The Antifungal Activity and Cytotoxicity of Silver Containing Denture Base Material


Kurt A., Erkose-Genc G., Uzun M., Emrence Z., Ustek D., Isik-Ozkol G.

NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE, vol.20, no.3, pp.290-295, 2017 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Doi Number: 10.4103/1119-3077.181362
  • Journal Name: NIGERIAN JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.290-295
  • Bezmialem Vakıf University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Objective: Denture base materials are susceptible to fungal adhesion, which is an important etiological issue in the pathogenesis of denture stomatitis. The purpose of this in vitro study was to evaluate the antifungal activity and cytotoxicity of denture base material containing silver microparticles.