If you wear Dentures or artificial teeth it is advised to care for all your dentures as follows : 1. All dentures must be kept clean at all tim
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8. If your denture is stained, put it in a bleaching agent and water for 5, 10 minutes then rinse out thoroughly with water before use. The available bleaching agents e.g Paragone, Jik, etc, but there are various bleaching agents such as sterodent and superdent (they exist in powder, liquid tablets form) in the developed countries. The use of bleaching agents should be to the manufacturer’s specification or
Types of dentures:
- Conventional. This full removable denture is made and placed in your mouth after your teeth have healed in the coming months.
- Immediate. This removable denture is inserted on the same day after you have to remove one or more teeth. But you have to come back for adjustment or replacement after your jaw has healed. This is a good option for you if you don’t want your teeth to be empty for months.
- Overdenture. Sometimes your dentist will save your teeth and jaw bone to provide support for the denture. An overdenture fits over a small number of remaining natural teeth after they have been prepared by your dentist. Implants work the same way too.