Research and Publications

Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

Research and Publications

Dr. John P. Stella, DDS

John P. Stella, DDS, FACS
Chairman and Program Director

(817) 702-1325

Publications

Stella, J.P.,  Epker, B.N.: Relapse Patterns and Etiologies After Correction of Class III Open Bite Via Subcondylar Ramus Osteotomies.  International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery. 

Vol. 1(2) 91-99, 1986.

Stella, J.P., Kageler, W.V., Epker, B.N.: Fiberoptic Endotracheal Intubation in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: Indications, Techniques, Results.  Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Nov 44(1) 923-925, 1986.

Stella, J.P., Streater, M., Epker, B.N.: Predictability of Upper Lip Position Following Maxillary Advancement Surgery.  Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.  47: 697-703, 1989.

Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: Transoral Submental Lipectomy.  Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. 47: 795-803, 1989.

Tharanon, W., Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: a Modified Superior Based Pharyngeal Flap: A Retrospective Study.  Oral Surgery, Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology. 70: 256-267, 1990. 

Stella, J.P., Tharanon, W.: A Precise Radiographic Method to Determine the Location of the Inferior Alveolar Canal in Posterior Edentulous Mandible, Part I.  International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Vol. 5 (1) 15-22, 1990.

Stella, J.P., Tharanon, W.: A Precise Radiographic Method to Determine the Location of the Inferior Alveolar Canal in Posterior Edentulous Mandible, Part II. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery. Vol. 5(1) 23-29, 1990.

Stella, J.P.: Esthetic Evaluation of the Face for Cosmetic Surgery.  Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery Knowledge Update, Vol 1, Part II, 1995

Stella, J.P.: Evaluation of the Face for Aesthetic Surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics. Vol. 8(1) 1-12,  Feb 1996.

Ferrara, Eric D, Stella, John Paul:  Restoration of the Edentulous Maxilla:  The Case for the Zygomatic Implants.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  Vol. 62:1418-1422, 2004

Major Contributing Author:

Cosmetic Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery  W. B. Saunders, January 1990.

Section I: Chapter 1 - Systemic Esthetic Evaluation of the Neck
Chapter 4 - Simultaneous Orthognathic and Cosmetic Neck Surgery

Section II: Chapter 1 - Systemic Esthetic Evaluation of the Nose

Section III: Chapter 4 - Applied surgical Anatomy of the Buccal Fat Pad
Chapter 5 - Cosmetic Buccal Lipectomy

Section IV:     Chapter 4 - Cosmetic Supraorbital-Frontal Resculpturing 

Contributing Author: Impacted Teeth  W.B. Saunders, 1992 Chapter:  Surgical Considerations for Impacted Teeth in the Region of Elective Osteotomies  

Stella, J.P., Hiroshi, Y., Epker, B.N., Gahli, G.E.: The Modified Superior Based Pharyngeal Flap. Part IV Position of the Base of the Flap.  Oral Medicine, Oral Pathology Vol. 73 (1) 13-18, January 1992.

Epker, B.N., Stella, J.P., Fish, L.C.: Orthodontic Surgical Correction of Dentofacial Deformities  Vol. I, II, III, IV.  C.V. Mosby, 1994.

Triplett, R.G., Stella, J.P., et al:  A Discussion of the Medical Necessity of Dental Implants.  American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons position paper, July 1994.

Magalhaes, A., Stella, J.P., Tahasuri, T.H.: Changes in Condylar Position Following Bilateral Sagittal Split Ramus Osteotomy with Setback.   International Journal of Adult Orthodontic & Orthognathic Surgery  Vol. 10 (2), 1995.

Magalhaes, A., Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: Facial Antropometrics versus Cephalometry as Predictors for Surgical Treatment in Class III Dentofacial Deformities.  International Journal of Adult Orthodontic & Orthognathic Surgery.  Vol 10 (4), 1995.

Chaisrisookumporn, N., Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: Anthropometric profile evaluation of the midface in patients with cleft lip and palate.  Triple O, Vol 80 (2), 1995.

