Denture induced stomatitis; A case report
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.
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