A complete or partial denture is often used to replace multiple missing teeth. Many people who use removable dental appliances like these also appreciate denture adhesive for its ability to help lock dentures in place while also blocking out stray food particles.
When you remove your denture at night, you should give it a through rinse under running water. Once this is done you should brush them lightly with a nonabrasive toothpaste to remove food material and plaque. You should then soak them and store them overnight in a secure place.
You might also want to clean your tongue once a day with a toothbrush or tongue scraper. This helps to remove plaque and bacteria to prevent bad breath.
If you have a partial denture or one set of your teeth still remains you should also make a concerted effort to brush your existing teeth twice each day and floss at least once. This can help preserve your basic oral health and help maintain a comfortable fit with your denture.
If you were fitted for a partial or complete denture at Dr. Samy Samaan’s dental office and you have a question about how to maintain the removable dental appliance, you can always call 678-245-4952 to speak to one of the staff specialists at Royal Dental Spa.