In order to help maintain your dentures so that they are functioning and looking their very best, proper denture care and oral hygiene is of paramount importance. Dentures need to be cleaned daily with solutions and materials designed to clean them so that you are not damaging them. The best products to clean your dentures are usually found in your local drug store or denture clinic. A well-designed denture brush works much better than a standard toothbrush and the use of a denture case or bath will help to keep your dentures stored safely. Bleach should never be used to clean your denture as the dentures will blanche and become brittle over time. Standard toothpaste should also never be used as they are too abrasive and will wear the finish and surface down on your denture.
Keeping your dentures clean will help to keep them looking their best; reduce irritation and soreness in your mouth which helps to reduce the shrinkage of your gums and prevents bad breath from accumulated buildup and stained dentures. If you have any questions, you can give us a call and we’ll be happy to help.