Removable Partial Denture Care Instructions in Jackson, Michigan

Removable Partial Dentures?

Removable Partial Dentures

Care Instructions

Adjusting to Your Partial Dentures With Confidence

Upon receiving your partial, it is anticipated that you will need time to adjust to wearing it. While not all patients have the same experience, we want you to know that you are not alone. Many patients go through the following challenges, so we want you to be armed with solutions that can help you in overcoming them!

  • Sore spots can be easily relieved by adjusting your partial.
  • Do not attempt to do this yourself! Please contact our office.
  • It may take some time to adapt to speaking with your partial.
  • Reading out loud has proven to help speed up this process and to help you build confidence so you are ready to speak in a public setting.
  • Chewing certain foods may be a challenge at first.
Caring For Your Appliance
Just like you would take your shoes off before going to bed, you will also want to take your partial denture out before going to sleep. Sleeping with a partial denture in place can harbor bacteria causing infections and an increased risk of decay.
  • After eating, remove the partial denture and brush or rinse.
  • Brush and floss 2-3 times daily to keep them free of food debris.
  • Remove your partial denture and proceed with brushing and flossing your remaining natural teeth.
  • After brushing your partial dentures with your special brush, store it in the provided case! This container is an ideal case for nightly storage and it will help prevent an accidental disposal of your partial!
  • It is also important to keep your partial out of the reach of family pets. They can quickly turn your partial into an expensive chew toy.
Education and Experience

The Watterson Way

Dr. Scott Watterson

Many people would define cosmetic dentistry by what they’ve seen on “extreme makeover” type shows. However, subtle changes can be just as effective at improving a smile, as well as someone’s confidence about smiling.

Many have the misconception that all cosmetic services are incredibly expensive or long, drawn out procedures, which discourages them from moving forward with what they truly want.

Dr. Watterson uses the most conservative treatment possible, while pursuing your maximum health and function. Our cosmetic care is specifically tailored to your needs, concerns, and how you want your smile to shine in the end.


Serving as a general dentist for 25 years, I have developed and curated a passion for cosmetic dentistry in all its facets. I believe that form follows function and that is the basis of my practice. When your teeth are able to function the way you need them to, beautiful form naturally follows.

My desire is for the work of my hands to reach beyond the individual to impact everyone who is graced with their smile.


Hear From Our Patients

We can say what we want about ourselves, but the proof is in the pudding. Hear from our patients about their experiences at Watterson Dentistry.

Lou Dean

April 2024

I can’t say enough great things about Watterson Dentistry. All of the staff treated me very well. They are so personal and make you feel at home. If you’re looking for a new dentist get on over there.



April 2024

Great staff! They make you feel like part of the family. If you dread the dentist due to concern of discomfort, you don’t have to worry if you are seen here. I have had the deep cleaning below the gum line, routine cleanings, and I am now receiving orthodontic treatment. I am very happy that I chose Dr. Watterson and staff.


Paul Dobos

April 2024

Where does a dentist go when he needs work done in his own mouth? I go to my U of M Dental School classmate, Dr. Scott Watterson. Why? I can trust him (and you can too) to do what is proper and do it well. It doesn’t hurt either that he has a top-notch support team!


Healthy, Functional, and Beautiful Smiles

Before And After


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