Take Care of Your Dentures

 

Dentures in Houston are full removable teeth replacement that can be crafted according to the patient’s preferences. There are different materials and designs that can be used for dentures. A denture could lose its fit over time making it slip from the mouth more often. However, it can be readjusted to the correct fit by a reliable dental clinic. To prevent more visits to the clinic, though, it is best to take care of one’s teeth – even if they are already removable.

They need a break, too.

Before going to bed, it is best to remove your dentures and give them a break. This helps your mouth tissues rest from wearing the mouth piece during the day. If this is not possible, then make sure to remove them for at least six to eight hours a day.

Clean them every day.

They may already be artificial teeth, but they need to be cleaned just as much as real teeth do. Bacteria and tartar can still accumulate around them. If they are full of plaque, your underlying hum tissues could be affected through infection or irritation. Brush your dentures with a soft-bristled toothbrush as well and use regular hand soap, detergent, or a dental paste with it.

Look after your mouth, too.

Your dentures don’t need to have all the attention. You still have to care for your gums, too. Every time you take out your removable teeth, a good rinse to the mouth will be a good routine. It is also advisable to massage the gums regularly using a soft toothbrush or even a washcloth. Those with partial dentures should still brush their remaining teeth.

To know more about denture care, or if you are interested in getting dentures, visit Royal Dental today or call us at (713) 330-7700 and book an appointment with us!

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