Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-Pcol-00004462
Title: Usage of denture adhesive in complete denture wearers – A questionnaire-based study
Category: Pharmacology
Section: Research Article
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    Aim: This study aims to evaluate the usage of denture adhesive in complete denture wearers. Objective: The objective of the study was to assess the comfort, practicality, and use of the denture adhesive among complete denture wearers. Materials and Methods: The study was designed as a questionnaire which is applicable to the patients from Saveetha Dental College. Ten questions were prepared regarding the usage of denture adhesive in complete denture wearers and the questionnaire was given individually to each patient for their feedback. Each patient was given about 5 min to complete the questionnaire. The answers were analyzed and the following variables were tabulated. Results: The results showed that majority of the denture wearers do not prefer wearing denture adhesive due to various reasons such as discomfort, allergy, and many more. Not only that but also not all of them are introduced to denture adhesive and about their advantages and also disadvantages. Conclusion: The complete denture wearers were not comfortable and not introduced in using the denture adhesive, thus resulting ill-fitting dentures, discomfort, and many more.

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    Ghayathri Vijaya Kumaran1 , Subash Sharma2 *, Kirubha Robin1

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

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

    *Corresponding author: Subash Sharma, Department of Conservative and Endodontics, 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:

    Ghayathri Vijaya Kumaran1 , Subash Sharma2 *, Kirubha Robin1

    Title:Usage of denture adhesive in complete denture wearers – A questionnaire-based study
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):12 (November )
    Year:2019
    Page No: (2686-2689)
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    Methodology:A questionnaire-based study
    Research Materials:Denture adhesive

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Comfort Denture adhesive Majority Practicality Usage

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