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Statistical terms Part 1: The meaning of the MEAN, and other statistical terms commonly used in medical research 2834 632 0 0 3466
Lower facial and cervical lymphadenopathy in the context of clinical dentistry 3206 56 0 1 3263
Ethics, values and practice 2133 27 0 0 2160
Oral mucosal ulceration - a clinician's guide to diagnosis and treatment 1306 175 0 0 1481
Cephalometric analysis: manual tracing of a lateral cephalogram 1182 96 0 3 1281
Understanding of the principle of Autonomy (Part 1) 107 1053 0 0 1160
Local anaesthetics in dentistry - Part 3: Vasoconstrictors in local anaesthetics 115 965 0 0 1080
Human papillomavirus infection of the oral cavity: what the dentist should know 867 38 0 1 906
Radiopacities in soft tissue on dental radiographs: Diagnostic considerations 283 509 0 0 792
Non-maleficence - a disremembered moral obligation 357 376 0 0 733
The longevity of restorations -A literature review 319 325 0 2 646
Errors in root canal preparation: a review of the literature and clinical case reports 374 188 0 0 562
Coding guidelines for dentists 147 371 0 0 518
Managing sodium hypochlorite accidents: the reality of toxicity 400 111 0 1 512
Respecting Autonomy (Part 2) 33 468 0 0 501
Glide path preparation in Endodontics: case report and a literature review of available materials and techniques 421 38 0 0 459
Overview of the moral theories of Justice: part one 388 18 0 0 406
Oral manifestations of Tuberculosis: The role of the dentist 334 70 0 0 404
Local anaesthetics in dentistry: A series 273 121 0 0 394
Potential of clove of Syzygium aromaticum in development of a therapeutic agent for periodontal disease: A review 171 205 0 0 376
Part 14. Negligence versus Malpractice: The "Reasonable Man Rule" 338 34 0 0 372
Perforation of the palate - A report of two Syphilitic Gumma cases 337 4 0 0 341
Fracture of endodontic instruments - Part 1: Literature review on factors that influence instrument breakage 245 81 0 0 326
Incidence and predisposing factors for dry socket following extraction of permanent teeth at a regional hospital in Kwa-Zulu Natal 119 184 0 1 304
Reciprocating instruments in Endodontics: a review of the literature 234 64 0 0 298
Forensic dentistry case book 6: A self-inflicted bite mark; a case report 273 19 0 0 292
Periodontal disease - risk factors and treatment options 248 30 0 1 279
Apexogenesis treatment with mineral trioxide aggregate: long-term follow-up of two cases 212 64 0 0 276
Oral diseases associated with human herpes viruses: Aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis and management 122 117 0 17 256
Treatment of thumb-sucking habit using a fixed tongue crib appliance - a case report and literature review 204 39 0 1 244
Root canal preparation: A literature review and clinical case reports of available materials and techniques 198 31 0 7 236
HIV-associated salivary gland enlargement: a clinical review 210 22 0 1 233
The antibacterial effect of herbal alternatives, Triphala and Turmeric, on Enterococcus faecalis - an in vitro study 214 6 0 7 227
Alveolar bone resorption following tooth extraction characteristically illustrated 202 24 0 0 226
Micro-endodontic surgery - Part 1: Surgical rationale and modern techniques 154 63 0 0 217
Radicular cyst: Atypical presentation and therapeutic dilemma 183 15 0 4 202
Local anaesthetics in dentistry - Part 2: Choice of local anaesthetic agent 181 19 0 0 200
Submandibular calcification: A report on two cases and a review 182 14 0 0 196
Biological significance of palatine tonsillar epithelium: microstructure and disease 174 19 0 1 194
Denturism (Clinical Dental Technology) - A brief review 162 29 0 2 193
An in vitro examination on the effectiveness of commercial toothpastes in the prevention of tooth decay, using eggshell as a substitute for human tooth material 110 80 0 0 190
Mandibular first and second premolars with challenging root canal anatomy - Part 1: Review of the literature 175 15 0 0 190
Oral medicine case book 76: Methotrexate induced mucosal erosions and ulcerations 177 8 0 0 185
Availability, indications for use and main ingredients of mouthwashes in six major supermarkets in Gauteng 88 95 0 1 184
Modern considerations when approaching fractured endodontic instruments - Part 2: A review of the literature and clinical techniques 132 50 0 0 182
Research misconduct and publication ethics: a South African perspective 148 22 0 4 174
Pierre Fauchard the father of modern Dentistry (1678 - 1761) 159 13 0 0 172
Teething symptoms and management during infancy - A narrative review 155 15 0 1 171
Oral medicine case book 62: CREST syndrome 113 55 0 0 168
Cephalometric analysis: manual tracing of a lateral cephalogram 118 39 0 1 158
