DENTURE CLEANSER BASICS

WHICH DENTURE CLEANSER WORKS BEST FOR YOU?

Just like your natural teeth, dentures need to be cleaned every day to remove food particles and bacteria. However, unlike your natural teeth, cleaning your dentures with regular toothpaste can cause scratches. Take a look at some of the most popular kinds of denture cleansers to find out which one may be the best product for you and your dentures.

TYPES OF DENTURE CLEANING PRODUCTS

Denture Cleanser Tablets

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Denture Care Cleanser Dissolving Icon

Denture Cleanser Tablets

  • Used by dropping a tablet into warm water, and then soaking and brushing dentures.
  • Gives dentures a thorough cleaning and is gentle enough to use every day.
  • Polident® is available in overnight, quick-cleaning, smokers, and partial denture formulas. 

Denture Creams, Pastes, and Gels

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Denture Creams, Pastes, and Gels

  • Used by removing dentures and brushing with denture cream, paste, or gel and then rinsing with water.
  • Polident® Dentu-Creme Cleanser has a formula that cleans without scratching your dentures, which leaves fewer places for unwanted bacteria to grow.


To properly clean your dentures, it’s important to use a specialty cleanser because they’re less abrasive than regular toothpaste. It’s also essential to clean them daily to kill odor-causing bacteria and keep your mouth feeling fresh. So find the cleanser that works best for you and enjoy the things you love without your dentures getting in the way.