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Volume 7 Issue 12 (December, 2019)

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To assess efficacy of denture cleansers in removal of stains and plaque from complete denture
Rani Kumari Gupta, Purushottam Singh

Background: The ideal denture cleansing products must be ease to handle; effective on the removal of organic and inorganic deposits and stains. The present study was conducted to assess efficacy of dentifrices in removal of stains and plaque from complete denture. Materials & Methods: The present study was conducted on 90 compete denture wearer patients of both genders. Patients were divided into 3 groups. In group I, water was used, in group II, Clinsodent powder and fin group III, fittydent tablets were used. Modified Quigley-Hein Scale was used to assess plaque on denture after the treatment procedure. Results: In group I, score 4 was seen in 10, score 3 in 12, score 2 in 3 and score 1 in 5, in group II, score 4 was seen in 1, score 3 in 4, score 2 in 10 and score 1 in 15, in group III, score 4 was seen in 2, score 3 in 7, score 2 in 12 and score 1 in 9 patients. The difference was significant (P< 0.05). Conclusion: Authors found that Clinsodent powder was more effective in removal of plaque than fittydent tablets. Key words: Clinsodent, fittydent, Modified Quigley-Hein Scale

 
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