Faculty of Dental Sciences

Recent Submissions

  • Health Information Seeking Through Social Media and Search Engines by Parents of Children With Orofacial Cleft in Nigeria. 

    Adekunle, A.A.; James, O.; Adeyemo, W.L. (SAGE JOURNALS, 2020-01-31)
    Health Information Seeking Through Social Media and Search Engines by Parents of Children With Orofacial Cleft in Nigeria. Adekunle AA1, James O2, Adeyemo WL2. Author information Abstract OBJECTIVE: To ascertain the ...
  • SPECC1L regulates palate development downstream of IRF6. 

    Hall, E.G.; Wenger, L.W.; Wilson, N.R.; Undurty-Akella, S.S.; Standley, J.; Augustine-Akpan, E.A.; Kousa, Y.A.; Acevedo, D.S.; Goering, J.P.; Pitstick, L.; Natsume, N.; Paroya, S.M.; Busch, T.D.; Ito, M.; Mori, A.; Imura, H.; Schultz-Rogers, L.E.; Klee, E.W.; Babovic-Vuksanovic, D.; Kroc, S.A.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Eshete, M.A.; Bjork, B.C.; Suzuki, S.; Murray, J.C.; Schutte, B.C.; Butali, A.; Saadi, I. (Oxford Academic, 2020-01-31)
    SPECC1L mutations have been identified in patients with rare atypical orofacial clefts and with syndromic cleft lip and/or palate (CL/P). These mutations cluster in the second coiled-coil and calponin homology domains of ...
  • Correlation Between Height and Impacted Third Molars and Genetics Role in Third Molar Impaction 

    Adeyemo, W.L.; James, O.; Oladega, A.A.; Adamson, O.O.; Adekunle, A.A.; Olorunsola, K.D.; Tamara, B.; Butali, A. (Springer, 2020-02-01)
    Aim: This study sought to evaluate the relationship between height of an individual and presence of impaction of maxillary and mandibular third molars, and to determine the role of genetics in third molar impaction. ...
  • Six2 regulates Pax9 expression, palatogenesis and craniofacial bone formation 

    Sweat, Y.Y.; Sweat, M.; Mansaray, M.; Cao, H.; Eliason, S.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Gowans, L.J.J.; Eshete, M.A.; Anand, D.; Chalkley, C.; Saadi, I.; Lachke, S.A.; Butali, A.; Amendt, B.A. (Elsevier, 2020-02-15)
    In this study, we investigated the role of the transcription factor Six2 in palate development. Six2 was selected using the SysFACE tool to predict genes from the 2p21 locus, a region associated with clefting in humans by ...
  • Comparison of sensitivity of bacteria isolated in odontogenic infections to ceftriaxone and amoxicillin-clavulanate 

    Adamson, O.O.; Adeyemi, M.O.; Gbotolorun, O.M.; Oduyebo, O.O.; Odeniyi, O.; Adeyemo, W.L. (Afr Health Sci, 2019-09-30)
    Background: Odontogenic infections is a cause of mortality and morbidity in maxillofacial patients. This is largely due to resistance of organisms to antibiotics prescribed. Objectives: To isolate organisms involved in ...
  • Odontogenic tumors: analysis of 289 Nigerian cases 

    Odukoya, O. (1995-11)
    Two hundred and eighty-nine cases of odontogenic tumors that accumulated in the files of the biopsy service of the Lagos University Teaching Hospital during a period of 21 years were analysed and categorised according to ...
  • Desmoplastic Ameloblastoma: Analysis of 17 Nigerian Cases 

    Effiom, O.A.; Odukoya, O. (2011)
    Objective. This study aimed to add to existing knowledge on 90 cases of desmoplastic ameloblastoma (DA) previously reported in the scientific literature and analyze data that could help speculate on its biologic profile. Study ...
  • Periapical granuloma associated with extracted teeth 

    Omoregie, F.O.; Ojo, M.A.; Saheeb, B.D.; Odukoya, O. (2011-03-21)
    Objective: This article aims to determine the incidence of periapical granuloma from extracted teeth and correlate the clinical diagnoses with the histopathological types of periapical granuloma. Patients and Methods: ...
  • Osseo-integration in spontaneously regenerated hemi-mandible 

