2021
DOI: 10.5897/ajmr2021.9569
|View full text |Cite
|
Sign up to set email alerts
|

Fungal contamination of dental appliances: A cross- sectional study

Abstract: Orthodontic treatment makes necessary to use a longtime fixed-band appliance, it offers suitable conditions for fungal growth, dentures also allow fungal contamination on their surfaces. The aim of our study is the identification of the fungal species colonizing surfaces of dental appliances, the crosssectional study was carried out on 60 patients wearing dental appliances, during 5 months, and sterile swabs were used and inoculated into Sabouraud's dextrose agar tubes. Yeast identification has been based on g… Show more

Help me understand this report

Search citation statements

Order By: Relevance

Paper Sections

Select...

Citation Types

0
0
0

Year Published

2022
2022
2022
2022

Publication Types

Select...
1

Relationship

0
1

Authors

Journals

citations
Cited by 1 publication
references
References 17 publications
0
0
0
Order By: Relevance