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Dr. Jade Cherrington designed your new partial denture out of durable materials to fit snuggly into the void left by your multiple missing teeth. Even with this naturally tight hold, you might want to also use denture adhesive to lock the partial in place and block out stray food particles from infiltrating the area.

If food particles do get stuck in the space between the partial and your gums, you should thoroughly rinse the unit and reapply fresh adhesive.

You should thoroughly rinse your partial at the end of each day. This will help clear away residual denture adhesive and provide a smooth surface so you can reapply the denture adhesive in the morning. You should then brush your partial with a soft-bristled toothbrush and a nonabrasive toothpaste like denture polish. You can then store your partial overnight by soaking it in water and keeping it in a safe place.

Once it’s stored away, you should brush and floss the rest of your natural teeth as part of your daily oral hygiene routine.

If you have a question about how to maintain your partial denture in Redmond, Oregon, you should call 541-699-4200 to schedule an appointment at Rimrock Dental of Redmond.