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I was wondering is it ok to use denture cleaner on invisalign retainers?

I was wondering is it ok to use denture cleaner on invisalign retainers?

Yes (in general): Your dentist should provide home care instructions, but in general denture cleaning tablets are ok for these type of retainers. There are a number of "brands" of invisialign type retainers so you should really check with your dentist. Never soak it in mouthwash--the alchohol in most mouthwashes will ruin it. ...Read more

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Will denture cleaner tablets work for a plastic retainer?

Will denture cleaner tablets work for a plastic retainer?

Typically yes: First, call your orthodontist and ask what they recommend for the type of retainer that you have. Usually denture cleaner works well, but check first. ...Read more

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Does denture cleaner cause a bad taste in the mouth?

Does denture cleaner cause a bad taste in the mouth?

Yes : And it is harmful. You must rinse your dentures well after soaking them in cleanser. ...Read more

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Is it safe to use a denture cleaner such as poligrip to clean your retainer while pregnant?

Is it safe to use a denture cleaner such as poligrip to clean your retainer while pregnant?

Yes: Any of the effervescent cleaners are fine when used as directed. Be sure to rinse thoroughly afterwards. You should be just fine. Good of you to think about your child first ! ...Read more

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How long does denture pain last?

Till an adjustment: If the pain is from the denture rubbing on the gums or from an uneven bite, adjustments will ease the discomfort right away. ...Read more

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How much is an implantable denture?

Service: An "implantable denture" is not a commodity, like a can of soup. It's a service. Cost depends on your individual anatomical requirements, skill and training of the practitioner, number/placement/type of implants, region of the country, materials used in the prosthetic appliance, and so many other factors. Ask your Dentist for advice or referral to specialist(s). ...Read more

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How can the denture procedure work?

How can  the denture procedure work?

Not easily: Simply: preliminary impressions, final impressions, trial set up and delivery. It takes years of training and experience to fabricate the right denture. Patient experience, opposing dentition, ridge shape, type of teeth and cusp angulation etc etc etc. A prosthodontist is a specialist to seek an evaluation for dentures. Good luck. ...Read more

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What are some over denture attachments?

Many types: There are many types of overdenture attachements, each with their own set of advantages and disadvantages. Some attathments currently in use are locator attachments, 'o' ring attachments, era attachements, and hader clip attachments. There are many, many more, but your doctor will choose which one is best for you given your prosthetic needs. Keep smiling! ...Read more

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Does having a intermediate denture hurt?

Not necessarily: Remember, teeth are removed and dentures are immediately placed. Your gums are healing and shrinking and any pain you experience is from that. In other words your dentures are fixed in size but your gums on which they rest are changing, shrinking. Pain is due to the fact that the dentures need to be cut down as you heal. ...Read more

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