Research and Publication Outputs 


Publications:

About 40 publications have been published by academic staff of the Department of Dental Management Sciences. These publications are in the fields of practice management, dental education, service rendering and patient care.

  1. WHITE, JG (1994) Wat Maak My Praktyk Uniek in ‘n Kompeterende Mark? Joernaal van die Tandheelkundige Vereniging van Suid Afrika, 49: 136 – 139.
  2. WHITE, JG (1995) Management Strategies in Private Dental Practice: The View of the Dentist and Personnel. Journal of the Oral Hygiene Association of South Africa, Vol 7, 2: 4 - 9.
  3. WHITE, JG (1995) Communication and Patient-Centeredness. Journal for Continuing Medical Education, Vol 13, 4: 351 – 354.
  4. WHITE, JG (1995) Wat Maak My Praktyk Uniek in ‘n Kompeterende Mark? Voortgesette Mediese Onderrig Joernaal, Vol 13, 8: 956 - 961.
  5. WHITE, JG (1995) Communication: The Basis of Good Practice Management. Journal of the Dental Association of South Africa, 50: 25 – 27.
  6. WHITE, JG (1995) Bestuurstrategieë vir die Tandarts in Privaatpraktyk. Joernaal van die Tandheelkundige Vereniging van Suid Afrika, 50: 169 – 172.
  7. WHITE, JG (1996) The Dentist and Managed Dental Care. Journal of the Dental Association of South Africa, 51: 683 – 686.
  8. WHITE, JG (1998) Uitnemendheid in Praktyk.  Joernaal van die Tandheelkundige Vereniging van Suid Afrika, 53: 142 – 144.
  9. WHITE, JG & BARNARD, JT (1999) Dental Employment: A Study to Determine What Effect the “Busyness” of Dentists in Private Dental Practice in South Africa has on the Willingness of Dentists to Treat Patients at a Capitation Fee.  Journal of the South African Dental Association, 54: 175 – 179.
  10. WHITE, JG & VAN WYK, PJ (2000) Medical Schemes’ Expenditure, Costs of Materials and Profitability. 3M Dent Service, Issue 12, 8 – 10.
  11. WHITE, JG (2000) Taking Your Practice to a New Level (Part I).  Journal of the South African Dental Association, 55: 504 – 505.
  12. WHITE, JG (2000) Taking Your Practice to a New Level (Part II).  Journal of the South African Dental Association, 55: 561 – 564.
  13. Ayo-Yusuf OA, Swart TJP & Ayo-Yusuf IJ. Prevalence and pattern of snuff-dipping in a rural South African population. South African Dental Journal 2000; 55: 610-614.
  14. WHITE, JG (2001) Practice Management and the Oral Hygienist.  Journal of the South African Dental Association, 56: 220 – 223.
  15. Ayo-Yusuf IJ, Naidoo S. & Chikte UME. The role of primary school teachers in HIV prevention. South African Dental Journal 2001; 56: 596-598.
  16. WHITE, JG, SLABBER J & SCHREUDER A (2001) Patient Management: Measuring Patients’ Expectations and Perceptions of Service Quality in a Dental Training Hospital.  Journal of the South African Dental Association, 56: 203 – 208.
  17. Ayo-Yusuf OA, Kroon J. & Ayo-Yusuf IJ. Fluoride concentration of bottled drinking waters. South African Dental Journal 2001; 56: 273-277.
  18. WHITE, JG (2002) Dentistry in the 21st Century.  Journal of the South African Dental Association, 57; 107 – 109.
  19. POSTMA TC, VAN HEERDEN, WFP (2003) Is the Human Papillomavirus a Mutual Aetiological Agent in Oral and Cervical Squamous Cell Carcinoma?  Anticancer Research 23:3509-3512.
  20. VAN WYK PJ, KROON J & WHITE JG (2004) Evaluation of a Fissure Sealant Program as Part of Community- Based Teaching and Training (Part I).  Journal of Dental Education, 68: 50-54.
  21. WHITE JG (2004) My Practice: A Recognisable Trademark? Journal of the South African Dental Association, 59: 95-97.
  22. PICKWORTH GE, SNYMAN WD, WHITE JG & BEUKES SJ (2005) The Dilemma of Student Attendance of Learning Opportunities.  Journal of the South African Dental Association, 60 (2):  73–77.
  23. POSTMA, TC (2007) Screening tools to prioritize routine dental care in an institutional environment. Military Medicine 172 1287-1292.
  24. Ayo-Yusuf OA, Ayo-Yusuf IJ & PJ van Wyk PJ.  Socio-economic inequities in dental caries of 12-year old South Africans: policy implications for prevention. South African Dental Journal 2007; 62:8-11.
  25. Ayo-Yusuf OA, Ayo-Yusuf IJ. Association of tooth loss with hypertension in South Africa. South African Medical Journal 2008; 98: 381-385.
  26. WHITE JG, KRüGER C & SNYMAN WD (2008) Development and Implementation of Communication Skills in Dentistry:  An Example from South Africa. European Journal of Dental Education, 12 (1): 29 – 34.
  27. WHITE JG (2008) Interacting Forces Influencing Dental Practice in South Africa: Implications for Dental Education.  Journal of the South African Dental Association, 63 (2): 80 – 85.
  28. WHITE JG (2008) Prescription to enhance your practice’s health. Journal of the Dental Therapy Association of South Africa, 1 (3): 10 - 11.
  29. POSTMA TC, AYO-YUSUF OA & VAN WYK PJ (2008) Socio-demographic correlates of early childhood caries prevalence and severity in a developing country - South Africa. International Dental Journal.  58: 91-97.
  30. POSTMA TC, VAN WYK PJ & AYO-YUSUF, OA (2008) Empirical support for a fissure sealant placement timeframe protocol for black South Africans.  South African Dental Journal.  63(6): 344-347.
  31. BOOYENS S, VAN WYK PJ & POSTMA TC (2009) Musculoskeletal disorders amongst practising South African oral hygienists. South African Dental Journal. 64 (9).
  32. WHITE JG (2010) Strategy for teaching communication skills in dentistry. Journal of the South African Dental Association, 65 (6): 260 – 265.
  33. Clarkson J, Watt RG, Rugg-Gunn AJ, Pitiphat W, Ettinger RL, Horowitz AM, Petersen PE, ten Cate JM, Vianna R, Ferrillo P, Gugushe TS, Siriphant P, Pine C, Buzalaf MA, Pessan JP, Levy S, Chankanka O, Maki Y, Postma TC, Villena RS, Wang WJ, MacEntee MI, Shinsho F, Cal E, Rudd RE, Schou L, Shin SC, Fox CH. Proceedings: 9th World Congress on Preventive Dentistry (WCPD): "Community Participation and Global Alliances for Lifelong Oral Health for All," Phuket, Thailand, September 7-10, 2009. Adv Dent Res. 2010 Jun;22(1):2-30. 
  34. POSTMA TC, VAN WYK PJ, HEYMANS JH, WHITE JG & PRINSLOO PM (2011). An analysis of complaints against oral health professionals charged with misconduct at the HPCSA: 2004-2009. Journal of the South African Dental Association, 66 (9): 420 – 425.
  35. Ayo-Yusuf OA, Postma TC, van Wyk C. Clinical correlates of oral malodour in a population of patients attending a preventive clinic in Pretoria, South Africa. SADJ. 2011 Aug;66(7):326, 328-31.

