Browsing Research Articles (Periodontics and Oral Medicine) by Type "Article"

Browsing Research Articles (Periodontics and Oral Medicine) by Type "Article"

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  • 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 ...
  • Feller, Liviu; Nemutandani, S.M.; Feller, Gal; Jose, R.J.; Lemmer, Johan; Khammissa, Razia Abdool Gafaar (Open Access Text, 2021-08)
    Mental well-being is a subjective, adaptive state of mind arising from complex dynamic interactions between cognitive, emotional and psychosocial factors. Positive mental well-being may promote good physical health, ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Hartshorne, Johan; Carrasco-Labra, Alonso (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    This study describes a systematic review of the best available evidence on the effectiveness of a chlorhexidine mouth rinse as a mono-therapy or as an adjunct to mechanical oral hygiene against plaque growth and gingival ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (OpenJournals Publishing, 2010-03)
    Many conditions within the oral cavity require the use of a mouthwash. This can vary from breath fresheners to treatment of life threatening secondary infections such as oral mucositis in patients undergoing bone marrow ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Fourie, Jeanine; Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus (South African Academy of Family Practice/Primary Care, 2011-07)
    Oral malodour may affect up to three billion people worldwide, with millions of dollars spent on treatment. Halitosis is often used synonymously, but oral malodour is the preferred term for any bad breath emanating from ...
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus; Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Academy of Family Practice, 2010-03)
    Human papillomavirus (HPV)-associated oropharyngeal cancer (OPC) is on the increase and accounts for 18% to 63% of OPC. It occurs mostly in young males with no other identifiable risk factors. The vast majority of ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Heerden, Willem Francois Petrus; Van Zyl, Andre W. (2011-09)
    All patients, and especially high-risk patients, visiting their dentist should receive a thorough examination for the presence of potentially malignant disorders or early oral cancer. It is well documented that early ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Crafford, Elmine; Fortuin, Alwyn (South African Dental Association, 2020-05)
    Quality dental care begins with determining the patient’s understanding of the dental treatment, their expectations, attaining all the diagnostic information and compiling a treatment plan best suited to each individual.1 ...