Cheers to White Wine
Mulled reds are a seasonal treat but can stain your dentures. Sip white wine so you can smile bright in family photos.
Need an excuse to avoid fruit cake? Munch on soft treats like pie or cheesecake and stay away from sticky, chewy desserts.
Bite from the side of your mouth rather than the front, and chew food in the back.
Sip water frequently to soften your food, clear debris, and keep your dentures moist.
Opt for olives instead of chestnuts roasting by an open fire. Nuts are hard to chew and leave pesky particles behind.
Cut food into small bites to make chewing easier. That way you can participate in dinner conversation and focus on family!
New to dentures? You may notice that different foods can be eaten more comfortably as your gums heal and you get used to having dentures. Softer foods that require less chewing are a great place to start.
HELLO, BACK TEETH!
Place food as far back on your teeth as possible. Chew with a small grinding motion.
SIP & SOFTEN
Drink water while you have food in your mouth. This will help to soften the food and make chewing easier.
FIND YOUR FAVES
Try different foods to see that work best with your dentures. Remember, Seabond blocks out small food particles better than pastes
Enjoy Softer Sweets and Stay Away from Anything Sticky
- Soft sweets like Dark chocolate are easier to chew and is less likely to get stuck between dentures after being chewed up into little pieces like hard candy can.
- Sticky candy can be difficult to chew an can even cause dentures to loosen while chewing.
Enjoy Your Candy During or After Your Meal
Eating candy or sweets while eating a meal helps because you produce more saliva when eating. More saliva helps to naturally “wash” away sugar that can sometimes remain on gums and/or dentures. Getting rid of the sugar will help keep Dentures clean and your gums healthy.
Clean Dentures after Meals, Especially with Candy!
Try our Sea-Bond Denture bath to keep dentures and your mouth clean
On the Go? Go Rinse!
When you’re out and can’t clean your dentures after sweets, rinse with bottled or tap water.
Give ‘em to the Grandkids
Enjoy a few Halloween treats, but save the rest for grandkids’ visits. They’ll love it, and your dentures will too.
Game Day Smart Play
Block food particles with SEA•BOND and enjoy snacks without pain.
To Have and to Hold
SEA•BOND hold means worry-free wedding events. Take photos. Make a toast. Laugh.
Find Your Voice
Bite down to properly position dentures before speaking or cheering.
Stay Clear of Stains
Choose clear or light-colored wine, juice or sodas to protect your dentures from staining
Savor the Moment
SEA•BOND’s hold lets you smile, savor great foods, and enjoy an event to the fullest.
See Your Doctor Beforehand
Have your gums checked before your trip for added confidence.
Better Safe Than Sorry
Take your dentist’s number and your insurance cards with you just in case.
Plan Dining Ahead
Research restaurants beforehand for denture-friendly menu items.
Pack Denture Items
Pack your SEA•BOND bath & brush, a bottle of water, and at least one additional box of your SEA•BOND seals!
Stop Denture Pain
If you recently got dentures, keep a box of painkillers handy to stop denture pain.
Read Out Loud
Read out loud in front of a mirror to hear and improve you pronunciation.
Bite Down to Re-align
Gently bite down and swallow before you talk to avoid denture shifting and re-align dentures in cases of shift.
Practice Tongue Twisters
Practice tongue twisters to improve S and F sounds.
“Ten tame tadpoles tucked tightly together in a thin tall tin.”
“Six sleek swans swam swiftly southwards.”
“Fran feeds fish fresh fish food.”
Practice Talking Beforehand
It's not odd. Even actors do it! Practice talking in front of the mirror before you leave for your date so that you make sure the conversation flows.
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Check the Menu in Advance
Focus on your date, not the food particles! If dining out, check the menu for denture-friendly options before arriving. If you are the one choosing the venue, make sure to choose one with denture-friendly dish options for the types of dishes you may want to consider.
Don’t hesitate! There is nothing more charming than self-confidence. Just be yourself and enjoy the moment. Nobody can tell you have dentures, anyways!
Smile Big & Clean
A big bright smile is the key to unlock a heart! Just make sure you clean your dentures before you leave for your date. And smile often, because you look great!
Avoid Hard Candy
Decorate your table with chopped fruit and cheese instead.
Choose Smart Snacks
Prefer freshly toasted bread over pretzel crackers.
Avoid Fizzy Drinks
To minimize gagging, try juice instead!
Chew & Chill
Chew food like you normally would. With SEA•BOND you don’t have to worry about small food particles.
Chew It in the Back
It helps to chew food at the back of your mouth, not the front.
Don't Forget to Drink!
Remember to drink during your meal in order to wash food particles away.
Give Your Gums a Good Night’s Sleep
Remove your dentures while sleeping so that your gums can relax.
Aloe Vera Is Very Soothing
Put edible aloe vera extract onto your gums or dentures to reduce irritation.
Salt Water Does the Trick
Rinse your mouth with salt-water mixture to alleviate inflammation.
2 times a day keeps the guck away
Clean your dentures at least twice a day, especially after meals.
Cleaning tablets are a fresh idea
Use denture-cleaning tablets to freshen up your dentures.
Take a SEA•BOND bath
Soak your dentures overnight in the convenient SEA•BOND bath.