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Influence of surface modified dental implant abutments on connective tissue attachment: A systematic review

Publication date: August 2017
Source:Archives of Oral Biology, Volume 80
Author(s): Mónica Blázquez-Hinarejos, Raúl Ayuso-Montero, Enric Jané-Salas, José López-López
ObjectiveDetermine whether surface modified prosthetic abutments for dental implants influence connective tissue attachment to the implant-abutment system.DesignA systematic review was conducted using the MEDLINE-PubMed database, with two independent reviewers filtering the titles and abstracts. 156 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Stimulation of human gingival fibroblasts viability and growth by roots treated with high intensity lasers, photodynamic therapy and citric acid

Publication date: September 2017
Source:Archives of Oral Biology, Volume 81
Author(s): Paula Stephania Brandão Hage Karam, Rafael Ferreira, Rodrigo Cardoso Oliveira, Sebastião Luiz Aguiar Greghi, Maria Lúcia Rubo de Rezende, Adriana Campos Passanezi Sant’Ana, Mariana Schutzer Ragghianti Zangrando, Carla Andreotti Damante… 237 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Modification of orbital retractor to facilitate the insertion of orbital wall implants

The reconstruction of a fractured orbital wall requires both the adaptation and correct positioning of an orbital implant.1 Patient-specific, 3-dimensional, printed models are helpful in the adaptation of the titanium mesh and for navigation inside the orbit. 14 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Prospective, longitudinal assessment of quality of life in patients with cancer of the head and neck and their primary carers

Cancer of the head and neck has profound psychosocial and physical effects on patients, so quality of life (QoL) is an essential consideration—not only is it of importance to the patient but it also provides a subjective measure of the success of treatment. 46 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Incidence of salivary side effects after radioiodine treatment using a new specifically-designed questionnaire

Sialadenitis is one of the common complications of radioiodine treatment for thyroid malignancy. The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of radioiodine-induced sialadenitis and other side effects by using a self-administered questionnaire. 45 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Clinical Pathologic Conference: Acute Onset Malocclusion and Facial Pain

Publication date: Available online 26 April 2017
Source:Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology and Oral Radiology
Author(s): Mina D. Fahmy, Anish Gupta, Amrou Abdelkader, Theodore MacKinney, Steven Sewall

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By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis

Oral mass revealing Chédiak–Higashi syndrome

This case report describes common oral inflammatory findings leading to the identification of Chédiak–Higashi syndrome (CHS). A 15-year-old girl presented with an enlarging and painful mass on the upper lip. 60 more words

By Alexandros G. Sfakianakis