Having dentures adds a new responsibility to your life. Like how your car requires maintenance throughout the years, your denture does so too. Proper care is needed to keep dentures fitting properly and comfortably, and it is your own responsibility to do so. Continue reading
What is a denture?
A standard denture is also known as artificial teeth. It is removable and made of a type of plastic like material known as acrylic. This plastic plate houses acrylic teeth to replace those that are missing inside your mouth. The plate is pink to mimic your gums and the acrylic teeth are chosen to suit the size and color of your existing teeth. If you lost all your teeth the dentist would choose a color that you prefer. Standard dentures are affordable dentures compared to permanent dentures. Continue reading
What is denture toothpaste?
Toothpaste is a paste that is used to aid in teeth brushing. Denture toothpaste is a paste that aids in denture brushing.
Why do we need to brush dentures?
Denture is a form of artificial teeth that is placed in the mouth to replace missing teeth. Because it is placed inside the mouth, it would build up plaque as we eat and drink. Due to wear and tear, sometimes a denture may have cracked lines. These cracked lines trap stains and plaque easily. Nicotine from a smoker or colored food and drinks would also stain a denture. Continue reading