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Risk factors associated with early childhood caries: an epidemiological survey in Mariental, Namibia
(University of the Western Cape, 2013)
Early Childhood Caries (ECC) is a public health problem both in developing and developed countries. Its widespread prevalence among children makes it ideal for assessing the risk factors and identifying specific strategies ...
A comparative analysis of traditional dental screening versus tele dentistry screening
(University of the Western Cape., 2016)
Background: Teledentistry is the use of information and communications technology (ICT) to provide oral health care services and enhance oral health care delivery to communities in geographically challenged areas. The ...
Evaluation of resin-based fissure sealants placed under field conditions
(University of the Western Cape, 2015)
BACKGROUND: The application of dental sealants is a recommended procedure to prevent and control dental caries. However, despite strong evidence for the safety and effectiveness of dental sealants, their use still remains ...
An Oral Health Survey among HIV-infected children younger than twelve years of age presenting at the Paediatric Infectious Diseases Clinic at Tygerberg Hospital
(The University of the Western Cape, 2017)
HIV/AIDS remains a global health problem. Orofacial manifestations of HIV/AIDS have been found to be among the first signs of immune suppression and have been used in the clini-cal staging of the disease. Infants and ...
An investigation of the risk factors and effects of methamphetamine on oral health
(University of the Western Cape, 2014)
The aim of the study was to document the oral health status of individuals using methamphetamine. Methamphetamine (TIK) is a highly addictive drug that acts as a stimulant for the central nervous system. The clinical picture ...