Not Your Grandparents’ Dentures

If you are considering dentures, you may be thinking back to childhood memories of an older relative, whose dentures unpleasant. They clicked when he or she talked and may have made noises even when he or she was just sitting around, absent-mindedly thinking. They may have been so uncomfortable and dysfunctional that he or she removed them for eating. You don’t want that kind of dentures. Thankfully, you don’t have to have that kind of denture. Modern dentures are better fitted than ever in the past. They are made of advanced materials that make them highly attractive, and they can …

Taking Care of Your Teeth and Dentures

If you are an elderly individual with dentures or partial dentures, you have to make sure you take the care necessary to clean them properly. You have to clean your teeth and gums as before with regular brushing and flossing but added to this you need to make sure your dentures are getting thoroughly cleaned so they do not promote further tooth decay. To care for your dentures, thoroughly brush them every day with a denture cleaning compound. Don’t forget to clean the undersides. At night, put dentures in water or a recommended cleaning solution. Brushing your teeth requires some …