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Caring for dentures improves oral health

 

Last updated 9/28/2017 at Noon

FALLBROOK – Proper dental care and oral hygiene is essential at all stages in life, even for people who have dentures, partials or implants. People with dentures must recognize that oral hygiene protects their dentures as well as their mouths.

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, 35 million Americans do not have any teeth, while 11 percent of the population requires the use of a complete denture. In addition, 5 percent of the U.S. population wears a partial denture.

Removable dentures require care to keep them clean and in good repair. Servicing dentures also helps ensu...



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