Department of Restorative Dentistry

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Department of Restorative Dentistry

Recent Submissions

  • Salem, Yousef (University of the Western Cape, 2010)
    Tooth discoloration has increased the demand by patients to pursue aesthetic treatment options. Bleaching is considered a conservative approach in performing an aesthetic treatment for discolored teeth; however colour ...
  • Irari, Ken W. (University of the Western Cape, 2016)
    The shift towards minimally invasive dentistry has meant that dental practitioners are now undertaking procedures that are conservative and preserve as much of the existing tooth structure as possible. Repairing composite ...
  • Omar, Hana Ali Alharari (University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    Resin filled dental composite materials has been introduced into dental practice since mid-1960s as an aesthetic restorative material for anterior teeth (Bowen, 1962 cited in Peutzfeldt, 1997). Since then, they have undergone ...
  • Stuhlinger, Martin Ernst (University of the Western Cape, 2013)
    Statement of the problem: Fibre reinforcement of polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA) denture base material is known to improve the strength, as well as the fatigue behavior, of the material. The powder liquid (P/L) ratio of ...
  • Abughufa, Hajer (University of the Western Cape, 2015)
    Resin composite is one of the most commonly used materials in restorative dentistry. However, it has undergone continuous developments like changes in the fillers and initiators. One such improvement is the new bulk-fill ...