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OBJECTIVES This article aims to evaluate the habits of hygiene and usage of a sample group of Brazilian wearers of complete dentures. DESIGN This study has a cross-sectional design. SETTING It was performed in the dental clinic of the University of Mogi das Cruzes. SUBJECTS A sample group of 236 complete denture wearers was selected. INTERVENTION(More)
It's estimated that around 200 million people are annually infected with Giardia lamblia, making the disease a major cause of morbidity worldwide. The current treatment of giardiasis includes the use of several drugs, among them, herbal medicines formulated with Mentha crispa. Thus, the purpose of this study was to evaluate the therapeutic efficacy of M.(More)
This paper presents a technique involving the use of a definitive denture base to make overdentures. Cores with ball attachments were cemented over remaining lower teeth. Impressions of the edentulous maxilla and mandible were taken to obtain a definitive acrylic resin base. The definitive base of the mandible was perforated at the location of ball(More)
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