Denture stomatitis: Is there a role for low-level laser therapy?

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This review of low-level laser therapy (LLLT) or photodynamic therapy (PDT) in the treatment of denture stomatitis only identified 4 small RCTs providing limited low quality evidence of clinical effectiveness.

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Review suggests that disinfection methods could be an adjunct or alternative to antifungal medications in the treatment of denture stomatitis

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Denture stomatitis is relatively common with studies suggesting that it can affect 35-50% of complete denture wearers.  It is characterised by mild inflammation and redness of the oral mucosa and about 90% are associated with Candida.   The aim of this review was compare the efficacy of antifungal therapy with any other alternative methods used for [read the full story…]