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The Bay Today website has a news feature posted last January 10, 2014 that enumerates several ways folks can improve their dental hygiene. Daily maintenance of one’s teeth can prevent a laundry list of periodontal diseases, as well as permanent tooth loss. For those with dentures, the article suggests the following:

“Seniors: Brush natural teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and clean in between the teeth at least once a day. Clean and soak dentures (full or partial) daily. Brush and massage the gums, either with a soft toothbrush or with a warm, damp cloth.”