Chaisrisookumporn, N., Stella, J.P., Epker, B.N.: Cephalometric profile evaluationsin patients with cleft lip and palate.  Vol 80 (2), 1995.

Facial Clefts and Craniosynostosis.  Stella, J.P. and Epker, B.N.: “Diagnosis of and Treatment Planning for Facial Asymmetries”  W.B. Saunders, 1996.

Walker, L., Stella J.P., Carlotti, A.: Cephalometric Predictability of Bimaxillary Surgery. Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery  Clinics, Vol. 8(1), Feb 1996.

Stella, J.P., Davis, E.: Osteoplasty and advancement genioplasty for widening of the chin.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery.  55:1943-1946, 1997.

Marquez, I., Stella, J.P.,: Modification of sagittal split ramus osteotomy to avoid unfavorable fracture around impacted third molars. International Journal of Adult Orthodontics & Orthognathic Surgery, Vol. 13, No.3, 1998.

Stefanova, N., Stella, J.P.,:  Geometric considerations when planning an asymmetric genioplasty. International Journal of Adult Orthodontics & Orthoganthic Surgery.  Vol. 14, No. 3, 1999

Stefanova, N., Stella, J.P.:  Predictability of bimaxillary orthognathic surgery using “piggyback”   intermediate splints.  International Journal of Adult Orthodontics & Orthognathic Surgery. Vol. 15, No. 1, 2000.

Burye, M.T., Stella, J.P.,:  Predictable proximal segment position:  An innovative method for obtaining predicted presurgical position of the proximal segment in sagittal split osteotomies.  International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic  Surgery Vol. 15, No. 1, 2000.

Marquez, I., Stella, J.P., Fish, L.C.: Two year follow-up of distraction osteogenesis:  Its effect on mandibular ramus height in hemifacial microsomia. Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics, Volume 117, No.2, 2000

Stefanova, N., Stella, J.P.:  The predictability of using inferior medial canthus as a stable external vertical reference in maxillary repositioning surgery, International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery Vol. 15, No. 4, 2000

Herford, Alan S., Stella, J.P.: An algorithm for determination of ideal location of interdental osteotomies in pre-surgical orthodontic treatment planning, International Journal of Adult Orthodontics and Orthognathic Surgery Vol. 15, No. 4, 2000

Stella, J.P., Warner, M.R.:  Sinus Slot Technique for Simplification and Improved Orientation of Zygomaticus Dental Implants;  A Technical Note.  International Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Implants 2000; 15:889-893 

Stella, J.P., Abolenen, Haitham:  Restoration of the Atrophied Posterior Mandible with Transverse Alveolar Maxillary/Mandibular Implants:  Technical Note and Case Report, International Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Implants 2002; 17(6) 873-9

Cillo, JE, Stella, JP.  Selection of Sagittal Split Ramus Osteotomy Technique Based on Skeletal Anatomy and Planned Distal Segment Movement: Current Therapy.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 63(1): 109-14, 2005

Cillo, JE, Stella, JP.  The Push Osteotome:  An Alternative technique to Preserve Periodontal Health in Segmental LeFort Osteotomies:  Technique and Retrospective Review.  Journal of Oral Maxillofacial Surgery, 63(275-278), 2005

Miles, BA, Hansen, BJ, Stella, JP.  Polyvinylsiloxane as an Alternative Material for the Intermediate Orthognathic Occlusal Splint. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, 64(1318-1321), 2006

Caloss, R, Atkins, K, Stella, JP.  Three-Dimensional Imaging for Virtual Assessment and Treatment Simulation in Orthognathic Surgery.  Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Clinics, Vol. 10, No. 3, 2007

Hatzis, G, Stella, JP.  Occlusal Plane Correction to Maintain an Esthetic Labiomental Curve.  The American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery. Vol. 25, No. 1, 2008.

Stella, JP., Kao, H., Williams, F. Warner, M., Netto, H., Nascimento, F. Areas Doadoras Autogenas Extrabucas; Enxertos Osseos em Implantodontia, 7(226-271), 2011.

