Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Reviewing Fresh n Brite For Dentures

Toothpaste For Dentures

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In the last several weeks, I have done a series of reviews for products to use when you wear dentures. Today, we will discuss the toothpaste that I use on my new dentures. 

Dentures or false teeth are made of an acrylic material that can scratch easily. Using a standard toothpaste that you would use on real teeth is not recommended because it is too abrasive. Standard toothpaste can scratch the denture and then within those scratches stains may begin to set and will be difficult to remove. The scratches could also become a breeding ground for bacteria, too.

There are products made specifically to use with dentures for brushing. I chose to use Fresh 'n Brite when brushing my new removable denture. It is made for cleaning your false teeth with no abrasive materials in it. The paste has two layers to it. One for freshness and the other for brightness.


It is recommended that you use this toothpaste at least two times per day; once in the morning and once at night. You can also choose to use the paste after every meal. It is pretty simple to use. Just rinse your denture with warm water, apply the paste to your denture brush and clean the inside and outside thoroughly. Rinse thoroughly with warm water and you are good to go.

I use this paste in conjunction with using an effervescent cleaner  for my dental hygiene routine each day. I use the fizzing tablet at night before I go to bed to clean away any stains and the bacteria that might have started growing in the course of the day. After meals, I use the Fresh 'n Brite paste to clean my denture to remove any trapped food from my meal.

One does not have to use both products. You can opt to use just the denture paste or just the effervescent cleanser. I prefer using both products for fresh breath and shining white teeth. I waited quite a while to get my smile back and I want it to remain nice for a long time. 



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5 comments:

  1. Helpful advice for denture wearers. Glad you got your 'smile' back, Beverly.

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  2. Until you started your denture series, I had no idea there was toothpaste made for dentures. The routine you have described is really no different than the brushing routine recommended for natural teeth. Wonderful to know there is actually a toothpaste that is safe for dentures. I am guessing you must remove the dentures before brushing, but otherwise it sounds like a normal dental hygiene routine. Like Elf said, I am glad you got your smile back too!

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    1. Yes, much better to take the denture out to brush. It is probably more important to keep the inside of the denture clean as it is the outside. People see the outside so you want that looking nice and clean but the odor causing bacteria will most likely start to grow in the inside area that sits next to the gums and palette of your mouth. You are right...not really any different than the usual daily dental routine, you just use different products.

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  3. I'm sure you're very excited to have your smile back, Bev. Dentures are an investment in many ways, so it certainly is important to care for them properly. Looks like you have a good routine established. Hope that gorgeous smile lasts a very, very long time!

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  4. Never knew there was such a product Beverly. How does it work if a person has a partial and their regular teeth? I know some people who have both and may be interested in this. Does brushing with baking soda scratch them?

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