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  • Periodontal treatment & allegations of neglect 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2013)
  • Periodontitis and cardiovascular disease 

    Jeftha, Anthea; Holmes, Haly (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    Periodontal medicine has been studied and reviewed extensively since its introduction to the dental fraternity. The association of periodontal disease with and its effects on the cardiovascular system are amongst the many ...
  • The pH Levels of different methamphetamine drug samples on the street market in Cape Town 

    Grobler, Sias Renier; Chikte, Usuf; Westraat, Jaco (Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2011)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the pH levels of 29 different samples of methamphetamine on the street market in Cape Town. The sample was dissolved in water and the pH of each sample determined. The pH levels ...
  • The pH of various tooth whitening products on the South African market 

    Majeed, Abdul; Grobler, Sias Renier; Moola, Mohamad H. (South African Dental Association, 2011)
    OBJECTIVES: The purpose of this in vitro study was to investigate the pH of 21 commercially available tooth-whitening products. METHODS: Tooth-whitening products were divided into four categories: dentist supervised-home ...
  • The physician-scientists: rare species in Africa 

    Adefuye, Anthonio Oladele; Adeola, Henry Ademola; Bezuidenhout, Johan (Pan African Medical Center for Public Health Research and Information, 2018)
    There is paucity of physician-scientists in Africa, resulting in overt dependence of clinical practice on research findings from advanced "first world" countries. Physician-scientists include individuals with a medical ...
  • A pilot study investigating the presence of voids in bulk fill flowable composites 

    Mulder, Riaan; Mohamed, Nadia; du Plessis, A.; le Roux, S.G. (South African Dental Association, 2017)
    OBJECTIVE: To investigate the presence of voids in bulk fill flowable composites. METHODS: This study investigated two well-known bulk-fill flowable composites, Smart Dentin Replacement (SDR) (Dentsply/Caulk, Milford, ...
  • Planning for treatment ethically 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni; Du Toit, J. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    While dentistry remains firstly a health profession, it is naive and unrealistic not to realise that business considerations and financial compensation for services rendered play an important role in achieving a successful ...
  • Platelet - Rich Fibrin (PRF) - The effect of storage time on platelet concentration 

    Peck, Mogammad T.; Hiss, Donavon; Stephen, L.; Satti, A.; Majeed, Abdul (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    The aim of this study was to determine whether storage time had a significant effect on the platelet concentration of platelet-rich fibrin (PRF). Three blood samples were drawn from each participant into a sterile blood ...
  • Potential latitudinal variation in orodigestive tract cancers in Africa 

    Adeola, Henry Ademola; Adefuye, Anthonio Oladele; Jimoh, S.A. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2018)
    BACKGROUND. Previous studies have alluded to a causal relationship between pathological entities and geographical variations, but there is a paucity of studies from Africa discussing the effect of latitudinal variation ...
  • Practitioners enrolling their patients in clinical research 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2013)
  • The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among dentists in KwaZulu - Natal 

    Moodley, R.; Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Occupational hazards in dentistry can result in injuries and reduced income if work -time is lost. Injuries include percutaneous insults, inhalation of noxious chemicals, hearing loss and musculoskeletal disorders (MSD). ...
  • Principles of sound assessment practice in Health Professions Education 

    Peck, Craig (E-Cronicon, 2017)
    In the broad sense, assessment is a systematic method of obtaining information or sampling data about teaching and learning in order to make specific inferences about characteristics which reflect student learning and ...
  • Privacy and disclosure in the consulting room 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    For many, the professional relationship between a dental practitioner and a patient represents an ideal long-term, close personal relationship that involves friendship as well as professional responsibility. Privacy and ...
  • Procedural Sedation and Analgesia (PSA), an alternative to general anaesthesia for surgical procedures outside the hospital environment 

    Roelofse, J.A. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    We are in the midst of a dynamic time for sedation practice as this is probably the fastest growing area in anaesthesia care. According to all sedation guidelines, including the 2015 SASA guidelines on PSA, we can administer ...
  • Pyle metaphyseal dysplasia in an African child: Case report and review of the literature 

    Wonkam, A.; Makubalo, N.; Roberts, T.; Chetty, M. (Health & Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
    Pyle disease (OMIM 265900), also known as metaphyseal dysplasia, is a rare autosomal recessive disorder with no known gene mutation. We report a case of Pyle disease in a 7-year-old African boy of mixed ancestry who ...
  • Pyle metaphyseal dysplasia in an African child: case report and review of the literature 

    Wonkam, A.; Makubalo, N.; Roberts, T.; Chetty, M. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016-06)
    Pyle disease (OMIM 265900), also known as metaphyseal dysplasia, is a rare autosomal recessive disorder with no known gene mutation. We report a case of Pyle disease in a 7-year-old African boy of mixed ancestry who ...
  • Radiographic exposure during pregnancy 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    A 28 year old woman in her first trimester of pregnancy attends the dental surgery as a new patient. She presents with a periapical abscess on her first molar tooth and expresses concern about the numerous unfilled cavities ...
  • Randomised controlled trials in educational research: Ontological and epistemological limitations 

    Rowe, Michael; Oltmann, C. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
    Randomised controlled trials (RCTs) are a valued research method in evidence-based practice in medical and clinical settings because they are associated with a particular ontological and epistemological perspective that ...
  • Referrals - practitioner, patient & specialist obligations 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    The profession of dentistry has both benevolent and protective aspects with regards to duty of care to patients, to always try to do the best for the patients and to fulfill the principle of non-maleficence - to do no ...
  • Referrals – practitioner, patient & specialist obligations 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    The profession of dentistry has both benevolent and protective aspects with regards to duty of care to patients, to always try to do the best for the patients and to fulfill the principle of non-maleficence –to do no ...