- Cemented-retained vs screw-retained implant restorations: an investigation on 1939 dental implantsM Cicciu
Department of Oral Surgery, Dental Clinic, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Minerva Stomatol 57:167-79. 2008..It is important to underline the influence of the attachment mechanism on many clinical aspects of implant dentistry...
- Three-dimensional evaluation of different prosthesis retention systems using finite element analysis and the Von Mises stress testFloriana Lauritano
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Dentistry and Morphological and Functional Imaging, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Minerva Stomatol 65:353-367. 2016..The use of titanium, dental implants for replacing missing teeth is today considered to be a predictable procedure giving the patients esthetic and function for long time...
- Canines mesiodistal measures as the key to sex prediction: a systematic review and meta-analysisMonika Pratapiene
Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
Minerva Pediatr 68:288-98. 2016..The purpose of this study was to systematically review the literature about canine measures to determine whether their variations had any role in sex determination...
- Clinical evaluation of the oral health status in vascular-type dementia patients. A case-control studyE Bramanti
Odontostomatology Department, University of Messina School of Dentistry, Messina, Italy
Minerva Stomatol 64:167-75. 2015..Moreover, the association of the disease severity and the patients' cognitive and functional impairment with the oral findings have been recorded...
- Histomorphometric evaluation of anorganic bovine bone coverage to reduce autogenous grafts resorption: preliminary resultsCarlo Maiorana
Oral Surgery and Implantology, University of Milan, School of Dentistry, IRCSS Cà Granda, Milan, Italy
Open Dent J 5:71-8. 2011....
- Periodontal health and caries prevalence evaluation in patients affected by Parkinson's diseaseMarco Cicciu
Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina School of Dentistry, 98100 Messina, Italy
Parkinsons Dis 2012:541908. 2012....
- Rare bilateral nasopalatine duct cysts: a case reportMarco Cicciu
University of Milan, Department of Oral Surgery, I C P Dental School via della Commenda 10 Milan, Italy
Open Dent J 4:8-12. 2010..This report describes the appearance and treatment of a rare case of bilateral nasopalatine duct cyst...
- Schneider membrane elevation in presence of sinus septa: anatomic features and surgical managementMario Beretta
Implantology Department, School of Dentistry, University of Milan, IRCSS Cà Grande, MI, Italy
Int J Dent 2012:261905. 2012..Clinicians should always perform clinical and radiographic diagnosis in order to avoid complications related to the sinus lift surgery...
- Five years follow-up of implant-prosthetic rehabilitation on a patient after mandibular ameloblastoma removal and ridge reconstruction by fibula graft and bone distractionGiacomo Oteri
Department of Odontostomatology, University of Messina, ME, Italy
Dent Res J (Isfahan) 9:226-32. 2012..At five-years follow up, excellent integration of grafted tissue, steady levels of bone around the fixtures and healthy peri-implant tissues were reported...
- Slow Orthodontic Teeth Extrusion to Enhance Hard and Soft Periodontal Tissue Quality before Implant Positioning in Aesthetic AreaC Maiorana
Oral Surgery and Implantology, University of Milan School of Dentistry, University of Milan, MI, Italy
Open Dent J 6:137-42. 2012..Several safe surgical techniques are available today for reconstructing atrophic jaws. However, the same technique applied on the posterior area did not give the same predictable results as in the anterior areas of the jaw...
- Dental management in dysphagia syndrome patients with previously acquired brain damagesEnnio Bramanti
Department of Odontostomoatology, School of Dentistry, University of Messina, ME, Italy
Dent Res J (Isfahan) 9:361-7. 2012..This review article discusses the epidemiology of dysphagia, the normal swallowing process, pathophysiology, signs and symptoms, diagnostics, and dental management of patients affected...
- Experimental study on strength evaluation applied for teeth extraction: an in vivo studyMarco Cicciu
Oral Surgery Medical Practitioner, Department of Human Pathology, School of Dentistry, University of Messina School of Dentistry, ME, IT, USA
Open Dent J 7:20-6. 2013..The buccal and palatal rocking movements, plus the twisting movements were also measured in this in-vivo study during premolar extraction for orthodontic purposes...
- Protein-Signaled Guided Bone Regeneration Using Titanium Mesh and Rh-BMP2 in Oral Surgery: A Case Report Involving Left Mandibular Reconstruction after Tumor ResectionM Cicciu
Human Pathology Department, University of Messina University of Messina School of Dentistry
Open Dent J 6:51-5. 2012....
