An Evaluation Of The Treatment Methods Of Denture Granuloma: A 5−Year Longitudinal Study

Nadira Hatim
2008 Al-Rafidain Dental Journal  
Aims: To evaluate the prevalence of the position of denture granuloma in the oral cavity, to evaluate the treatment methods of denture granuloma by different conservative prosthetic treatment or by surgical treatment, and to find if there is any relation between the length of the lesion and treatment methods. Materials and methods: Seven hundred and six (706) complete denture patients, age range between (40−70) year were treated by construction of complete maxillary and mandibular dentures, 550
more » ... bular dentures, 550 of them attended for adjustment after placement of the prosthesis. Patients are recalled for post insertion care for 5 years. One hundred and seventy two (175) of the (550) patients were presented with denture granuloma. In this study four treatment methods were applied according to the mean length of the lesion by using soft−liner and tissue conditioning materials. Results: Showed that 47.73% of denture granuloma was located at the vestibule in the canine and premolar mandibular region. There was a relation with sequence of treatment with high significance of X 2 analysis. Conclusions: Tissue recovery plays role in treatment of different an important length of denture granuloma.
doi:10.33899/rden.2008.9068 fatcat:enbs4e62nfh5dj4imbbclif6be