Prevalence of Candida spp. associated with bacteria species on complete dentures.

@article{Ribeiro2012PrevalenceOC,
  title={Prevalence of Candida spp. associated with bacteria species on complete dentures.},
  author={Daniela Garcia Ribeiro and Ana Cl{\'a}udia Pavarina and L{\'i}via Nordi Dovigo and Ana L{\'u}cia M. Machado and Eunice Teresinha Giampaolo and Carlos Eduardo Vergani},
  journal={Gerodontology},
  year={2012},
  volume={29 3},
  pages={203-8}
}
OBJECTIVE This study evaluated the prevalence of Candida spp., Streptococcus mutans and Staphylococcus aureus isolated from complete upper dentures. BACKGROUND Factors that may increase the number of microorganisms in the oral cavity include denture-wearing and deficient denture hygiene. MATERIALS AND METHODS Ninety denture wearers participated in this study. Collection of biological material from each denture was performed on all denture surfaces. Conventional biochemical methods were used… CONTINUE READING

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