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Assessment of tooth movement in the maxilla during orthodontic treatment using digital recording of orthodontic study model surface contours
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
The aim of this project was to measure changes in dimension of the first three primary rugae and to evaluate tooth movement in the maxilla during orthodontic treatment in patients treated with and without premolar extractions.
Comparison of occlusal rest seat preparations to cast metal rests
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
A well designed metal-based removable partial denture (MBRPD) is a cost-effective and a conservative method of rehabilitating a partially edentulous mouth. The MBRPD demands that the abbutment tooth provides support and/or ...
The soft-tissue profile preferences of a group of lay persons and professionals
(University of the Western Cape, 2008)
Although facial aesthetics has always been a part of orthodontic diagnosis and treatment planning, the criteria for facial evaluation have been somewhat arbitrary. They are often based on parameters from the field of art ...
Prevalence of signs and symptoms of temporomandibular joint dysfunction in subjects with different occlusions using the Helkimo index
(University of the Western Cape, 2005)
The controversy surrounding the role of malocclusion and orthodontic treatment in temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunction led to this study. The purpose of this study was to establish the prevalence and compare the status ...
A survey of the occlusal traits in an adolescent population in Uganda
(University of the Western Cape, 2004)
Epidemiological studies on malocclusion have been primarily concerned with its aetiology and distribution. However, due to the varied and often subjective methods of assessment, many of these studies provide conflicting ...