Denture Care

 

  • Wash hands with warm soap and water and apply gloves

 

  • Take dirty dentures (already in denture cup) and supplies to sink area

 

  • Place dentures on clean washcloth

 

  • Clean denture cup and fill with cool water

 

  • Line bottom of sink with washcloth. Turn on water without splash

 

  • If available, place dirty dentures in emesis basin. If not, place on washcloth

 

  • Apply toothpaste (or denture cleanser) to toothbrush (or denture brush)

 

  • Brush all areas of dentures (on both sides of each plate) within sink area

 

  • Handle dentures carefully by holding / brushing one plate at a time

 

  • Place dentures back in denture cup (filled with clean, cool water)

 

  • Offer mouthwash solution / sponge-tipped swabs for oral hygiene

 

  • Clean and store equipment

 

  • Remove gloves and wash hands with warm soap and water

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151 F Market Place Blvd

Knoxville, TN 37922

865.444.6787

FAX 865.978.6467