    Omorege, O.F.; Ojo, M.A.; Saheeb, B.D.; Odukoya, O. (2011-10-28)
    Objective: This article aims to determine the incidence of periapical granuloma from extracted teeth and correlate the clinical diagnoses with the histopathological types of periapical granuloma. Patients and Methods: ...
  • Two-phase carcinogenesis in hamster buccal pouch 

    Odukoya, o; Shklar, G (Elsevier Inc., 1982-11)
    A two-phase mechanism of chemical carcinogenesis in hamster buccal pouch has been demonstrated. Painting of buccal pouches three times weekly with a 0.1 percent solution of 7,12-dimethylbenz(a)anthracene (DMBA) in mineral ...
  • A Genome-wide Association Study of Nonsyndromic Cleft Palate Identifies an Etiologic Missense Variant in GRHL3 

    Leslie, E.J.; Liu, H.; Carlson, J.C.; Shaffer, J.R.; Feingold, E.; Wehby, G.; Laurie, C.A.; Jain, D.; Laurie, C.C.; Doheny, K.F.; McHenry, T.; Resick, J.; Sanchez, C.; Jacobs, J.; Emanuele, B.; Vieira, A.R.; Neiswanger, K.; Standley, J.; Czeizel, A.E.; Deleyiannis, F.; Christensen, K.; Munger, R.G.; Lie, R.T.; Wilcox, A.; Romitti, P.A.; Field, L.L.; Padilla, C.D.; Cutiongco-de la Paz, E.M.; Lidral, A.C.; Valencia-Ramirez, L.C.; Lopez-Palacio, A.M.; Valencia, D.R.; Arcos-Burgos, M.; Castilla, E.E.; Mereb, J.C.; Poletta, F.A.; Orioli, I.M.; Carvalho, F.M.; Hecht, J.T.; Blanton, S.H.; Buxo, C.J.; Butali, A.; Adeyemo, W.L.; James, O.; Braimah, R.O.; Aregbesola, B.S.; Eshete, M.A.; Deribew, M.; Koruyucu, M.; Seymen, F.; Ma, L.; de Salamanca, J.E.; Weinberg, S.M.; Moreno, L.; Cornell, R.A.; Murray, J.C.; Marazita, M.L. (CellPress, 2016-04-01)
    Cleft palate (CP) is a common birth defect occurring in 1 in 2,500 live births. Approximately half of infants with CP have a syndromic form, exhibiting other physical and cognitive disabilities. The other half have ...
  • A multi-ethnic genome-wide association study identifies novel loci for nonsyndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate on 2p24.2, 17q23 and 19q31. 

    Leslie, E.J.; Carlson, J.C.; Shaffer, J.R.; Feingold, E.; Wehby, G.; Laurie, C.A.; Jain, D.; Laurie, C.C.; Doheny, K.F.; McHenry, T.; Resick, J.; Sanchez, C.; Jacobs, J.; Emanuele, B.; Vieira, A.R.; Neiswanger, K.; Lidral, A.C.; Valencia-Ramirez, L.C.; Lopez-Palacio, A.M.; Valencia, D.R.; Arcos-Burgos, M.; Czeizel, A.E.; Field, L.L.; Padilla, C.D.; Cutiongco-de la Paz, E.M.; Deleyiannis, F.; Christensen, K.; Munger, R.G.; Lie, R.T.; Wilcox, A.; Romitti, P.A.; Castilla, E.E.; Mereb, J.C.; Poletta, F.A.; Orioli, I.M.; Carvalho, F.M.; Hecht, J.T.; Blanton, S.H.; Buxo, C.J,; Butali, A.; Mossey, P.A.; James, O.; Braimah, R.O.; Aregbesola, B.S.; Eshete, M.A.; Abate, F.; Koruyucu, M.; Seymen, F.; Ma, L.; Enríquez de Salamanca, J.; Weinberg, S.; Moreno, L.; Murray, J.C.; Marazita, M.L. (Oxford Academic, 2016-07-01)
    Orofacial clefts (OFCs), which include non-syndromic cleft lip with or without cleft palate (CL/P), are among the most common birth defects in humans, affecting approximately 1 in 700 newborns. CL/P is phenotypically ...
  • Epidemiological study of histologically diagnosed oral and maxillofacial lesions in a Nigerian geriatric population. 

