Oral manifestations of diabetes mellitus in complete denture wearers.

@article{Lima2008OralMO,
  title={Oral manifestations of diabetes mellitus in complete denture wearers.},
  author={Danielle Cristina de Lima and Gislaine Cristina Nakata and Ivan Balducci and Janete Dias Almeida},
  journal={The Journal of prosthetic dentistry},
  year={2008},
  volume={99 1},
  pages={60-5}
}
STATEMENT OF PROBLEM The oral mucosa has been reported to show a variety of changes in subjects with diabetes mellitus. PURPOSE The purpose of this study was to compare diabetic and nondiabetic subjects wearing complete dentures with regard to salivary flow, salivary buffering capacity, denture retention, and oral mucosal lesions. MATERIAL AND METHODS… CONTINUE READING