Prosthesis Retention and Effective Use of Denture Adhesive in Complete Denture Therapy

Introduction
Introduction

This continuing education course will review epidemiologic data on the growing older adult population and its impact on the need for complete denture therapy today and in the future. The challenges faced by the profession with respect to managing edentulism in this older adult population will also be considered. Finally, the therapeutic utility of denture adhesives, appropriate adhesive application to denture bases, and recommendations for denture and oral hygiene will be discussed and illustrated.

Conflict of Interest Disclosure Statement

  • Dr. David R. Cagna reports no conflicts of interest associated with this course.
  • Dr. Joseph J. Massad has done consulting work for P&G.

Disclaimer:  Participants must always be aware of the hazards of using limited knowledge in integrating new techniques or procedures into their practice.  Only sound evidence-based dentistry should be used in patient therapy.

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