International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
Call for Papers | Fully Refereed | Open Access | Double Blind Peer Reviewed

ISSN: 2319-7064

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Survey Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016 | Rating: 6.7 / 10

A Questionnaire Based Survey Among the Patients Wearing Complete Dentures on Denture Staining

S. Shreya [2] | Dr. S. Sangeetha Kirubagaran

Abstract: AIM A survey about the general knowledge among the denture wearers about denture staining. OBJECTIVE The main purpose of the study is to create an awareness among the people who wear dentures, about the various reasons that causes denture staining and give them a knowledge about the significance of maintaining a proper denture hygiene and to know about the methods that prevents staining of dentures. BACKGROUND Dentures are artificial prosthesis that replaces missing teeth. Its of great importance to keep the dentures clean because stained dentures can allow bacteria and other microbes to proliferate, leading to inflamed gums and halitosis. This study is done by creating a questionnaire regarding the various staining process of dentures among the users and analyzing the answers statistically. REASON Dentures must be cleaned regularly in order to prevent staining from foods, drinks and smoking. The survey throws on light about the knowledge of people about the denture cleaning techniques and its significance

Keywords: Denture staining Cleansing habits Frequency Adverse habits Denture maintenance Aesthetics

Edition: Volume 5 Issue 6, June 2016,

Pages: 591 - 596

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