Candida-associated denture stomatitis
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Candida-associated denture stomatitis

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dc.contributor.author Salerno, Carmen es
dc.contributor.author Pascale, Michelangelo es
dc.contributor.author Contaldo, María es
dc.contributor.author Esposito, V. es
dc.contributor.author Busciolano, Maurizio es
dc.contributor.author Milillo, Lucio es
dc.contributor.author Guida, Agostino es
dc.contributor.author Petruzzi, Massimo es
dc.contributor.author Serpico, Rosario es
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-26T12:32:06Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-26T12:32:06Z
dc.date.issued 2011 es
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10550/60147
dc.description.abstract Candida albicans is a dimorphic yeast strongly gram positive able to live as normal commensal organism in the oral cavity of healthy people. It is the yeast more frequently isolated in the oral cavity. Under local and systemic factors related to the host conditions, it becomes virulent and responsible of oral diseases known as oral candidiasis. It has been shown that the presence of denture is a predisposing factor to the onset of pathologies related to C. albicans. Clinical studies have shown that C. albicans is not only able to adhere to the mucous surfaces, but also to stick to the acrylic resins of the dental prostheses. Both the plaque accumulated on the denture and the poor oral hygiene contribute to the virulence of Candida, offering the clinical picture of Candida-associated denture stomatitis. The therapeutic strategies currently adopted in the clinical practice to overcome these fungal infections provide for the use of topical and/or systemic antifungal and topical antiseptics and disinfectants, the irradiation with microwaves and the accurate mechanical removal of the bacterial plaque from the denture surfaces and from the underlying mucosa. A correct oral hygiene is important for the control of the bacterial biofilm present on the denture and on the oral mucosa and it is the fundamental base for the prophylaxis and the therapy of the Candidaassociated denture stomatitis. es
dc.source Salerno, Carmen ; Pascale, Michelangelo ; Contaldo, María ; Esposito, V. ; Busciolano, Maurizio ; Milillo, Lucio ; Guida, Agostino ; Petruzzi, Massimo ; Serpico, Rosario. Candida-associated denture stomatitis. En: Medicina oral, patología oral y cirugía bucal. Ed. inglesa, 16 2 2011: 2- es
dc.title Candida-associated denture stomatitis es
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion en
dc.subject.unesco UNESCO::CIENCIAS MÉDICAS es
dc.identifier.doi 10.4317/medoral.16.e139 es

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