Follow these steps for proper daily care of your dentures.
Cleaning your denture adhesives out each day is important. Not cleaning them leads to build-up. Cleaning can lead to healthy oral cancer screenings and a healthy tongue, cheeks, and mouth.
Life of your Dentures
To maximize the life of your dentures, they should be:
Important: You can develop oral cavities even if you have no teeth.
Types of Dentures and Their Proper Care
Northwest Dental Services appreciates your business and will work hard to provide a lower cost, more comprehensive array of dentures than other clinics, such as Clear Choice and Affordable Denture. Please see below for the array of dentures offered by NWDS, along with some tips for their daily care.
Immediate and Replacement Dentures—those placed immediately after dental extractions. Care for your immediate dentures by:
Replacement Dentures—the next set of dentures after immediate dentures. Care for your replacement dentures by:
Partial Dentures—those that replace one or more missing natural teeth and secure to your natural teeth with mechanical retention, metallic clasps, acrylic, invisible white clasps, and implant supported clasps. Care for your partial dentures by:
Implant Supported Dentures—a type of over-denture that is supported by and attached to implants. Care for your implant dentures by having them examined and x-rayed at least once a year by our hygienist. See cleaning instructions for "Partial Dentures" for daily care.
Partial Casting Dentures—a metal framed prosthesis that can be removed and reinserted without professional help. Care for your partial casting dentures by:
Acrylic Denture or Flipper Denture—These are dentures for temporary use. Only use these dentures for 6-12 months to maintain cosmetics and spacing for a permanent partial or implants. These should be seen as a temporary, low-cost alternative until a more permanent alternative is affordable.
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