Elijah Olufemi Oyetola

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BACKGROUND The importance of oral health care in the management of patients with systemic diseases including chronic kidney disease (CKD) has been affirmed. Many CKD patients have related oral lesions, however, attention to oral health care has been lacking, especially in the developing countries with higher burden of renal diseases. METHODS One hundred(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The study determined the relationship between chronic kidney disease (CKD) and changes in salivary flow and the complications of reduced salivary flow among African subjects with CKD compared with the controls. MATERIALS AND METHODS One hundred and eighty patients, 90 C KD and 90 controls were recruited, interviewed and examined.(More)
AIMS AND OBJECTIVES The aims of this study are to determine the prevalence, pattern of presentation, and response to conservative (medical) interventions among patients who presented with temporomandibular joint (TMJ) pain in a Nigerian teaching hospital. MATERIAL AND METHODS Consecutive patients who presented in Oral Medicine and Periodontology Clinic of(More)
AIM The study describes the epidemiology, treatment, and treatment outcomes of the 10 cases of facial nerve palsy seen in children managed at the Obafemi Awolowo University Teaching Hospitals Complex, Ile-Ife over a 10 year period. It also compares findings with report from developed countries. METHODOLOGY This was a retrospective cohort review of(More)
INTRODUCTION Various studies have reported poor awareness and knowledge of dentistry in the Nigerian population. There is, however, paucity of information assessing the knowledge and awareness of medical doctors/students and nurses about dentistry. The present study is aimed at determining the knowledge and awareness of medical doctors/students and nurses(More)
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