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Factors associated with the presence of denture related stomatitis in complete denture wearers: a preliminary investigation

M R Fenlon, M Sherriff, J D Walter
European Journal of Prosthodontics and Restorative Dentistry 1998, 6 (4): 145-7
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Various factors have been associated with the presence of denture related stomatitis. These include local factors such as continuous denture wear, trauma from dentures and poor denture hygiene Systemic factors, use of various pharmacological agents and smoking have also been implicated. This investigation involved history taking and examination of 250 patients attending Guy's Hospital for the construction of complete dentures. No association was found between systemic factors, use of pharmacological agents or smoking and the presence of denture related stomatitis. Night wear of complete dentures was found to be significantly associated with the prevalence of denture related stomatitis.

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