a rare trait
    E Pomeroy
    Department of Biological Anthropology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge
    Br Dent J 206:277-82. 2009
    ..Differences between these traits in sex distribution, frequency of maxillary and mandibular cases, and the most commonly affected teeth are demonstrated...
  54. ncbi Three-dimensional morphometric analysis of human cadaver bone: microstructural data from maxilla and mandible
    Mete I Fanuscu
    Division of Restorative Dentistry, School of Dentistry, University of California, Los Angeles 90095 1668, USA
    Clin Oral Implants Res 15:213-8. 2004
    ..Moderately resorbed edentulous maxilla and mandible from a human cadaver were scanned in the conventional CT unit with opaque markers indicating ..
  55. ncbi Immediate effects of rapid maxillary expansion with Haas-type and hyrax-type expanders: a randomized clinical trial
    André Weissheimer
    Department of Orthodontics, Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul, Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
    Am J Orthod Dentofacial Orthop 140:366-76. 2011
    ..The purposes of this study were to evaluate and compare the immediate effects of rapid maxillary expansion (RME) in the transverse plane with Haas-type and hyrax-type expanders by using cone-beam computed tomography...
  56. ncbi Rehabilitation of the severely atrophied maxilla by horseshoe Le Fort I osteotomy (HLFO)
    Kaan C Yerit
    University Hospital of Cranio Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
    Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol Endod 97:683-92. 2004
    The purpose of this study was to determine the long-term outcome of the horseshoe Le Fort I osteotomy (HLFO) as a preprosthetic operation technique for implant insertion in the extremely atrophied maxilla.
  57. ncbi Objective growth monitoring of the maxilla in full term infants
    Ariane Hohoff
    Poliklinik für Kieferorthopädie, Westfalische Wilhelms Universitat Munster, Waldeyer Str 30, 48129 Munster, Germany
    Arch Oral Biol 51:222-35. 2006
    ..To develop a non-invasive method for longitudinal maxillary volume measurements and to provide first normative data...
  58. ncbi A Homo habilis maxilla and other newly-discovered hominid fossils from Olduvai Gorge, Tanzania
    R J Clarke
    Institute for Human Evolution, University of the Witwatersrand, Private Bag 3, WITS 2040, Johannesburg, South Africa
    J Hum Evol 63:418-28. 2012
    In 1995, a 1.8 million year old hominid maxilla with complete dentition (OH 65) was excavated from Bed I in the western part of Olduvai Gorge...
  59. ncbi Immediate loading of dental implants in the completely edentulous maxilla: a clinical report
    Robert A Jaffin
    Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 19:721-30. 2004
    The purpose of this article was to determine whether clinical success can be achieved with immediate loading in the completely edentulous maxilla with endosseous screw-type implants.
  60. ncbi Point-to-point registration with mandibulo-maxillary splint in open and closed jaw position. Evaluation of registration accuracy for computer-aided surgery of the mandible
    Cyrill Bettschart
    Clinic for Cranio Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery, University Hospital of Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
    J Craniomaxillofac Surg 40:592-8. 2012
    ..This study investigates the accuracy of the dental-splint registration method for the skull, midface, and mandible...
  61. ncbi Immediate load protocol for anterior maxilla with cortical bone from mandibular ramus
    Cameron Y S Lee
    Implant Dent 15:153-9. 2006
    To evaluate the concept of a nonfunctional immediate load protocol with single implants placed in the anterior maxilla that has been bone grafted with autogenous, block cortical grafts harvested from the ramus of the mandible.
  62. ncbi Histomorphometric evaluation of bioceramic molecular impregnated and dual acid-etched implant surfaces in the human posterior maxilla
    Jamil Awad Shibli
    Department of Periodontology, Dental Research Division and Head of Oral Implantology Clinic, Guarulhos University, Guarulhos, SP, Brazil
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 12:281-8. 2010
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  63. ncbi Malposition of unerupted mandibular second premolar in children with palatally displaced canines
    Miri Shalish
    Department of Orthodontics, Hebrew University Hadassah School of Dental Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
    Angle Orthod 79:796-9. 2009
    ....
  64. ncbi Bone grafting and insertion of dental implants followed by Le Fort advancement for correction of severely atrophic maxilla in young patients
    P D Ribeiro-Junior
    University of Sagrado Coração, Bauru, SP, Brazil
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:1101-6. 2009
    The atrophic maxilla often results in lateral, anteroposterior and vertical disproportion of the maxillary arches. This paper presents the case of a 40-year-old male with a severely atrophic maxilla who underwent oral rehabilitation...