- Tooth fragment reattachment technique on a pluri traumatized toothGiuseppe Lo Giudice
Department of Conservative Dentistry, Messina Dental School, Messina University, Catania, ME, Italy
J Conserv Dent 15:80-3. 2012..Quality of adhesion is shown by the retention of the reattached fragment in the second trauma that caused only partial enamel fractures...
- Strategies used to inhibit postoperative swelling following removal of impacted lower third molarFrancesco Sortino
Department of Oral Surgery, University of Catania, Azienda Policlinico, Via Santa Sofia, Catania, Italy
Dent Res J (Isfahan) 8:162-71. 2011..The pharmacological therapy when performed with corticosteroids seems to improve control of the postoperative swelling related with this kind of surgeries...
- Biomimetic mineralization on a macroporous cellulose-based matrix for bone regenerationOdeta Petrauskaite
Department of Organic Technology, Kaunas University of Technology, Radvilenu pl 19, 50254 Kaunas, Lithuania
Biomed Res Int 2013:452750. 2013..The porous cellulose matrix was not cytotoxic, allowing the adhesion and proliferation of human osteoblastic cells. Comparatively, improved cell adhesion and growth rate were achieved on the mineralized cellulose matrices. ..
- Immunoglobulin injection for the treatment of multiple oral ulcers in Stevens-Johnson syndromeM Cicciu
Human Pathology Department, Dental School, Messina University, Via Consolare Valeria, 98100, Messina, Italy
Eur Arch Paediatr Dent 14:355-8. 2013..Authors want to underline the positive response of a new way of therapy by immunoglobulin injection...
- Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein type 2 application for a possible treatment of bisphosphonates-related osteonecrosis of the jawMarco Cicciu
Oral Surgery and Oral Disease Department, University of Messina School of Dentistry, Messina, Italy
J Craniofac Surg 23:784-8. 2012..The use of growth factors, particularly rhBMP-2, should be considered a therapeutic choice in patients affected by osteonecrosis of the jaws related to bisphosphonate therapy...
- Parametric analysis of the strength in the ''Toronto'' osseous-prosthesis systemM Cicciu
Department of Oral Surgery, I C P Dental School University of Milan, Milan, Italy
Minerva Stomatol 58:9-23. 2009..Moreover investigation about implant positions and perspectives in comparison with a virtual medial plane was made to evaluate the incidence of screw and prosthesis breakage...
- Cervicofacial emphysema secondary to facebow injury: a case reportMarco Cicciu
Oral Surgery Department, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
J Clin Pediatr Dent 33:333-6. 2009..To report the clinical case of a child with facial and periorbital emphysema caused by an orthodontic device...
- The Effect of Different Cleaning Protocols on Post Space: A SEM StudyGiuseppe Lo Giudice
Medical Sciences and Odontostomatology Department, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Int J Dent 2016:1907124. 2016..The absence of ultrasonic activation lowers the cleansing efficacy of endocanalar irrigants, showing sensible differences among each post-space zone...
- Parathyroid Autotransplantation During Thyroid Surgery: A Novel Technique Using a Cell Culture Nutrient SolutionFausto Famà
Department of Human Pathology, University Hospital of Messina, Via Consolare Valeria, 1, 98125, Messina, Italy
World J Surg . 2016..We adopted the transplantation into the sternocleidomastoid muscle, which allows an easier and time-saving surgical procedure using the same surgical incision...
- Histological Features and Biocompatibility of Bone and Soft Tissue Substitutes in the Atrophic Alveolar Ridge ReconstructionCarlo Maiorana
Center for Edentulism and Jawbone Atrophies, Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico, Department of Oral Sciences, University of Milan, 20141 Milan, Italy
Case Rep Dent 2016:3608602. 2016..A maxillary reconstruction of an atrophic ridge by means of tissue substitutes and its histological features are then presented. ..
- Patient Discomfort During and After Surgically Assisted Rapid Maxillary Expansion Under Local AnaesthesiaLuigi Laino
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Foggia University, Foggia Multidisciplinary Department of Medical Surgical and Odontostomatological Specialties, Second University of Naples, Naples Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, University of Messina School of Dentistry, Messina, Italy
J Craniofac Surg 27:772-5. 2016....
- Prevalence of Ectopic Breast Tissue and Tumor: A 20-Year Single Center ExperienceFausto Famà
Department of Human Pathology, University Hospital of Messina, Messina, Italy Electronic address
Clin Breast Cancer 16:e107-12. 2016..Ectopic breast cancers are rare neoplasms that occur in 0.3% to 0.6% of all cases of breast cancer...
