Journal of
Dentistry and Oral Hygiene

  • Abbreviation: J. Dent. Oral Hyg.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2472
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDOH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 137

Table of Content: May 2014; 6(3)

May 2014

A case study of denture base resins on the adhesion of Candida albicans to prevent denture stomatitis

The objective of this case report was to investigate whether Candida albicans adhesion to the poly(methyl methacrylate) (PMMA) denture surface is reduced by surface modifications in two innovative methods. Three experimental groups on the tissue surface of a maxillary denture consisted of a control (pure PMMA), negatively surface-charged modified-PMMA (mPMMA), and application of a self-bonding polymer (SBP). The results...

Author(s): Sundos Al-Awadhi, Chan W. Cheong and Sang E. Park

May 2014

Non surgical management of cutaneous sinus tract of odontogenic origin: A case report

Cutaneous sinus tracts of dental origin are often initially misdiagnosed and inappropriately treated because of their uncommon occurrence and the absence of symptoms in approximately half the individuals affected. This paper reports a case describing the diagnosis and treatment of an extra-oral cutaneous sinus tract of odontogenic origin in relation to a mandibular left first molar. Non-surgical endodontic treatment was...

Author(s): Ehsen Abdelmoumen, Sonia Zouiten Skhiri and Abdelatif Boughzela