  65. ncbi Le Fort I distraction osteogenesis of the edentulous maxilla
    N A Malik
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Nair Hospital Dental College, Mumbai, India
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 40:430-3. 2011
    ..This method is a simple, predictable and stable option for the correction of a severe, unfavourable intermaxillary relation in edentulous patients...
  66. ncbi Alveolar ridge dimensions in maxillary posterior sextants: a retrospective comparative study of dentate and edentulous sites using computerized tomography data
    Roberto Farina
    Research Centre for the Study of Periodontal and Peri Implant Diseases, University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
    Clin Oral Implants Res 22:1138-44. 2011
    ..To compare the alveolar ridge dimensions between edentulous sites and contralateral dentate sites of maxillary posterior sextants in the same individuals...
  67. ncbi Fixed rehabilitation of the edentulous maxilla: possibilities and clinical outcome
    Wael Att
    Department of Prosthodontics, Albert Ludwigs University School of Dentistry, Freiburg, Germany
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:60-73. 2009
    ..report was to describe the different treatment approaches available for fixed rehabilitation of the edentulous maxilla in the presence of varying hard and soft tissue conditions and to review the clinical outcome of each treatment ..
  68. ncbi Retrospective study of maxilla growth in a Spanish population sample
    Juan Alió-Sanz
    Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
    Med Oral Patol Oral Cir Bucal 16:e271-7. 2011
    This study has been designed to evaluate the vertical and sagittal changes in the maxilla due to growth. A sample group was chosen of 38 individuals with normal occlusion, composed of 16 females and 22 males between the ages of 8 and 18...
  69. ncbi The influence of cantilever length and implant inclination on stress distribution in maxillary implant-supported fixed dentures
    Marco Bevilacqua
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy
    J Prosthet Dent 105:5-13. 2011
    ..However, biomechanical advantages associated with cantilevers in fixed dentures (FDs) and tilted implants in the maxillae are less well documented...
  70. ncbi A comparison study of the osseointegration of zirconia and titanium dental implants. A biomechanical evaluation in the maxilla of pigs
    Michael Gahlert
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 12:297-305. 2010
    ..The purpose of the present study was to investigate the osseointegration of microstructured zirconia implants in comparison with sandblasted and acid-etched (SLA) titanium implants in a biomechanical study...
  71. ncbi A finite element analysis of tilted versus nontilted implant configurations in the edentulous maxilla
    Chiara M Bellini
    Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico IRCCS, Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi, Milan, Italy
    Int J Prosthodont 22:155-7. 2009
    ..The tilted configurations showed a lower absolute value of compressive stress compared with the nontilted, indicating a possible biomechanical advantage in reducing stresses at the bone-implant interface...
  72. ncbi Three-dimensional computed tomographic analysis of the maxilla in unilateral cleft lip and palate: implications for rhinoplasty
    Rajiv Agarwal
    Department of Plastic Surgery, C S M Medical University, Lucknow, India
    J Craniofac Surg 23:1338-42. 2012
    ..The dimensions of the maxilla in unilateral cleft lip and palate (UCLP) have not been studied especially in relation to the volumetric and ..
  73. ncbi Influence of endodontic treatment, post insertion, and ceramic restoration on the fracture resistance of maxillary premolars
    K Bitter
    Department of Operative Dentistry and Periodontology, University School of Dental Medicine, Charite Universitatsmedizin Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Int Endod J 43:469-77. 2010
    ..To investigate the effects of endodontic treatment, post placement and ceramic restoration type on the fracture resistance of premolars...
  74. ncbi Immediately restored single implants in the aesthetic zone of the maxilla using a novel design: 1-year report
    Simon D K Brown
    Oral Implantology Research Group, Sir John Walsh Research Institute, School of Dentistry, University of Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand
    Clin Oral Implants Res 22:445-54. 2011
    To evaluate immediate placement and immediate restoration of a novel implant with a 12°-angled prosthodontic platform, in fresh extraction sockets of the aesthetic zone of the maxilla.
  75. ncbi A new rat model of maxilla allotransplantation
    Ilker Yazici
    Department of Plastic Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 58:338-44. 2007
    We developed a rat model to test the effects of vascularized maxilla allotransplantation on composite maxillary substructures...
