Predin Djuric, Natasa; Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Vorster, Martin; Vally, Zunaid Ismail(Wiley, 2021-12)
The aim was to evaluate apical debris extrusion produced by a single-file system used in counter-clockwise reciprocation and compare it to rotary single-file systems used in clockwise rotation and clockwise reciprocation. ...
Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Vorster, Martin; Jonker, C.H.(South African Dental Association, 2020-04)
Mandibular premolars can be one of the most difficult
teeth to treat endodontically because of the variations
in root canal anatomy.
According to England, Hartwell and Lance,3 variation
in root canal anatomy is one ...
Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Jonker, C.H.; Vorster, Martin(South African Dental Association, 2020-04)
In Part 1 of this article the authors give a literature
review focussed on the complexity and variation in the
anatomy of mandibular premolars. In Part 2 of this
series the authors, by means of clinical case studies,
INTRODUCTION : In many countries, endodontic files continue to be sterilised and reused in multiple clinical cases as the alternative of single-use of these instruments is avoided due to financial reasons.
METHODS : A ...
Victor, Christiaan; Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Vorster, Martin; Vally, Zunaid Ismail(South African Dental Association, 2020-10)
It is well described that the presence of microbial
flora in the pulp space of the tooth, and the inability
of the immune system to remove these pathogens, are
the major sources of peri-apical and radicular inflammation.
Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Vorster, Martin; Paleker, Farzana; Vally, Zunaid Ismail(South African Dental Association, 2020-05)
To compare (i) canal centering ability and transportation
of Primary WaveOne Gold in combination with WaveOne
Gold Glider with ProTaper Next X2 in combination with
ProGlider using Micro-CT, and (ii) difference in final ...
Jonker, Casper H.; Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Arnold, Samantha; Wood, Neil H.(South African Dental Association, 2020-03)
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVES : Dens Invaginatus is a rare dental anomaly. The case presentation illustrates a combined endodontic and surgical approach of a maxillary lateral incisor that presented with a Type III Dens ...
Van der Vyver, Petrus Jacobus; Vorster, Martin; Jonker, C.H.; Potgieter, Nicoline(South African Dental Association, 2020-07)
Calcific metamorphosis (CM) or pulp canal obliteration is a common occurrence following concussion and subluxation injuries. Although the exact mechanism by which the canal obliterates is unknown, it is believed to be ...
Tredoux, Sheree; Warren, Nichola; Buchanan, Glynn Dale(Nihon University School of Dentistry, 2021-05)
PURPOSE: This study investigated root number and canal configurations,
including morphological variations, of mandibular first molars in a subpopulation of South Africans.
METHODS: Two calibrated examiners retrospectively ...
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, 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 ...