Section Editor

Belmiro C. Vasconcelos, DDS, PhD


  • Section Editor, TMJ Lesions/Disorders


  • Professor, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery and Trauma
  • Senior Lecturer, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • Director, Master and PhD programs, Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
  • University of Pernambuco, Recife, Pernambuco, Brazil


  1. Monteiro JLGC, de Arruda JAA, de Melo ARS, Barbosa RJV, Carneiro SCAS, Vasconcelos BCDE. Updated review of traumatic dislocation of the mandibular condyle Into the middle cranial fossa. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2019;77(1):132.e1−132.e16.
  2. Monteiro JLGC, de Arruda JAA, Figueiredo Leal JL, Batista LL, Célia de Aguiar Soares Carneiro S, do Egito Vasconcelos BC. Embolization as the primary treatment for mandibular arteriovenous malformations: an analysis of 50 literature reports and of an illustrative case. J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2018;76(8):1695−707.
  3. de Carvalho RWF, Vasconcelos BC. Pernambuco index: predictability of the complexity of surgery for impacted lower third molars. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2018;47(2):234−40.
  4. Neto AMR, Monteiro JL, Borba PM, Melo AR, Barbosa LM, Vasconcelos BC. TMJ´s posterolateral dislocation with tympanic plate fracture − case report. J Diagn Treat Oral Maxillofac Pathol 2017;1(2):59−64.