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Partial Denture Care Instructions 101


Taking care of your dentures is important for their longevity and your comfort. Follow the instructions and tips below to wear your dentures with confidence.

Wearing Your Partial Dentures

The first thing you may wonder with new partials is, “What can I eat?” There are plenty of denture-friendly foods you can enjoy—and even some options to keep your sweet tooth satisfied. You may also feel some gum discomfort because of your partial dentures, which is normal.

Cleaning Your Dentures

Establishing a daily cleaning routine for your partial dentures is key to good oral hygiene. Cleaning your partials with a special denture cleanser like Polident Overnight Whitening Denture Cleanser helps remove stains and kill 99.99% of odor-causing bacteria.*

*when used as directed

Storing Your Dentures

Taking care of your partial dentures doesn’t end with cleaning; it’s important to store them properly, too. Whenever you’re not wearing your partial dentures, place them in a glass of water or denture cleanser solution to keep them from drying out. Also, make sure to keep your partials out of reach of children or pets to avoid any unwanted mishaps.

Getting used to your partial dentures may take a little patience, but these instructions and tips make it easier for you to keep your mouth feeling and looking its best.