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dc.contributor.authorDaraj, Hana Hasanen_US
dc.date.accessioned2018-10-31T15:53:49Z
dc.date.available2018-10-31T15:53:49Z
dc.date.issued2012
dc.date.submitted2012
dc.identifier.other(OCoLC)903903530
dc.identifier.other(OCoLC)ocn903903530
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/2144/31790
dc.descriptionPLEASE NOTE: This work is protected by copyright. Downloading is restricted to the BU community: please click Download and log in with a valid BU account to access. If you are the author of this work and would like to make it publicly available, please contact open-help@bu.edu.en_US
dc.descriptionThesis (MSD) --Boston University Institute for Dental Research and Education, Dubai, 2012 (Prosthodontics).en_US
dc.descriptionIncludes bibliographic references: leaves 45-54.en_US
dc.description.abstractPURPOSE: The purpose of this in vitro study is to assess the effect of ozone cream on C. albicans on acrylic resin denture plates. METHODS: 120 experimental denture plates were prepared with heat-polymerized acrylic resin (15mm XI5 mm X 3 mm; Dentsply, LUCITONE 199 Resin, York, PA) according tothe manufacturer's instructions, were contaminated with C. albicans then treated with ozonated cream. Results were compared with contaminated plates in ultrasonic sterile water as a negative control group and contaminated plates treated with chlorhexidine as a positive control group. • Thirty acrylic resin surfaces were polished with pumice and rubber wheels and treated with ozonated cream Pol-Oz • Thirty acrylic resin surfaces were polished with pumice and rubber wheels and treated with ultrasonic sterile water. Pol-Wat (Negative Control) • Thirty acrylic resin surfaces were polished with pumice and rubber wheels and treated with chlorhexidine. Pol-CHX (Positive Control) • Thirty acrylic resin surfaces were rough and were treated with ozonated cream. Rou-Oz After treatment, the number of attached C. albicans was counted by using optical microscope. RESULTS: The analysis demonstrated that here were statistically significant differences amongst the four groups. A p=0.017 was observed when Pol-Wat was compared with Rou-oz group. In addition, there was a significant reduction in the colony count when comparing the Pol-Wat with Pol-Oz group (p=0.001). Furthermore, the p values for Pol-Oz were significantly lower when compared with the remaining three groups (p= 0.00001, 0.00001 and 0.001 respectively). CONCLUSION: Ozone cream was highly effective for inhibiting C. albicans in pure cultures on polished denture acrylic resin plates.en_US
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dc.publisherBoston Universityen_US
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dc.subjectCandida albicansen_US
dc.subjectAnti-infective agentsen_US
dc.titleAntimicrobial efficacy of ozonated cream against Candida albicans adhering to acrylic resin denture platesen_US
dc.typeThesis/Dissertationen_US
etd.degree.nameMaster of Science in Dentistryen_US
etd.degree.levelmastersen_US
etd.degree.disciplineProsthodonticsen_US
etd.degree.grantorBoston Universityen_US
dc.identifier.mmsid99208053381001161


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