Active Research Projects

Laboratory Research

  • Bone tissue engineering with human serum
  • Gene Expression Profiling of the “Field of Injury” in Head and Neck Cancer

Clinical Research

  • Surgically assisted rapid canine distraction
  • Antibiotic therapy in the management of facial fractures
  • Rapid orthodontic treatment following selective alveolar decortication
  • Endosseous implants in tumor/cyst reconstructed jaw bone: evaluation of results
  • Dental CT scan evaluation of the maxilla, mandible, and their anatomical structures
  • Head and neck facial space infections of odontogenic origin:
  • Treatment of mandible fractures in HIV positive patients
  • Open vs. closed treatment of bilateral mandibular condyle and anterior mandibular fractures:
  • Counterclockwise rotation of the maxillomandibular complex using custom made TMJ total joint prostheses
  • Simultaneous TMJ and orthognathic surgery: Analysis of clinical results
  • Iliac crest bone graft harvest: analysis of results
  • Results with use of rigid fixation in the surgical management of edentulous mandible fractures
  • Treatment of osteomyelitis of the mandible:
  • Facial disparities in facial trauma
  • Gun shot injuries to the maxillofacial region
  • Quality of life outcomes after orthognathic surgery
  • Implants in grafted bone
  • Idiopathic condylar resorption
  • Ambulatory Anesthesia Outcomes
  • TMJ symptoms before and after orthognathic surgery
  • Sinus lifting: assessment of outcomes of different techniques
  • Success of implants in grafted bone
  • Sleep apnea surgery
  • Nerve considerations in non-malignant diseases of the jaws
  • Bone healing after microvascular reconstruction
  • Assessment of Osseous Healing of the Reconstructed Mandible Utilizing High Resolution CT
  • Incidence, Survival and Resource Utilization of Oropharyngeal Cancer in the Geriatric Population
  • Multicenter trial of Fdg-Pet/Ct staging of head and neck cancer