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  • Maxillofacial radiology 157 

    Nortje, Christoffelv (The South African Dental Association (SADA), 2018)
    The cropped pantomograph (Fig.2) showed numerous multilocular radiolucencies, bony expansion and excess tooth eruption. The coronal CT scan (Fig.3) confirmed the bony expansion of the lesion as well as the involvement ...
  • Maxillofacial radiology case 122 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    Below are images of two patients with hemifacial asymmetry causing obvious disfigurement of the face and jaws. What is your diagnosis?
  • Maxillofacial radiology case 133 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Clinical and radiographic images of a condition that may occur in about 1 in 1,000 live births. It is reportedly most common in the Japanese and least common in Negroes. What is your diagnosis?
  • Medical education units: A necessity for quality assurance in health professions education in Nigeria 

    Adeola, Henry Ademola; Adefuye, AO; Bezuidenhout, J (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
    In recent years, curricula and pedagogical methods in medical education have undergone rapid and unprecedented changes globally. The emphasis has shifted from traditional, teacher-centred learning, characterised by the ...
  • Methamphetamine abuse: Oral symptoms and dental treatment needs 

    Smit, Dirk A.; Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    BACKGROUND: Methamphetamine: a highly addictive drug commonly used in South Africa. Users often present with poor oral hygiene, grossly decayed teeth and complain of a dry mouth. The prevalence of dental caries among users ...
  • Minor's request for confidentiality 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni; Du Toit, J. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    Following uncomplicated root canal treatment on a lower molar tooth, the 14 year old patient presented a few weeks later, together with her mother, complaining about an ulcer on her palate. Her mother assumed the lesion ...
  • A multi-centre evaluation of oral cancer in Southern and Western Nigeria: an African oral pathology research consortium initiative 

    Omitola, Olufemi Gbenga; Soyele, Olujide Oladele; Sigbeku, Opeyemi; Okoh, Dickson; Akinshipo, Abdulwarith Olaitan; Butali, Azeez; Adeola, Henry Ademola (African Field Epidemiology Network, 2017)
    INTRODUCTION: Oral cancer is a leading cause of cancer deaths among African populations. Lack of standard cancer registries and under-reporting has inaccurately depicted its magnitude in Nigeria. Development of multi-centre ...
  • Neutral zone or conventional mandibular complete dentures: a randomised crossover trial comparing oral health-related quality of life 

    Greta, Geerts (Wiley, 2017)
    There is widespread consensus that the neutral zone (NZ) concept contributes to improved stability for mandibular complete dentures (CDs). However, little is known about its impact on oral health-related quality of life ...
  • Opportunities for Teledentistry in South Africa 

    Fortuin, J.B.; Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Information, communication and technology (ICT) is a part of everyday life, and the constant evolution of technology has resulted in many opportunities for the health care sector. While health professionals globally have ...
  • Oral cancer knowledge, attitudes, and practices among dentists in Khartoum State, Sudan 

    Ahmed, Nada H. M.; Naidoo, Sudeshni (Springer Verlag, 2017)
    The dental professions hold an important responsibility in the control of oral cancer and the early diagnosis highly depends on their knowledge. The present study was developed to assess the knowledge, attitude, and practice ...
  • Oral health and nutrition for children under five years of age: a paediatric food-based dietary guideline 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (MedPharm Publications, 2013)
    Good nutrition is essential for good health and the development and integrity of the oral cavity. Oral health is integral to general health and essential to well-being. Dental caries is the most common oral disease in ...
  • Oral manifestations of thrombocytopaenia 

    Lawrence, Stephen; Khammissa, R.A.G.; Fourie, J.; Masilana, A.; Lemmer, J.; Feller, L. (Elsevier, 2018)
    The appearance in the mouth of haemorrhagic petechiae, ecchymoses or blood blisters with spontaneous bleeding is suggestive of a haemorrhagic disorder that may be caused either by functional impairment of platelets or ...
  • Oral medicine case book 46: squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue 

    Stander, Suzette; Jeftha, Anthea; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Abdairahman, B.; Afrogheh, Amir (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 38-year-old-female presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic complaining of pain under her tongue that became worse during chewing, and radiated to her right ear. The pain started two months earlier and gradually increased ...
  • Oral medicine case book 47: oral neurofibroma 

    Stander, Suzette; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Holmes, Haly; Jeftha, Anthea; Afrogheh, Amir (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 29-year-old male patient presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic with the complaint of slow-growing growths on his tongue, causing discomfort. Extra-oral examination revealed several painless soft tissue nodules on his ...
  • Oral medicine case book 49: plasmablastic lymphoma 

    Stander, Suzette; Holmes, Haly; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Afrogheh, Amir; Mohamed, Nadja; Hille, Jos; Osman, Nuraan (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 25-year-old male patient presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic with a painful bleeding lesion on the palate causing him discomfort during speech, mastication, and sleep. The lesion started approximately five months earlier ...
  • Oral medicine case book 50: HIV associated Kaposi sacoma 

    Stander, Suzette; Mulder-Van Staden, Sune; Dreyer, Wynand P. (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 33-year-old female of African descent was referred to the Oral Medicine Clinic from a neighbouring rural clinic. The patient presented with painful nodular lesions on her gingivae and hard palate, having noticed the ...
  • Oral medicine case book 52: pleomorphic adenoma of the upper lip 

    Stander, Suzette; Mulder-Van Staden, Sune; Cheung, Tik; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Afrogheh, Amir; Mohamed, Nadja (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 46-year old female presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic complaining of a large and painless swelling of her upper lip. The lesion had slowly enlarged over the past year and was causing an increasing aesthetic and speech ...
  • Oral medicine case book 53: radiation - induced xerostomia 

    Cheung, Tik; Peck, Mogammad T.; Dreyer, Wynand P. (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 76-year old male presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic, complaining of a persistent feeling of a dry mouth, subsequent to having undergone surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma, 18 ...
  • Oral medicine case book 55: ondontogenic myxoma 

    Holmes, Haly; Mulder, Sune; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Fakir, E.; Roberts, T.; Wainright, H. (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 20-year old female was referred from her local community health clinic to the Oral Medicine Clinic at Groote Schuur Hospital for a swelling that started out as a small and painless lesion. She had attended the local ...
  • Oral Medicine Case Book 56: Oral Manifestations of aplastic anaemia 

    Padayachee, S.; Holmes, Haly; Dreyer, Wynand P. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    A 22-year old female patient was referred to the Oral Medicine Clinic from the Haematology Ward at Groote Schuur Hospital for evaluation of a painful oral ulcer, which had been present for three weeks. The patient ...