Care recipient (cr) needs to know how to properly remove his dentures

Try: Swish mouth with warm water or a mouthwash fill sink with warm water to avoid breaking the dentures if they are dropped to remove top denture place thumb against front teeth and press upward and outward toward nose to remove lower denture slowly pull on denture while applying a rocking motion keep dentures moist when not wearing them this will keep them from drying out and losing their shape if dentures do not have metal attachments store them in a denture cleanser soaking solution or in water avoid placing dentures in hot water this can cause them to warp avoid placing dentures that have metal attachments in water because this can cause the metal pieces to tarnish

Materials: Mouthwash denture cleanser soaking solution

Categories: Sage, Topic, Medical Physical

Information: n/a

References: denture care tips 2010 available at

Keywords: Dental care teeth dentures false teeth

*This information is listed as a Tip and is not explicitly medically licensed

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