Browsing Research Articles (Periodontics and Oral Medicine) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Periodontics and Oral Medicine) by Title

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  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Abram, Muhammed Hanif; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; Rheeder, Paul; Girdler-Brown, B.V. (Brendan); Van Zyl, Andre W. (South African Dental Association, 2012-11)
    The National Cancer Registry (NCR) of South Africa publishes the pathology-based cancer incidence in the country and is the main cancer data source. The data published by the NCR have been used extensively in the ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Hartshorne, Johan; Carrasco-Labra, Alonso (AOSIS Open Journals, 2013)
    The investigators tested the null hypothesis that there would be no differences between the different bone harvesting techniques with regard to cell viability, cell activity and osteogenic potential of grafted cells. ...
  • 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.; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van Zyl, Andre W.; Van Heerden, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (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, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958- (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, W.F.P. (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, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; 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, W.F.P. (Willem Francois Petrus), 1958-; 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...