This descriptive study was carried out at Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgery department, Armed Forces Institute of Dentistry (AFID) Rawalpindi from Oct 2012 to Jun 2013.
OMFS specializes in treating many diseases, injuries and defects in the head, neck, face, jaws and the hard and soft tissues of the oral (mouth) and maxillofacial
(jaws and face) region.
One thousand maxillofacial
and related fractures at the ENT-clinic in Gothenburg.
Etiological factors were identified as falling in 223 patients (17.6%), blunt trauma in 206 patients (16.2%), assault in 155 patients (12.2%), and other causes (e.g., tooth extraction and odontogenic cyst) in 35 patients (2.7%), maxillofacial
fractures associated with firearms injuries were identified in 20 patients (1.5%).
A 65-year-old white woman presented to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial
Surgery at the Pernambuco School of Dentistry, Universidade de Pernambuco, Northeastern Brazil, complaining of a purplish lesion on the left lateral border of the tongue.
Male patient, brunette skin, 28 years old, attended the outpatient clinic of the Department of Oral & Maxillofacial
Surgery of Santo Antonio Hospital (affiliated to Federal University of Bahia), complaining about progressive mouth opening limitation after assault by a cutting-piercing instrument, 35 days before.
Dodson, "Mandibular third molars and angle fractures," Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial
laboratory services manager Peter Llewelyn Evans said: "The software will enable maxillofacial
surgeons and technicians to design a cranioplasty - where people have part of the skull missing and you want to repair that with a metal plate.
area upper third of face was most frequent site to receive gunshot and ballistic injuries as 10 patients received injuries to upper face which measures about 19.2%.
They said the hospital administration plan to shift ENT, Ophthalmology, Maxillofacial
Surgery wards besides hospital store to the new building.
Consultant in oral and maxillofacial
surgery, David Mitchell, says up to 75% of mouth cancer is preventable.
Chronic alcoholism, whether a singular condition or associated with a mental disorder, similar to other drug abuse, represents a great challenge for the staff of oral and maxillofacial
surgery during pre-, intra- and post operative period.