MATERIALS AND BIOFILM CONTROL METHODS FOR REMOVABLE DENTURES - LITERATURE REVIEW

Ludmila Dias Carvalho, Larissa Dominguez Pereira Dantas, Emilena Maria Castor Xisto Lima

Abstract


The role of the dentist is crucial both in rehabilitation treatment as well as in education and motivation of the patient regarding the hygiene of the prosthesis at the time of installation and throughout its use. It is important for the dentist to know the materials and methods used in maintaining oral hygiene, select them and motivate and guide their implementation according to the peculiarities of each case. However, it has been observed a diffi culty of professionals to use a biofi lm control protocol in oral rehabilitation with removable dentures. The objective of this study was to review the literature about the materials and methods available for the proper care of dentures.

Keywords


Oral rehabilitation, Removable dentures, Biofilm



DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17267/2596-3368dentistry.v7i3.943

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Journal of Dentistry & Public Health

ISSN 2596-3368

Updated 05/15/2019

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