ISSN: 1813-0410

Author : Hasan Mohammed, Nihad

The effect of chemical disinfection on the compressive strength of heat-cure and cold-cure acrylic denture base resin.

Nihad Hasan Mohammed

journal of kerbala university, 2012, Volume 8, Issue 0, Pages 23-32

Background: Prostheses have been identified as a source of cross contamination between patient and dental personnel. Although aseptic guide lines were established to minimize the potential for disease transmission by prostheses, many laboratories and dental offices have failed to follow these procedures. Dental personnel have an increased risk of infection through constant exposure to debris, plaque and saliva, which harbor pathogenic organisms and adhere to prostheses. Dental personnel also may transmit potentially harmful organisms to patients