articles on denture care

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Why doesn’t my denture fit after having dental work done?

What you don’t know can hurt you  After having dental work done, some patients lament ‘my denture doesn’t fit as it did before’. This is a timely reminder to be aware that any changes made in your mouth by your dentist will impact on your dentures.  If you’re thinking of having major dental work done, ideally it’s better to do so before having your denture made. This is because it’s far easier to get an optimal, final fit. Impressions taken of your […]

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Oh no! Can my denture be repaired?

Can dentures be repaired?

‘Can dentures be repaired’ is usually the first thing you want to know when you break your denture. The good news is – in most cases – yes, your denture can be repaired! The next question on your lips is probably: ‘how fast can my denture be fixed? ‘Well again, in most cases, if the […]

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girl feeling normal with dentures

Will My Dentures Ever Feel ‘Normal’?

Recent posts on social media indicate how some people wonder if their dentures will ever feel normal. It seems as we age, acceptance for changes to our physical well-being shift. While we hope to be well and keep all our natural ‘bits’ into our latter years, realistically we know that won’t always be the case. […]

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sleeping with dentures

Can I Sleep With My Dentures In?

Just think of it. You’ve met the love of your life and you’re contemplating spending a night together. Only one problem: what to do about your dentures? You may be under the impression that you must remove your dentures to clean and then air dry them. Or perhaps you’ve been told you need to soak […]

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Denture glue

Denture Adhesive – Do I Need It?

A little explainer is needed here. Denture adhesive and denture glue are the same thing. Whether a paste, pad/strip or powder, they are designed to keep dentures (otherwise known as false teeth), snug in your mouth. How do I know if I need denture glue? It’s common when first adjusting to wearing dentures, to feel […]

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denture clean

How To Remove Stains From Dentures

How can I remove stains from my dentures? We all want a dazzling white smile, right? No less if we wear dentures. Keeping your smile bright doesn’t have to be a huge challenge. Just a few preventative measures can make a difference. And even if staining occurs, there are things you can do to remove stains […]

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Help! There’s a bug on my plate!

Every denture wearer is made aware by their prosthetist that a healthy mouth depends on good hygiene practice when it comes to dentures. But a healthy mouth isn’t all that’s at stake. Moreover, a healthy mouth doesn’t mean a sterile one. There’s a lot been said lately about the human gut microbiome and its importance […]

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