Denture Care

Tips for Denture Care

Denture Care - My Family Dentist Garland
  • Discuss current medications with Dr. Heaton and your other dental professionals.
  • Remember that only your dental professional can diagnose your oral health and make adjustments to your denture
  • Dentures should be brushed daily with a soft bristled tooth brush with round-ended bristles.
  • Use denture cream instead of toothpastes which are abrasives and can scratch your dentures.
  • Rinse with cold water, Dentures can be warped and damaged by hot water.
  • Inspect your dentures for any worn or chipped teeth. Stained and worn dentures can function improperly and can appear unclean.
  • Be sure to visit the our office regularly to maintain the health of your mouth
  • Loose dentures should be checked immediately because they can cause gum and bone damage.
  • When dentures are removed, coat them in cool water to prevent them from drying out.
  • Most dental insurance policies cover a new set of dentures every five years.
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