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Denture brush consists of two differently configured brush heads: a flat bristled head for smooth surfaces and a single-tufted head for hard-to-reach areas. The strong flat bristles are extremely resilient and efficiently remove dental plaque, food particles and other debris from the inner and outer surfaces. A soft toothbrush or nailbrush is ideal for cleaning dentures. You can also use a brush specially made for cleaning dentures, which is slightly bigger than a regular toothbrush and has two different brush heads. This type of brush is inexpensive and available in most drug stores. Don’t use toothpaste. Plaque and bacteria can form on dentures. It’s important to clean your dentures daily by brushing and soaking them. Daily brushing removes food particles, bacteria, and plaque, and helps keep your dentures stain-free. … But avoid harsh products like vinegar, bleach, or baking soda that can damage or scratch dentures.
A solution of half vinegar and half water can be used as a denture cleanser. And will make your dentures whiter than most commercial dental cleansers. First, soak your dentures in the solution. In general, you should remove your dentures every night, clean them thoroughly, and place them in a container with liquid denture cleanser or water to soak overnight. Most types of dentures need to stay moist to keep their shape. Place the dentures in water or a mild denture-soaking solution overnight. Check with your dentist about properly storing your dentures overnight. Many commercial types of toothpaste can damage dentures. Instead, use a soft-bristle denture brush, designed specifically for cleaning dentures, and water to brush all surfaces of the dentures, but be careful not to bend any attachments. Rinse your dentures with water after each meal.