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

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

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  • Bunn, Belinda K.; Hunter, Keith D.; Khurram, Syed Ali; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Elsevier, 2014-11)
    OBJECTIVE. To describe an unusual variant of oral epithelial dysplasia and to provide an appraisal of its immunohistochemical profile. STUDY DESIGN. An unusual form of epithelial dysplasia, which we have termed adenoid ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Marnewick, J.C. (Johan) (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 ...
  • Willems, Guy; Lee, Sang-Seob; Uys, Andre; Bernitz, Herman; Cadenas de Llano-Pérula, Maria; Fieuws, Steffen; Thevissen, Patrick (Springer, 2017-09)
    AIM : The aims of our study were to develop new maturity scores for dental age estimation in South African black children according to the Willems method, which was developed based on Belgian Caucasian (BC) reference data ...
  • Bernitz, Herman; Stols, Gerrit H. (Elsevier, 2010-09)
    The practice of forensic odontology regularly requires the forensic dental expert to establish a degree of concordance between two objects, one or both of which have undergone minimal degrees of warping, shrinkage and ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 2011-01)
    Burning mouth syndrome (BMS) is a chronic condition characterised by a burning sensation of the tongue and other sites, usually without associated clinical or laboratory findings. These patients, mainly postmenopausal ...
  • Gomes, Juliane Oliveira; Carvalho, Marianne de Vasconcelos; Fonseca, Felipe Paiva; Gondak, Rogério Oliveira; Lopes, Márcio Ajudarte; Vargas, Pablo Agustin (Wiley, 2016-07)
    BACKGROUND : Actinic cheilitis (AC) is a potentially malignant lesion diagnosed in the lip of patients chronically exposed to the sun that may give rise to a fully invasive lower lip squamous cell carcinoma (LLSCC). It is ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bernitz, Herman (FDI/World Dental Press, 2009)
    This paper deals with the challenges faced by forensic dentists in a world in which globalisation has become a reality. People travelling across the globe on a daily basis become victims of violent crime, terrorist attacks, ...
  • Pickworth, Glynis Ellen; Snyman, Willem D. (Wiley-Blackwell, 2012-02)
    The aim of this article is to describe the process of an in situ staff development process with the objective to influence change in assessment practice. An in situ training course focusing on writing questions for written ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Pereira, Débora Lima; Pires. Fábio Ramôa; Lopes, Márcio Ajudarte; Carlos, Román, Wright, John Marshal; Patel, Paras; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus); Uys, Andre; Vargas, Pablo Agustin (Elsevier, 2016-08)
    OBJECTIVE : The aim of this study was to correlate the clinical, demographic, and radiographic aspects of 82 cases of florid osseous dysplasia (FOD) from four countries assessed by five reviewers. STUDY DESIGN : Retrospective ...
  • Olze, Andreas; Van Niekerk, Piet; Ishikawa, T.; Zhu, B.L.; Schulz, Ronald; Maeda, H.; Schmeling, Andreas (Springer, 2007-11)
    The current knowledge base for evaluating the influence of ethnic origin on wisdom tooth eruption is still inadequate. We therefore analyzed and compared the chronology of wisdom tooth eruption in three ethnic populations ...
  • Hemmer, J.; Kraft, K.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (Spandidos Publications, 2006-01)
    Although flow cytometric DNA ploidy has turned out as a significant predictor of survival in oral squamous cell carcinoma, little is known about the underlying karyotypic structure of gross aneuploidy. We therefore analysed ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, Marlene B.; Langenegger, Eric Emil; 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-; Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Hemmer, J.; Raubenheimer, E.J.; Engelbrecht, Susan (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 1998-01)
    The prevalence of oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) among the black community in South Africa is unacceptably high. The association between p53 protein, and PCNA overexpression and the presence of p53 gene mutations was ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    No abstract available
  • Janse van Rensburg, Estrelita; Engelbrecht, Susan; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Raubenheimer, E.J.; Schoub, Barry D. (International Institute of Anticancer Research, 1995-05)
    The purpose of this study was to determine the presence of Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) DNA in oral squamous cell carcinoma (OSCC) patients from a black African population. Formalin fixed paraffin embedded blocks of OSCC of ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Boy, Sonja Catharina (Medpharm Publications, 2007-11)
    Oral ulcerations are common. Oral ulcers can have a localised aetiology or be a manifestation of a variety of systemic conditions or disorders. Appropriate management depends on the correct diagnosis which can at times be ...
  • Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Boy, Sonja Catharina (Medpharm Publishers, 2007-09)
    Oral ulcerations are common lesions encountered in private practice. Oral ulcers can have a localised aetiology or be a manifestation of a variety of systemic conditions or disorders. Appropriate management depends on the ...