  76. ncbi Radiation-induced malignant fibrous histiocytoma of the maxilla
    Takafumi Satomi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Tokyo Medical University, 6 7 1, Nishishinjuku, Shinjukuku, Tokyo, 160 0023, Japan
    Odontology 99:203-8. 2011
    ..We report on an MFH of the left maxilla that developed in a 79-year old woman 20 years after surgery and radiation for squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)...
  77. ncbi Immediate occlusal loading and tilted implants for the rehabilitation of the atrophic edentulous maxilla: 1-year interim results of a multicenter prospective study
    Tiziano Testori
    Istituto Ortopedico Galeazzi IRCCS, Department of Odontology, Milan University, Milan, Italy
    Clin Oral Implants Res 19:227-32. 2008
    ..tilted implants...
  78. ncbi Immediate loading of implants in the edentulous maxilla: use of an interim fixed prosthesis followed by a permanent fixed prosthesis: a 32-month prospective radiological and clinical study
    Göran Bergkvist
    Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Odontology, Malmo University, Malmo, Sweden
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 11:1-10. 2009
    The aim of this study was to prospectively evaluate the survival rate of splinted and immediately loaded Straumann sandblasted, large-grit, acid-etched, solid-screw dental implants in the edentulous maxilla after 32 months of loading.
  79. ncbi Transseptal approach for extended endoscopic resections of the maxilla and infratemporal fossa
    Richard J Harvey
    Department of Otolaryngology Skull Base Surgery, St Vincent s Hospital, Victoria Street, Darlinghurst, Sydney, NSW 2010, Australia
    Am J Rhinol Allergy 23:426-32. 2009
    Larger and more extensive lesions of the maxilla and infratemporal fossa are being successfully managed by entirely endoscopic approaches. There are still limitations in access, especially the anterolateral maxilla...
  80. ncbi Correlations between transversal discrepancies of the upper maxilla and oral breathing
    M R Giuca
    Department of Surgery, Unit of Paediatric Dentistry, University of Pisa, Italy
    Eur J Paediatr Dent 10:23-8. 2009
    ..The aim of the study was to evaluate the relationship between malocclusion with cross-bite and permeability of the upper airways, and to observe the cephalometric changes of the rhinopharyngeal space after rapid palatal expansion therapy...
  81. ncbi Bisphosphonate coating might improve fixation of dental implants in the maxilla: a pilot study
    J Abtahi
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University Hospital, SE 581 85 Linkoping, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:673-7. 2010
    ..Histology showed no abnormalities. Improvement in ISQ values was an expected effect of the bisphosphonate coating, but could be due to the choice of insertion site. This finding warrants a randomized, blinded study...
  82. ncbi Implant-supported fixed prostheses in the edentulous maxilla. A 2-year clinical and radiological follow-up of treatment with non-submerged ITI implants
    Göran Bergkvist
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Community Hospital, Norrkoping, Sweden
    Clin Oral Implants Res 15:351-9. 2004
    To evaluate the survival rate of non-submerged solid-screw ITI dental implants with a rough (titanium plasma sprayed, TPS) surface in the edentulous maxilla after 1 and 2 years of loading.
  83. ncbi Evaluation of the use of iliac cancellous bone and anorganic bovine bone in the reconstruction of the atrophic maxilla with titanium mesh: a clinical and histologic investigation
    C Maiorana
    Oral Surgery, School of Dentistry, University of Milan, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 16:427-32. 2001
    ..Bone specimens taken 5 to 6 months after the augmentation procedure showed bone regeneration and the presence of vessels, indicating bone vitality...
  84. ncbi An assessment of the accuracy of ridge-mapping in planning implant therapy for the anterior maxilla
    F Allen
    Department of Restorative Dentistry, Dental School, University of Newcastle, Framlington Place, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 4BW, UK
    Clin Oral Implants Res 11:34-8. 2000
    The use of ridge-mapping to assess bone levels available for implant placement in the anterior maxilla avoids some of the problems associated with CT scanning...
  85. ncbi Long-term evaluation of maxillary reconstruction by iliac bone graft
    Stefano Tete
    Department of Oral Science, Nano and Biotechnologies, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 22:1702-7. 2011
    ..After a long period from the grafting (T2), BSP expression decreases along with MMP-2, VEGF, and iNOS, suggesting the presence of only weak arrangement phenomena of the graft...
