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Denture Cleansers Can Help Keep Your Mouth Healthier


Posted on 9/11/2023 by Front Desk
Denture Cleansers Can Help Keep Your Mouth HealthierDentures require thorough cleaning to ensure they are free from stains and bacteria or food particles. Using denture cleansers helps keep them in proper shape and keep the mouth healthy. Routine cleaning of the prostheses involves regular brushing and soaking the dentures in special cleansers to ensure you clean them properly.

Soaking Dentures


You need to remove dentures regularly and place them in denture cleansers in order to maintain good dental hygiene. A cleanser helps remove bacteria, stains, and plaque. When you remove stains from dentures, it helps maintain their color and ensures a beautiful smile. Soaking the prostheses in denture cleansers removes a bad smell because it kills the bacteria that cause odor. If you are experiencing a bad odor, you may want to invest in cleansers that are able to get rid of it. If plaque is causing problems to your natural teeth, try to soak your dentures in cleansers to eliminate it. Plaque-removing cleansers work to break down the biofilm overnight from the surfaces of the dentures as well as between the dentures.

Cleaning Dentures


Once you have soaked your dentures, it is important you inspect the inside and brush off the remaining particles so that you ensure proper cleaning. Just like your natural teeth, these prostheses require brushing at least one time a day with a soft-bristled brush in addition to a denture cleanser. This way, you remove leftover debris. Denture cleanser is nonabrasive when compared to regular toothpaste, therefore, it does not damage the prostheses. Also, clean the gums and natural teeth with a soft-bristled brush.

To find out more about denture cleansers, visit our office or call us. We will provide you with more tips on how you can care for your dentures to ensure good oral health. Our prosthodontist will also assess and examine your mouth for any other oral problems you may have.

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