Knowledge of removable partial denture wearers on denture hygiene

@article{Milward2013KnowledgeOR,
  title={Knowledge of removable partial denture wearers on denture hygiene},
  author={Paul J Milward and Devvrat T Katechia and Maria Z Morgan},
  journal={BDJ},
  year={2013},
  volume={215},
  pages={E20-E20}
}
Background Regular good denture hygiene by individuals with removable partial dentures (RPDs) is an important component of oral health and in the prevention of further dental problems. These individuals should be provided with advice on the importance of denture care and be aware of this information.Aim To establish deficiencies in patient knowledge surrounding denture hygiene by RPD wearers.Methodology The study was undertaken as an audit. Data was collected from April 2012 to October 2012 via… 
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