How to make fake teeth whiter

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Whitening dentures, or fake teeth, can help restore your self-confidence and give you back a bright smile. Teeth have a tendency to become stained over time, whether they are real or fake, and care must be taken to avoid staining them permanently. Regular brushing, flossing and maintenance of dentures may not always be enough to keep them from becoming discoloured or stained. Fortunately, there are several simple treatments for dentures that can whiten them.

Skill level:
Moderately Easy

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Things you need

  • Bleach
  • Vinegar
  • Water
  • Glass
  • Denture cleaning product
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrush

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Instructions

    Using Bleach

  1. 1

    Fill a glass or cup with water and add one tablespoon of bleach.

  2. 2

    Place your dentures in the water and bleach mixture for half an hour.

  3. 3

    Take your dentures out of the bleach mixture and use a toothbrush and warm water to scrub them and remove any remaining bleach before using them. Do not get bleach on your clothes or in your eyes.

    Using Vinegar

  1. 1

    Use pure white vinegar to clean your dentures. Fill a glass with vinegar and place your fake teeth in it before you go to bed.

  2. 2

    Leave your dentures soaking in the vinegar overnight.

  3. 3

    Remove your dentures from the vinegar and rinse them under warm water before brushing them with a toothbrush or denture brush.

    Using Baking Soda

  1. 1

    Soak your toothbrush in water and place a small amount of baking soda on the bristles.

  2. 2

    Brush your dentures with the baking soda and water. Scrub areas that are darker or more noticeably stained.

  3. 3

    Rinse your fake teeth and toothbrush in water.

    Using Denture Products

  1. 1

    Use a denture cleaning product such as a tablet or specialised toothpaste to clean your dentures.

  2. 2

    Place your dentures in a cup of water and use the denture tablets as directed.

  3. 3

    Use a dentist-recommended denture toothpaste on your fake teeth to help remove and reduce stains and unpleasant odours.

Tips and warnings

  • Follow all manufacturer directions on the package of any denture cleaning product.

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