denture retention


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den·ture re·ten·tion

the means by which dentures are held in position in the mouth.

den·ture re·ten·tion

(denchŭr rĕ-tenshŭn)
Means by which dentures are held in position in the mouth.
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It is important to understand that denture retention depends on many conditions, such as patient's local and systemic status, the prosthesis design and manufacture, and the natural adhesion system that saliva offers; however, the latter often fails to supply the functional and aesthetic requirements that are obtained with proper apparel only.
Similarly, Kulak et al6 in his study found that 80% and 63% of the participants were satisfied with upper and lower denture retention, respectively.
The results of the study have shown that there was significant difference in terms of mean increase in denture retention strength with paste form and powder form of denture adhesives (P<0.
The patient was referred to the Department of Periodontics to relieve this lingual frenum as it would interfere with the mandibular denture retention.
The complications observed in the patients with regards to their frequency were; loss of denture retention (80%), developed of ulcers (37.
Various variables related to denture retention, stability, occlusion, discomfort, pain, mastication, aesthetics, speech and oral and prostheses hygiene and over all satisfaction with complete dentures have been evaluated over the years.