The container should be covered to prevent bacterial growth and decrease the level of Candida albicans, which causes denture stomatitis
. (12) Removing dentures overnight prevents the development of pneumonia.
Not many people know that many of those wearing dentures suffer from a condition called denture stomatitis
or sore mouth from dentures.
The association between socioeconomic status, oral hygiene practice, denture stomatitis
and oral status in elderly people living different residential homes.
Unsuccessful cleaning of accumulated biofilm from the dentures leads to an increased incidence of localized denture stomatitis
(10, 11, 12).
Wathen, "Oral candida infection and denture stomatitis
: a comprehensive review," Journal of the American Dental Association, vol.
(also known as denture-related stomatitis, candida-associated denture stomatitis
, denture-associated erythematous stomatitis, prosthetic stomatitis, or a combination of these terms) is a common, multifactorial condition in which mild inflammation and erythema of the oral mucous membrane occur under a removable prosthesis (i.e., a partial or complete denture or an orthodontic appliance).
They include denture stomatitis
, angular cheilitis, traumatic ulcers; denture irritation hyperplasia, flabby ridges, and oral carcinomas (3).
* Candida-associated denture stomatitis
is the most common form of oral candidal infection with candida albicans being the principal aetiological agent.
(4.) Sadamori S, Kotani H, Nikawa H, Hamada T (1990) Clinical survey on denture stomatitis
: Part 2.
Clinical study on thermography, as modern investigation method for Candida-associated denture stomatitis
. Rom J Morphol Embryol.
Santosh conducted study among geriatric patients which revealed that the most common alterations observed were smoker's palate (43%), denture stomatitis
(34%), oral submucous fibrosis (30%), frictional keratosis (23%), leukoplakia (22%), and pyogenic granuloma (22%).
These biofilms consequently cause damage to the oral mucosabelow, commonly associated with denture stomatitis