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How To Remove Stains From Dentures?

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Most of us would like nothing more than pearly whites when we smile. True, even if we have to resort to false teeth. Maintaining a radiant grin need not be an arduous task. A few precautions can go a long way. If discoloration occurs, you can still have your full or partial dentures cleaned and your smile restored to its original radiance with a little effort.

Why do dentures stain?

However, before we go into how to clean dentures, let’s discuss the root cause of the problem: the acrylic material. There are a few people who are always suspected.

  • The food we eat
  • Our Beverages
  • Lifestyle choices
  • Proper Hygiene
  • Routine upkeep
  • Medication

Denture material plays a significant role in this. Acrylic is a common material used in denture construction. Acrylic in dentures can absorb food, saliva, and microorganisms like real tooth enamel do. To be sure, not all dentures are created equal. Less expensive dentures are more prone to discoloration over time. Dentures of higher quality are less porous and less likely to get stained by food or bacteria.

Which stains dentures more?

Modifying one’s diet and avoiding beverages that stain dentures can help avoid unsightly discoloration. Teeth discoloration from tobacco use is well-documented. Avoiding nicotine is the surest way to keep your clothes clean and free of stains. Red wine, coffee, and other dark beverages, as well as highly pigmented foods like berries and beets, can make your teeth look yellow. But if you can’t bring yourself to give up your favorite foods or morning coffee, there are other options.

How can I keep my dentures white?

To keep your dentures looking their best, it’s important to clean them regularly with a mild cleanser and a gentle brush to eliminate any debris that could cause discoloration.

Rinsing your mouth with water is the next best thing to cleaning your denture after consuming something that could discolor it. To do this, take out your denture and swirl it under cold water to wash away any lingering food or drink.

Dentures have microscopic pores through which food and bacteria can get stuck; sometimes, cleaning and rinsing aren’t enough to get everything out. Your denture will benefit from an overnight soak in this case. Obtain advice on the best denture cleaner to use from your prosthetist.

Never fear; your prosthetist is here!

Stains on dentures can wreak havoc on your smile, but they aren’t always easy to get rid of. A dental prosthetist comes in handy in situations like this. He has the best denture stain removal act in history and can execute it for you. An expert cleaning may do wonders for dentures by eliminating stubborn stains.

Who knew that, like natural teeth, dentures could get tartar on them? No amount of brushing will get rid of calculus, which forms as plaque hardens. Calculus, like concrete, has a porous surface ideal for soaking up spills. You can safely remove calcium deposits from your denture by having your prosthetist thoroughly clean and polish it.

Wrap up

Denture care requires one more word, well, a few more words, of attention. Dentures are often damaged by harsh chemicals and bleaches commonly found in the home. Scratches left behind by abrasive cleaners and rough brushes can attract bacteria and food debris that cause discoloration in the first place. Whitening a denture with bleaching substances runs the danger of weakening or damaging the denture’s acrylic and metal parts and linings. Before applying anything to your dentures, it’s best to get the OK from your prosthetist first.

Even more importantly, poor denture care can have far-reaching oral and overall health consequences. If your gums are unhealthy and your breath stinks, it doesn’t matter how white your teeth are.

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