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Did you know that the average age of false teeth is 16 years old? And were you aware that if you care for your dentures, it’s probable that they could last even longer than that. We hope that the following information on treating false teeth can be beneficial for you

Using false teeth may seem straightforward, but there are some things you should do if you want them to last as long as possible. Dentures should be cleaned at least once per day since plaque and tartar can accumulate on them, just as they do for real chompers. Plaque accrual can hurt the tight fit of false teeth and may mitigate their luster over time. Clean the false teeth by brushing them twice per day, then let them sit in a glass of non-abrasive dental cleaner so they can remain moist over night; always remember to flush them off after they’ve sat in the cleaning solution. This will allow the false teeth to become clean and aid your oral cavity to heal itself. (Sleeping with false teeth still in your mouth is like donning shoes to bed!)

To schedule your next visit to Dr. Brian Miller‘s Houston, Texas, location, please get in touch with the Miller Family Dental staff by calling 281.225.4966.