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How Often Should You Remove Your Dentures?
Posted on 10/20/2018 by Sergio Ortegon
There are plenty of reasons you had to get dentures. Partial and full dentures replace teeth lost from decay, disease and trauma. Once the adult teeth grow in, no more teeth will replace them. Dentures take the place of real teeth, but just because they are not real, does not mean you don't have to care for them if you want them to last. While there are dentures permanently fixed in place, most dentures are removable. That makes people wonder, how often should they take their dentures out. The Basic Rules Like many things you do for your health, there are basic guidelines for caring for your dentures. Dentures need cleaning just like real teeth. While it is possible to brush the dentures, it is better to also soak them in a cleaning solution. Just like brushing, the cleaning should happen once a day. The way to do this is to remove your dentures before going to sleep. Removing the dentures while you sleep can also prevent damage from teeth grinding. Reasons to Remove DenturesCleaning the dentures is the most common reason for removing them every night. The dentures can irritate the gums. They can prevent the gums from breathing. This can cause gums to swell. Besides cleaning, removing the dentures gives the gums a chance to recover from the stress the dentures put on them. It is also a good idea to remove the dentures when the gums become inflamed or if they swell. Unless the dentures are absolutely necessary when this happens, removing them can help the inflammation and swelling subside. If the dentures are left in, the problems may get worse. Dentures are one way to replace lost teeth. They can help you lead a more normal life. They are not perfect, but when cared for properly, they will work for many years. Contact our offices for more information about this and any other oral health issue....
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