- Tissue Fluorescence Imaging (VELscope) for Quick Non-Invasive Diagnosis in Oral PathologyMarco Cicciu
Department of Experimental Medical Surgical Sciences and Dentistry, University of Messina, Messina, Italy Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy
J Craniofac Surg . 2016..The aim of this article is to evaluate the effectiveness of other available tests that are unobtrusive and provide immediate results like the tissue fluorescence imaging...
- A Retrospective Evaluation of 192 Implants Placed in Augmented Bone: Long-Term Follow-Up StudyMario Beretta
1 Department of Dental Implants UOC Maxillofacial Surgery and Odontostomatology, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
J Oral Implantol 41:669-74. 2015..Therefore, the dental implants placed in association with bone regenerative procedures presented safe and predictable long-term clinical results. ..
- Pattern of nodal involvement in papillary thyroid cancer: a challenge of quantitative analysisFausto Famà
Department of Human Pathology, University Hospital of Messina Via Consolare Valeria, 1, Messina 98125, Italy
Int J Clin Exp Pathol 8:11629-34. 2015..Backgrounds of this study were to examine and analyse the relationship among the number of lymph nodes with metastases harvested in central and lateral compartments, the characteristics of tumours and patients, and the recurrences rate...
- Guillain-Barré syndrome: report of two rare clinical cases occurring after allergenic bone grafting in oral maxillofacial surgeryMarco Cicciu
Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina University of Messina School of Dentistry ME, IT
Int J Clin Exp Pathol 8:7614-6. 2015..Both patients fully recovered from the GBS and are presently alive and well. ..
- A Four-Year Survival Rate Multicenter Prospective Clinical Study on 377 Implants: Correlations Between Implant Insertion Torque, Diameter, and Bone QualityCarlo Maiorana
1 Oral Surgery and Implantology, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico Milano, University of Milan, Milan, Italy
J Oral Implantol 41:e60-5. 2015..Within the limits of this study, it was observed that a wider diameter corresponded to a higher implant primary stability. Implant length did not seem to be critical in obtaining higher primary stability. ..
- Recombinant human bone morphogenetic protein-2 promote and stabilize hard and soft tissue healing for large mandibular new bone reconstruction defectsMarco Cicciu
From the Oral Surgery and Oral Disease Department, School of Dentistry, University of Messina, Messina, Italy Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, CA School of Dentistry, University of Messina, Messina, Italy and Department of Oral Surgery, Policlinico Cà Granda, University of Milan School of Dentistry, Milan, Italy
J Craniofac Surg 25:860-2. 2014..The results indicated that the use of rhBMP-2 without concomitant autogenous bone grafting materials in large critical-sized mandibular defects secondary to large mandibular tumor produced excellent regeneration of the treated area...
- Changes in inflammatory mediators in peri-implant fluid after implant insertionMario Venza
Department of Odontostomatology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
J Periodontol 80:297-306. 2009..The aim of this study was to compare and evaluate the influence of the placement technique on periodontal health...
- Juvenile ossifying fibroma of the maxilla: a rare aggressive case in a young patientMarco Cicciu
Department Human Pathology, University of Messina, University of Messina School of Dentistry, ME, IT, Italy
J Cancer Res Ther 9:324-7. 2013..The clinical, radiographic and histopathologic findings, plus differential diagnoses of the case and treatement options are also presented...
- Clinical investigation of mucosal thickness stability after soft tissue grafting around implants: a 3-year retrospective studyStefano Speroni
Department of Implantology, Dental Clinic IRCSS, University of Milan, Italy
Indian J Dent Res 21:474-9. 2010....
- Orthodontic management of missing lateral incisor by miniscrew-anchored deviceMarco Portelli
School of Dentistry, Department of Biomedical Sciences, Dentistry and Morphological and Functional Imaging, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
Minerva Stomatol 65:403-411. 2016..The advantages of this device were the absence of patient compliance, relatively predictable outcomes, favorable esthetics, possibility of different activations in each side...
- Does Vitamin D3 Have an Impact on Clinical and Biochemical Parameters Related to Third Molar SurgeryGiacomo Oteri
Department of Experimental Medical Surgical Sciences and Dentistry Department of Odontostomatology, School of Dentistry Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
J Craniofac Surg 27:469-76. 2016..01) for the test group after the surgery. The increase of vitamin D serum levels showed an impact on the outcome of the third molar surgery, eliciting a reduced inflammatory response and leading to a more favorable clinical course. ..
- Nonfatal Cervical-Neck Lesion With a Wooden Foreign Body: Diagnosis and ManagementFausto Famà
Human Pathology Department, School of Dentistry Neurosciences Department Emergency Department, University Hospital of Messina, Messina, Italy
J Craniofac Surg 27:175-6. 2016..When a cervical lesion is because of a wooden foreign body, infectious risk increases for its organic peculiarity. The authors report a rural nonfatal cervical lesion in a civilian, and its management. ..