  86. ncbi Nongrafting implant options for restoration of the edentulous maxilla
    Michael S Block
    J Oral Maxillofac Surg 67:872-81. 2009
    Patients who need implant-supported prostheses in the maxilla might not have sufficient bone height in the posterior region for implants...
  87. ncbi Reconstruction of the atrophic maxilla with interpositional bone grafting/Le Fort I osteotomy and endosteal implants: a 11-16 year follow-up
    E Nystrom
    Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:1-6. 2009
    ..The bone level stabilised after 2 years. This technique results in good facial morphology, good oral function and aesthetics. All patients are still wearing their original fixed bridges...
  88. ncbi A 9-14 year follow-up of onlay bone grafting in the atrophic maxilla
    E Nystrom
    Department of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, Umea University, Umea, Sweden
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 38:111-6. 2009
    Treatment of the atrophic edentulous maxilla is challenging especially when bone graft procedures are necessary...
  89. ncbi Single-tooth replacement in the anterior maxilla by means of immediate implantation and provisionalization: a review
    Tim De Rouck
    Department of Prosthodontics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel VUB, School of Dental Medicine, Brussels, Belgium
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Implants 23:897-904. 2008
    ....
  90. ncbi Cancellous bone block allografts for the augmentation of the anterior atrophic maxilla
    Joseph Nissan
    Department of Oral Rehabilitation, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
    Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 13:104-11. 2011
    Pre-implant augmentative surgery is a prerequisite in many cases in the anterior maxilla to achieve a stable, long-term esthetic final result.
  91. ncbi Inlay-onlay grafting for three-dimensional reconstruction of the posterior atrophic maxilla with mandibular bone
    L Cordaro
    Department of Periodontology and Implant Dentistry, Eastman Dental Hospital, Roma, Italy
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 39:350-7. 2010
    This prospective study describes and evaluates a surgical approach for 3D reconstruction of the posterior maxilla with autogenous mandibular bone in 16 patients (mean age 51 years)...
  92. ncbi Responses of BrdU label-retaining dental pulp cells to allogenic tooth transplantation into mouse maxilla
    Noriko Mutoh
    Division of Endodontics, Department of Oral Medicine, Kanagawa Dental College, Yokosuka, Japan
    Histochem Cell Biol 136:649-61. 2011
    ..This study aims to clarify responses of LRCs to allogenic tooth transplantation into mouse maxilla using prenatal BrdU-labeling, in situ hybridization for osteopontin and periostin, and immunohistochemistry for ..
  93. ncbi Influence of single-jaw surgery vs bimaxillary surgery on the outcome and duration of combined orthodontic-surgical treatment
    Ian Arad
    Department of Orthodontics and Maxillofacial Surgery, Kent and Canterbury Hospital, United Kingdom
    Angle Orthod 81:983-7. 2011
    To analyze the effects of single-jaw surgery (mandible or maxilla only) vs bimaxillary surgery on final peer assessment rating (PAR) score outcome and overall treatment duration.
  94. ncbi Factors affecting soft tissue level around anterior maxillary single-tooth implants
    Kanokwan Nisapakultorn
    Department of Periodontology, Faculty of Dentistry, Chulalongkorn University, Patumwan, Bangkok, Thailand
    Clin Oral Implants Res 21:662-70. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the factors that affected the facial marginal mucosal level and papilla level around single-tooth implants in the anterior maxilla.
  95. ncbi The challenge of implant therapy in the posterior maxilla: providing a rationale for the use of short implants
    Marianne Morand
    University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    J Oral Implantol 33:257-66. 2007
    Rehabilitating patients with a resorbed maxilla presents several challenges when the desired treatment plan involves the placement of endosseous implants...
  96. ncbi Malocclusion and crowding in an orthodontically referred Turkish population
    M Ozgur Sayin
    Department of Orthodontics, Faculty of Dentistry, University of Suleyman Demirel, Isparta, Turkey
    Angle Orthod 74:635-9. 2004
    ..Moderate maxillary and severe mandibular crowding in the same patient was another rare finding for all malocclusion groups...
