Yes, you can sleep with your dentures but it’s often recommended that you remove your dentures nightly. This allows your gum tissues and jawbone to rest from the pressure of your dentures. Over time, as you wear your dentures, your gum tissue will shrink from not being stimulated.
If you need to wear your dentures for longer than 24 hours, say for a social event, you’ll want to find time during the day to properly clean your dentures.
Some dentists may have patients wear a healing denture while they sleep, for the first two nights if they had several extractions. But after that healing and adjustment period, the dentures should be removed every night before bed and stored in clean water.
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