- Platelet-derived growth factor type BB and collagen matrix for soft tissue reconstruction after muco-epidermoid carcinoma removal: a possible therapeutic optionMarco Cicciu
Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, University of Messina School of Dentistry, Messina, Italy
J Cancer Res Ther 11:234-7. 2015..The clinical, radiographic, and histopathologic findings, plus differential diagnoses of the case and reconstructive treatment options are also presented. ..
- Use of a porcine collagen matrix as an alternative to autogenous tissue for grafting oral soft tissue defectsAlan S Herford
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University Medical Center, Loma Linda, CA 92350, USA
J Oral Maxillofac Surg 68:1463-70. 2010..Porcine collagen matrices have the potential to be helpful for grafting of soft tissue defects...
- Maxillary vestibular incision for surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion: evidence for a conservative approachAlan S Herford
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, School of Dentistry, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California 92350, USA
Orthodontics (Chic.) 13:168-75. 2012..To evaluate the soft tissue changes in upper lip, vermilion, and alar bases after surgically assisted rapid palatal expansion (SARPE). A new flap design was proposed to obtain more esthetic results...
- Immediate distraction osteogenesis: the sandwich technique in combination with rhBMP-2 for anterior maxillary and mandibular defectsAlan Scott Herford
Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California, USA
J Craniofac Surg 24:1383-7. 2013..The addition of rhBMP-2 may aid in its success rate by promoting osteogenesis at the osteotomy site, especially in multiple-operated patients where other traditional techniques have failed to gain the desired ridge height. ..
- Modern molecular biomarkers of head and neck cancer. Part I. Epigenetic diagnostics and prognostics: Systematic reviewGintaras Juodzbalys
Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
Cancer Biomark . 2016..Traditional screening modalities have many disadvantages. The aim of the present article was to review the scientific literature about novel head and neck cancer diagnostics - epigenetic biomarkers...
- Association Between Odontoma and Impacted TeethGaetano Isola
Departments of Biomedical, Odontostomatological Sciences, and Morphological and Functional Images, School of Dentistry, University of Messina Department of Human Pathology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
J Craniofac Surg . 2017..Early diagnosis of odontomas in primary dentition is crucial in order to prevent later complications, such as impaction or failure of eruption of teeth...
- Green pigmentation in human teeth. A stereomicroscopic studyAsta Rakauskaite
Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
J Clin Pediatr Dent 38:355-61. 2014..Pediatricians should be able to quickly note the signs in order to perform the proper diagnosis. This study may help clinicians gain more knowledge about the current status of this uncommon pathology...
- Extraoral surgical approach of ectopic mandibular third molar to the lower border of mandibleLuigi Laino
Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy Second University, Naples, Italy Departments of Medical Disciplines and Odontostomatology Human Pathology, School of Dentistry, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
J Craniofac Surg 26:e256-60. 2015..From our analysis, the treatment of those typical can be managed by using a "mini-skin-incision" (so termed as mini-submandibular approach) respecting the cosmetic expectations of the patients. ..
- Dentin Morphology of Root Canal Surface: A Quantitative Evaluation Based on a Scanning Electronic Microscopy StudyGiuseppe Lo Giudice
Department of Medical Surgery and Odontostomatologic Experimental Sciences, University of Messina, Italy
Biomed Res Int 2015:164065. 2015..However, intertubular dentin area was bigger going from apical to coronal portion. The differences between the analysed areas must be considered for the choice of the adhesive system...
- Maxillary Sinus Septa and Anatomic Correlation With the Schneiderian MembraneDavide Rancitelli
Clinic for Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Fondazione IRCCS Ca Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, University of Milan, Milan Human Pathology Department, School of Dentistry, University of Messina, Messina Department of Oral Rehabilitation, Istituto Stomatologico Italiano, University of Milan, Milan Department of Cardiac, Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
J Craniofac Surg 26:1394-8. 2015..Their presence may result in a thickening of the sinus membrane. The systematic study of radiographic anatomy of maxillary sinus is necessary before the sinus lift surgery planning...
- Giant Salivary Gland Calculi (GSGC): Report Of Two CasesGiacomo Oteri
Oral Surgery Department, University of Messina, School of Dentistry, Messina, Italy
Open Dent J 5:90-5. 2011..The glands recovered normal function quickly after removal of the stones.For the patients the morbidity associated with salivary gland calculi removal follow-up showed asymptomatic and normally functioning glands...