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, K.D. (Keith); 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, 2018-03)
    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 ...
  • Prokosch, Jorinde; Bernitz, Zephne; Bernitz, Herman; Erni, Birgit; Altwegg, Res (Springer, 2019-03)
    Climate change appears to affect body size of animals whose optimal size in part depends on temperature. However, attribution of observed body size changes to climate change requires an understanding of the selective ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Swanepoel, Jaco; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus) (Elsevier, 2019-01)
    A 20-year-old female presented to the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the Pretoria Oral and Dental Hospital (Pretoria, South Africa) complaining of foul-smelling oral odor and painful, bleeding gums for a ...
  • 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 ...
  • Wolmarans, Elize; Boy, S.C. (Sonja); Nel, Sulette; Mercier, Anne Elisabeth; Pepper, Michael Sean (Springer, 2017-11)
    The recurrence and/or lack of response of certain tumors to radio- and chemotherapy has been attributed to a small subpopulation of cells termed cancer stem cells (CSCs). CSCs have been identified in many tumors (including ...
  • Blignaut, Elaine (South African Dental Association, 2017-09)
    Candida albicans remains an infection of the very old, the very young and the medically compromised patient. It not only affects the oral cavity but C. albicans biofilms form on most prosthetic devices and indwelling ...
  • 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 ...
  • Remisiewicz, Magdalena; Bernitz, Zephne; Bernitz, Herman; Burman, Marc S.; Raijmakers, Jacobus M.H.; Raijmakers, Johannes H.F.A.; Underhill, Les G.; Rostkowska, Anna; Barshep, Yahkat; Soloviev, Sergej A.; Siwek, Ilona (Wiley, 2018-10)
    Trade‐offs between moult and fuelling in migrant birds vary with migration distance and the environmental conditions they encounter. We compared wing moult and fuelling at the northern and southern ends of migration in two ...
  • Oloyo, Ahmed Kolade; Ambele, Melvin Anyasi; Pepper, Michael Sean (Springer, 2017-11)
    The effect of mesenchymal stromal/stem cells (MSCs) on tumour growth remains controversial. Experimental evidence supports both an inhibitory and a stimulatory effect. We have assessed factors responsible for the contrasting ...
  • 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 ...