The denture adhesive creams are majorly used to induce firmness and grip on the denture fixture. As many people tend to wear the dentures all day long, the adhesive creams used for the fixation should be strong enough to make the wearer confident. The major composition of dentures creams contains the following:
The above mentioned are the major ingredients commonly found in most of the denture adhesive creams. Further components that can be added to it are the poly methyl vinyl ether-malevich anhydrade (PVM-MA), copolymer and sodium carb-oxy- methylcellulose (CMC). I use Zinc free adhesive cream. The zinc is majorly used to provide strength for the adhesive with the denture. But all these chemicals have its own advantages and disadvantages on the oral health of the person wearing these dentures for a long time.
Important points before using denture adhesive creams:
Above all, maintain the dentures well cleaned and wet every night. Always make a habit of frequent dental check-ups to avoid any oral health issues.