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  • The impact of new complete dentures on oral health-related quality of life 

    Adam, R.Z.; Geerts, Greta; Lalloo, R. (South African Dental Association, 2007)
    OBJECTIVE: To investigate the relationship between complete dentures and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQol). METHOD: Seventy-six patients were conveniently selected from the waiting list for complete dentures. ...
  • An implant-supported auricular prosthesis: a team effort between two South African tertiary institutions 

    Geerts, Greta; Lombard, G. (South African Dental Association, 2002)
    Primary osseo-integration with cranio­ facial implants is so reliable that it may be considered routine. Arcu ri ef nl.' reported that the use of titan ium endosseous screw implants proved to be a successful, predictable, ...
  • The importance of communication between members of the dental team 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A patient, accompanied by the daughter with whom she lived, visited a dentist for extraction of her six remaining lower teeth. She had last been to the practice two years earlier, when two teeth were extracted without ...
  • In vivo spectrophotometric assessment of the tooth whitening effectiveness of Nite White 10% with amorphous calcium phosphate, potassium nitrate and fluoride, over a 6-month period 

    Grobler, Sias Renier; Majeed, Abdul; Moola, Mohamad H.; Rossouw, Roelof; van Wyk Kotze, Theuns (Bentham Science Publishers, 2011)
    To clinically evaluate the effectiveness of Nite White 10% carbamide peroxide with amorphous calcium phosphate, potassium nitrate and fluoride over a 6-month follow-up period. Nite White was applied nightly for 14 days, ...
  • The influence of powder liquid ratio on the flexural strength of fibre reinforced acrylic resin material 

    Geerts, Greta; du Rand, M. (South African Dental Association, 2009)
    Introduction: Often the powder liquid (P/L) ratio of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) resins is changed to modify the handling properties of the material. While it is known that this may influ­ ence the mechanical properties ...
  • Insights into chitosan hydrogels on dentine bond strength and cytotoxicity 

    Perchyonok, V. Tamara; Grobler, Sias Renier; Zhang, Shengmiao; Olivier, Annette; Oberholzer, Theunis (Scientific Research Publishing, 2013)
    Contemporary dental adhesives show favorable im- mediate results in terms of bonding effectiveness. However, the durability of resin-dentin bonds is their major problem. Materials and Methods: Preparation of 3 chitosan-antioxidant ...
  • Introducing dental students to e-learning at a South African University 

    Mohamed, Nadia; Peerbhay, Fathima (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2012)
    This article serves to report on the introduction of an innovative ‘blended learning’ approach in the Paediatric Dentistry Department at the University of the Western Cape (UWC) in Cape Town, South Africa. This intervention ...
  • Introduction to dental lasers 

    Mulder, Riaan; Karic, Vesna; Melman, Geoffrey (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    It was Albert Einstein who in 1917 defined the theory of the Stimulated Emission of Radiation, developing and expanding on the work of Niels Bohr, who in 1913 had formulated the Spontaneous Emission theory. Einstein ...
  • Irrational requests for extractions 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Dental professionals encounter a number of challenging ethical and legal dilemmas on a daily basis that often arise due to conflicts between the ethical principles of autonomy, non-maleficence (do no harm), beneficence ...
  • Knowledge, attitudes and practices (Kap) regarding early childhood caries among nurses working in a low socio-economic area 

    Mohamed, Nadia; Barnes, Jo (Peertechz, 2015)
    In the poorer communities, nursing professionals are usually the first health professionals to come into contact with parents and their children. They are therefore the first port of call when patients need information ...
  • Knowledge, attitudes and practices of oral health care workers in Lesotho regarding the management of patients with oral manifestations of HIV/AIDS 

    Ramphoma, K.J.; Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Lesotho has the third highest prevalence of HIV in the world with an estimated 23% of the adult population infected. At least 70% of people living with HIV/AIDS (PLWHA) have presented with oral manifestation of HIV as ...
  • Managing stress in the dental environment 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Stress is defined as "an imbalance between a perceived demand (stressor) and a person's perceived ability to cope with, or to meet, that demand". It is well known that dentists are subject to a variety of stress-related ...
  • Maxillary canine management in the pre-adolescent: A guideline for general practitioners. 

    Hudson, Athol; Harris, Angela; Mohamed, Nadia (South African Dental Association, 2010)
    This paper focuses on the identification of ectopic eruption patterns of the maxillary canines from the dental ages of approximately 8 to 12 years. The timing and suitability of interceptive treatment in pre-adolescents ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 107 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    Carcinoma is the most common malignancy of the oral cavity. The neoplasm may affect any part of the jaws. Invasion of the jawbones by continuity is a frequent occurrence in carcinomas originating on the alveolar ridge and ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 127 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Below are clinical and radiographic images of a condition in which the terminal phalanges of the hands and the feet are enlarged. Growth of the mandibular condyle results in marked prognathism, and this together with ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 128 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    The lower clinical picture and radiographs represents a condition where the general growth is retarded, the children are pale due to anaemia and the most noticeable change of the oral structures is enlargement of the ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 129 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    This six-year-old female patient presented with episodes of oral bleeding, fever and ulcerations affecting the submandibular region. Cropped pantomographs of the same patient were taken six weeks earlier with a follow-up ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 130 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    This elderly man presents with a history of a painful slow growing soft tissue swelling in his right jaw. The patient also reported paraesthesia of the right lower lip as well as paroxysms of intense general bone pain. ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 132 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    A sixteen year old female with a six year history of discomfort and pain in the left body and angle of the mandible during which time the first and second molar teeth had been extracted. Prior dental records including ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 134 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    This 20 year-old male patient presented with periorbital and facial soft tissue masses of the left side of the face and a swelling affecting upper left maxilla (Figure.A, B). The patient also presents with mental retardation ...