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If you are in need of a modern tooth prosthetic to improve the look and function of your smile, there are several options available. However, if you seek comfort and convenience, removable tooth replacements such as dentures maybe be just what you need.

Through the use of dentures, you can once again restore your mouth without a permanent solution. Dentures can easily be removed every night for easy cleaning. It is important that if you do have dentures, that they are removed on a daily basis. This is because they can become contaminated if they aren’t cleaned properly. Ideally, you should soak them in a denture-cleaning solution to remove any debris that may be present on them. This is also helpful for sanitization reasons to keep your smile safe from germs and bacteria.

Always handle your dentures with care as they can easily chip and crack especially if dropped. Never use any abrasive solutions on them, such as bleach or teeth whiteners. If you should have any issues or damage has occurred to your dentures, never try to fix the problem yourself. Instead, bring them in for repairs to our doctors. Provided you take care of your dentures correctly, they can provide you decades of support and give you the happy and healthy smile that you’ve always wanted. A common reminder that you should remember about your dentures is that they should never be left out to sit anywhere. If they are, they could easily dry out and crack. This includes letting them sit out overnight where contamination can occur.

Do you have any additional questions or concerns about dentures? You are welcome to stop by our office. To schedule an appointment with our dentists at Boise Dental Center - Michael Smith, DMD & Evan Smith, DMD, call us at our office in Boise, Idaho, at 208-343-4986. Drs. Smith and Smith, along with our entire team, want to show you the benefits of a complete smile today!