Denture Care Tips for New
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Missing teeth are a significant health
problem. Aside from their value for
appearance, they may also cause
eating or chewing problems, which
increases the risk of poor nutrition.
Luckily, advances in dental medicine
provided a solution to this problem
with the development of artificial
teeth, or dentures!
However, new wearers know that
denture care can be challenging at
Chewing, speech, bad breath, dry
mouth, and even infections may
become an issue. Reports say that
over half of denture wearers suffer
from a fungal infection known as oral
Knowing how to take care of dentures
is going to help you keep yours in tip-
top shape for as long as entirely
Here are some of the most important
tips you should follow, especially if
this is your first time wearing them.
Brush Your Dentures Regularly
You have to clean your dentures daily.
Like regular teeth, they may have
stains, tartar, and bacteria.
To help keep your prosthetic clean,
brush it gently using a dampened soft
bristle brush and a good denture
cleaner. There are tubes of toothpaste
meant for dentures. Others use mild
hand soaps or dish washing agents
with warm water.
Dentists do not recommend the use of
bleaching agents to avoid damages. If
you are using denture adhesive, make
sure to clean the grooves that fit
against your gums to remove any
Follow Good Hygiene Habits
Dentures are a common source of
fungal infections in the mouth.
Some evidence links oral bacteria
with certain respiratory problems.
That is why it is essential to clean
your dentures and mouth regularly.
Always brush your gums, cheeks,
and tongue before wearing
dentures. This will help remove
bacteria that could contribute to
Soak Dentures Daily
After brushing your dentures, experts
recommend denture rinse. Soak your
prosthetic with a nonabrasive denture
cleaner to remove excess food and
stains. You can choose between an