Effects of triclosan on the cytotoxicity and fungal growth on a soft denture liner.

STATEMENT OF PROBLEM Contamination of removable prostheses with microorganisms, particularly Candida albicans, is a common clinical problem. Microban, a broad-spectrum antimicrobial containing triclosan, recently has been proposed to inhibit microbial growth. PURPOSE This study aimed to determine whether the addition of Microban to PermaSoft denture liner… CONTINUE READING