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Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 14 (2012), No. 3     15. Sep. 2012
Int Poster J Dent Oral Med 14 (2012), No. 3  (15.09.2012)

Poster 615, Language: English


In vitro investigation on varios denture base materials wettability
Farcasiu, Alexandru-Titus / Andrei, Oana-Cella
The succesfull complete denture therapy could benefit, in case of xerostomic patient, from studies on wettability of denture base materials with natural or artificial saliva. The initial state of wettability for different denture base materialsrepresents a starting point for the evaluation of any type of surface treatment. Artificial saliva has better wettability with all tested resins. Artificial saliva and further surface treatment can improve quality of life for the xerostomic patient.

Keywords: wettability, denture base, natural saliva, artificial saliva

Conference/Exhibition:
November 18-19, 2011
615th Congress of AIOP
Bologna, Italy