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Volume 5 Issue 8 (August, 2017)

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Attitude towards Denture Hygiene Habits among Elderly Patients Wearing Complete Dentures- A survey based study
Sachin Kundra, Shanu Rani, Ravishek Kumar Singh

Background: The quantity of completely or incompletely edentulous patients is still expansive in exhibit days. Dentures are utilized for supplanting lost teeth and restoring the functional and esthetic conditions to the patients. The primary aim of this article is to decide the denture cleanliness propensities in entire denture patients as indicated by their age and time of dentures. Materials and Methods: Total 120 complete denture wearing patients age 50 ±15 years took an interest in this examination. Surveys were replied by patients wearing complete upper and lower dentures. The survey included data on gender, age, length of prosthesis utilize, cleaning strategies and materials, and so on. Statistical Analysis and Results: Nearly 52% of the subjects cleaned their dentures every day once. Members from the more young age gathering and who had been wearing dentures since 2 years kept up better recurrence of cleaning. The dominant part of these subjects utilized water and brush for denture cleansing. Conclusion: Poor state of complete dentures found in the populace is fundamentally because of irregularly cleansing habits and furthermore less utilization of cleansing solutions. Dental specialists should give legitimate guidelines with respect to maintenance of denture cleanliness.
Keywords: Denture Hygiene, Complete Denture, Habits, Denture Cleansers.

Corresponding author: Dr. Sachin Kundra, Post Graduate Student, Department of Prosthodontics, Shree Bankey Bihari Dental College and Research Centre, Ghaziabad, India

This article may be cited as: Kundra S, Rani S, Singh RK. Attitude towards Denture Hygiene Habits among Elderly Patients Wearing Complete Dentures: A survey based study. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2017;5(8):42-46.

 
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