[Home ] [Archive]    
:: Main :: About :: Current Issue :: Archive :: Search :: Submit :: Contact ::
:: Volume 22, Issue 4 (Winter 2005) ::
J Dent Sch GYEAR__, 22(4): 615-623 Back to browse issues page
The criterions of oral prosthesis hygiene in edentulous patients referred to Kerman Dental School, 2000-2002
Zahra Sheibani Dr. *
Abstract:   (6621 Views)

Purpose: Maintaining the health of oral tissues is the most important purpose of treating edentulous patients. Patient knowledge regarding to oral hygiene and the quality of oral and denture hygiene are the important factors which affect the health of remaining tissues, prevention of lesions caused by prosthesis irritation and treatment success. Previous studies in Iran showed poor oral and prosthesis hygiene of the patients. The aim of this study is to evaluate the oral and prosthesis hygiene among edentulous patients, attending Kerman dental school.

Methods & Materials: Ninety three edentulous patients (between 16–84 years old) were evaluated in descriptive study according to criteria of oral and prosthesis hygiene.

Results: This study showed that the oral and prosthesis hygiene among these patients were low. Observation of the dental plaque on different surfaces of their prosthesis revealed this point.

Conclusion: The patients did not abrasive their mouth and prosthesis hygiene which caused plaque, calculus and stain accumulation on different surfaces of their prosthesis and the methods they used for plaque removal were not efficient.

J Dent Sch 2005 22(4): 615

Keywords: Oral hygiene, Prosthetic hygiene, Edentulous patient
Full-Text [PDF 158 kb]   (2354 Downloads)    
Type of Study: Original Article | Subject: Special
Received: 2006/09/6
Add your comments about this article
Your username or Email:

CAPTCHA


XML     Print


Download citation:
BibTeX | RIS | EndNote | Medlars | ProCite | Reference Manager | RefWorks
Send citation to:

Sheibani Z. The criterions of oral prosthesis hygiene in edentulous patients referred to Kerman Dental School, 2000-2002. J Dent Sch. 2005; 22 (4) :615-623
URL: http://jds.sbmu.ac.ir/article-1-385-en.html


Volume 22, Issue 4 (Winter 2005) Back to browse issues page
مجله دانشکده دندانپزشکی دانشگاه علوم پزشکی شهید بهشتی Shahid Beheshti University Dental Journal
Persian site map - English site map - Created in 0.05 seconds with 32 queries by YEKTAWEB 3921