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From classroom teaching to clinical practice: experiences of senior dental students regarding the shortened dental arch concept
(Journal of Dental Education, 2014)
This study explored the barriers to a meaningful translation of didactic classroom instruction to clinical practice, using the shortened dental arch (SDA) concept as a case study. A combination of survey and individual and ...
The way forward with dental student communication at the University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa
(Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
Dental students are extensively trained to provide dental treatment to their patients during the undergraduate programme. However, no or little time is spent on the training of basic communication skills. Embedding a ...
Early childhood caries and dental treatment need in low socio-economic communities in Cape Town, South Africa
BACKGROUND: Early childhood caries (ECC) is a particularly severe problem in low socioeconomic communities which impacts the overall health and well-being of children. The extensive waiting lists for general anaesthesia ...
Endodontic treatment-related antibiotic prescribing patterns of South African oral health professionals
AIMTo assess the antibiotic prescribing patterns of South African dentists for patients undergoing endodontic treatment. METHODOLOGY This study used data from 2013 health insurance claims submitted by South African oral ...