Drs. Grant and Conger
602 Main Street, Dalton, GA 30720

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 Dalton, call Drs. Grant and Conger today at (706) 847-4165 or make an appointment.

Drs. Grant and Conger offers affordable family dentistry and gentle, compassionate dental care in Dalton. Our office is conveniently located with extended hours to meet your needs. At Drs. Grant and Conger, 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 Drs. Grant and Conger.

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Patient Reviews
I love Dr. Grant and his amazing staff. Of all the doctors I’ve ever been to I prefer my dentist. I can not thank them enough for my smile :)
David M.
I been coming to doctor grant for the last 13 years or so . The staff have always been helpful and friendly . No need for any change the office is excellent like it is .
Jeremy T.
Very pleasant experience
Pamelia C.
Good dentist, good hygienist, good service – especially at short notice and nice, friendly staff
Elizabeth P.
Great staff and service. We have been coming here for over 30 years. Thanks for taking care of us over the years!
Mary S.
Nice staff, and Great customer service! I was able the get an appointment for cleaning very quickly.
Isidro T.
All of the staff is very friendly. I love Dr. Grant he is the best. Offering Dentrite is also a big reasonI, When I retired, I lost dental insurance when I left my job. My hygienist mentioned […]
Barbara J.
Everyone was friendly and showed interest that we were taken care of with least amount of pain possible. Best trip to a dentist ever!
Cody H.
I’ve been going to Dr. Grant’s office for almost 30 years. I’ve never once had a bad experience. The staff is very professional and are like family to me.
Derek K.
The staff is always so caring and concerned about how I’m doing during any of my dental work. Everyone there goes above and beyond to create a wonderful atmosphere! I wouldn’t want to go anywhere […]
Lauren F.
Great dentist and staff.
James T.
Dr. Rausch gives very good care and the hygienists and office staff were quite nice, welcoming, and professional.
Margaret E.
I have been going to Dr. Grant for years with my family and always received warm hospitality. The people here do exceptionally well work. The staff is very kind and willing to help you any way they […]
Coty B.
Very caring personal care. I really like Dr Owen.
James S.
I had forgotten my appointment and they called me. They graciously agreed to let me hurry there and keep my appointment. Also, Melissa is always very thorough and nice. Dr. Grant came by and checked […]
Gail C.
You guys always do a good job and the receptionist is always cheerful and does an excellent job.
Nicholas D.
Great care from Dr. Rausch and assistant
Laura E.
everyone was so nice and welcoming
Debra P.
All of the staff was very nice and helpful. Doctor Owens was very professional and dose very good work
Ralph G.
Dr Grant is awesome, and all the staff is great ,,,
Darlene P.
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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 - 2:00 PM
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