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A comparative study of cone-beam computed tomography and conventional panoramic radiography in assessing the topographic relationship between the mandibular canal and impacted third molars.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of cone-beam CT compared with panoramic images in predicting neurovascular bundle exposure during extraction of impacted mandibular third molars. STUDYExpand
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Deficiency of Chemokine Receptor CCR1 Causes Osteopenia Due to Impaired Functions of Osteoclasts and Osteoblasts*
Chemokines are characterized by the homing activity of leukocytes to targeted inflammation sites. Recent research indicates that chemokines play more divergent roles in various phases of pathogenesisExpand
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Antimicrobial photodynamic therapy suppresses dental plaque formation in healthy adults: a randomized controlled clinical trial
BackgroundOral care is important for oral and systemic health, especially for elderly institutionalized individuals and compromised patients. However, conventional mechanical plaque control is oftenExpand
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A new evaluation method for neurosensory disturbance in the chin of patients undergoing mandibular sagittal split ramus osteotomy: an application of the heat flux technique.
OBJECTIVE To examine neurosensory changes in the chin following bilateral sagittal split ramus osteotomy (BSSRO) using the heat flux technique. STUDY DESIGN Twelve healthy adults (C-group) and 23Expand
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Morphological and immunohistochemical changes in muscle tissue in association with mandibular distraction osteogenesis.
PURPOSE Studies of changes in the surrounding soft tissue in association with distraction osteogenesis in the maxillofacial region, where various different kinds of tissue are tightly packed, areExpand
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Control of autonomous mobile robot using map matching with optimized search range
SUMMARY Accurate estimation of self-position is indispensable for autonomous mobile robots. Map-matching-based self-positioning is a promising method; however, adequate matching area selection isExpand
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The effect of mandibular distraction osteogenesis on the histology and immunohistology of keratinized gingiva.
OBJECTIVES We investigated distracted keratinized epithelium to elucidate any proliferative and degenerated changes and to estimate the stability of the gingival tissues in mandibular distractionExpand
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Importance of eliminating potential dental focal infection before the first cycle of chemotherapy in patients with hematologic malignancy
Letter to the Editor, The oral cavity is a potential infection site in patients undergoing immunosuppressive therapy [1]. These patients are more susceptible to systemic infection, particularly thoseExpand
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Non-Syndromic Familial Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumour: A Rare Case Report in Japanese Identical Twins.
Keratocystic Odontogenic Tumour (KCOT) is unicystic or multicystic intraosseous benign tumour of odontogenic origin that recurs due to locally destructive behaviour. KCOTs are usually the firstExpand
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