Stella, JP., Phillips, B., Netto, H., Nascimento, F. Tecnica Rapida E Economica De Protese Hibrida Imediata; Enxertos Osseos em Implantodontia 16(528-539), 2011

Stella, JP., Ponsford, MW.: Algorithm for the Differential Diagnosis of Posterior Open Bites: Two Illustrative Cases. Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery 2012

Michael R. Warner, DDS, PhD

Michael R. Warner, DDS, PhD
(817) 702-1325

Research 

Clinical outcomes of snoring and obstructive sleep apnea surgery

Clinical outcomes of TMJ surgery

Publications 

Stella, J.P. and Warner, M.R., Sinus slot technique for placement of zymomaticus implants. Int. J. Oral Maxillofac. Implants, 15: 889, 2000.

Warner, M.R., What is the source of regenerated axons in end-to-side facial nerve repair?. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surgery 54(8) Suppl 3, 66, 1996.

Weber, W.A., Warner, M.R., Verheyden, C.N. and Proctor, W., Functional evaluation of gap vs abutment repair of peripheral nerves in the rat. J. Reconstruct. Microsurg., 12:159, 1996.

Weber, W.A., Proctor, W., Warner, M.R., and Verheyden, C.N., Autonomy and the sciatic functional index, Microsurgery 10:289, 1993.

Warner, M.R., Influence of low intensity electrical fields on sensory nerve regeneration. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surgery 51:121, 1993.

Wamer, M.R., End-organ specificity of trigeminal and facial nerve regeneration. J. Oral Maxillofac. Surgery 49:73, 1991.

Gonyea, W.J., Throckmorton, G.S., Finn, P.A., Boyd, S.B., Storum, K.A., Warner, M.R. and Bell, W.H., Masticatory muscles in dentofacial deformities. Surgical Correction of Dentofacial Deformities: New Concepts, Vol. III, edited by Bell, WS-I.W.B. Saunders Co., 1985.

Warner, M.R., Relationships between dentoskeletal morphology and myofiber characteristics of the human masseter muscle. Doctorate dissertation, UTHSCD Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Dallas, Texas, 1985.

Dolwick, M.F., Lipton, J.S., and Warner, M.R., Sagittal anatomy of the human temporomandibular joint spaces: Normal and abnormal findings. J. Oral Maxillofac. Suxg. 2:86, 1983.

Herman Kao, DDS, MD

Herman Kao, DDS, MD
(817) 702-1325

Publications/Presentations

Anatomical variation of the nasal septum: Analysis of 57 cadaver specimens. Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery, Volume 136, Issue 3 , Pages 362 - 368

Enxertos Osseos em Implantodontia, Chapter 7: Areas Doadoras Autogenas Extrabucais. Pages 226-271

Control of Facial Hemorrhage
Atlas of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Chapter 61, pages 654-659 

Vision Loss is Orbital Trauma Repair
Grand Rounds Lecture
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
August, 2010 

Management of Enophthalmos
Grand Rounds Lecture
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
UT Southwestern Medical Center
April, 2011

Office Anesthesia
Gran Rounds Lecture
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
UT Southwester Medical Center
March, 2014 

Management of Subcondyle Fractures
Division of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
UT Southwester Medical Center
March, 2015

Fayette C. Williams, DDS, MD, FACS

Fayette C. Williams, DDS, MD, FACS
(817) 702-1325

Articles

Williams FC, Ellis E 3rd, Mickey BE, Schultz BA:  Comparison of the Le Fort I maxillary osteotomy with the sublabial transnasal and endonasal approaches to the sphenoid sinus and sella: a cadaveric study. Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2009 May;67(5):1052-7. 

Throckmorton GS, Williams FC, Finn RA, Potter JK:  The Geometry of Skin Flap Movement.  Journal of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery. 2010 Oct;68(10):2545-8.

Williams FC, Ward BB, Edwards SP:  Neck Dissection for Oral Cancer.  Journal of Implant & Advanced Clinical Dentistry.  2011 Mar/Apr; 3(3): 69-76.

