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dc.contributor.authorDeste Gökay, Gonca
dc.contributor.authorÖzkır, Serhat Emre
dc.contributor.authorWolf, Thomas Gerhard
dc.contributor.authorGökçimen, Gülsüm
dc.contributor.authorRona, Nergiz
dc.contributor.authorBiçer, Mehmet
dc.contributor.authorYılmaz, Burak
dc.identifier.citationDeste Gokay, G., Ozkir, S. E., Wolf, T. G., Gokcimen, G., Rona, N., Bicer, M., & Yilmaz, B. (2022). The Effect of Denture Cleansing Solutions on the Retention of Precision Attachments: An In Vitro Study. International journal of environmental research and public health, 19(7), 4345.en_US
dc.description.abstractThis study aimed to investigate the effect of different cleansing solutions on the retention of precision attachments. A precision attachment patrix was embedded into acrylic resin and the matrix was placed onto the patrix. The red (high retention, 8 N), yellow (regular retention, 6 N), and green (reduced retention, 4 N) plastic matrixes of the attachments (n = 32) were soaked in three different denture cleansing solutions (sodium laureth sulfate, sodium bicarbonate-sodium perborate, sodium bicarbonate) for a duration simulating 6 months of clinical use. The control group was soaked in tap water. A universal testing machine was used to measure the retention values of attachments after they were soaked in denture cleansers. The retention values were compared among the groups with repeated-measures analysis of variance followed by the Tukey HSD test (p = 0.05). Yellow attachments were affected by sodium laureth sulfate, sodium bicarbonate-sodium perborate, and water (p = 0.012). Green attachments’ retention increased after immersion in sodium laureth sulfate (p = 0.04) and water (p = 0.02). Red attachments’ retention increased after immersion in sodium laureth sulfate or sodium bicarbonate-sodium perborate (p = 0.045). Water did not affect the retention of red attachments. Because sodium bicarbonate tablets did not affect the retention of attachments, clinicians may recommend their use as a cleanser. Clinicians also may inform patients using fixed and removable partial prostheses with precision attachments of a possible increase in retention after the use of sodium laureth sulfate or when using sodium bicarbonate-sodium perborate with yellow and red attachments.en_US
dc.subjectPrecision attachmentsen_US
dc.subjectCleansing solutionsen_US
dc.subjectPartial removable denturesen_US
dc.subjectTap wateren_US
dc.subjectDenture retentionen_US
dc.titleThe Effect of Denture Cleansing Solutions on the Retention of Precision Attachments: An In Vitro Studyen_US
dc.departmentAFSÜ, Diş Hekimliği Fakültesi, Klinik Bilimler Bölümüen_US
dc.contributor.institutionauthorGökçimen, Gülsüm
dc.contributor.institutionauthorRona, Nergiz
dc.relation.journalInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Healthen_US
dc.relation.publicationcategoryMakale - Uluslararası Hakemli Dergi - Kurum Öğretim Elemanıen_US

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