If you’re new to dentures and you’re not sure how to clean them properly yet, that’s okay. You’re not alone! There are plenty of people with new dentures that they’re not sure how to care for. Fortunately, we’ve got a few tips to help you learn how to clean your dentures correctly.
The first thing that we recommend is cleaning your dentures every evening. Just as you would brush your teeth every evening before bed, so too must you clean your dentures. Don’t worry about making it too complicated, either. Fixodent describes three simple steps that you can use to clean your dentures in the video linked here.
First, you’ll need to prepare all of your cleaning tools. To effectively clean your dentures, you’ll need a toothbrush, unscented soap or toothpaste, a cleansing tablet, and a glass of water to dissolve the tablet in. Once you have all of your equipment ready, it’s time to clean.
Start by taking your dentures out and rinsing them. Then you’ll clean them with your toothbrush and soap or toothpaste. Once they’re free of toothpaste or soap, simply drop them into the cleansing solution you’ve prepared.