Dental dentures not only improve your chewing ability but also enhance facial appearance with a great smile. Dentures can last a long time but will need regular upkeep.
Here are some tips on how to look after dentures. Following them will keep the quality of the denture intact.
Clean Your Dentures Regularly: Brush your dentures every day to remove the trapped debris. Remember to use a soft-bristled toothbrush while cleaning it. Also, don’t use an abrasive toothpaste or else it could damage the dentures by causing scratches, choose a mild soap instead.
Handle Dentures with Care: Dentures have a chance of getting cracked if you drop them, hence place a cloth in the sink and then clean it, you can also fill the sink with water. Doing this will prevent the breakage.
Don’t Use Hot Water While Cleaning: Don’t hold your dentures under running hot water or else it might warp.
Keep Your Dentures Moist: While sleeping make sure you remove your dentures to give your gums much needed reset. And soak the denture in a bowl of denture cleanser to prevent it from drying out and losing its shape.