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


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 of Prosthodontics with a chief complaint
of broken denture and pain in oral mucosa. The patient history, oral and denture examination indicated 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 patient needs to be educated regarding denture and oral hygiene is
the most important step to prevent this type of disease.


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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.