contact stomatitis

con·tact sto·ma·ti·tis

(kontakt stōmă-tītis)
Delayed hypersensitivity reaction with possible intraoral involvement; reaction to antiseptics, antibiotic lozenges, lipstick, lip balm, and sunscreens may cause the lips to swell, fissure, or roughen. Some dental appliances that contain heavy metals (e.g., cobalt, mercury, nickel, silver) may elicit mucosal reactions. Allergy to the free monomer found in dentures is rare.
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It is manifested as Nickel Allergic Contact Stomatitis (NiACS).
3 Use of certain autopolymerized resins may be associated with excessive residual monomer content and thereby causing allergic contact stomatitis, irritation of skin, eyes, mucous membranes7, contact dermatitis1, burning and soreness in mouth with or without visible mucosal inflammation and ulceration and irritant contact der- matitis.
Allergic contact stomatitis by dental metals, particularly nickel, has shown to cause gingival hyperplasia.
Retained black sutures, (3) retained rubber dam, (4) Contact stomatitis to self-polymerizing resins when used directly in the oral cavity has been reported (5)