    Akinshipo, A.O.; Akinyamoju, A.O.; Soyele, O.; Effiom, O.A.; Adeyemo, W.L. (University of Lagos Journal of Dental Sciences, 2018-07-01)
    Introduction: Ageing is inevitable and there is a growing population of the elderly group globally due to improved sanitations and quality of life. The effects of ageing associated with disease conditions including the ...
  • A clinicopathologic review of keratocystic odontogenic tumours seen at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital 

    Effiom, O.A.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Gbotolorun, O.M.; Kolade, M.T.; Odukoya, O. (Nig Dent J, 2011-07-01)
    Objectives: The aim of the study was to review all cases of keratocystic odontogenic tumours (KCOTs) seen over a 37-year (1972-2008) at Department of Oral Pathology & Oral Biology and Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery of the ...
  • Sensory nerve injury following impacted mandibular third molar extraction: the Lagos University Teaching Hospital Experience. 

    Olojede, A.C.O.; Gbotolorun, O.M.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Arotiba, G.T.; Akinwande, J.A.; Ladeinde, A.L. (Nig Dent J, 2008-01-01)
    Objective: To investigate the prevalence and pattern of sensory nerve injuries after surgical removal of impacted mandibular third molars. Methods: A study of patients who required surgical extraction of impacted mandibular ...
  • The rising incidence of maxillofacial injuries due to motorcycle ("Okada") crashes in Nigeria: A need for strict legislation 

    Adeyemo, W.L. (Afr J Trauma, 2004-05-01)
    In automobile crashes, the maxillofacial area is the most frequently injured region. It has been reported that road traffic crashes are the major causes of maxillofacial injuries in Nigeria. This is in contrast to reports ...
  • Surgical management of ameloblastomas: conservative or radical approach? A critical reviewof the literature 

    Adeyemo, W.L.; Bamgbose, B.O.; Ladeinde, A.L.; Ogunlewe, M.O. (Blackwell Munksgaard, 2008-01-01)
    Aim: The aim of this study is to review the pertinent literature and determine the most appropriate method of treatment for ameloblastomas. Methods: A computerized literature search using MEDLINE was conducted for published ...
  • Experience and Knowledge of Child Abuse and Neglect: A Survey among a Group of Resident Doctors in Nigeria 

    Olatosi, O.; Ogordi, P.; Oredugba, F.; Sote, E. (2018-12)
    of CAN. Aim: The aim of this study was to determine the experience and knowledge of CAN among a group of Nigerian dental residents. Materials and Methods: This was a cross‑sectional study carried out among dentists attending ...
  • Descriptive Epidemiology of Orofacial Clefts in Africa Using data from 46,502 Smile Train Surgeries 

    Butali, A.; Pagan-Rivera, K.; Dawson, D.V.; Munger, R.; Eshete, M.A.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Mossey, P.A. (Academic, 2017-05-01)
    The descriptive epidemiology of orofacial clefts (OFC) is an essential prerequisite towards improved care, investigations into the etiology, and eventually prevention. In the present study the distribution of OFC in ...
  • Novel GREM1 Variations in Sub-Saharan African Patients With Cleft Lip and/or Cleft Palate 

    Gowans, L.J.J.; Oseni, G.; Mossey, P.A.; Adeyemo, W.L.; Eshete, M.A.; Busch, T.D.; Donkor, P.; Obiri-Yeboah, S.; Plange-Rhule, G.; Oti, A.A.; Owais, A.; Olaitan, P.B.; Aregbesola, B.S.; Oginni, F.O.; Bello, S.A.; Audu, R.; Onwuamah, C.; Agbenorku, P.; Ogunlewe, M.O.; Abdur-Rahman, L.O.; Marazita, M.L.; Adeyemo, A.A.; Murray, J.C.; Butali, A. (SAGE JOURNALS, 2018-05-01)
    OBJECTIVE: Cleft lip and/or cleft palate (CL/P) are congenital anomalies of the face and have multifactorial etiology, with both environmental and genetic risk factors playing crucial roles. Though at least 40 loci have ...

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