Browsing Prosthodontics by Issue Date

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  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Gani, Fatima; Jagathpal, A.J. (South African Dental Association, 2016-09)
    If you have read this far – then you are ready to Research! So where, and how do you start? This paper is intended to guide and to stimulate novice researchers to take the plunge and delve into the exciting world of research ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Brandt, Paul Dieter; Evans, Bill (South African Dental Association, 2016-10)
    Traditionally, medicine has been governed by the principle of Primum non nocere - “first do no harm”, which implies both doing good and avoiding doing harm. However, in medical research, this approach is far too simplistic. ...
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander); Van den Heever, Jacobus; Hoogendijk, Christiaan Frederik; Botha, Sarel; Booysen, Gerrie; Els, Johan (Wiley, 2016-10)
    Malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumours are extremely rare tumours arising in peripheral nerves. Only 17 cases involving the trigeminal nerve have ever been reported. These tumours have a very poor prognosis and very ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Dullabh, Hemant D.; Brandt, Paul Dieter; Evans, Paul (South African Dental Association, 2016-11)
    For clinicians wishing to embark on research, the obvious choice may be to use their large patient pool, already at their disposal. Gathering information from old files and records is relatively easy and harmless, as ...
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander); Van den Heever, Jacobus; Sykes, Leanne M.; Kluge, Herman (Elsevier, 2016-12)
    Complete congenital arhinia is a rare embryonic disorder of unknown etiology. This is a clinical report of prosthetic nasal rehabilitations done in the early childhood and adolescent stages of a patient with complete ...
  • Dullabh, Hemant D.; Herbst, Dirk; Sykes, Leanne M.; Biseswar, Nadir (South African Dental Association, 2017-03)
    INTRODUCTION : Brittleness and low strength render conventional ceramic systems unsuitable for routine restorative use in molars. Modern, high-strength ceramic core materials such as high purity aluminum oxide (Al2O3) ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Evans, William G.; Harryparsad, Ashana; Gani, Fatima; Vally, Z.I. (Zunaid Ismail) (South African Dental Association, 2017-05)
    Evidence based practice (EBP) was developed to assess available scientific evidence and rank it according to the rigour, strength and precision of the research. It aims to provide guidance for clinicians on which to ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Vally, Z.I. (Zunaid Ismail); Evans, William G. (South African Dental Association, 2017-06)
    A prosthodontist was recently called by a dentist who was asking for advice about a patient who was anaesthetized and lying in the chair at that time. The patient was partially dentate in the mandible, with severe periodontal ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Bhayat, Ahmed; Bernitz, Herman (MDPI Publishing, 2017-06-13)
    Dental age estimation (AE) tests are routinely done on living and deceased persons. There is anecdotal evidence suggesting an increase in age estimations due to the refugee crisis. Our aim is to determine the reasons and ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Herbst, Dirk; Dullabh, Hemant D.; Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander) (South African Dental Association, 2017-07)
    The introduction of dental implants spawned an exponential growth in the number of fixtures being placed to meet the increasing functional and aesthetic demands of patients. In response, manufacturers have flooded the ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Evans, William G.; Gani, Fatima (South African Dental Association, 2017-07)
    Dental practitioners have been accused of over-treating, failing to treat, or delaying treatment. However, deciding precisely on what constitutes each is not easy or clear cut, and it is often hard to draw a distinct ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Harryparsad, Ashana; Evans, William G. (South African Dental Association, 2017-08)
    There is an idiom which says "A picture is worth a thousand words". At no time could this be truer than in the very visual digital world of today. The Internet, having the ability to mix text with other media such as ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Evans, William G.; Gani, Fatima; Nethononda, Portia (South African Dental Association, 2017-09)
    Absenteeism from work as a result of sickness places a tremendous financial burden on the economy of any country. In 2013, the Adcorp index revealed that 3.96 million South Africans were absent from work due to illness ...
  • Nel, Sulette; Davidson, C.L.; Uys, Andre; Sykes, Leanne M.; Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2017-11)
    Recent findings indicate that there could be continued root development after the successful surgical removal of an impacted tooth. The paper provides a brief review of normal root development, emphasizing the chain ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Evans, William G.; Gani, Fatima; Vally, Z.I. (Zunaid Ismail); Dullabh, Hemant D. (South African Dental Association, 2017-11)
    On a regular basis, dental practitioners have to make decisions regarding their care of their patients. Previously, dentists did this almost instinctively, drawing upon personal resources such as clinical experience, ...
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander) (University of Pretoria, 2018)
    Introduction: Endodontic therapy is a global routine dental therapeutic procedure. Despite recent and present advances in dentistry and particularly with the popularity of implant dentistry, it remains biologically and ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Evans, William G.; Buchanan, Glynn Dale; Warren, Nichola; Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander) (South African Dental Association, 2018-02)
    The question of wellness was explored in Part 15 of this series, based on the definition of health proposed by the World Health Organization (WHO). However that description is now over 70 years old and does not fully ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Evans, William G.; Dullabh, Hemant D. (South African Dental Association, 2018-03)
    A health-care practitioner is an individual who provides preventive, curative, promotional or rehabilitative health care services in a systematic manner to people, families or communities. Sadly, many clinicians could ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Lowe, L.G.; Shackleton, J.L.; Evans, William G. (South African Dental Association, 2018-04)
    “Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature, and everyone is a rose, but even more complex than a mere flower. Everyone is made up of infinitely layered petals, and everyone has something indescribably precious at ...
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander); Van den Heever, Jacobus; Sykes, Leanne M. (Wiley, 2018-06)
    Surgical and prosthodontic restoration of the midfacial region following tumor resection has always posed a considerable challenge, as this area serves crucial functional and esthetic roles. Being diagnosed and subsequently ...