How to maintain healthy dentures?

To Keep Your Dentures Healthy: 

  • Rinse your dentures before brushing to remove any remaining food or residue.
  • Use a soft-bristle toothbrush to gently brush all the surfaces of the dentures without a scratch.
  • Make sure to clean your mouth thoroughly including brushing your gums, cheeks, the roof of your mouth and tongue to remove any plaque. Healthy gums are key to healthy dentures and oral health in general. 
  • When you’re not wearing your dentures, put them in water to keep them from getting distorted.

Common CDT codes for Dentures:

  • [5110] Complete denture - Maxillary (Upper)
  • [5120] Complete denture - Mandibular (Lower)
  • [5213] Upper Denture - Partial - Cast Metal Frame
  • 5214] Lower Denture - Partial - Cast Metal Frame
  • [5282] Upper Denture - Removable Unilateral Partial
  • [5283] Lower Denture - Removable Unilateral Partial



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