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Prevalence and severity of periodontitis in a high fluoride area in South Africa.
- J. Reddy, J. R. Parker, C. Africa, L. Stephen
- Community dentistry and oral epidemiology
- 1 April 1985
The prevalence of periodontal disease is widespread throughout the world. Its severity varies considerably and the factors responsible for this variation are not known. Although the effect of… Expand
Biocontrol potential of Trichoderma sp. against plant pathogens.
Forty two strains of Trichoderma sp. were isolated from cultivated lands around Bangalore and analyzed for their antagonistic potential against Sclerotium rolfsii and Fusarium ciceri . The potential… Expand
Darkfield microscopy of subgingival plaque of an urban black population with poor oral hygiene.
A low socio-economic community residing in Crossroads, Cape Town, consists of people who originated from the Eastern Cape areas of the Ciskei and Transkei. These individuals have had virtually no… Expand
Prevalence of dental caries, patterns of sugar consumption and oral hygiene practices in infancy in S. Africa.
Dental caries is one of the most prevalent diseases of man and is the major cause of tooth mortality in the young. Although the precise aetiology of the disease is unknown, scientific evidence… Expand
Bacteriological studies of subgingival plaque in a periodontitis-resistant population. I. Darkfield microscopic studies.
Differential darkfield microscopic examination of subgingival plaque samples from a community, which on clinical evidence had a contained gingivitis (mean probing depth 3.1 mm), revealed 35.7%… Expand
Fibroblast subtypes in the periodontium. A possible role in connective tissue regeneration and periodontal reattachment.
Calcium, Phosphorus, Fluoride, and pH Levels of Human Dental Plaque from Areas of Varying Fluoride Levels
Plaque calcium, phosphorus, fluoride, and pH in samples obtained from 149 life-long resident children, aged from six to seven and 12 to 13 yr, from one of three naturally fluoridated communities were… Expand
Periodontal disease in partial denture wearers--a biological index.
Studies on the adverse effects of partial dentures on the remaining tissues require both a yardstick of measurement to record the level of oral disease, and the use of controls, preferably within the… Expand
The relationship of the periodontal status to fluoride levels of alveolar bone and tooth roots.
The periodontal status and fluoride levels of alveolar bone and tooth roots were compared for subjects from a high (2.5 ppm F) and a low (less than 0.05 ppm F) fluoride area. The plaque index,… Expand
The WHO Oral Health goals for the year 2000 in South Africa.
- J. Reddy
- Political Science, Medicine
- International dental journal
- 1 June 1992
This paper outlines a policy to attain the WHO Oral Health goals for the year 2000 by the implementation of primary and secondary prevention. The Republic of South Africa (RSA) with its complex… Expand