Kang D, Williams FC. Surgical Removal of a Large Mandibular Ameloblastoma with Immediate Reconstruction using Computer Aided Planning and a Fibula Free Flap:  A Case Report.  Journal of the Greater Houston Dental Society.  2012 Sept; 84(2). 18-21.  

Yates D, Shirley B, Williams FC.  Nevoid Basal Cell Carcinoma Syndrome (Gorlin-Goltz Syndrome):  A Review of the Literature and Case Presentation.  Journal of the Greater Houston Dental Society.  2013 May; p16-20.                  

Textbook Chapters

Williams FC, Ward BB.  Oral Squamous Cell Carcinoma:  Epidemiology, Clinical and Radiographic Examination, and Staging.  In, Current Therapy in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, editor R. Bryan Bell.  Saunders 2011.

Kao H, Williams FC, Stella JP, Warner MR:  Areas Doadoras Autogenas Extrabucais.  In, Enxertos Osseos em Implantodontia, editor Renato Mazzonetto.  Editora Napoleao Ltda 2012.

Ward BB, Williams FC, Smith M.  Complications in Bone Reconstruction.  In, Management of Complications in Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, editor Michael Miloro. Wiley-Blackwell 2012. 

Williams FC, Shirley B.  Deep Circumflex Iliac Artery Flap.  In, Atlas of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, editors Kademani and Tiwana.  Elsevier.  2015. 

Williams FC.  Tracheostomy.  In, Atlas of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, editors Kademani and Tiwana.  Elsevier.  2015.                 

Lectures

Reconstruction of the Resected Condyle. North American SORG Academy.
Head & Neck Reconstruction Module. Nashville, TN (April 2015) 

Lip Reconstruction. North American SORG Academy. Head & Neck Reconstruction Module. Nashville, TN (April 2015) 

Reconstruction of the Resected Condyle.  North American SORG Academy, Head & Neck Reconstruction Module.  Nashville, TN (April 2013)

Oral Cancer & Bisphosphonate Related Osteonecrosis of the Jaws.  Southeast Georgia Dental Association.  Tifton, GA (January 2013)

Ablative Maxillectomy and Mandibulectomy:  Approaches, Pearls, and Pitfalls.  Biomet Cadaver Course, Dallas, Texas (March 2012)

Management of Salivary Gland Malignancies.  Departmental Conference, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (August 2011)

Reconstruction of the Resected Condyle.  North American SORG Academy, Head & Neck Reconstruction Module.  Dallas, Texas (May 2011)

Oral Cancer:  Surgical Treatment and Management of the Neck.  Departmental Conference, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (December 2010)

Oral Cancer: Evaluation and Diagnosis.  Departmental Conference, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (July 2010)

Pectoralis Major Myocutaneous Flap.  Flaps in Facial Reconstruction Course.  University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (November 2009)

Oral Cancer: Ablative Therapy and Management of the Neck.  University of Michigan.  Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery.  Ann Arbor, MI  (April 2009)

Comparison of the Lefort I Osteotomy with Transnasal Approaches to the Skull Base. Advanced Symposium on Craniomaxillofacial Reconstruction (AO/ASIF), Snowbird, UT (February 2008) and Southwest Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, Houston, TX (April 2008)

Surgical Airways – Departmental conference, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (June 2006)

Eyelid Reconstruction – Departmental conference, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (May 2005)

Temporomandibular Disorders for the Family Practitioner – Grand Rounds, Department of Family Medicine, John Peter Smith Hospital, Fort Worth, Texas (April 2004)

Pediatric Dental Trauma for the Pediatrician  Grand Rounds, Department of Pediatrics, Children’s Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (June 2004)

Common Oral Findings for the General Practitioner:  When to refer – Grand Rounds, Department of Internal Medicine, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, Texas (August 2003)

Richard Patterson, DDS

Richard Patterson, DDS
(817) 702-1325

Publications

Research paper published "Ceramic Implants in C.familiaris”