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The sealing ability of mineral trioxide aggregate (MTA) used as retrograde filling agent in roots with filling and unfilled root canals: an in vitro comparative study
(University of the Western Cape, 2007)
The aim of this study was to determine whether the presence or absences of the root canal seal had any influence on the retrograde sealing ability of MTA (mineral trioxide aggregate).
Comparison of an essential oil mouth rinse and chlorhexidine on 4-day interproximal plaque regrowth
(University of the Western Cape, 2006)
Dental plaque is the most important etiological factor of periodontal diseases. Mechanical plaque control is the most effective way in preventing periodontal diseases. Chemical plaque control methods (such as mouthrinses) ...
Management of oral ulcers and oral thrush by Community Pharmacists.
(University of the Western Cape, 2009)
Oral ulcers and oral thrush could be indicative of serious illnesses such as oral cancer, HIV and other sexually transmitted infections (STIs), among others. There are many different health care workers that can be ...
A descriptive analysis of oral lichen planus from tertiary diagnostic centres in the Western Cape
(University of Western Cape, 2009)
Lichen planus is a systemic disease that follows a chronic course. The exact aetiology remains unknown but an immune mediated pathogenesis has been implicated. Oral lichen planus is a common form of this disease and can ...
Community drinking water fluoridation in the Southern Cape and Karoo Region: a feasibility study
(University of the Western Cape, 2002)
The prevalence of dental decay is high among lower socio-economic groups in the Southern Cape and Karoo region. 70 - 80% of State employed dentists' time in this region is spent on attempting to reduce the pain and sepsis ...