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  • Opportunities for Teledentistry in South Africa 

    Fortuin, J.B.; Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Information, communication and technology (ICT) is a part of everyday life, and the constant evolution of technology has resulted in many opportunities for the health care sector. While health professionals globally have ...
  • Oral health and nutrition for children under five years of age: a paediatric food-based dietary guideline 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (MedPharm Publications, 2013)
    Good nutrition is essential for good health and the development and integrity of the oral cavity. Oral health is integral to general health and essential to well-being. Dental caries is the most common oral disease in ...
  • Oral medicine case book 46: squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue 

    Stander, Suzette; Jeftha, Anthea; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Abdairahman, B.; Afrogheh, A. (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 38-year-old-female presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic complaining of pain under her tongue that became worse during chewing, and radiated to her right ear. The pain started two months earlier and gradually increased ...
  • Oral medicine case book 47: oral neurofibroma 

    Stander, Suzette; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Holmes, Haly; Jeftha, Anthea; Afrogheh, A. (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 29-year-old male patient presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic with the complaint of slow-growing growths on his tongue, causing discomfort. Extra-oral examination revealed several painless soft tissue nodules on his ...
  • Oral medicine case book 49: plasmablastic lymphoma 

    Stander, Suzette; Holmes, Haly; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Afrogheh, A.; Mohamed, Nadja; Hille, J.; Osman, Nuraan (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 25-year-old male patient presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic with a painful bleeding lesion on the palate causing him discomfort during speech, mastication, and sleep. The lesion started approximately five months earlier ...
  • Oral medicine case book 50: HIV associated Kaposi sacoma 

    Stander, Suzette; Mulder-Van Staden, Sune; Dreyer, Wynand P. (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 33-year-old female of African descent was referred to the Oral Medicine Clinic from a neighbouring rural clinic. The patient presented with painful nodular lesions on her gingivae and hard palate, having noticed the ...
  • Oral medicine case book 52: pleomorphic adenoma of the upper lip 

    Stander, Suzette; Mulder-Van Staden, Sune; Cheung, Tik Y.; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Afrogheh, A.; Mohamed, Nadja (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 46-year old female presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic complaining of a large and painless swelling of her upper lip. The lesion had slowly enlarged over the past year and was causing an increasing aesthetic and speech ...
  • Oral medicine case book 53: radiation - induced xerostomia 

    Cheung, Tik; Peck, Mogammad T.; Dreyer, Wynand P. (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 76-year old male presented at the Oral Medicine Clinic, complaining of a persistent feeling of a dry mouth, subsequent to having undergone surgery, chemotherapy and radiation therapy for nasopharyngeal carcinoma, 18 ...
  • Oral medicine case book 55: ondontogenic myxoma 

    Holmes, Haly; Mulder, Sune; Dreyer, Wynand P.; Fakir, E.; Roberts, T.; Wainright, H. (South African Dental Association (SADA), 2013)
    A 20-year old female was referred from her local community health clinic to the Oral Medicine Clinic at Groote Schuur Hospital for a swelling that started out as a small and painless lesion. She had attended the local ...
  • Oral Medicine Case Book 56: Oral Manifestations of aplastic anaemia 

    Padayachee, S.; Holmes, Haly; Dreyer, Wynand P. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    A 22-year old female patient was referred to the Oral Medicine Clinic from the Haematology Ward at Groote Schuur Hospital for evaluation of a painful oral ulcer, which had been present for three weeks. The patient ...
  • Oral medicine case book 61: Oral malignant melanoma 

    Mosalleum, E.; Afrogheh, A.; Dreyer, W.P.; Schneider, J.W. (South African Dental Association, 2014)
    A 45-year old male patient presented at the Oral and Maxillofacial Clinic, Tygerberg, with a pathological fracture of the left mandible following an extraction. The medical records of the patient revealed a history of ...
  • Oral medicine case book 67: Oral manifestations of Evans syndrome: a presenting feature of HIV infection? 

    Ranchod, S.; Jeftha, A.; Meyer, M.; Dreyer, W.P. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    A 19 year old female presented with spontaneous intra - oral bleeding of two days duration. The patient reported that she was, until recently, in good general health and also that she had an uncomplicated parturition three ...
  • Oral medicine case book 68: Oral ulceration caused by rifampicin-resistant tuberculosis 

    Peck, Mogammad T.; Hille, J.; Snyman, A.; Dreyer, W.P. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    A 53-year old female was referred by her local general medical practitioner to an oral medicine specialist for the management of a persistent ulcer on the left side of her tongue. The lesion had been present for at least ...
  • Oral medicine case book 69: Burkitt lymphoma of the oral cavity 

    Mosalleum, E.; Mohamed, N.; Bassa, F.C.; Dreyer, W.P. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    A 25-year-old female was referred to the Haematology Unit at Tygerberg Hospital for further management of a rapidly expanding and large submandibular mass which on fine needle aspiration was suggestive of lymphoma . Five ...
  • Orthodontic molar brackets: the effect of three different base designs on shear bond strength 

    Hudson, Athol; Grobler, Sias Renier; Harris, Angela (Master Publishing Group, 2011)
    The purpose of the study was to assess the relative base designs of three different maxillary molar stainless steel brackets with reference to the shear bond strength of three different adhesive resins. The molar brackets ...
  • Out-of-hours and emergency cover 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2013)
  • Patient satisfaction during and following procedural sedation for ambulatory surgery 

    Lapere, C.; Roelofse, J.; Omar, Y.; du Plessis, A.; von Backstrom, A.Botha, W.; Cook, C.; Bosch, G. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Background: Patient satisfaction is multidimensional. The clinician's perspective of a good outcome and the patient's experience of a satisfactory service are often two different end-points. The primary aim of our study ...
  • Patient’s access to records 

    Naidoo, Sudeshni (South African Dental Association, 2013)
    A long-standing patient in an established practice requests her dental records and x-rays from the practice receptionist. She was last seen three years ago. Despite an intensive search, the receptionist is unable to locate ...
  • Perceived stress among dental students at the University of the Western Cape 

    Wilson, V.J.; Rayner, C.A.; Gordon, N.A.; Shaikh, A.B.; Crombie, K.; Yasin-Harnekar, S. (South African Dental Association, 2015)
    Introduction: A high prevalence of stress among dental students has been reported. Aim: To determine perceived stress among dental students at the University of the Western Cape. Method: A self-administered questionnaire ...
  • Perceived stressors of oral hygiene students in the dental environment 

    Gordon, N.A.; Rayner, C.A.; Wilson, V.J.; Crombie, K.; Shaikh, A.B.; Yasin-Harnekar, S. (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2016)
    University students are exposed to a multitude of stressors that may impact on their performance. The nature of health sciences education generally involves early engagement with patients and communities, which may add ...