Dental One Associates of Frederick
45 Thomas Johnson Drive, Suite 105, Frederick, MD 21702

Smile-Inspiring Denture Care Tips for Seniors

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Affordable quality dentures can help seniors live fuller lives, but you must care for dental dentures properly. People who wear them are more likely to suffer from malnutrition and weight loss when their dentures don’t allow them to chew certain foods such as protein-rich meats. If you are a caregiver for an elderly person with dentures, you need to know how to help maintain his or her oral and general health. Making sure that dentures fit and function properly is one way to do that. Observing the following denture care tips for seniors can help.

Essential Denture Care Tips for Seniors:

  • Clean dental dentures every day with a soft-bristled denture brush.
  • Hot water can warp dentures; use only cold or lukewarm water when cleaning.
  • Place a towel in the sink to avoid damaging dentures or partials if you drop them.
  • Remove and rinse dentures after meals.
  • Never use regular toothpaste or bleach on dentures.
  • Be sure to remove denture adhesives completely, and use only the minimum amount needed to keep them in place.
  • Ultrasonic cleaners can be effective, but they don’t replace daily brushing.
  • When dentures are not worn, store them in a container with water to keep them moist.

Solving Problems Related to Dental Dentures

Affordable quality dentures can improve the overall health of many seniors, but they’re not always trouble-free. If a denture breaks or suddenly becomes painful, don’t try to fix or adjust it yourself. Do-it-yourself repairs often cause irreparable damage. When a senior in your care complains of ill-fitting dentures, denture pain, or chewing problems, take them to a dentist promptly for professional care. With consistent maintenance, affordable quality dentures can help make the golden years healthy and fun.

To get the dental care you deserve from an affordable dentist in Frederick, call Dental One Associates of Frederick today at (301) 862-6783 or make an appointment.

Dental One Associates offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Frederick. With 12 affiliated practices throughout Maryland, our offices are conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Dental One Associates of Frederick, we provide most dental services, from basic preventative care and general dentistry to specialized procedures and complete dental reconstruction. We accept most dental insurance plans and offer affordable financial solutions for any budget. Patient satisfaction is our top priority and we strive to provide the exceptional, affordable dental care and personal touch that lead to lasting relationships. A smiling patient is our greatest reward and we look forward to keeping those smiles healthy, beautiful, and bright. Discover an affordable dentist who truly cares at Dental One Associates of Frederick.

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Patient Reviews
Very short wait time. Very thorough, but gentle hygienist.
John K.
The staff makes all the difference. They are constantly working to make me feel valued and comfortable.
Jay B.
Had a root canal through a crown. Effective diagnostics to determine the problem. Pain free procedure. Eye and throat protection was used. Efficient and timely service.
Serene R.
Dr Klubis was and his assistance were very professional and comforting during my root canal. They were very kind and relaxing during the entire procedure. I would recommend them to anyone.
Hare V.
Pleased with care provided.
Katherine H.
I’ve been to Dr Yasbin for many years. It’s a well run practice and he was terrific with my child during fillings. I was more nervous than she was but he explained every step to her. She […]
Theresa G.
My primary reason for the score I just gave you is due to the respect I receive at each dental visit.
Linda T.
The staff are so friendly, competent, and professional. The facility is clean and trustworthy.
Helen G.
Dr Asher appears very knowledgeable and inspired confidence, and staff was very friendly and efficient.
Genevieve K.
Michelle who did my work was outstanding. She works one day a week I think. She gave me a great alternative to flossing: Waterpik. She told me what model and how to use it. I bought one and so far […]
Frank M.
Excellent care, dentist and tech were very solicitous of my comfort, procedure was completed quickly and with no pain.
William A.
I like the service
Juliana D.
Everyone there is so friendly and helpful
Pamela L.
The root canal was painless and Dr. Kublis and his assistant amazing. I didn’t feel the numbing shot and the whole procedure; painless !! Dr. Yasbin is amazing, very good dentist, staff is […]
Joann A.
I really enjoy my dental hygienist. She is friendly, makes me feel comfortable and answers all my questions.
Kristina B.
I’ve been a patient of this practice for almost 20 years. The staff has always been friendly and knowledgeable. The office has worked with us financially. Dr. Yasbin does a good job of […]
Joyce F.
Everyone involved was very accommodating and made sure I was comfortable at all times.
Sonya M.
I brought my 16 year old daughter her for a emergency root canal. The office staff were friendly and caring. Dr. Klubis was exceptional. Skillful, patient, and friendly. He stayed late to fit my […]
Colleen L.
For 10 years, my husband and I, an adult daughter, and two young adult grandchildren have been coming to Dental One on TJ Drive. The entire staff is excellent. We have had regular cleanings, crowns, […]
Connie P.
Competence, taken into appt. on time.
Sandra D.
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  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed
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