  97. ncbi Biomechanical analysis of the effects of implant diameter and bone quality in short implants placed in the atrophic posterior maxilla
    Shih Hao Chang
    Department of Periodontics, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, 5, Fusing St, Gueishan Township, Taoyuan County 333, Taiwan
    Med Eng Phys 34:153-60. 2012
    ..Attaining a proper occlusal scheme design or selective occlusal adjustments to reduce the lateral occlusal force upon the SDIs is recommended...
  98. ncbi Comparison of biomechanical behaviour of maxilla following Le Fort I osteotomy with 2- versus 4-plate fixation using 3D-FEA. Part 1: advancement surgery
    M S Atac
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Gazi University, 82 Sok 06510, Emek, Ankara, Turkey
    Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 37:1117-24. 2008
    ..aimed to calculate the location and intensity of the maximum stress fields on the fixation plates and surrounding maxilla following Le Fort I osteotomies after advancement procedures using three-dimensional finite element analysis...
  99. ncbi Cone-beam CT (CB Throne) applied to dentomaxillofacial region
    Aya Yajima
    Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology, Tokyo Dental College, Japan
    Bull Tokyo Dent Coll 47:133-41. 2006
    ..This article reports the characteristics of this system, and its diagnostic power for maxillofacial lesions and the pre-operative planning dental implants...
  100. ncbi Leprosy: dental and periodontal status of the anterior maxilla in 76 patients
    J M Núñez-Martí
    Hospital San Francisco de Borja de Fontilles, Alicante, Spain
    Oral Dis 10:19-21. 2004
    To evaluate the presence of oral disease, as assessed by dental and periodontal indices, in the anterior maxilla of a group of 76 patients with leprosy, compared with a group of matched control subjects.
  101. ncbi Atrophic jaw reconstruction by means of calvarial bone graft: long-term results
    Stefano Tete
    Department of Oral Science, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    J Craniofac Surg 21:1147-52. 2010
    ..On the contrary, these phenomena could not be observed in samples obtained after a long period (T2), which reveal a morphologic and an immunohistochemical pattern comparable to that recorded in calvarial native bone (T0)...

Research Grants51

  1. Molecular Mechanisms in Bone Resorption
    Steven A Lietman; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the model of cherubism, a rare disorder characterized by giant-cell bone resorptive tumors of the mandible and maxilla, to explore novel pathways that regulate osteoclast development and function...
  2. DNA Pro-Drug Technology in Localized Wound Healing and Tissue Regeneration
    Arthur A Decarlo; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..delivery of this heparan sulfate transgene significantly enhanced growth factor activity and bone healing in the maxilla, providing a 3-fold dose enhancement of BMP-2 activity in preliminary experiments...
  3. Analysis of the Role of Sprouty Genes in Tooth Development
    Ophir Klein; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Embryos that are null for Spry4 and heterozygous for Spry2 have supernumerary incisors in the maxilla and remarkable tusk-like incisors in the mandible...
  4. Oral Mucosa in Bisphosphonate-associated Osteonecrosis of the Jaw
    Kotaro Sena; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..However, it is unclear why these lesions present with loss of the oral mucosal covering of the mandible or maxilla as the primary clinical feature...
  5. Treatment of Osteoradionecrosis with Bone Marrow Stromal Cells
    Sunday O Akintoye; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..aim to investigate site-specific distinctive osteogenic properties and radiosensitivity of human BMSC of the maxilla and mandible (neural crest origin) and ilium (mesodermal origin)...
  6. Intracellular trafficking of Bisphosphonates in bone mesenchymal Stem Cells
    Sunday O Akintoye; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..shown that orofacial bone marrow stromal cells or bone mesenchymal stem cells (BMSCs) from neural crest-derived maxilla/mandible (OFMSCs) are highly proliferative with long population doublings relative to those of mesoderm-derived ..
  7. Bmp-signaling in craniofacial development
    JAMES FRANCIS MARTIN; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..Tooth organogenesis initiates at stereotypical sites within the mandible and maxilla. Moreover, the rodent incisor tooth contains a stem cell niche in the incisor, called the cervical loop, that is ..
  8. A 3-D Interactive Atlas of the Human Skull
    Kevin N Montgomery; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The first program will focus on human growth, development patterns, measurements, and aging of the maxilla and mandible. As the skull library matures we will include important skulls from several other collections...
