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TITLE:

ASSESSMENT OF DIFFERENCES IN CANDIDA GROWTH BEFORE AND AFTER THE INSERTION OF COMPLETE DENTURES

AUTHORS:

Dr Sherwali Khan, Dr Hafiza Farah Deeba, Dr Rida Yasin

ABSTRACT:

Background: The factor that is considered susceptible for an oral candidate is denture wearing. For esthetic recovery and functional recovery, dental prosthesis is very significant especially after losing natural teeth. Objective: The objective of this study was to check the differences in candida growth prior and post the insertion of complete dentures. Material and methods: This research study was conducted in Mayo Hospital, Lahore (February 2017 to March 2018). In this study, total of forty patients were included. These patients were wearing a complete denture. The patients were not allowed to eat and drink anything. On this condition, they were instructed to use 10ml of saline to rinse their mouth. The ring was centrifuged, for assessment, the remaining stuff was sent to Microbiology Laboratory SPSS was used for data entry and assessment. Results: The results showed that in all patients the measure of candida was zero at the time of insertion. However, oral candida establishment was noticed in 35% of the cases after 30 days of wearing a denture, (P=0.000). Conclusion: The outcomes concluded that after complete denture wearing, there observed a valuable qualitative increase in the candida measurement. For the working and esthetic recovery, dental implantation is very crucial after losing original teeth. Keywords: Dentures, Candida and Oral Cavity.

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