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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Dentists need to consider various factors when choosing
restorative materials, with the longevity of restorations being
one of the most important criteria. Replacement of failed
restorations constitutes over 60% of ...
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 ...
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), ...
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.; 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 ...