Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery
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SSRO surgery improves long-jaw patients' quality of life
Sagittal split ramus osteotomy (SSRO) surgery may improve the quality of life of "long jaw" patients.
May 30, 2023
Are eggshells a boon for bone graft materials?
Researchers have developed a new technique to synthesize amorphous calcium phosphate bone graft particles derived from eggshells.
April 27, 2023
Orthodontic wirelike device aids bone regeneration
Researchers from the University of Pittsburgh have developed a device similar to an orthodontic wire that supports bone regeneration in mice, according to a study published on April 11 in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
April 18, 2023
Amend’s suture-free device for oral wounds gets funded
Amend Surgical received funding to commercialize a sutureless peripheral nerve repair device used to treat oral tissue wounds.
April 17, 2023
A sticky way to combat 3rd-molar surgery complications
Kinesiology tape and the use of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs may be the key to treating postoperative complications after wisdom tooth surgery.
April 17, 2023
CBCT aids in surgical removal of rare nasally impacted mesiodens
Imaging helped clinicians use a novel surgical technique to remove a rare nasally impacted extra tooth in a 13-year-old boy.
April 5, 2023
Acne gel may have triggered anaphylaxis in oral surgery patients
Two teens who previously used antibiotic topical acne gels experienced anaphylaxis following IV administration of clindamycin prior to third-molar surgeries, according to a case report.
April 3, 2023
Drug combo shows promise for HPV-negative HNC patients
A new drug combination shows promise for treating HPV-negative patients with advanced head and neck cancer (HNC).
April 4, 2023
More patients fret that dental implants may make them itch
More U.S. patients worry they could experience skin hypersensitivity due to an allergic reaction to nickel and other metals used in medical devices, including dental implants.
March 29, 2023
DSO USOSM names new senior VPs of operations
Specialty dental service organization (DSO) U.S. Oral Surgery Management (USOSM) has named Melissa Winfield and David Livesay as senior vice presidents of operations.
March 21, 2023
Clinicians prescribed fewer opioids in 2019 vs. 2015
Between 2015 and 2019, more than 2.7 million opioids were prescribed by dentists and oral and maxillofacial surgeons in the U.S. However, fewer opioids were prescribed in 2019 than in 2015, according to new research.
March 20, 2023
PRF may help reduce oral surgery infections
Using a platelet-rich fibrin (PRF) technique to deliver antibiotics may decrease the risk of postsurgical infection in oral surgery patients, according to a proof-of-concept study recently published in
BMC Oral Health
March 14, 2023
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