African Journal of
Oral Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Oral Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1608-7232
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJOHS
  • Start Year: 2016
  • Published Articles: 8

AJOHS Articles

Risk factors and complications associated with dental extraction treatment in the Western Region of Cameroon: A cross sectional study

December 2021

Complications associated to dental extraction remain a concern and can be a source of morbidity. However, adequate management could avoid these complications. The purpose of this study was to assess the risks factors and complications associated with dental extraction in the Western Region of Cameroon. This was a cross sectional study carried out between January 25 to April 30, 2019. Patients 15 years and above were...

Author(s): Agbor Ashu Michael,  Domngang Noche Christelle,  Tedong Leonard , Dongo Alice  Nadia,  Towa Neguem Michel, Tetinou Djifack Francklin and Bengondo Charles  

Perception and attitude of Sudanese dentists about COVID-19

August 2021

The present study was conducted to give an insight into the level of perception, practice and attitude of Sudanese dentists in relation to infection control measures at the time of the 2020 outbreak of COVID-19 through an online survey. A sample of 315 participants was enrolled in the study. An online survey was conducted in August 2020, using the Google Form software. Data were analyzed using the statistical software...

Author(s): Nada Tawfig Hashim, Linda Mohamed Ali Saleh, Azza Tagelsir Ahmed and Sara Faisal Elbadri

Awareness on dental radiographic examination and associated health risks among patients visiting a dental clinic in Tanzania

May 2021

The use Dental radiographs has become an integral part of modern clinical dentistry to investigate complaints of patients. This study aimed at determining the level of awareness of dental radiological examination among patients attending dental treatment at the Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences (MUHAS) dental clinic in Dar es salaam, Tanzania. This was a descriptive cross-sectional study, which included...

Author(s): Flaviana J. Nyatu, Karpal S. Sohal and Elison N. Simon

Pregnancy epulis: Case series among pregnant women in Kaduna, Northern Nigeria

May 2020

The aim of this work is to report the clinical presentation and management of pregnancy epulis (PE) among pregnant women that attended ante-natal clinic in Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna, Northern, Nigeria. Three hundred and twenty self-administered, structured questionnaires were administered to pregnant women that attended ante-natal clinic in Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna. Intraoral examination was...

Author(s): Omisakin O. O., Mohammed-Durosinolorun A., Fomete B. and Adze J.  

Computer-aided and 3d printing technologies; new frontiers in reconstructive surgery

December 2016

Computer-aided and 3D printing technologies have recently become accepted standard of care protocol for preoperative surgical planning and in the design pros-thesis.

Author(s): K. Koech

The potential of using 3d printed patient specific models in reconstructive surgery of the mandible –review paper

December 2016

Additive manufacturing, also known as 3D printing is a manufacturing technique whose process involves laying down of material, one layer on top of the other such that a solid object is formed. Its capability to produce objects of complicated geometrical shapes (otherwise unachievable by traditional manufacturing techniques) within a relatively short time and without extra tooling has made it ideal for prototyping and...

Author(s): Nguyai C.M, Ogalo J.P, Guthua S.W , Odhiambo W. A, Butt, F.M,

Root curvature in the maxillary first permanent molars in a Kenyan population

December 2016

Objective; To determine the root curvature in the maxillary first permanent molars. Methodology; A total of 187 maxillary molars were collected from male and female patients aged between10 and 40 years. The teeth were orientated in their anatomical positions on a calibrated graph paper and the root curvature determined with reference to the long axis of root from the bifurcation.  Results; Majority of the...

Author(s): Nyaga J. M, Maina S.W, Gathece L.W, Okoth J

Debilitating lymphangiomatous macroglossia-case report

December 2016

Objective; Lymphangiomatous macroglossia in children though uncommon may cause significant morbidity which maybe functional or developmental when untreated and also presents a significant surgical challenge when trying to balance complete surgical excision and maintenance of contour and function. Case report; We report a case of extensive tongue lymphangioma in which surgical excision was performed with good cosmetic...

Author(s): Guthua W, S. Kamau W, M.

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