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Sunday, August 2, 2015
Dental and Oral Health (Seniors)
Long Term Storage of Dentures
I just got new dentures, and want to save my old ones, for emergencies. What is the best way to store my old ones? I previously put them in water, however they become moldy. I`d appreciate any suggestions. Thank you.
I will suggest to store in a dry plastic container (small plastic box with cover). If they will be reused, you will need to put them in water for at least 24 hours prior to use.
Alfredo Hernandez, DDS, MS
Assistant Professor of Comprehensive Care
School of Dental Medicine
Case Western Reserve University