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Denture Stomatitis in an Edentulous Iraqi Patients

Author: Ghada M. Mustafa B. D. S. M.Sc. د. غادة مصطفى
Journal: MUSTANSIRIA DENTAL JOURNAL مجلة المستنصرية لطب الاسنان ISSN: 18138500 Year: 2006 Volume: 3 Issue: 3 Pages: 255-258
Publisher: Al-Mustansyriah University الجامعة المستنصرية

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Denture related stomatitis is an inflammatory process that mainly involves thepalatal mucosa when it is covered by complete or partial dentures; it appears frequentamong denture wearer and varies widely. Fifty patients were examined in this study,66% of them had denture stomatitis. This study aimed to evaluate the presence ofdenture stomatitis in denture wearers' patients, and to know the relation betweendenture age, denture hygiene, and denture cleansing with denture stomatitis.Results of the present study showed that poor denture hygiene was associated withhigh percentage of denture stomatitis.Also low percent of denture stomatitis appeared in the denture wearers of 3-4times/ day denture cleansing.The percentage of reduction in the prevalence of denture stomatitis was clear innewly or less years wearing dentures.


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Comparing the Effects of Denture Base Materials on Hygiene of Mucosal Denture Bearing Area

Authors: Ghada M. Mustafa --- Mohammed A. Abed AlBaki --- Sahar A. Naji
Journal: Tikrit Journal for Dental Sciences مجلة تكريت لعلوم طب الاسنان ISSN: 20731213 Year: 2014 Volume: 3 Issue: 1 Pages: 71-76
Publisher: Tikrit University جامعة تكريت

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This study attempted to evaluate the effects of using partial denture on the oral mucous membrane of the denture bearing area between 48 patients attended the private clinic seeking RPD treatment , two types of denture material were used (Hard or heat cured acrylic partial denture and flexible(Nylon) partial denture) .Flexible dentures exhibited viscoelastic behaviour that lead to improvement in masticatory function and patients comfort compared with hard dentures .Flexible dentures showed little effects on the mucosa of denture bearing area and little changes on the mucosa, but there were high influences on the soft tissues properties with using hard acrylic denture type . Denture hygiene found mainly fair in both hard and flexible(nylon) denture base materials.

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