Denture cleansers are used to clean dentures when they are out of the mouth. They kill microorganisms and remove stains. Microorganisms can cause bad breath and denture-related infections. Denture cleansers may be used with brushing and they must not damage the denture.
The vast majority of denture cleansers are tablet formats based on bleaching technologies. A limited number of denture-cleaning pastes, liquids and powders exist.
Maintaining clean dentures, free from stains and bacteria, takes several steps in the bathroom routine and can be perceived as onerous by the consumer. A great improvement for consumer experience would be to have a highly efficient cleanser that would make denture care easier.
We are seeking solutions for alternative cleanser technologies that are more consumer-friendly but still meet or exceed the performance and safety of commercially available denture cleanser tablets.