Histological features of the palatal mucosa in denture sore mouth. Densities of mast cells in the lamina propria and histological features in the epithelium of the denture bearing and non-denture bearing human palatal mucosa in comparison with patients suffering from denture sore mouth.

A histological investigation was carried out on biopsy specimens taken from patients suffering from denture sore mouth. The results were compared with those obtained in previous investigations on denture and non-denture-wearers. The sections were studied by standardized quantitative morphometric methods. After 4 years the denture bearing palatal epithelium… CONTINUE READING