Research Articles (Periodontics and Oral Medicine)

Research Articles (Periodontics and Oral Medicine)

 

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  • Kungoane, Tsholofelo; Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (South African Dental Association, 2016-04)
    A 36 year old female suffering from multiple oral ulcers was referred to the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine clinic at the University of Pretoria in February 2016. The ulcers had been present for a month, were ...
  • Oettle, Anna Catherina; Fourie, Jeanine; Human-Baron, René; Van Zyl, Andre W. (Wiley, 2015-02)
    PURPOSE : To determine the position and occurrence of the midline mandibular canal (MLC) in the various age, sex, population and dentition groups. The average distances from the MLC to a planned mandibular midline implant ...
  • Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Bunn, Belinda K.; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2014-05)
    A 35-year-old male patient presented to the Oral Medicine Clinic complaining of painful oral ulcers of six weeks duration. The patient was a non-smoker and did not report any additional medical history of clinical significance.
  • Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2014-05)
    The abuse of both licit and illicit substances by the general population affects at least one in ten people. Research shows that the oral healthcare worker has at least the same prevalence of substance abuse, perhaps even ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2014-02)
    Substance abuse is a worldwide phenomenon. It is on the increase in most countries and claims the lives of millions every year. Substance abuse may involve licit and illicit drugs, with licit substances claiming more lives ...
  • Harryparsad, A.; Rahman, L.; Bunn, Belinda K. (South African Dental Association, 2013-10)
    Amelogenesis imperfecta is an inherited disorder of enamel development, which results in morphological defects of both the primary and secondary dentition, usually in the absence of systemic involvement. Mutational defects ...
  • Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Stander, S.; Molatjana, R.E.; Dreyer, W.P.; Afrogheh, A.; Schubert, P.T.; Hille, J. (South African Dental Association, 2012-06)
    No abstract available.
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Bunn, Belinda K. (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    Oral cancer (OC) is a major cause of global morbidity and mortality. Squamous cell carcinoma accounts for more than 90% of oral malignancies and occurs most frequently in middle-aged to elderly patients who smoke and drink ...
  • Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    Oral cancer (OC) and oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) are used interchangeably, as more than 95% of all OCs are OSCCs. Worldwide up to 275 000 new cases of OC are seen every year. Most of these cases are seen in ...
  • Mohangi, Govindrau Udaibhan; Rothman, B.; Van Zyl, Andre W.; Duneas, Nicolaas (South African Dental Association, 2012-08)
    INTRODUCTION: Demineralised bone matrix (DBM) is an allograft material widely used as a bone filler and bone graft substitute. DBM contains bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs), which induce and regulate bone formation ...
  • Rheeder, Paul; Abram, Muhammed Hanif; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Girdler-Brown, Brendan V.; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    The National Cancer Registry (NCR) of South Africa publishes the pathology-based cancer incidence in the country and is the main cancer data source. The data published by the NCR have been used extensively in the ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Hartshorne, Johan; Carrasco-Labra, Alonso (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    The investigators tested the null hypothesis that there would be no differences between the different bone harvesting techniques with regard to cell viability, cell activity and osteogenic potential of grafted cells. ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Hartshorne, Johan; Carrasco-Labra, Alonso (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    This article describes a double-blinded, placebo-controlled randomised clinical trial that involved 30 eligible subjects experiencing generalised aggressive periodontitis. Subjects were randomly assigned to either the ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Hartshorne, Johan; Carrasco-Labra, Alonso (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    This study describes a systematic review of the best available evidence on the effectiveness of a chlorhexidine mouth rinse as a mono-therapy or as an adjunct to mechanical oral hygiene against plaque growth and gingival ...
  • Jacyk, Witold Kamil; Fourie, Jeanine; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Cornetis Publishing House, 2012)
    Chronic ulcerative dermatitis (CUS) is characterized by painful exacerbating and remitting oral erosions and ulcerations. A very characteristic direct immunofluorescence (DIF) pattern differentiates CUS from other ...
  • Langenegger, Eric Emil; Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, Marlene B.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Springer, 2012-09)
    Oral leukoplakia and other potentially malignant disorders (PMD) may progress to oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC). The gold standard for assessing the potential for malignant transformation remains histologic examination ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Van Zyl, Andre W. (2011-09)
    All patients, and especially high-risk patients, visiting their dentist should receive a thorough examination for the presence of potentially malignant disorders or early oral cancer. It is well documented that early ...
  • Fourie, Jeanine; Smit, C.F. (South African Dental Association, 2011-08)
    INTRODUCTION: The open-sandwich technique was proposed to solve the problem of cervical micro-leakage of deep Class II composite restorations by making use of the self-adhesive nature of the glass-ionomers. Recent ...
  • Fourie, Jeanine; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; McEachen, Stuart C.; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2011-04)
    Chronic ulcerative stomatitis (CUS) is a mucocutaneous disorder which is characterised by persistent oral mucosal ulceration. The clinical appearance is often reminiscent of oral lichen planus (OLP) leading to erroneous ...
  • Fourie, Jeanine; Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 2011-07)
    Oral malodour may affect up to three billion people worldwide, with millions of dollars spent on treatment. Halitosis is often used synonymously, but oral malodour is the preferred term for any bad breath emanating from ...

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