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Dentures, all types: partial or full dentures, require proper care and cleaning in order to keep them looking their best and cleanest. The best care routine to keep your dentures in the best shape consists of:

Removing and Cleaning Dentures After Eating:
Generally, after eating, take your dentures out of your mouth and clean them promptly. Make sure to run water over them, removing any debris or food particles that have gotten stuck on the dentures. Make sure you have a towel or something soft to keep your dentures safe when cleaning them; even a small drop can crack or damage your dentures.

Brush Dentures Daily:
Every night clean your dentures properly. Never brush your dentures with toothpaste since it is an abrasive substance that creates scratches and divots where food can plaque can reside. Always use a soft-bristled brush made for dentures and be sensitive about not damaging the plastic and metal attachments.

Consider Using a Denture Cleaner:
Hand soap, dishwashing soap, and toothpaste can be damaging to your dentures. Consider buying a denture cleaner as a gentler cleansing option. A denture cleaner is essentially a small bath that comes with a cleaning solution to soak your dentures in. The machine then sends vibrations through the water to loosen any particles that build upon the dentures. Do this every day. However, keep in mind that it does not replace the act of brushing dentures.

Keep Dentures Safe When Not Worn:
Dentures are fragile and it is important to keep them safe when they are not in your mouth. When handling them, always have a towel nearby in case of an accidental drop on the counter. When they are not in your mouth, dentures must be kept moist. Always keep your dentures in a denture cleaning solution when you are done wearing them so they do not dry out and lose their shape. Some denture frames are damaged from some solutions so ask your doctor about the best way to store your dentures. The solution or water should never be hot, as that can cause warping of the dentures natural shape. Lastly, always have a specific place for your dentures to rest at night. Giving permanent and partial dentures their own space reduces the chances of them being knocked over in the middle of the night or by some stranger who does not know about the fragility of your dentures.

Rinse Dentures Before Use:
If you store dentures in cleaning solution, always rinse them in cool water before use. Many of these solutions contain chemicals that can hurt your mouth, esophagus, and stomach. Be safe, and do not experiment with exposing your body to denture solutions.

Most Importantly, Schedule Regular Dental Visits:
Your dentist knows best about your denture and mouth health. Go to routine check-ups at the dentist to ensure your teeth and gum health and denture care is at its best to ensure minimal denture or mouth problems.

Dentures, all types: partial or full dentures, require proper care and cleaning in order to keep them looking their best and cleanest. The best care routine to keep your dentures in the best shape consists of:

Removing and Cleaning Dentures After Eating:
Generally after eating, take your dentures out of your mouth and clean them promptly. Make sure to run water over them, removing any debris or food particles that have gotten stuck on the dentures. Make sure you have a towel or something soft to keep your dentures safe when cleaning them; even a small drop can crack or damage your dentures.

Brush Dentures Daily:
Every night clean your dentures properly. Never brush your dentures with toothpaste since it is an abrasive substance that creates scratches and divots where food can plaque can reside. Always use a soft-bristled brush made for dentures and be sensitive about not damaging the plastic and metal attachments.

Consider Using a Denture Cleaner:
Hand soap, dishwashing soap and toothpaste can be damaging to your dentures. Consider buying a denture cleaner as a gentler cleansing option. A denture cleaner is essentially a small bath that comes with a cleaning solution to soak your dentures in. The machine then sends vibrations through the water to loosen any particles that build up on the dentures. Do this every day. However, keep in mind that it does not replace the act of brushing dentures.

Keep Dentures Safe When Not Worn:
Dentures are fragile and it is important to keep them safe when they are not in your mouth. When handling them, always have a towel nearby in case of an accidental drop on the counter. When they are not in your mouth, dentures must be kept moist. Always keep your dentures in a denture cleansing solution when you are done wearing them so they do not dry out and lose their shape. Some denture frames are damaged from some solutions so ask your doctor about the best way to store your dentures. The solution or water should never be hot, as that can cause warping of the dentures natural shape. Lastly, always have a specific place for your dentures to rest at night. Giving dentures their own space reduces the changes of them being knocked over in the middle of the night or by some stranger who does not know about the fragility of your dentures.

Rinse Dentures Before Use:
If you store dentures in cleaning solution, always rinse them in cool water before use. Many of these solutions contain chemicals that can hurt your mouth, esophagus and stomach. Be safe, and do not experiment with exposing your body to denture solutions.

Most Importantly, Schedule Regular Dental Visits:
Your dentist knows best about your denture and mouth health. Go to routine check-ups at the dentist to ensure your teeth and gum health and denture care is at its best to ensure minimal denture or mouth problems.


Every night clean your dentures properly. Never brush your dentures with toothpaste since it is an abrasive substance that creates scratches and divots where food can plaque can reside. Always use a soft-bristled brush made for dentures and be sensitive about not damaging the plastic and metal attachments.

Consider Using a Denture Cleaner:
Hand soap, dishwashing soap, and toothpaste can be damaging to your dentures. Consider buying a denture cleaner as a gentler cleansing option. A denture cleaner is essentially a small bath that comes with a cleaning solution to soak your dentures in. The machine then sends vibrations through the water to loosen any particles that build upon the dentures. Do this every day. However, keep in mind that it does not replace the act of brushing dentures.

Keep Dentures Safe When Not Worn:
Dentures are fragile and it is important to keep them safe when they are not in your mouth. When handling them, always have a towel nearby in case of an accidental drop on the counter. When they are not in your mouth, dentures must be kept moist. Always keep your dentures in a denture cleaning solution when you are done wearing them so they do not dry out and lose their shape. Some denture frames are damaged from some solutions so ask your doctor about the best way to store your dentures. The solution or water should never be hot, as that can cause warping of the dentures natural shape. Lastly, always have a specific place for your dentures to rest at night. Giving dentures their own space reduces the chances of them being knocked over in the middle of the night or by some stranger who does not know about the fragility of your dentures.

Rinse Dentures Before Use:
If you store dentures in cleaning solution, always rinse them in cool water before use. Many of these solutions contain chemicals that can hurt your mouth, esophagus, and stomach. Be safe, and do not experiment with exposing your body to denture solutions.

Most Importantly, Schedule Regular Dental Visits:
Your dentist knows best about your denture and mouth health. Go to routine check-ups at the dentist to ensure your teeth and gum health and denture care is at its best to ensure minimal denture or mouth problems.