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Human genetic factors in nonsyndromic cleft lip and palate: an update.
Nonsyndromic cleft lip and/or palate (or orofacial cleft, OFC) is a malformation characterized by an incomplete separation between nasal and oral cavities without any associated anomalies. The lastExpand
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Sinus lift tissue engineering using autologous pulp micro-grafts: A case report of bone density evaluation
BACKGROUND Although autografts are the standard procedure for bone grafting, the use of bone regeneration by means of dental pulp stem cell is an alternative that opens a new era in this field.Expand
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Implant Rehabilitation in Grafted and Native Bone in Patients Affected by Ectodermal Dysplasia: Evaluation of 78 Implants Inserted in 8 Patients
Objectives:Ectodermal dysplasia (ED) is a congenital syndrome characterized chiefly by abnormalities of tissues of ectodermal origin, namely skin, nails, hair, and teeth. Dental treatment of patientsExpand
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Zirconium oxide regulates RNA interfering of osteoblast-like cells
Zirconium oxide (ZO) has outstanding mechanical properties, high biocompatibility and high resistance to scratching. Since dental implants are made with ZO and the genetic effects of ZO onExpand
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Mandibles Grafted With Fresh-Frozen Bone: An Evaluation of Implant Outcome
In the last decade several studies have been performed to evaluate the clinical outcome of implants inserted into grafted mandibles with autologous bone, but none is available on mandibles graftedExpand
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Objective: Narrow diameter implants (NDI) (i.e. diameter <3.75 mm) are a potential solution for specific clinical situations, such as reduced interradicular bone, thin alveolar crest and replacementExpand
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Clinical Parameters in T1N0M0 Lower Lip Squamous Cell Carcinoma
This retrospective study was carried out to asses the clinical outcome of T1 (i.e., tumor 2 cm or less at greatest dimension) squamous cell carcinoma of the lower lip (SCCLL) and verify the impact ofExpand
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Is platelet-rich fibrin really useful in oral and maxillofacial surgery? Lights and shadows of this new technique
Conclusion The platelet-rich plasmas failed to demonstrate significant benefits that justify the daily use, and the use of platelet-rich fibrin is limited to some very specific applications in whichExpand
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One-Step Oral Rehabilitation by Means of Implants' Insertion, Le Fort I, Grafts, and Immediate Loading
Purpose: In the last decade, several investigators have reported that autologous and homologous fresh frozen bones are effective materials to restore alveolar ridges before insertion of dentalExpand
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Comparison Between Implants Inserted With and Without Computer Planning and Custom Model Coordination
Purpose:In the last decade, several systems for computer-planned implantology have been reported. Among them is a system that uses software and a three-dimensional parallelometer able to transfer theExpand
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