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Article: Volume 47 Number 1 Page 38 - January 2020

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  Dental Update 474: 38-42

Restorative dentistry:  Denture Adhesives – Best Practice

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Abstract: Looseness of dentures is a common complaint and can cause patients embarrassment and distress. Looseness is often associated with ill-fitting dentures, but some patients with technically excellent dentures may complain of looseness as a result of, for example, severely resorbed alveolar ridges, lack of saliva or poor adaptive ability. Recommendations for effective use of denture adhesive that can be given to patients by the dental team are provided.

Clinical relevance: The dental team needs to explain effective approaches to the use of denture adhesives to patients. Written information can help to reinforce best practice.

Author notes: Robert Jagger, BDS, MScD, FDS RCS, Senior Associate Teacher/Consultant in Restorative Dentistry (email: R.Jagger@bristol.ac.uk) and Elizabeth King, BDS, MSc, MFDS RCS, FDS(Rest Dent) RCS, Senior Associate Teacher/Consultant in Restorative Dentistry, Bristol University/Bristol Dental Hospital, Lower Maudlin Street, Bristol BS1 2LY, UK.

Objective: To describe the use of denture adhesives and provide recommendations that the dental team can give to their patients.

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