Periodontics and Oral Medicine

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  • Feller, Liviu; Lemmer, Johan; Nemutandani, Mbulaheni Simon; Ballyram, Raoul; Khammissa, Razia Abdool Gafaar (SAGE Publications, 2020)
    The development of clinical judgment and decision-making skills is complex, requiring clinicians— whether students, novices, or experienced practitioners—to correlate information from their own experience; from discussions ...
  • Feller, Liviu; Feller, Gal; Ballyram, Theona; Chandran, Rakesh; Lemmer, Johan; Khammissa, Razia Abdool Gafaar (Sage, 2020-08)
    AIM: The purpose of this narrative review is to discuss the interrelations between pain, stress and executive functions. IMPLICATIONS FOR PRACTICE : Self-regulation, through executive functioning, exerts control over ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Crafford, Elmine (South African Dental Association, 2020-09)
    Confidentiality is central to the establishment and preservation of trust between a doctor and their patient, yet is one of the lesser-discussed principles of medical bioethics. A “duty of confidence arises when one person ...
  • Heyl, E.; Robinson, Liam; Kotze, L.; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (South African Dental Association, 2020-09)
    A 12-year-old female patient presented with diffusely enlarged fibrous gingivae, enamel hypoplasia, an anterior open bite and impacted permanent maxillary canines. The patient's mother reported that the child had an ...
  • Khammissa, Razia Abdool Gafaar; Ballyram, Raoul; Fourie, Jeanine; Bouckaert, Michael; Lemmer, Johan; Feller, Liviu (Sage, 2020-05)
    Pain induced by inflammation and nerve injury arises from abnormal neural activity of primary afferent nociceptors in response to tissue damage, which causes long-term elevation of the sensitivity and responsiveness of ...
  • Schwimer, Charles W.; Gluckman, Howard; Salama, Maurice; Nagy, Katalin N.; Du Toit, Jonathan (Elsevier, 2019-02)
    The socket-shield technique for avoiding postextraction tissue alteration was first described in 2010. The technique was developed for hopeless teeth in anterior esthetic sites but has not yet been described for molar ...
  • Beetge, Mia-Michaela; Todorovic, V.S.; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2018-07)
    Peri-implant diseases result from chronic inflammatory processes within the tissues surrounding an intra-oral implant. The incidence of the disease is increasing at an alarming rate. Bacterial infections are amongst the ...
  • Beetge, Mia-Michaela; Todorovic, V.S.; Oettle, Anna Catherina; Hoffman, Jakobus; Van Zyl, Andre W. (Nihon University School of Dentistry, 2018-03)
    The greater palatine foramen (GPF) is an important anatomical landmark and has substantial clinical relevance in dental surgery. Knowledge of its precise location and dimensions is required for proper planning of ...
  • Todorovic, V.S.; Postma, Thomas Corne; Van Zyl, Andre W. (Elsevier, 2018-04)
    The anterior loop of the inferior alveolar nerve (IAN) is an important landmark in the anterior mandible that must be considered during the placement of dental implants. We measured the length and prevalence of loops of ...
  • Nel, W.R.; Dawjee, Salahuddien M.; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2012-06)
    Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD), formerly known as Cleidocranial dysostosis,is a rare congenital disorder of bone that is characterised by aplasia of, or deficient, clavicular formation, delayed and imperfect ossification ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (South African Dental Association, 2012-05)
    Oral squamous carcinoma or oral cancer (OC), as it is generally known, has an average five-year survival rate of less than 50%. This has not changed much in 50 years. The survival rate can be more than 90% with early ...
  • Oettle, Anna Catherina; Fourie, Jeanine; Human-Baron, René; Van Zyl, Andre W. (Wiley, 2015-02)
    PURPOSE : To determine the position and occurrence of the midline mandibular canal (MLC) in the various age, sex, population and dentition groups. The average distances from the MLC to a planned mandibular midline implant ...
  • Bunn, Belinda K.; Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, 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.
  • Marnewick, J.C. (Johan); Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2014-05)
    The abuse of both licit and illicit substances by the general population affects at least one in ten people. Research shows that the oral healthcare worker has at least the same prevalence of substance abuse, perhaps even ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2014-02)
    Substance abuse is a worldwide phenomenon. It is on the increase in most countries and claims the lives of millions every year. Substance abuse may involve licit and illicit drugs, with licit substances claiming more lives ...
  • Harryparsad, Ashana; Rahman, L.; Bunn, Belinda K. (South African Dental Association, 2013-10)
    Amelogenesis imperfecta is an inherited disorder of enamel development, which results in morphological defects of both the primary and secondary dentition, usually in the absence of systemic involvement. Mutational defects ...
  • 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)
    No abstract available.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Mohangi, Govindrau Udaibhan; Rothman, B.; Van Zyl, Andre W.; Duneas, Nicolaas (South African Dental Association, 2012-08)
    INTRODUCTION: Demineralised bone matrix (DBM) is an allograft material widely used as a bone filler and bone graft substitute. DBM contains bone morphogenetic proteins (BMPs), which induce and regulate bone formation ...

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