Photodynamic inactivation of Candida ssp. on denture stomatitis. A clinical trial involving palatal mucosa and prosthesis disinfection.
- André M de Senna,
- Martha M F Vieira,
- Rosa Maria Machado-de-Sena,
- Aparecido O Bertolin,
- Silvia C Núñez,
- Martha S Ribeiro
Photodiagnosis Photodyn Ther 2018 Apr 17. Epub 2018 Apr 17.
Centro de Lasers e Aplicações, Instituto de Pesquisas Energéticas e Nucleares, IPEN-CNEN/SP, São Paulo, Brazil. Electronic address:
Denture stomatitis (DS) is the most common oral fungal infection in denture wearers. Photodynamic inactivation (PDI) has been showing to be an effective technique in vivo against fungi, including fungal infections in the oral cavity. The disinfection of both oral mucosa and denture may represent a real advantage in terms of fungus control. Read More