Health Tip: Take Good Care of Dentures
(HealthDay News) -- It's important to take good care of dentures and keep them clean, just like you would your natural teeth.
The American Dental Association offers these suggestions:
Brush dentures every day.
Before brushing, rinse dentures to remove debris and food particles.
Thoroughly brush all areas of your mouth, including your tongue, inside the cheeks, gums and the roof of the mouth.
When storing your dentures, make sure they're soaking in water, completely covered, and in a safe spot.
If you use an adhesive, follow instructions carefully.
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