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How to clean your dentures

How to Clean Dentures


It’s important to take good care of your partials so they stay fresh and comfortable in your mouth. Cleaning partial dentures regularly is an essential part of keeping them looking their best. Here are a few adjustments you’ll need to make to your daily oral care routine to help ensure that your partials last for years to come.

Removing Your Partials

Removing your partials regularly will keep your mouth healthy and looking its best. To help prevent stains and plaque, remove your partials from your mouth and clean them with Polident Overnight Whitening Denture Cleanser.


Brushing Your Partials

Clean your partial at least once a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush like Polident Dental Appliance Brush and a non-abrasive cleanser like Polident 3-Minute Denture Cleanser. Some ingredients found in toothpastes are abrasive and can damage or scratch your partials. That’s why it’s important to use a gentle, nonabrasive cleanser and a soft-bristled toothbrush to brush them.

Brushing your partial using a soft-bristled brush will help ensure you give them a thorough clean and get rid of any leftover debris. Rinse your partials thoroughly under running water (just not hot water) to wash off the remaining solution before wearing them again so they feel fresh.

Storing Your Partials

Place your partials in a glass of water whenever you’re not wearing them to prevent them from drying out. Always store your partials as advised by a dental professional.


Rinsing Your Partials

Be sure to rinse your partials before putting them back in your mouth. Also, rinse them after eating to clear away leftover food particles.


Ask Your Dentist About Partials

If you have questions about how to clean partial dentures, ask your dentist or dental hygienist for their advice. Steps may vary depending on the type of partials you have and what your partials are made of.