How often should I clean my dentures?

Just as you would your normal teeth, you should clean your dentures twice a day and after eating when necessary.

Which cleaner should I use?

There are so many products available, but it’s important to pick a cleaner that contains active ingredients to break down plaque and remove the debris, as opposed to other cleaners that bleach the stains without removing them.

How do I care for a soft lining?

You should consult with your denture prosthetist for specific care instructions for your soft lining dentures.

How do I care for a metal denture?

There are some cleaning products that can damage metal, so talk to your denture prosthetist to discuss cleaning options for your metal dentures.

Are there any special products I should use?

There are a number of products available on the market, from brushes to soaking solutions and more. You should consult with your denture prosthetist to find which products you should use, and ALWAYS follow the manufacturer’s instructions.

Should I remove my dentures at night?

You should remove your dentures at least twice a day for massaging gums and cleaning. You should leave your dentures in water overnight to avoid any warping or cracking.

Can my denture prosthetist clean my dentures?

Just like your normal teeth, your dentures may build up tartar that you will not be able to remove yourself. When this happens your denture prosthetist can clean them with a professional cleaning machine.

My dentures are stained. What can I do?

Most normal stains can be removed with regular cleaning. For tougher stains, consult your denture prosthetist for advice and assistance.

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