Caring for your Dentures…

Important Care for your Dentures

Caring for your dentures and mouth are really important. To keep your mouth healthy and your dentures in good condition it is important that you follow a daily routine.

Partial Denture

Partial dentures should be removed after eating and rinsed under cold water.

If your partial denture has a metal clasp, do not use any cleaning agents which contain bleach (which includes Steradent).

When cleaning partial dentures, remember also to clean and floss your own teeth and gums use a toothbrush with a soft or medium bristles and fluoride toothpaste.

Don’t forget to floss your remaining teeth daily.

Dentures Hygene

Don’t wear your dentures 24 hours a day. This gives your mouth a chance to rest and prevents fungal infections.

Soak your dentures in a specialist cleaner, following the manufacturer’s instructions.

Remove your dentures when playing contact sports.

If you get an ulcer/sore in your mouth and it has not healed after 2 weeks you should see your dentist.

If you are wearing dentures and have teeth of your own, you should still visit your dentist annually to ensure your mouth stays healthy.


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