What daily oral care will I need if I have dentures?

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Caring for your mouth is just as important when you have dentures as it is when you have all your natural teeth. Obviously, daily oral care will include cleaning your dentures by gently brushing them and storing them in water or cleansing solution. However, even with complete dentures, you should still clean your mouth, too. Brush your gums and tongue using regular toothpaste and a soft toothbrush at least once or twice a day. This will help keep your mouth clean.

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