Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00004360
Title: A survey on assessing the denture hygiene awareness among elderly patients
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Aim: The aim of this study is to assess the knowledge and awareness of denture hygiene and its importance among elderly patients. Background: Denture hygiene and proper maintenance are an important aspect for any removable denture. It is necessary to have proper knowledge and follow the steps to maintain clean dentures and a healthy oral cavity. This study is to spread awareness regarding the importance of clean dentures and the adverse conditions if not done right. Materials and Methods: A questionnaire-based survey is done with about 100 subjects of similar age group. Probing questions regarding their hygiene practices were asked. The results were tabulated and analyzed to get the result.

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    Reshma Harikrishnan, Dhanraj Ganapathy*

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    Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: Dr. Dhanraj Ganapathy, Department of Prosthodontics, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, 162, Poonamallee High Road, Chennai - 600 077, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    Author:

    Reshma Harikrishnan, Dhanraj Ganapathy*

    Title:A survey on assessing the denture hygiene awareness among elderly patients
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):11 (November )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (2792-2796)
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    Methodology: Chemical method
    Research Materials:Elderly patients

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Chemical method Complete denture Hygiene Methods Plaque accumulation

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