Denture Care for Elderly : The Dos and Don’ts

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Denture can be incredibly fragile and uncomfortable.If you know someone who is using one, here are some tips on denture care

Soak dentures overnight. Most types of dentures need to stay moist to keep their shape. Place the dentures in water

The Dos and Don’ts when using and caring for your Denture

Don’t rinse or soak your denture in HOT WATER as it can cause the Denture to lose its shape .
– Do rinse and soak your denture in warm water . And because it is fragile, place your denture in a glass or container when doing so to reduce the risk of falling it

Don’t use Teeth Whitening Toothpaste or products on your dentures as it contains strong chemicals such as peroxide that can damage your dentures.
– One natural remedies that helps to brighten your teeth is mixing 1:3 ratio of vinegar and water . You can soak your denture in it or damped your soft bristle toothbrush in it and brush your dentures .

Don’t sleep using your dentures. This is not good for your oral health as it needs to breathe and heal. Dentures can also irritate your gums so its best to take it off during the night.
– Soak your denture as it needs moist to retain its shape while you let your natural oral tissue to breathe and relax.

We hope this information is useful for you to share with your grandparents or Denture-user !

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