Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Oral Pathology and Oral Biology) by Title

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  • Motiang, K.P. (Khomotso); Chelule, P.K. (South African Society of Occupational Medicine (SASOM), 2017-01)
    BACKGROUND : Radiographic film processing chemicals contain hazardous substances which are known irritants, sensitisers, corrosives, carcinogens and endocrine disruptors. Radiology personnel have reported serious adverse ...
  • Siriwardena, Bogahawatte Samarakoon Mudiyanselage Samadarani; Crane, Hannah; O'Neill, Niall; Abdelkarim, Rasha; Brierley, Daniel J.; Franklin, Christopher D.; Farthing, Paula M.; Speight, Paul M.; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (Elsevier, 2019-02)
    OBJECTIVES : Odontogenic tumors (ODTs) are a heterogeneous group of lesions derived from elements of tooth-forming tissues. No detailed data on the incidence of odontogenic tumors in the United Kingdom have been published. ...
  • Boy, Sonja Catharina; Steenkamp, Gerhardus (Elsevier, 2006-07)
    Since 2003, nine squirrels were presented at a South African veterinary dental practice with lesions in the maxilla consistent with the clinical, radiological and histological features of odontomas as described in prairie ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Fourie, Jeanine; 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 ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Medpharm Publishers, 2006-09)
    Examination of the oral cavity is an integral part of every clinical examination. The clinical presentation of various viral conditions is discussed in this article and will provide the family practitioner with an up to ...
  • Stander, S.; Molatjana, R.E.; Dreyer, W.P.; Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Afrogheh, A.; Schubert, P.T.; Hille, J. (South African Dental Association, 2012-06)
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  • Bunn, Belinda K.; Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (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.
  • Bunn, Belinda K.; Van Zyl, Andre W.; Rahman, L.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (South African Dental Association, 2014-08)
    A 42-year-old female patient presented to the Department of Periodontics and Oral Medicine, with a main complaint of labial gingival recession on tooth 41. A comprehensive periodontal examination was performed with no ...
  • Bunn, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen); Schnetler, C.; Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (South African Dental Association, 2015-07)
    A 57-year-old male patient presented to the Oral Medicine Clinic with a one-month history of painful macroglossia associated with difficulty in speaking and swallowing. The patient complained of recent weight loss and ...
  • Kungoane, Tsholofelo; Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (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 ...
  • Bunn, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen); Kloppers, H.P. (Hendrik); Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (South African Dental Association, 2016-04)
    A 75-year old male patient presented to the Department of Maxillofacial and Oral Surgery complaining of a four-month history of a painless, ulcerative lesion which involved the posterior mandibular alveolar ridge in the ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Academy of Family Practice, 2010-03)
    Human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) is on the increase and accounts for 18% to 63% of OPC. It occurs mostly in young males with no other identifiable risk factors. The vast majority of ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Bunn, Belinda K. (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    HPV-related oropharyngeal carcinoma (OPC) is a clinically and molecularly distinct form of squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) which has recently shown a dramatic increase in global incidence. The aetiology, clinical presentation ...
  • Steyn, N.; Botha, Stephanus Johannes; Brand, Paul D.; Bernitz, Herman (International Organisation for Forensic Odonto-Stomatology, 2006-12)
    Impression materials used in the analysis of bite marks are required to maintain their stability and integrity for extended periods. It has been observed that certain impressions taken of skin lose their properties with ...
  • Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Brierley, Daniel; Wright, John M.; Santos-Silva, Alan Roger; Almeida, Oslei Paes; Rocha, André Caroli; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Hunter, K.D. (Keith) (Elsevier, 2015-05)
    OBJECTIVE : To describe an international case series of polymorphous low-grade adenocarcinoma (PLGA) affecting the upper lip. MATERIAL AND METHODS : Over a 30-year-period the files of five pathology services were reviewed ...
  • Ker, James A.; Du Toit-Prinsloo, Lorraine; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Saayman, Gert (Libertas Academica, 2010)
    Sudden and unexpected death in the young is a common and worldwide problem. Sudden, unexpected death in infancy (SUDI), clinically unexpected death in an infant between one week and one year of age, affects around 1 in ...
  • Blignaut, Elaine; Phiri, Reality (ClinMed International Library, 2017-02-13)
    OBJECTIVES : The objectives were to determine the prevalence of Candida albicans in lesions of necrotising periodontal disease (NPD) and on the tongue of patients and to compare the fingerprinting patterns of C. albicans ...
  • Davidson, C.L.; Richter, Karin Louise; Van der Linde, Michael J. (Mike); Coetsee, Judy; Boy, Sonja Catharina (Health and Medical Publishing Group, 2014-05)
    BACKGROUND. Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection is well known to be associated with head and neck cancers (HNCs). HPV-associated HNCs are related to sexual behaviour, particularly the lifetime number of oral sex partners, ...
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander); Herbst, Dirk; Postma, Thomas Corne; Bunn, B.K. (Belinda Kathleen) (Wiley, 2018-03)
    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of MB2 canals in permanent maxillary molars utilising CBCT; in patients attending a university hospital. A total of 200 patient scans, (100 female and 100 male patients), ...
  • Yakoob, Zarah; Uys, Andre (South African Dental Association, 2016-04)
    Temporomandibular disorders (TMD) have a multifactorial aetiology, one suggestion being that facial trauma caused by motor vehicle accidents (MVA) may result in TMD. However, the relationship is somewhat controversial as ...