Request Request an Appointment Forms Download Patient Forms Like Us Like Us on Facebook Reviews Review us on Google Call Map

Stuck On You: Which Denture Adhesive is Most Effective?

February 22, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — cowlitz @ 6:41 pm
full dentures and denture adhesive

As you prepare to receive your new custom-made dentures, you likely have many questions about what you can expect, and which products will be most beneficial to use. Apart from the recommended cleaners you’ll need to keep your teeth free of harmful bacteria, you’ll also want to know which denture adhesive is best. Read on to discover the different types that are available on the market and how to know which one is right for you.

What Are the Different Types of Denture Adhesive?

When it comes to choosing the denture adhesive you plan to use to keep your custom prosthetics in place, you may be surprised to learn there are various options available, including:

  • Creams/Pastes – These provide patients with maximum bonding, offering an all-day hold. Known for its ability to block food particles from reaching certain areas of the mouth, these products also make it easier to control how much of the cream or paste is applied to the denture.
  • Powders – This solution also offers a strong hold and can last for a full 12 hours. With many powders containing no zinc, it is a great option for those who may have allergies to certain products.
  • Strips – If you want to avoid getting powder or cream on you when applying your denture adhesive, you can opt for strips. These are easy to apply and remove and can keep teeth firmly in place all day.

Which Option Is Right For My Dentures?

You may not know which product you prefer until you try each of them. Nothing is saying that you must select one and stick with it. Instead, you may find that you prefer adhesive strips but achieve a better hold with denture cream.

When choosing the right product, you’ll want to make sure that you consider the ingredients, cost, application method, and its ability to hold your dentures in place. The last thing you want is for your teeth to slip or fall out, especially when surrounded by family, friends, or colleagues.

Trying out different denture adhesives early on can help you make the right decision – one that will prove most helpful when it really counts.

About the Author
Dr. L. Blaine Kennington opened Cowlitz River Dental in 2002. Since then, he and his team continue to provide patients living in Castle Rock with healthier, more aesthetically pleasing smiles. Providing dentures to those living with incomplete smiles, he offers recommendations and product suggestions to help patients enjoy their prosthetics longer. Whether it is a specialized cleaner or denture adhesive, visit our website or call (360) 703-9092 to find out how we can help you keep your new teeth in place.

No Comments

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post.

Sorry, the comment form is closed at this time.