Dr. Best’s Presentations and Publications

Peer Reviewed Publications & Submitted Manuscripts

  • Best DL, Markiewicz MR. Invited commentary: Evaluation of secondary alveolar bone grafting for unilateral complete cleft alveolus: a retrospective cone beam computed tomography-based study. Facial Plast Surg Aesthet Med. Accepted, in press. DOI: 10.1089/fpsam.2024.0049
  • Best DL, Lee KC, Reynolds RM, Piccillo E, Behar P, Markiewicz MR. Contemporary surgical management of craniofacial fibrous dysplasia using computer-assisted surgery and intraoperative navigation. J Craniofacial Surgery. Accepted, in press.

  • Best DL, Farsio F, Lee KC, Aguirre A, Frias V, Markiewicz MR. Aggressive presentation of ameloblastic fibro-odontoma: a clinical-pathological enigma. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol. Accepted, in press. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.oooo.2023.11.014

  • Jazayeri HE, Lopez J, Khavanin N, Xun H, Lee UK, Best DL, Reategui A, Urata MM, Dorafshar AH. The comparative benefits of open versus closed reduction of condylar fractures: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (Apr 2023). 151(4):664e-672e. PMID: 36729783.

  • Best DL, Jazayeri HE, McHugh JB, Udager AM, Powell C, Ward BB, Moe JS. Extent of extranodal extension in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma is not independently associated with survival. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (Dec 2022). 80(12):1978-88. PMID: 36179764.

  • Best DL, Ruggiero BL, Bonine BF, Troost JP, Moe JS. Expert validation of table-top microscopes for microsurgery simulation. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (Sep 2022). 80(9):1564-72. PMID: 35714723.

  • Jazayeri HE, Lopez J, Pourtaheri N, Lee KC, Peck CJ, Best DL, Yu JW, Gosain AK, Peacock ZS, Edwards SP, Steinbacher DM. Clinical practice trends and postoperative outcomes in primary cleft rhinoplasty. Cleft Palate Craniofac J. (Aug 2022). 59(8):1079-85. PMID: 34549628.

  • Best DL, Chadha S, Harriman E, Wang CS, Troost JP, Aronovich S. Maxillomandibular advancement effectively treats obstructive sleep apnea in adolescents at short-term follow-up. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol Oral Radiol (2021). 132(4):386-92. PMID: 33812793.

  • Jazayeri HE, Best DL, Moe JS. Dynamics of team science and authorship in academic surgery. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2021). 79(5):960-1. PMID: 33636135.

  • Best DL, Spresser W, Shivers P, Edwards SP, Ward BB. Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue in young patients: a case series and literature review. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2021). 79(6):1270-86. PMID: 33450194.

  • Best DL, Herzog C, Powell C, Braun T, Ward B, Moe J. Oral lichen planus-associated oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma is associated with improved survival and increased risk of recurrence. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2020). 78(7):1193-1202. PMID: 32114008

  • Best DL, Gauger TL, Dolan JM, Donnelly LA, Ranganathan K, Ulloa-Marin C, Sung-Hsieh HH. Orofacial cleft management by short-term surgical missions in South America: literature review. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2018). 47(11):1373-80. PMID: 29945819.

Book Chapters

  • Panesar K, Markiewicz MR, Best DL, Lee KC, Edwards SP, Susarla SM. Reconstruction of the Mandible. Pediatric mandibular reconstruction. Atlas Oral Maxillofacial Surg Clin N Am 31 (September 2023) 177-186. PMID: 37500201.

