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The relation between oral impacts on daily performances and perceived clinical oral conditions in primary school children in the Ugu District, Kwazulu Natal, South Africa
(South African Dental Association, 2013)
Few studies have related the common oral health related quality of life (OHRQoL) impacts in children to perceived causes. Objective: To assess the prevalence, extent and intensity of oral impacts in relation to perceived ...
Academic-service partnerships, research, and the South African Dental Academic
(American Dental Education Association, 2012)
In South Africa, academic dentistry is managed through joint agreements between the South African Department of Health (DoH) and each university, in a type of academic-service partnership. For this study, dental faculty ...
Transcultural and language barriers to patient care
(South African Dental Association, 2014)
Communities are become increasingly multicultural and ethnically disparate and dentists need to be alert to the diverse challenges this may bring to their practices. This is particularly true for South Africa where ...
The association between area level socio-economic position and oral health-related quality of life in the South African adult population
(South African Dental Association, 2016)
Objective: To investigate the association between arealevel socio-economic position (SEP) and oral health-related quality of life (OHRQoL). Methods: Data collected from a nationally representative sample of the South ...
The use of laser-based technologies in dentistry: Ethical issues and safety considerations
(South African Dental Association, 2015)
The use of laser-based technologies in general dental practice in South Africa is growing each year both in numbers and in scope of use. It has been shown to be beneficial in treating a wide range of oral and ...
Social gradient in the cost of oral pain and related dental service utilisation among South African adults
(BMC Oral Health, 2016)
Background: Oral pain affects people's daily activities and quality of life. The burden of oral pain may vary across socio-economic positions. Currently, little is known about the social gradient in the cost of oral pain ...