  9. Randomized controlled clinical trial of botulinum toxin for myofascial TMJD pain
    Karen G Raphael; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..pain intensity, (2) masticatory muscle function, and (3) density, volume and morphology of the mandible and maxilla in regions supporting the posterior teeth, as well as the mandibular condyle...
  10. Shox2 and temporomandibular joint formation
    YiPing Chen; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The homeobox gene Shox2 is expressed specifically in the mesenchymal cells of the maxilla-mandibular junction and later in the immatured chondrocytes of the condyle of the TMJ...
  11. Osteogenic Enrichment of Adipose Derived Stromal Cells
    Michael T Longaker; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..In small pilot studies, defects of the cranium, maxilla, and mandible have been either healed or enabled to heal faster with the use of hASCs...
  12. Global Gene Expression Atlas of Craniofacial Development (Research Project)
    S Steven Potter; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..nasal placodes and pits, lateral and medial facial eminences, neural crest and paraxial mesoderm cells, maxilla and mandibular recesses, signaling centers, and the structures of palatogenesis...
  13. Modeling of Hyperparathyroidism-Jaw Tumor Syndrome by Targeted Deletion of Hrpt2
    Jessica Costa; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the development of one or more benign or malignant parathyroid tumors, ossifying fibromas of the mandible and/or maxilla, benign or malignant uterine tumors and, less commonly, cystic kidney lesions, renal hamartomas or Wilm's ..
  14. PREVENTION OF X-RAY INDUCED MALFORMATIONS
    MARVIN SODICOFF; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..g., shape, shortening of the mandible and maxilla, cleft lip, palate, and face with defects of eye and ear development. Gross malformations of the CNS e.g...
  15. A Novel Implant-based Approach for Treating Retrognathic Hyperdivergent Patients
    Peter Buschang; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..be measured radiographically after superimposing on naturally stable reference structures in the mandible and maxilla. Tipping will be measured directly from dental models and 3D ICAT images...
  16. A 3-D Interactive Atlas of the Maxilla, Mandible & TMJ
    William Brown; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..The first Aim is to define the anatomy, vascularity, innervation, muscle, and bone of the maxilla, mandible, TMJ and surrounding tissue. We will use data collection methods perfected during the Phase I grant...
  17. BAG-75: UNIQUE MARKER OF PRIMARY BONE FORMATION
    JEFFREY GORSKI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..remnants in the primary spongiosa, while all or parts of the frontal, parietal, occipital, temporal, maxilla, and mandible bones of the craniofacial system form and remain as primary bone...
  18. WOUND HEALING AFTER FETAL CLEFT LIP REPAIR
    Leonard Kaban; Fiscal Year: 1990
    ..Secondary growth retardation of the maxilla will therefore not occur...
  19. OSTEOGENIC CELL RESPONSE TO CHEMICALLY MODIFIED TITANIUM
    KEVIN HEALY; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..In an effort to reduce this period and increase the success rates of implants in the maxilla, this research program proposes to increase cell adhesion and proliferation on the surface of the prosthetic ..
  20. DETECTION OF OSTEOPOROSIS USING DENTAL RADIOGRAPHS
    KARIN SOUTHARD; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..3) to derive the optimal set of image features for detecting a minimal loss of bone (for each region of the maxilla and mandible) and for accurately estimating the degree of bone density loss from a longitudinal series of ..
  21. Genetics of Maxillary/Mandibular Discrepancies
    Linda Krebs; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..dysmorphologies can result from discrepancies in the size, shape and/or position of the mandible and/or the maxilla. Such skeletal discrepancies can be classified into specific phenotype groups in order to construct genotype-..
  22. PATTERNS OF DENTOCRANIOFACIAL GROWTH AND MATURATION
    ALEXANDER ROCHE; Fiscal Year: 1980
    Dentocraniofacial variables, with emphasis on the cranial base, cranial vault, maxilla and mandible will be studied in normal children...
  23. Multiphasic Calcium Sulfate Bone Repair Material
    Harold Alexander; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..There is a ready market for a new material to fill extraction sites, enhance maxilla and mandibular bone to accept dental implants, and to speed up the osseointegration of dental implants.
  24. INVESTIGATION OF THE RECEPTOR FOR OSTEOCALCIN
    PATRICIA MACCHIARULO; Fiscal Year: 1991
    ..rely upon influencing the balance between bone formation and bone resorption within the alveolar processes of the maxilla and the mandible...
