Kebersihan Gigi Tiruan pada Lansia, Suatu Tinjauan Metode dan Bahan

  • Kartika Indah Sari Departemen Biologi Oral Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Padjadjaran
  • Warta Dewi Departemen Biologi Oral Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Padjadjaran
  • Tadeus Arufan Jasrin Departemen Biologi Oral Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Padjadjaran
  • Taufik Sumarsongko Departemen Prostodonsia Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Padjadjaran

Abstract

The use of removable dentures is one of the main approach to oral rehabilitation of partially or completely edentulous patient. Denture hygiene is an important things for the elderly as a vulnerable people. The purpose is to discribe both of the literature or recent study that related to denture hygiene in elderly. Removable denture got special attention  cause accumulate food residue, bacterial biofilm, and calculus at the mucosa or denture interface. Recently, the presence of bacterial bioflim on denture was considered a risk factor for aspiration pneumonia in frail older people. In general, removable denture that is used acrylic based denture.The microporous surfaces of an acrylic denture provide a wide range of environments to support microorganisms that can threaten the health of patient. Knowing denture cleanser as apart of  denture hygiene in elderly is an important things.
Published
2018-08-05
How to Cite
SARI, Kartika Indah et al. Kebersihan Gigi Tiruan pada Lansia, Suatu Tinjauan Metode dan Bahan. Jurnal Material Kedokteran Gigi, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 1, p. 1-11, aug. 2018. ISSN 2302-5271. Available at: <http://jurnal.pdgi.or.id/index.php/jmkg/article/view/274>. Date accessed: 15 sep. 2019.