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Did you know that dentures can restore your smile? If you have missing teeth, or even if you are missing all your teeth, there are plenty of treatment options available at Hawkins Dental Group to ensure your future oral health will not be lost.

With a little help from our dentists and your perseverance to oral hygiene, you can once again live with excellent oral health. Consider doing the following oral health care treatment options for keeping your dentures operating at maximum effectiveness:

– Never let your dentures air-dry or remain in the air for too long. When the dentures are removed for periods of time, soak them in regular water or an approved cleaning solution. There are a few products you should avoid using on the dentures, as they can easily damage the pair. These include teeth whitening products, bleach, abrasive materials, hot water, or glue.

– Because they are removable there is an even greater risk of harmful bacteria. Make sure to brush and rinse your dentures on a daily basis but not with toothpaste. Toothpaste is too abrasive, so use an ADA-approved denture cleaner or mild hand soap.

– Make sure to treat your dentures with extreme care. They are not indestructible, and can easily be damaged if dropped. If your dentures become damaged, alert your dentists at Hawkins Dental Group and we will assist you. Never try to fix broken dentures yourself.

A good set of dentures can be the difference between a happy holiday season or a horrific one. Don’t let your teeth let you down. If you would like to meet with Drs. Hawkins and Smith, contact Hawkins Dental Group at 806-353-4361 to set up your visit at our office in Amarillo, Texas. Restore your smile with clean dentures!