Partial Denture Care and Maintenance
Denture care is pivotal for the health and hygiene of your dentures and your mouth. Here are some tips:
Handle dentures with great care: To avoid accidentally dropping your dentures, stand over a folded towel or a full sink of water while handling them.
Brush and rinse dentures daily: Like your natural teeth, dentures must be brushed daily to remove food and plaque. Use a brush with soft bristles recommended by your denturist.
Clean with a denture cleaner: Ultrasonic cleaners can be used to clean dentures and are designed for this purpose. These are small bathtub-like devices that have a cleaning solution.
Take proper care of dentures when not using them: When not worn, dentures should be placed in a denture cleanser soaking solution recommended by your denturist or in water.
Never place dentures in hot water: Dentures should never be placed in hot or boiling water, it might cause them to warp.