denture cleanser

den·ture clean·ser

(denchŭr klenzĕr)
Any product used to effectively clean dentures.

denture cleanser,

n a variety of products designed to safely remove stains, deposits, and debris from the surfaces of dental prostheses, by means of immersion or brushing with a denture brush and paste, toothpaste, or powder.
n a chemical ingredient used in some solutions to clean removable oral prostheses. The active ingredient is dilute sodium hypochlorite. It effectively removes food, stains, and plaque, and is readily available in household bleach; it has a strong lingering scent and may damage prostheses.
denture cleanser, alkaline peroxide,
n a light-duty denture cleaner; active ingredient is typically sodium perborate or sodium percarbonate. Comes in tablet or powder form; when combined with water, it creates bubbles. Does not effectively deal with calculus or darker staining.
denture cleanser, dilute acid,
n a chemical containing inorganic acids as its active ingredient; used to clean prosthetic dental appliances in an immersion regimen. Solutions range include 3% to 5% hydrochloric acid or a combination of phosphoric and hydrochloric acids. Regular use of dilute acids can damage any metal on the prosthetic device.
denture cleanser, enzyme,
n an agent that is sometimes added to immersion cleaning solutions, which works by weakening polysaccharides and plaque proteins.
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A denture cleanser must be able to remove plaque and stain from the complete denture [1,5].
You can also use an over-the-counter denture cleanser (making sure to follow the manufacturer's instructions) to help remove stains but stubborn stains may require removal by your Dentist or Clinical Dental Technician.
An in vitro study was conducted to evaluate and compare the effectiveness of various household denture cleanser solutions aganist candida albicans.
Effect of a denture cleanser on weight, surface roughness, and tensile bond strength of two resilient denture liners.
A study was done to test the effectiveness of an enzyme-containing denture cleanser.
To ensure denture wearers are getting a proper clean, Pittsburgh-based GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare launches Polident MicroClean denture cleanser.
As with other skilled nursing facilities, we had many reports of hearing aids going through the washing and drying cycles, found wrapped in napkins on meal trays or soaking in denture cleanser, etc.
If so, spokesmen talk about the President's willingness to be grilled even if they are asked completely unrelated questions: whether the President still seems to be under the impression that Polaris is a denture cleanser, say, or whether it's true that the man most often mentioned around the White House for the next Supreme Court vacancy is best known in his hometown for his firm belief that he is in direct daily communication with the spirit of Frederick Barbarossa.
Among the Company's core brands are Chloraseptic(R) sore throat treatments, Clear Eyes(R) eye care products, Compound W(R) wart removers, the Little Remedies(R) and PediaCare(R) lines of children's OTC products, Luden's(R) throat drops, Efferdent(R) denture cleanser, Dramamine(R) motion sickness treatment, and The Doctor's(R) NightGuard(R) dental protector.
The objective of current study was to compare the efficacy of denture cleansers and to find out the most efficacious denture cleanser against Candida.
Private label products own a very meaningful share of the denture cleanser market," says Don Mesite, senior vice president and general manager, Tower Laboratories, Centerbrook, Conn.
Eighteen (18) specimens were placed in fittydent denture cleanser solution for 10 minutes and eighteen (18) specimens were placed in dentipur denture cleanser solution for 10 minutes.