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  • Gender and race distribution of dental graduates (1985 - 2004) and first year dental students (2000 - 2005) in South Africa 

    McMillan, Wendy; Lalloo, R.; Gugushe, T.S.; Ligthelm, A.J.; Evans, W.G.; Moola, Mohamad H. (South African Dental Association, 2005)
    This paper, written at the close of a decade of democracy in South Africa, sets out to analyse the demographic profile of dental graduates from 1985-2004 at the five Faculties/Schools of Dentistry in South Africa. A ...
  • Guidelines for the selection of tooth whitening products amongst those available on the market 

    Basson, Reneda; Grobler, Sias Renier; van Wyk Kotze, Theuns; Osman, Yusuf Ismail (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    Background: Several tooth whiteners are available on the market, and the ideal choice should be determined by ef­ ficacy and optimal clinical results. Objectives: The purpose of this study was to compare the reported ...
  • Handling medical emergencies 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Medical emergencies can occur at any time in the dental surgery. Routine dental operations and procedures that generally cause no harm or distress to fit and normal patients may give rise to symptoms, alarming and of ...
  • How do I comment ethically on the work of colleagues? 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2013)
  • The imaging characteristics of odontogenic myxoma and a comparison of three different imaging modalities 

    Kheir, Eman; Stephen, Lawrence; Nortje, Christoffel; Janse van Rensburg, Leon; Titinchi, Fadi (Elsevier, 2013)
    OBJECTIVE. To report the imaging characteristics of odontogenic myxoma (OM) and compare the different imaging modalities used. STUDY DESIGN. The radiological images of 33OMcases were retrospectively analyzed. The radiographs ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 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 ...
  • Lasers in paediatric dentistry 

    Mulder, Riaan; Karic, Vesna; Melman, Geoffrey (South African Dental Association, 2016)
    Many clinicians will be faced with the un-cooperative paediatric patient presenting at their practices with a “fear of the unknown”. Establishing trust with these patients is essential in order to achieve a productive ...
  • Lasers in periodontics 

    Melman, Geoffrey; Karic, Vesna; Mulder, Riaan (Electronic Doctor (E-Doc) Publishers & SADA, 2017)
    Ablation has been described as the expansive vaporisation of tissue. In periodontal procedures the ablation capacity of the laser can be used for excision and incision of pathology. The Erbium doped lasers can be used ...
  • Letter about dental decay, obesity shows that sugar industry is not to be trusted 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni; Sheiham, Aubrey (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    The South African Sugar Association (SASA) tries to trash our scientific arguments about the association of sugars with dental decay, obesity and diabetes ( "Sugar leaves a bitter taste" Cape Times August 18th) in their ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 109 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    This nine-year-old Caucasian boy presented at the Dental Faculty with a history of a slow-growing swelling of the mandible in the 43-45 region. The time of onset was unknown. On examination, the lesion was about 3 cm in ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 110 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    This eight-year-old child presented at the faculty with the main complaint of a swelling that has been increasing in size over the last nine months. He also mentioned that his lower right first molar tooth has not erupted. ...