- Ali Ashkanane,
- Grace F Gomez,
- John Levon,
- L Jack Windsor,
- George J Eckert,
- Richard L Gregory
J Prosthodont 2017 Jun 9. Epub 2017 Jun 9.
Department of Biomedical and Applied Sciences, Indiana University School of Dentistry, Indianapolis, IN.
Purpose: Denture stomatitis is a condition of painless inflammation of denture-bearing mucosa. Reports indicate that nicotine, the major psychoactive ingredient in tobacco, increases growth of Streptococcus mutans and Candida albicans in denture biofilm. The purpose of this study was to determine the in vitro effects of nicotine on coaggregation of C. Read More