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

Table of Content: December 2016; 6(1)

December 2016

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

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

December 2016

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

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,

December 2016

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

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

December 2016

Debilitating lymphangiomatous macroglossia-case report

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.