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  • 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 ...
  • Local anaesthetics in dentistry - Part 2: Choice of local anaesthetic agent 

    Moodley, Desi (SADA, 2017)
    Currently, in general dentistry the most commonly used local anaesthetic agents are 2% lignocaine (Xylotox, Adcock Ingram; Xylesthesin, 3M) with 1:80000 adrenaline content, 3% mepivicaine (Carbocaine) without a ...
  • Local anaesthetics in dentistry - Part 3: Vasoconstrictors in local anaesthetics 

    Moodley, Desi (SADA, 2017)
    Vasoconstrictors like adrenaline in local anaesthetics are associated with more drug interactions than any other drug in Dentistry1 with an incidence of adverse reactions ranging from 2.5%-11%.2 Therefore, understanding ...
  • Local anaesthetics in dentistry: A series 

    Moodley, Desi (SADA, 2017)
    Failure in local anaesthesia in dentistry is not uncommon with failure rates ranging approximately between 15% and 30%, especially for the inferior alveolar nerve block (IANB). In fact of all the nerve blocks which may ...
  • Making the most of teaching at the chairside 

    McMillan, Wendy (Wiley, 2011)
    This paper examines the chairside as an opportunity for teaching and learning. It sets out to understand how students learn in the dental clinic so that they can better be supported in their clinical learning. The paper ...
  • Management of necrotic pulp of immature permanent incisor tooth: A regenerative endodontic treatment protocol: case report 

    Moodley, Desi; Patel, Naren; Peck, Craig; Moodley, Tashia (South African Dental Association, 2017)
    It is possible that a paradigm shift may be in the offing in the approach to treatment of immature teeth with necrotic pulp, away from traditional apexification procedures and to a biologically-based endodontic protocol ...
  • 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 108 

    Nortje, Christoffel (E DOC CC, 2013)
    This 8-year-old female came to her paediatrician with an 18-day history of facial swelling. A biopsy was performed at that time, and was interpreted as indicating Burkitt's lymphoma. Findings from blood studies and chest ...
  • 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. ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 111 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    This 40-year-old Caucasoid male presented at the Faculty with the main complaint of a dull pain in the right temporomandibular joint during function, and a small lump in front of his ear. The discomfort in the joint had ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 112 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    This fourteen year old male patient presented with a fast growing painful mass at the left angle of the mandible, showing mucosal ulceration and a loose 37. He also experienced a “pins and needles” sensation on the same ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 114 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    This twelve year old patient presented at our Department with the main complaint that he had difficulty in opening his mouth. Clinical examination revealed a swelling in the region of the right zygoma. What is the most ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 115 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    An 18-year-old female referred by her dental practioner, with the main complaint that the lower left second premolar tooth (35), is mobile. She also complains of gastrointestinal problems, nausea, bone pain and muscle ...
  • Maxillo-facial radiology case 116 

    Nortje, Christoffel (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    The clinical picture and radiographs below are of two different patients with the same lesion. The upper pictures are of a 30-year old female who presented with a three year history of swelling in the anterior mandible. ...
  • 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 ...