Abstracts

 2024
Yau V, Farsio F, Best DL, Lee KC, Markiewicz MR. The association of pharyngeal flaps and obstructive sleep apnea in patients with cleft palate: meta-analysis. American Cleft Palate Association (ACPA) Annual Meeting. 2024. Denver, CO. Oral presentation. Presenter: Farsio. 
 2024
Best DL, Lee KC, Reynolds RM, Piccillo E, Behar P, Markiewicz MR. Management of craniofacial fibrous dysplasia in patients with cranial nerve involvement. American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons (AACMFS) Annual meeting. 2024. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Oral presentation. Presenter: Best. 
 2024
Best DL, Yau V, Gattie C, Hsu L, Reynolds RM, Markiewicz MR. A pilot study evaluating the use of augmented reality craniotomy guides for fronto-orbital advancement. American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons (AACMFS) Annual meeting. 2024. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Oral presentation. Presenter: Best. 
 2024
Best DL, Yau V, Mañon V, Perry RJ. A novel V-to-Y port tightening procedure for the management of persistent VPI after pharyngeal flap. American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons (AACMFS) Annual meeting. 2024. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Oral presentation. Presenter: Best.
 2024
Best DL, Nyabuto E, Lee KC, Reynolds RM, Recker MJ, Markiewicz MR. Cranioplasty in cases of hydrocephalic macrocephaly: pearls and pitfalls of computer-assisted surgery. American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons (AACMFS) Annual meeting. 2024. Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. Oral presentation. Presenter: Best.
 2024
Yau V, Farsio F, Best DL, Lee KC, Markiewicz MR. The association of pharyngeal flaps and obstructive sleep apnea in patients with cleft palate: meta-analysis. American Academy of Craniomaxillofacial Surgeons (AACMFS) Annual meeting. 2024. Nova Scotia, Canada. Oral presentation. Presenter: Yau.
 2023
Chadha S, Fiamoncini ES, Best DL, Gonçales ES, Troost J, Werkman D, Aronovich S. Retrospective analysis of the polysomnographic and airway changes in obstructive sleep apnea subjects who underwent maxillomandibular advancement surgery: Part 2. 104th American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) Annual Meeting. 2023. San Diego, CA, USA. Oral presentation. Presenter: Aronovich. 
 2023
Gonçales ES, Barbosa CG, Fiamonchini ES, Best DL, Aronovich S. Retrospective analysis of the volume of pharyngeal airway changers in obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) subjects who underwent maxillomandibular advancement (MMA) surgery. International Conference on Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery (ICOMS) 2023. Vancouver, Canada. Oral presentation. Presenter: Aronovich. June 2023
 2023
Best DL, Lee KC, Markiewicz MR, Edwards SP. Management of condylar resorption and the Class II open bite deformity: when to use the costochondral graft. 80th American Cleft Palate-Craniofacial Association (ACPA) Annual Meeting. Oral presentation. Presenter: Best. May 2023.
 2022
Jazayeri HE, Spresser W, Najafali D, Best DL, Moe JS. What are predictors of mortality in subjects with advanced oral squamous cell carcinoma? 104th AAOMS Annual Meeting. New Orleans, LA. Oral presentation. Presenter: Jazayeri, DMD. September 2022.  
 2021
Best DL, Herzog C, Powell C, Braun T, Ward B, Moe J. 2021 OMS Foundation Daniel M. Laskin Award winner: Oral lichen planus-associated oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma is associated with improved survival and increased risk of recurrence. 103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting 2021. Nashville, TN. Oral presentation. Presenter: Moe. September 2021.
 2021
Best DL, Ruggiero BL, Bonine BF, Troost JP, Moe JS. Validation of a microsurgery simulation for use in an oral and maxillofacial surgery training curriculum. Presented (virtually): 103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting 2021. Nashville, TN. Oral presentation (virtual due to COVID-19). Presenter: Best. September 2021. 
 2021
Jazayeri HE, Lopez J, Xun H, Lee UK, Best DL, Reategui A, Phillips SJ, Urata MM, Dorafshar AH. Assessment of clinical outcomes in open reduction and internal fixation of mandibular condyle fractures compared to closed treatment. Presented: 103rd AAOMS Annual Meeting. Oral presentation. Presenter: Jazayeri. September 2021. 
 2021
Best DL, Troost JP, Udager AM, McHugh JB, Jazayeri HE, Powell C, Ward BB, Moe J. Extent of extranodal extension in oral cavity squamous cell carcinoma is not associated with overall or disease-free survival. Accepted: AACMFS Annual Meeting. Orlando, FL. Accepted for oral presentation (not presented due to COVID-19). September 2021.
 2020
Jazayeri HE, Lopez J, Lee KC, Yu JW, Best DL, Peacock ZS, Gosain AK, Edwards SP, Steinbacher DM. Timing is everything: measuring outcomes in primary cleft rhinoplasty. Presented: American College of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (ACOMS) 2020 Residents Meeting. Oral presentation. Presenter: Jazayeri. November 20, 2020.
 2020
Best DL, Spresser W, Shivers P, Edwards SP, Ward BB. Squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue in children: a literature review and case series. Presented: Chalmers J. Lyons Academy Annual Meeting, Ann Arbor, MI. Oral presentation. Presenter: Best. Oct 26, 2020. 
 2020
Best DL, Chadha S, Harriman E, Wang CS, Aronovich S. Surgical outcomes of maxillomandibular advancement to treat obstructive sleep apnea in an adolescent population. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2020) 78:10, e4-5. Presented: 102nd AAOMS Annual Meeting. Oral presentation (virtual due to COVID-19). Presenter: Best. Oct 6, 2020. 
 2019
Best DL, Herzog C, Braun T, Ward B, Moe J. Lichen planus-associated oral squamous cell carcinoma is associated with increased risk of recurrence and improved survival. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2019) 77:9, e81-e82. Presented: 101st AAOMS Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. Poster presentation. Presenter: Best. Sep. 20, 2019
 2019
Herzog C, Best DL, Dolan J, Donnelly L, Patel M, Sung-Hsieh HH. Demographic analysis of the current oral and maxillofacial surgery applicant/resident cohorts. J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2019) 77:9, e94. Presented at: AAMOS 101st Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. Poster presentation. Presenter: Herzog. Sep. 20, 2019.
 2019
Sung-Hsieh HH, Best DL, Ulloa-Marin C. Why do we need a systematic review in cleft lip/palate? Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg (2019) 48: Supp.1, p.193. Presented at: ICOMS 24th Meeting. Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Poster presentation. Presenter: Sung. May 20-24, 2019.

 Other Publications

  • Best DL, Moe JS, Romeo GP. Oral lesion and parotid swelling in an HIV-positive patient. “OMSNICase” – OMSNIC Case of the Month (2021). Case 2021-13. 

Lectures/Invited Presentations

 February 2024
Applications of 3D printing in maxillofacial surgery. University at Buffalo Grand Rounds. University at Buffalo School of Dentistry. Buffalo, NY. February 2024.
 February 2024
Hot topics in oral and maxillofacial surgery: contemporary management of craniofacial fibrous dysplasia with optic nerve involvement. Hot Topics in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Season 2. Spotlight on Great OMFS Training Programs. MECC Global Meetings. Virtual. February 2024. 
June 2022
Maxillomandibular advancement for the treatment of adolescent obstructive sleep apnea. C.J. Lyons Academy Summer Meeting. The Grand Hotel. Mackinac Island, MI. June 2022.
 October 2021
How does extent of extranodal extension affect survival? – a case presentation and retrospective study. C.J. Lyons Academy Fall Meeting. Palmer Commons. Ann Arbor, MI. October 2021.
 November 2017
Diagnosis and management of salivary gland pathology. University of Michigan School of Dentistry, DENT 813 (Advanced Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery). Ann Arbor, MI. November 2017.
 September 2017
Facial fractures: diagnosis and management. University of Michigan School of Dentistry, DENT 813 (Advanced Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery). Ann Arbor, MI. September 2017.