How to Clean and Preserve Dentures

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We won’t lie: false teeth can take lots of work. However, the benefits really are worth it. Here are some tips on treating dentures.

Once you’ve received false teeth, you’ll be able to speak appropriately and chew food again, and your smile will be full again. To preserve your regained dental health, make sure to retain the integrity of your dentures and take a few other dental hygiene precautions each day. Of course it’s important that you remember to wash your dentures with clean water after eating with them. Handle them gently to prevent bending, chipping or breaking them. And before and after sporting the false teeth, make sure to use a toothbrush or some dental gauze to clean out your mouth.

Foiling tooth loss can help you keep your smile, preserve your capacity to speak and chew suitably and avoid the need for false teeth. There are a few small steps you can follow to keep your teeth solid, and the little effort needed to do them will do a world of good for your dental health. First, make sure you are brushing your chompers two times daily. Second, floss at least once daily. Finally, ensure to see our office for an appointment at least once every six months. Together, these steps will keep your oral cavity healthy and your smile bright.

Call 207-775-6348 to pencil in your visit at the Portland, Maine, Prosthodontics Associates, P.A. practice with Dr. Paul Best.