Research Articles (Prosthodontics)

Research Articles (Prosthodontics)

 

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Recent Submissions

  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Marais, J.T. (South African Dental Association, 2020-02)
    Reflecting on the past 80 years in dentistry with 20:20 vision, we observe a number of changes in materials, techniques, medicaments, facilities, patient desires, and treatment options. What has not changed is the ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Robinson, Liam; Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2020-06)
    Natural disasters, fatal accidents, and violent criminal offences are part of everyday life. All of these may result in fatalities that shatter the lives of the victim’s families and friends. Their trauma is compounded ...
  • Robinson, Liam; Sykes, Leanne M.; Bernitz, Herman (South African Dental Association, 2020-09)
    The details of this case have been omitted in order to maintain anonymity. forensic odontology unit at the University of Pretoria for examination and comparative analysis. An elderly male was reported missing from his home ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Crafford, Jan Ernst; Bradfield, C.; Johnson, C. (South African Dental Association, 2019-11)
    A 55 year old female patient presented for dental treatment. Her attending clinician immediately noted that since her first visit some days previously she had shaved her head, revealing a severe rash on her right forehead ...
  • 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 ...
  • Sykes, Leanne M.; Doolabh, Rajesh (South African Dental Association, 2018-09)
    Children with inherited dental anomalies have many complex problems that may interfere with their physical, mental and psychological well-being.1,2 The anomalies generally present early in life as isolated conditions, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bookhan, Vinesh; Owen, C.P. (South African Dental Association, 2001-05)
    Please read abstract in article.
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander); Patterson, G.O.; Sykes, Leanne M. (South African Dental Association, 2018-06)
    Endodontic treatments are frequently carried out in daily clinical practice. The presence or absence of a periapical radiolucency, assessed using intraoral radiographs, is one of the criteria used to determine endodontic ...
  • 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, ...
  • Nel, Sulette; Davidson, Christy Lana; 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 ...
  • Fernandes, N.A. (Nelson Alexander); Herbst, Dirk; Postma, Thomas Corne; Bunn, Belinda Kathleen (Wiley, 2019-04)
    The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of MB2 canals in permanent maxillary molars utilising CBCT; in patients attending a university hospital. A total of 200 patient scans, (100 female and 100 male patients), ...
  • 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.; 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.; 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.; 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 ...
  • 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.; 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 ...

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