Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Vorster, Martin; Jonker, Casper H.(South African Dental Association, 2020-11)
Once root canal treatment is considered, the treating clinicians must be aware of the real possibility that complications and unforeseen accidents can occur during any stage of the treatment. Complications and accidents ...
Monomers in a variety of dental materials may cause allergic contact dermatitis. While resin materials have been implicated
in the onset of this condition, there is a paucity of evidence linking the condition to the ...
Dentin dysplasia (DD) Type I is a developmental condition affecting dentin, inherited in an autosomal‐dominant pattern or occurring due to a new mutation. Whilst the crowns of DD Type I affected teeth appear clinically ...
Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Vorster, Martin; Farzana Martin; De Wet, Francois A.(South African Dental Association, 2019-06)
Chemo-mechanical preparation and the removal of
infected dentine in order to eliminate microorganisms
and avoid apical periodontitis remain the main objectives
in endodontic treatment.
Mechanical preparation of the ...
Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Vorster, Martin; Paleker, Farzana; De Wet, Francois A.(South African Dental Association, 2019-04)
Maintaining a smooth, reproducible, glide path when
successive files are used is an important characteristic
of proper root canal preparation. Glide path enlargement
allows for safer, more effective canal shaping ...
This case report presents the management of a rare
occurrence of a labial talon cusp on a permanent
maxillary lateral incisor. The buccal projection was
reduced with a minimally invasive approach, with
the aim of ...
Jonker, C.H.; Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus(South African Dental Association, 2019)
The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) has been a focal point of investigation over the last few years. Consideration of endodontic treatment in an HIV-positive patient needs a calculated approach as the choice of materials ...
Buchanan, Glynn Dale; Gamieldien, Mohamed Yasin; Tredoux, Sheree; Vally, Z.I. (Zunaid Ismail)(Nihon University School of Dentistry, 2020)
This cone beam computed tomography (CBCT) study aimed
to describe the maxillary premolar anatomy of a South African subpopulation
using two classification systems. A total of 601 premolars were
evaluated. For each tooth, ...
AIM: The aim of the study is to determine the techniques and materials used by South African dental
practitioners who perform endodontic treatment in private practice and evaluate their compliance to the
2006 European ...
For the treatment of head and neck cancers radiotherapy is frequently and successfully performed by medical specialists.
However, a number of complications may occur following such therapy. Many of these complications are ...
INTRODUCTION : There are currently no documented publications on an endodontic procedure performed on a maxillary second premolar with three roots and three root canals within a South African population.
This is a rare ...
Vorster, Martin; Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Paleker, Farzana(South African Dental Association, 2019-11)
INTRODUCTION : This study compared minimum remaining dentine thickness values after different glide path preparation techniques, in combination with WaveOne Gold Primary (PWOG) for final canal instrumentation.
Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Vorster, Martin; Paleker, Farzan; De Wet, Francois A.(South African Dental Association, 2019-05)
Mechanical enlargement and shaping of complex endodontic
root canal systems to facilitate disinfection remain
the main foci of endodontic treatment. A large variety of
root canal shaping and preparation systems with ...
INTRODUCTION : The risk of cross-contamination validates
the need to assess how adequately dental instruments
can be cleaned and sterilised.
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES : This study aimed to evaluate
residual debris contamination ...
This paper reports a case of an eight-year-old male who
presented with a primary molar which had previously
undergone a pulpotomy. Subsequently pulpal necrosis,
internal resorption and mobility of the tooth occurred,
PURPOSE : The fibre-reinforced composite space
maintainer (FRCSM) has been suggested as an alternative
to the band-and-loop space maintainer (BLSM). The aim of
this in-vivo study was to evaluate the clinical performance
Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Jonker, Casper H.(South African Dental Association, 2018-09)
Endodontic treatment may sometimes fail because the morphological features of the tooth can adversely affect the treatment procedures. Mandibular canines can present with complex internal anatomy and many investigators ...
Seedat, Hussein C.; Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; De Wet, Francois A.(South African Dental Association, 2018-04)
The discipline of endodontics has seen vast improvements in
technology and clinical techniques over the past several years. One
of the areas that has been characterized by new developments is the
way in which endodontic ...