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  • Variation in the dispersions of powder liquid ratios in hand-mix glass ionomers 

    Mulder, Riaan (Bentham Open, 2018)
    BACKGROUND: The Powder/Liquid Ratio (PLR) influence, and the literature regarding the handling and physical properties of Glass Ionomer restorative materials (GIC) were investigated. OBJECTIVE: The objective of the ...
  • Vicarious liability in private and public dental clinics 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    A 25 year-old patient attended the clinic to have four teeth extracted under conscious sedation. Following a thorough examination and medical history it was found that she had a heart murmur. The dentist prescribed an ...
  • Vicarious liability – it’s a risky business 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    General dental practitioners often envisage that the risks they have are related to them personally as an individual and to their own practice and rarely consider that their employees also affect their risk profile. ...
  • Want to date a patient? Refer first 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    In dentistry, the dentist - patient interaction often represents a long-term, close personal relationship that involves friendship as well as professional responsibility. A professional (the dentist) has two interests ...
  • Warnings - written is always best 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (SADA, 2013)
    An inferior dental block injection was administered to a 17-year-old who required the emergency extraction of his lower right molar tooth. The patient was advised not to bite his lip as he may not feel it due the numbing ...
  • "We are not in the least bit used to these ways of studying": Developing academic competence in all students 

    McMillan, Wendy (American Association of Dental Schools, 2005)
    This article is located in the field of academic development in oral health science education. Specifically, it examines the academic difficulties experienced by oral hygiene students in their transition from high school ...
  • What should I do when I suspect a child patient is being abused? 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2010)
    The warning signs of abuse should be considered every time an injured patient is seen. Repeated injuries, multiple bruises, or injuries with uncertain explanations may signal instances of abuse.
  • The whitening effect of four different commercial denture cleansers on stained acrylic resin 

    Maart, Ronel Deidre; Kruijsse, H.; Osman, Yusuf Ismail; Moodley, Desi; Patel, Naren; Grobler, Sias Renier (South African Dental Journal, 2016)
    Denture hygiene and denture cleansers are very important for their antimicrobial effect and also in removing stain from the dentures. The purpose of this study was to determine the effectiveness of Steradent, Corega, ...
  • Whitening efficacy of three over-the-counter oral rinses 

    Potgieter, E.; Grobler, Sias Renier (South African Dental Association, 2011)
    Aim: The aim of the study was to determine the whitening efficacy of three different oral rinses. Materials and methods: Eighty extracted teeth were randomly divided into four groups, cleaned with a slow-speed hand-piece ...
  • Why dentists should take a greater interest in sex and gender 

    Doyal, Lesley; Naidoo, Sudeshni (Nature Publishing Group, 2010)
    This brief review highlights the lack of evidence relating to sex and gender differences in oral health as well as the widespread conceptual confusion and conflation that often underlies them. A broader biomedical understanding ...
  • Will the new Consumer Protection Act prevent harm to nutritional supplement users? 

    Gabriels, Gary; Lambert, Mike; Smith, Pete; Hiss, Donavon (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2011)
    BACKGROUND. There is no clear distinction between the regulation of food, supplements and medicines in South Africa. Consequently, grey areas exist in implementing the legislation, particularly in the supplement industry. ...
  • Xenografts and Religious beliefs 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni; Du Toit, J. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    A 24-year old Hindu female presented with missing central incisors and grossly decayed lateral incisors. Her options were varied - to have a fixed partial denture, removable partial denture, or an implant supported ...
  • ‘Your thrust is to understand’ - how academically successful students learn 

    McMillan, Wendy (Taylor & Francis (Routledge), 2010)
    The article sets out to understand how academically successful students learn. Self-regulated learning theory is used as a lens to explicate the learning strategies adopted by a cohort of academically successful dentistry ...