Denture induced stomatitis; A case report

  • Ahsan Inayat Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
  • Syed Zahid Hassan Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
  • Ayesha Aziz Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
  • Rida Ibrahim Dow University of Health Sciences, Karachi
Keywords: Oral Hygiene, Candida albicans, Denture Stomatitis

Abstract

Background: Denture hygiene habits are liable to change from one person to another. There has been a close relationship between irregular denture surfaces, poor oral hygiene or ill-fitted denture and opportunistic oral microorganism which leads to diseases like denture induced stomatitis.

Case Presentation: A 70-year-old patient reported to the department with a complaint of broken denture and pain in the mucosa, upon history and examination, it was diagnosed that the patient had denture stomatitis.

Management & Results: The patient was advised to have good oral hygiene and anti-microbial gels. After a week of follow up, the patient showed good results with the treatment.

Conclusion: It can be concluded that the need to educate patients regarding denture and oral hygiene is the most important step to prevent this type of disease.

 

Downloads

Download data is not yet available.

References

1. Peter M, Rao KP, Kini VR, Kashyap BRR, Gitish YR. Denture Stomatitis- A Case Report; Paci J Med Sci 2016; 16(1):50-53.
2. Naik AV, Pai R.C, A Study of Factors Contributing to Denture Stomatitis in a North Indian Community, Intl J Dent, 2011, Article ID 589064.
3. Mago J, Mittal K, Kaur M, Kaur A, Kaunda M. Denture stomatitis–a case report and an update. World J Pharm Med Res. 2016;2(4):224-226.
4. De Vasconcellos AA, Gonçalves LM, Cury AA, Da Silva WJ. Candida-associated denture stomatitis: Clinical relevant aspects. In Ribeiro Rosa EA., editor. Oral Candidosis [Internet] Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer; 2015. pp. 53-57. Available at: https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-3-662-47194-4_7
5. Gauch LM, Pedrosa SS, Silveira-Gomes F, Esteves RA, Marques-da-Silva SH. Isolation of Candida spp. from denture-related stomatitis in Pará, Brazil. Braz J Microbiol. 2018;49(1):148-151.
Published
2019-12-01
How to Cite
Inayat, A., Hassan, S. Z., Aziz, A., & Ibrahim, R. (2019). Denture induced stomatitis; A case report. International Journal of Endorsing Health Science Research (IJEHSR), 7(4), 183-187. Retrieved from http://aeirc-edu.com/ojs14/index.php/IJEHSR/article/view/277