Published Refereed Abstracts

  1. WHITE JG & BARNARD JT (1999) A Study to Determine what Effect Does the “Busyness” of Dentists have on their Willingness to treat Patients at a Capitation Fee. Journal of Dental Research 78 (5).
  2. WHITE JG, SLABBER J & SCHREUDER A (2000) Internal Marketing within a (Dental) Training Hospital. Journal of Dental Research, 79 (5).
  3. WHITE JG & VAN WYK PJ (2001) Medical Schemes’ Expenditure, Costs of Materials and Profitability. Journal of Dental Research, 80 (4).
  4. KROON J, VAN WYK PJ & WHITE JG (2001) Treatment Performed in the University of Pretoria’s Mobile Oral Health Care Unit: 1995-2000.  Journal of Dental Research, 80 (4).
  5. VAN WYK PJ, WHITE JG & KROON J (2002) Evaluation of a Community-Based Fissure Sealant Programme in Hammanskraal.  Journal of Dental Research, 82 (C), December 2003.
  6. T.C. POSTMA. SA IADR, Durban (2002): Measuring outcomes in a clinical institutional environment. Oral presentation.
  7. Ayo-Yusuf OA, Ayo-Yusuf IJ. Disparities in prosthetic rehabilitation between edentulous smokers and non-smokers. Journal of Dental Research 2007; 86 (Spec Iss B) www.dentalresearch.org.
  8. Ayo-Yusuf OA, PJ van Wyk & Ayo-Yusuf IJ (2005) Inequities in Caries-burden Challenges high-risk prevention approach in South Africa. Journal of Dental Research 83; (www.dentalresearch.org.)    

Conferences

  • Congress of the Dental Association of South Africa (Sun City, August 1992; August 1997).
  • Congress of the International Association of Dental Research (Pretoria, September 1994; Cape Town, October 1997; Goudini, September 1998; Glenburn Lodge, August 1999; Harare, August 2000; Cape Town, September 2000; Cape Town, August 2003; Kuwait City, September 2005; Pretoria 2006).
  • Refresher courses in Dentistry presented by the School of Dentistry, University of Pretoria (1992 - 2003).
  • 3rd International Congress on Dental Law and Ethics – Royal Society of Medicine, London (1– 3 October 1998).
  • Various courses presented by the Office of the Adviser on Education, Faculty of Health Sciences, UP.
  • MESAB mentor programme for mentor coordinators (January 2003) .
  • Completed a training course as a trainer for the Gauteng Provincial Government Performance Management and Development System (March 2003).
  • Completed a Supplemental Instruction (SI) Supervisor Training Workshop (November 2003).
  • Attended the first South African workshop on evidence-based oral health care for SA dental academics (Pretoria, 13-15 July 2004).


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