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When you think of dentures, you probably think of the older generation—but in reality, they could be a viable option for anyone who is missing teeth. Dentures have been used effectively for decades to replace missing or damaged teeth. Knowing the proper way to care for your dentures can improve your experience and lengthen the life your dentures.

As you may know, there are a number of types of dentures you could get. Regardless of your choice though, dentures can immediately improve the appearance of your smile. Dentures can also help you eat more comfortably and help keep your other teeth in their proper position. Furthermore, dentures can help you speak more clearly and are a cost effective option.

You’ll need to care for your dentures well if you’re interested in preserving them. One of the most important things you can do is brush your dentures every day, like you would your natural teeth. You see, dentures can stain easily if you don’t care for them well. You can also consider denture cleaners to avoid this problem. You’ll also need to keep your dentures submerged in water or a dental solution or they’ll dry out and lose their shape.

If you would like to learn more about dentures, caring for your dentures, or about your other restoration options, please feel free to contact KC Smile Doc by calling us at 816-822-0990. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you have. Dr. J. Richard Burch and our team look forward to meeting with you soon!