Micro-colonization of the denture-fitting surface by Candida albicans

R. T. Allison, W. H. Douglas

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The denture-fitting surface of two soft lining materials and one acrylic denture from 3 patients with denture stomatitis were examined by light and scanning electron microscopy. The lining material showed overgrowth of the fitting surface by Candida albicans hyphae; the acrylic denture showed a surface plaque in which organisms could be identified.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)198-201
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Dentistry
Issue number5
StatePublished - Jun 1973
Externally publishedYes

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