How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site.
    Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask Mark Bornfeld, DDS Your Own Question
Mark Bornfeld, DDS
Mark Bornfeld, DDS, Dentist
Category: Dental
Satisfied Customers: 5735
Experience:  Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA
2883465
Type Your Dental Question Here...
Mark Bornfeld, DDS is online now
A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How do I remove black mold from my denture

Customer Question

how do I remove black mold from my denture
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr Matthew Kremser replied 11 months ago.

Well, it is not actually "black mold" that you might have heard so much about. Nevertheless, it is most likely something you need to get cleaned up to optimize your oral health. An hour soak in bleach will kill most anything; you just need to make sure the denture is thoroughly rinsed and washed before placing it back in the mouth. If you scrub and soak and there is still this "mold", it likely is underneath a reline in you denture or in a void in the acrylic. A dental professional will be needed to remove the liner or repair the void.

Related Dental Questions