If You Wear Dentures…

You don’t have to tell me, but as my favorite school teacher used to say, “a word to the wise is sufficient.”  Since I’ve let everything else in my life hang out, I’ll let this secret surface too, all for the public good.

I’d been envying those with real, super white teeth and when I saw Polident’s new whitening tablets I thought ‘d give them a try. Once. Once, because after one use the pink in my dentures turned lavender!  Did I want to try more to make them more white? No I did not! I then got them re-lined and that dentist said he was not surprised at my experience–never put coloring agents on dentures. Just thought you’d like to know.horrified-emoticon


About Nan Mykel

At 79, I was just about to stop keeping a journal, but that felt like accepting that growth was finished. I don't want to be finished, yet! I'm 80 now, and struggling to communicate with you, if you'll come and set awhile. P.S. My how time flies! I'm 82 now.
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1 Response to If You Wear Dentures…

  1. bethanyk says:

    Argggggggg!!! How frustrating is that!!! You would not think there are coloring agents!! Coincidently we just went to the dentist and they told us that common mouthwash will stain your teeth too! Never knew this. They had a machine that cleaned my daughter’s retainer and made it white again. I wondered if dentures could be done the same thing to


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