Poor dental care while wearing complete or partial dentures can lead to many problems, including:
Just like natural teeth, regular care and frequent visits to your denture clinic are crucial for keeping your dentures in good shape and protecting your oral health. We recommend the following care & cleaning tips:
Cleaning & Brushing: Your dentures require daily cleaning to prevent the buildup of stains, tartar, and bacteria.
Brush your dentures daily using warm water, a soft toothbrush or special denture brush, and mild soap or denture paste. We recommend never using regular toothpaste on your dentures as it is typically too abrasive and may scratch the surface. You should rinse your dentures after every meal to remove food particles to keep your mouth as clean as possible.
Rinsing & Soaking: Your dentures should be taken out every night and stored in warm water or a special denture solution. Never store your denture in hot or boiling water as this can cause them to warp.
Not only will removing and storing your denture help retain its shape, but it also gives your mouth and gums and jaw a chance to relax and recuperate from the pressure of your dental appliance.
To keep your dentures looking and feeling their best, please avoid the following: