head JofIMAB
Journal of IMAB - Annual Proceeding (Scientific Papers)
Publisher: Peytchinski Publishing Ltd.
ISSN: 1312-773X (Online)
Issue: 2020, vol. 26, issue2
Subject Area: Dental Medicine
DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020262.3177
Published online: 05 June 2020

Review article

J of IMAB. 2020 Apr-Jun;26(2):3177-3182
Nikolay Apostolov1ORCID logo Corresponding Autoremail, Rangel Todorov2ORCID logo, Bozhidar Yordanov1ORCID logo, Mariana Dimova-Gabrovska1ORCID logo, Todor Peev2ORCID logo,
1) Department of Prosthetic Dental Medicine, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University – Sofia, Bulgaria.
2) Ex Deputy Rector of Medical University Sofia, Bulgaria, Private Practice – Sofia, Bulgaria.

One of the main issues with complete dentures is their retention and stability while functioning. People would like to eat with their dentures on in a high-quality way, without having the feeling of the presence of a foreign body in their oral cavity. Another serious problem is the patients’ discomfort when they are fitted with new complete dentures and the impeded adaptation to them. On the Bulgarian and world markets, there are a lot of products aimed at eliminating these problems. Some of them are denture adhesives, also called gules or denture fixatives. There is a widely spread opinion they help only in case the dentures are often disconnected and are poorly wrought, but both a large part of the patients and some dental, medical doctors are not well acquainted with the advantages and shortcomings of denture adhesives; the indications and contraindications to their application. In Bulgaria, the most widely adopted denture adhesives are Corega, Protefix, Dental, Oradey, etc.

Keywords: complete dentures, retention, stability, denture adhesives,

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Please cite this article as: Apostolov N, Todorov R, Yordanov B, Dimova-Gabrovska M, Peev T. Denture Adhesives – Implementation and Advantages. J of IMAB. 2020 Apr-Jun;26(2):3177-3182. DOI: 10.5272/jimab.2020262.3177

Corresponding AutorCorrespondence to: Nikolay Apostolov, Department of Prosthetic Dentistry, Faculty of Dental Medicine, Medical University, Sofia; 1, St. G. Sofiiski Blvd.,1431 Sofia, Bulgaria; E-mail: nickogl@abv.bg

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Received: 29 June 2019
Published online: 5 June 2020

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