Dentures: What They Are & How to Care for Them
It’s true: You still need regular dental care for false teeth
What are dentures?
Dentures are replacements for missing teeth and gum tissue. Generally, there are two types of dentures: complete dentures and partial dentures.
Think you don’t need a dentist when you wear dentures? Think again. Even with dentures you can suffer from:
Caring for your mouth and dentures
- Gently brush your tongue, gums and palate daily
- Eat healthy
- Clean dentures with a soft-bristled brush and denture cleanser
- Keep dentures in a folded towel or a sink full of water when cleaning
- Store dentures in a cleansing solution when not being worn