Mommaerts Maurice Y

Mommaerts Maurice Y MD DMD PhD FEBOMFS

Professor Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery


Consultant Facial Surgeon, Face Ahead Clinic, Antwerp, Belgium

Professor Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, University of Brussels, Belgium

Training Director OMFS Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Belgium


Private Practice

Face Ahead Clinic, Van Putlei 35a, B-1080 Antwerp

Consultant GZA-ZNA hospital group Antwerp

Tel +32 3 5001007 (PA)


De Meurechy N, Aktan MK, Boeckmans B, Huys S, Verwilghen DR, Braem A, Mommaerts MY. Surface wear in a custom manufactured temporomandibular joint prosthesis. J Biomed Mater Res B Appl Biomater. 2022 Jun;110(6):1425-1438. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.35010. Epub 2022 Jan 28. PMID: 35088936.

Huys SEF, Markus AF, Mommaerts MY. Obstacles for accessing customised craniofacial implants in low- and middle-income countries. J Oral Biol Craniofac Res. 2022 Jan-Feb;12(1):80-85. doi: 10.1016/j.jobcr.2021.10.011. Epub 2021 Nov 6. PMID: 34815930; PMCID: PMC8592881.

Neff A, McLeod N, Spijkervet F, Riechmann M, Vieth U, Kolk A, Sidebottom AJ, Bonte B, Speculand B, Saridin C, Wilms CT, Politis C, Ângelo DF, Hirjak D, Aagaard E, Spallaccia F, Monje F, Undt G, Gerbino G, Lehman H, Sanromán JF, Mercuri LG, Cascarini L, Ulmner M, Mommaerts M, Saeed NR, Güven O, Sembronio S, Machoň V, Skroch L. The ESTMJS (European Society of Temporomandibular Joint Surgeons) Consensus and Evidence-Based Recommendations on Management of Condylar Dislocation. J Clin Med. 2021 Oct 29;10(21):5068. doi: 10.3390/jcm10215068. PMID: 34768586; PMCID: PMC8584777.

De Meurechy N, Verwilghen D, De Brucker Y, Van Thielen B, Mommaerts MY. Lateral pterygoid muscle enthesis reconstruction in total temporomandibular joint replacement: An animal experiment with radiological correlation. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2021 Apr;49(4):256-268. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2021.01.029. Epub 2021 Feb 16. PMID: 33622558.

Mommaerts MY, Nicolescu I, Dorobantu M, De Meurechy N. Extended Total Temporomandibular Joint Replacement with Occlusal Adjustments: Pitfalls, Patient-reported Outcomes, Subclassification, and a New Paradigm. Ann Maxillofac Surg. 2020 Jan-Jun;10(1):73-79. doi: 10.4103/ams.ams_245_19. Epub 2020 Jun 8. PMID: 32855919; PMCID: PMC7433953.

De Meurechy NKG, Zaror CE, Mommaerts MY. Total Temporomandibular Joint Replacement: Stick to Stock or Optimization by Customization? Craniomaxillofac Trauma Reconstr. 2020 Mar;13(1):59-70. doi: 10.1177/1943387520904874. Epub 2020 Feb 27. PMID: 32642034; PMCID: PMC7311846.

Mommaerts MY. On the reinsertion of the lateral pterygoid tendon in total temporomandibular joint replacement surgery. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 2019 Dec;47(12):1913-1917. doi: 10.1016/j.jcms.2019.11.018. Epub 2019 Nov 28. PMID: 31810846.

Van Bogaert W, De Meurechy N, Mommaerts MY. Autologous Fat Grafting in Total Temporomandibular Joint Replacement Surgery. Ann Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Jul-Dec;8(2):299-302. doi: 10.4103/ams.ams_165_18. PMID: 30693249; PMCID: PMC6327803.

De Meurechy NKG, Loos PJ, Mommaerts MY. Postoperative Physiotherapy After Open Temporomandibular Joint Surgery: A 3-Step Program. J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2019 May;77(5):932-950. doi: 10.1016/j.joms.2018.12.027. Epub 2018 Dec 29. PMID: 30689965.

De Meurechy N, Mommaerts MY. Alloplastic temporomandibular joint replacement systems: a systematic review of their history. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Jun;47(6):743-754. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2018.01.014. Epub 2018 Feb 9. PMID: 29433767.

De Meurechy N, Braem A, Mommaerts MY. Biomaterials in temporomandibular joint replacement: current status and future perspectives-a narrative review. Int J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2018 Apr;47(4):518-533. doi: 10.1016/j.ijom.2017.10.001. Epub 2017 Nov 7. PMID: 29126692.

Blythe J, Mommaerts MY. Extended retroauricular access to the medial temporomandibular joint space. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2016 Dec;54(10):e64-e65. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2016.03.033. PMID: 27640359.

Jones SD, Sugar AW, Mommaerts MY. Retrieval of the displaced condylar fragment with a screw: simple method of reduction and stabilisation of high and intracapsular condylar fractures. Br J Oral Maxillofac Surg. 2011 Jan;49(1):58-61. doi: 10.1016/j.bjoms.2010.02.006. Epub 2010 Mar 12. PMID: 20227149.

De Clercq CA, Abeloos JS, Mommaerts MY, Neyt LF. Temporomandibular joint symptoms in an orthognathic surgery population. J Craniomaxillofac Surg. 1995 Jun;23(3):195-9. doi: 10.1016/s1010-5182(05)80010-1. PMID: 7673448.

Declercq C, Neyt L, Mommaerts M, Abeloos J, De Mot B. Kaakgewrichtssymptomen in orthognatische chirurgie: een retrospectief onderzoek [Temporomandibular joint symptoms in orthognathic surgery: a retrospective study]. Acta Stomatol Belg. 1993 Jun;90(2):77-85. Dutch. PMID: 8237636.

Engelke W, Mommaerts M. How invasive is TMJ double-contrast arthrography in combination with cinematography? Patient discomfort versus known diagnostic gain. Oral Surg Oral Med Oral Pathol. 1990 Apr;69(4):520-3. doi: 10.1016/0030-4220(90)90389-a. PMID: 2326042.