Alexander J Barber

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The aims of this survey of consultants in the British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons were threefold. Firstly, to estimate the number of patients screened for oral health before starting intravenous bisphosphonate medication, secondly, to indicate the use of antibiotics in patients on bisphosphonates who need routine extraction of a lower(More)
The aim of this paper is to provide a systematic review of articles concerning primary osseointegrated dental implants in the head and neck oncology setting. We searched MEDLINE (1950 to March 2009) and Embase (1980 to March 2009) using the terms head and neck, oral, maxillofacial, craniofacial, jaws, mandible, maxilla, zygoma, dental implants,(More)
We report a case of skull base osteomyelitis that presented 4-8 weeks after a level 2 maxillectomy for a plexiform ameloblastoma of the right posterior maxilla. This is an extremely rare complication, and we know of no previously reported cases that developed after maxillectomy. We summarise the presentation, differential diagnosis and management.
With only one edition published, this contemporary text has already estab­ lished itself as a respected reference for undergraduates, postgraduate dentists in training and general practitioners alike. This second edition retains a winning formula, whilst improving on the rela­ tive shortcomings of its predecessor. From the title itself, this book has a goal(More)
© 2007 Nature Publishing Group Biochemical abnormality Sir, we read with interest your recent article regarding a death following an odontogenic infection in a patient immunocompromised with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (BDJ 2007; 203: 241-242). We wish to relay that it is our experience that deaths can still arise from odontogenic infections in Britain in(More)
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