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Botulinum toxin A (BTXA) application in dentistry

Botulinum toxinWe are pleased to announce a new Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery thematic series on â€œBotulinum toxin A (BTXA) application in dentistry." The series, which will include invited reviews as well as non-commissioned content, aims to publish the latest scientific research associated with this topic and will be guest edited by Dr. Young-Kyun Kim (Seoul National University). Submit your review article, clinical study, case report, or systematic review today via the journal's Editorial Manager submission site. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact the Journal Editorial Office assistant through the "Contact Us" link in Editorial Manager. 

  1. Content type: Review

    Botulinum toxin (BTX) is used in various ways such as temporarily resolving muscular problems in musculoskeletal temporomandibular disorders, inducing a decrease in bruxism through a change in muscular pattern...

    Authors: Kyung-Hwan Kwon, Kyung Su Shin, Sung Hee Yeon and Dae Gun Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:42

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  2. Content type: Review

    The application of botulinum in oral and maxillofacial surgery begins in 1982, where Jan Carruthers started using it for reducing the muscle mass and smoothing the skin, and since then it has been used for cos...

    Authors: Kyung-Hwan Kwon, Kyung Su Shin, Sung Hee Yeon and Dae Gun Kwon

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:38

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  3. Content type: Research

    The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effects of botulinum toxin A (BTX) injection into the anterior belly of the digastric muscle on a growing rat.

    Authors: Janghoon Ahn, Seong-Gon Kim, Min-Keun Kim, Insan Jang and Hyun Seok

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:20

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  4. Content type: Case report

    Class II malocclusion patients with hyperdivergent facial types are characterized by short mandibular body lengths and anterior open bite. Accordingly, the treatment for hyperdivergent skeletal class II malocc...

    Authors: Yei-Jin Kang, Bong Kuen Cha, Dong Soon Choi, In San Jang and Seong-Gon Kim

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:17

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  5. Content type: Research

    Botulinum toxin injection on the masticatory muscle induces the osteopenic condition on the ipsilateral condyle. Bisphosphonate suppresses bone resorption and is used to treat osteopenic or osteoporotic condit...

    Authors: Jae-Young Kim, Dae-Hoon Kim, Hyo-Won Jang, Kwang-Ho Park and Jong-Ki Huh

    Citation: Maxillofacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 2019 41:11

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