• Publications
  • Influence
Hardness of heat-polymerized acrylic resins after disinfection and long-term water immersion.
STATEMENT OF THE PROBLEM In selecting a disinfectant for dental prostheses, compatibility between the disinfectant and the type of denture base material must be considered to avoid adverse effects onExpand
Oral health in renal transplant recipients administered cyclosporin A or tacrolimus.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine the oral status of renal transplant recipients receiving cyclosporin A (CsA) or tacrolimus (FK-506) as immunosuppressant. SUBJECTS AND METHODS AExpand
Effectiveness of microwave sterilization on three hard chairside reline resins.
PURPOSE The aim of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of microwave irradiation sterilization on hard chairside reline resins. MATERIALS AND METHODS Specimens of three reline resinsExpand
Effectiveness of microwave disinfection of complete dentures on the treatment of Candida-related denture stomatitis.
UNLABELLED The effectiveness of microwave disinfection of maxillary complete dentures on the treatment of Candida-related denture stomatitis was evaluated. Patients (n = 60) were randomly assigned toExpand
Effect of different exposure times on microwave irradiation on the disinfection of a hard chairside reline resin.
PURPOSE This study evaluated the effectiveness of different exposure times of microwave irradiation on the disinfection of a hard chairside reline resin. MATERIALS AND METHODS Sterile specimensExpand
Effectiveness of microwave irradiation on the disinfection of complete dentures.
PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effectiveness of microwave irradiation on the disinfection of simulated complete dentures. MATERIALS AND METHODS Eighty dentures wereExpand
Factors affecting the strength of denture repairs.
Fracture of dentures is a common clinical finding in daily prosthodontic practice, resulting in great inconvenience to both patient and dentist. A satisfactory repair should be cost-effective, simpleExpand
Evaluation of two alternative methods for disinfection of toothbrushes and tongue scrapers.
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to investigate the effectiveness of two alternatives methods for the disinfection of oral cleaning devices. METHODS One type of toothbrush and two types ofExpand
Effect of antimicrobial agents incorporated into resilient denture relines on the Candida albicans biofilm.
OBJECTIVE The antimicrobial action of five drugs incorporated in temporary denture relines on the fungal biofilm was evaluated. MATERIALS AND METHODS A Candida albicans biofilm (SC5314) was formedExpand
Phenotypic methods and commercial systems for the discrimination between C. albicans and C. dubliniensis.
Candida dubliniensis is a recently described Candida species associated with oral candidosis that exhibits a high degree of phenotypic similarity to Candida albicans. However, these species showExpand
...
1
2
3
4
5
...