Glucocorticosteroids in the treatment of immune mediated oral diseases 126 30 0 1 157
Root canal preparation with reciprocating instruments - A literature review and clinical application 113 43 0 0 156
Oral medicine case book 75: Mucoepidermoid carcinoma of the lower lip: review and a case report 134 20 0 0 154
Oral health-related knowledge, attitudes and practices of adult patients in Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, South Africa 119 33 0 2 154
Platelet- Rich Fibrin (PRF) - The effect of storage time on platelet concentration 84 64 0 4 152
Methamphetamine abuse: Oral symptoms and dental treatment needs 84 68 0 0 152
Factors influencing apical debris extrusion during endodontic treatment - A review of the literature 125 27 0 0 152
Dental biomaterials: challenges in the translation from lab to patient 118 28 0 2 148
Transcultural and language barriers to patient care 121 26 0 0 147
Oral pemphigus vulgaris with skin and ocular involvement 139 8 0 0 147
Oral Health in South Africa: Exploring the role of dental public health specialists 129 14 0 1 144
Cemento-osseous dysplasia: a diagnostic challenge 130 12 0 0 142
Oral health knowledge, attitudes, and practices of undergraduate students at a South African University of Technology 131 9 0 2 142
Oral pathology case book: Metastatic colorectal carcinoma to the mandible 42 99 0 0 141
Dental malpractice cases in South Africa (2007-2016) 110 26 0 4 140
Oral medicine case book 73: HIV associated oral ulcerations differential diagnosis 130 8 0 0 138
Maxilo-facial radiology case 145 115 23 0 0 138
The effect of different polishing systems on the surface roughness of a nanocomposite and a microhybrid composite 84 52 0 0 136
Substance abuse: Case management and dental treatment 120 15 0 0 135
Oral medicine case book 74: Marijuana-induced Oral Leukoplakia 126 9 0 0 135
The oval shaped, root canal: A clinical review 108 25 0 1 134
Malocclusion in Down syndrome - a review 102 29 0 0 131
Abnormality in the right mandibular angle and large swelling in the left facial area - an unusual case 87 44 0 0 131
Double Dens In Dente: A rare anomaly 121 10 0 0 131
Intraoral repair protocols for fractured metal-ceramic restorations - Literature review 102 28 0 1 131
Botox in periodontics - Exploring new avenues 118 13 0 0 131
A Review of the South African National Oral Health Policy 106 23 0 1 130
Styloid process elongation according to age and gender: a radiological study 118 11 0 0 129
Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination for oral health professionals (OHPs) - Ethical appraisal 68 57 0 4 129
VELscope: shedding light on its ideal application 81 45 0 0 126
Comparison of the effect of fixed and variable taper on the volume of obturation material 115 11 0 0 126
Orthodontic repositioning of traumatically intruded permanent incisors - A report of three cases 54 66 0 6 126
Calcific Metamorphosis - A review of literature and clinical management 114 10 0 0 124
Oral hygiene habits and status of orthodontic patients attending the University of Pretoria, Oral and Dental Hospital 90 33 0 1 124
Radix Entomolaris: Literature review and case report 95 27 0 0 122
Knowledge and beliefs about oral pseudomembranous candidiasis among traditional health practitioners in Limpopo Province, South Africa 112 9 0 0 121
Clinical and radiological features of 90 odontomas diagnosed in the Oral Health Centre at Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University 99 22 0 0 121
Xerostomia and salivary flow rates in HIV patients 110 8 0 1 119
Management of necrotic pulp of immature permanent incisor tooth: A regenerative endodontic treatment protocol: case report 77 42 0 0 119
The adoption of social media and social media marketing by dentists in South Africa 99 18 0 0 117
An audit of root canal treatments completed by students and dentists at an academic hospital 109 8 0 0 117
The burden of head and neck cancer in Africa: the status quo and research prospects 101 14 0 2 117
Review of the radiographic modalities used during dental implant therapy - A narrative 69 15 0 1 85
Labelling of fluoridated toothpaste in South Africa 94 15 0 6 115
'Dentistry: Not a Critical Skill?' 81 33 0 0 114
Macrodontia and Dens Invaginatus- Review of the literature and a case report 101 13 0 0 114
Masticatory, temporal and buccal space infection in an immunocompromised patient: a case report 100 13 0 0 113
Functional Appliances - a review and presentation of four cases 72 40 0 0 112
Edward Angle (1855 to 1930) ...the father of modern Orthodontics 106 6 0 0 112
Epithelial cell rests of Malassez: From quiescent remnants to front-runners in periodontal homeostasis and regeneration. A brief review 88 22 0 0 110
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