  25. NOVEL HUMAN ORAL & CRANIOFACIAL GENES
    Michael Lovett; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..in embryonic rhombomeres and first branchial arch, oral cavity (including teeth, salivary glands and tongue), and maxilla. It will provide a national resource of novel data and human DNA clones relevant to oral and craniofacial ..
  26. ANTERIOR DISPLACEMENT OF MAXILLA BY CONTROLLED FORCES
    Ravindra Nanda; Fiscal Year: 1980
    ..A combination of these two techniques will also help in locating the center of rotation of the maxilla in each monkey which in itself might help in locating the center of resistance of the maxilla...
  27. Mineral and Mechanical Properties of Bone
    Sarandeep Huja; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Future interventional studies will examine the mechanisms for the initial and the long-term adaptive response in material properties of bone. ..
  28. Molecular Mechanisms of Ectopic Bone Formation
    STEVEN LIETMAN; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  29. Regulatory Kinases in BMP-mediated hMSC Osteogenesis
    SUNDAY AKINTOYE; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Our long-term goal is to develop clinically improved bone therapies with BMPs and human MSC. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  30. Dental Radiographic Predictors of Osteoporotic Fracture
    STUART WHITE; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..We have found such changes in the maxilla and mandible of osteoporotic patients...
  31. Parenchymal/Stem Cell Pathways for Salivary Gland Repair
    Robert Redman; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. SPEECH AND RESPIRATORY AERODYNAMICS IN CLEFT PALATE
    David Zajac; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is possible, for example, that therapeutic techniques may be developed that incorporate specific respiratory strategies employed by speakers with cleft palate who exhibit acceptable speech characteristics. ..
  33. Animal models for TMJ research: Functional 3-D loading
    KATHERINE RAFFERTY; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The data we generate will be used in comparison with finite element predictions of mandibular deformations. ..
  34. Nitric Oxide Defense Against Porphyromonas gingivalis
    Robert Gyurko; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..He is applying for the NIDCR Scholar Development and Faculty Transition Award to pursue scientific career as an independent investigator at Boston University School of Dental Medicine. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  35. MODELING DNA DIVERSITY IN CARDIOVASCULAR HEALTH/DISEASE
    Kenneth Weiss; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..These studies will provide an unprecedented ..
  36. MECHANICAL ENVIRONMENT IN MANDIBULAR DISTRACTION
    Susan Herring; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  37. In vivo study of diabetic hyperglycemia and inflammation
    Robert Gyurko; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Moreover, findings on novel lipid inhibitors of inflammation will be important in evaluating the therapeutic potential of these compounds in resolving inflammation in periodontal and other inflammations. ..
  38. Oral Health Outcomes of Early Childhood Malnutrition
    Walter Psoter; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Given the universality of PEM pathophysiology, this study's findings will be generalizable to subsets of U.S. children having 9 oral health disparities. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  39. Tongue Volume, Function and Biomechanics
    Zi Jun Liu; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Application of this information will allow understanding of normal tongue functional morphology and to evaluate how tongue volume affects function and craniofacial growth. ..
  40. BONE GROWTH, PERIOSTEAL MIGRATION AND MUSCLE FUNCTION
    Susan Herring; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  41. Scanco VivaCT 40 High Speed Micro Computed Tomography System
    Paul Dechow; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  42. LEVODOPA PHARMACOKINETICS AND PHARMACODYNAMICS
    John Nutt; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. Neural mechanisms of localization dominance
    Brian Nelson; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  44. Computer Surgical Simulation for Craniofacial Surgery
    James Xia; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In the United States each year, a significant number of patients undergo reconstructive surgery for these types of defects and deformities. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  45. Speech Intelligibility Testing in Children with Repaired Cleft Palate
    David Zajac; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  46. Stimulation of ASC Osteogenic Potential In vivo
    Patricia Zuk; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  47. Early Assessment of Infants with Cleft Palate Following Surgical Repair
    David Zajac; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  48. A Molecular Investigation of Growth and Shape Variation in Cleft-Lip Etiology
    Nathan Young; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..In turn, this predictive power will help doctors plan more effective treatments of diseases associated with defects in growth. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  49. Diabetes: Implant Integration, Success, and Benefit
    Thomas W Oates; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Ultimately, this information will contribute to the establishment of evidence-based guidelines for the assessment and application of dental implant therapy for patients with diabetes. ..