Keeping your Dentures Secure and Oral Hygiene High

Dentures are used to maintain a good appearance and, more practically, to help you chew your food, but this presents some problems. The chewing can put a lot of stress on the security of your dentures, resulting in them steadily loosening over time, becoming increasingly bothersome and irritating.

Secure dentures and good oral hygiene may not seem to be particularly connected but they are, in fact, interrelated. An insecure set of dentures could irritate the gums they are rubbing against, creating sores and therefore a risk of infection. Loose dentures can also get food trapped between the gums and the dentures, which will, again, increase the risk of an infection developing. For these reasons, it is very important that you keep your dentures secure.

In order to do this, a number of different companies have produced their own brand of denture adhesives, that can guarantee a secure connection between your mouth and your dentures for the duration of the day, ensuring no embarrassing mishaps and comfortable meals throughout your day. Consult your dentist for which one would be most suitable for your dentures.