Not every household has denture tablets. But every household probably should. That’s because denture tablets aren’t just for dentures.
There are lots of things dentures can do that you’ve probably never heard about. Denture tablets can do all sorts of things around the home. From removing coffee stains to unclogging drains.
Denture tablets might be your favorite new cleaning product. There are dozens of things these tablets can do and all sorts of household problems that can be solved with denture tablets.
Here Are 26 Unexpected Uses For Denture Tablets You’ve Probably Never Heard Of:
1) Toilets and Sinks
Place a denture table inside of your toilet bowl, sink, or bathtub with some water. Let the tab sit for about a half hour. Use a scrubbing brush to pull apart tough stains and rinse.
2) Enamel Cookware
Does your enamel cookware need a deep clean? Fill it with warm water and drop two to three tablets in. Let the cookware sit until the denture tablets stop fizzing. Your cookware will rinse clean.
3) Plastic Tupperware
Tomato-based foods can do a number on Tupperware and leave it with lasting stains. Remove these stains with some denture tablets. Fill up your container with warm water and let a denture tablet sit in it overnight before you rinse it clean.
4) Unclog a Drain
Before you call the plumber for a clogged drain, try this hack. Break-up three denture tablets in a cup of vinegar and pour it down your drain. Let a few minutes pass before you flush the clog with hot water.
5) Brighten Up Laundry
Need to brighten up some whites or other laundry? Fill your sink with warm water and toss one to three tablets in and let them dissolve. Leave your fabric to soak for an hour before you rinse clean.
6) Stained Coffee Mugs
Coffee can stain your mugs and leave them looking dingy. Get rid of them by filling them with warm water and leaving a denture tablet in them until it fizzes out. Finish cleaning them as you normally would.
7) Hair Brushes
Clean your hair brushes with denture tablets. Fill your sink with hot water and a denture tablet. Pull the hair out of your brushes then toss them in and let them sit for at least 20 minutes. Swish them around a bit to make sure they come clean.
8) Deodorize Shoes
Fill a bucket with hot water and toss in three denture tablets. Place your shoes in for a few hours. This solution will clean and deodorize your shoes. Rinse with water and let dry.
9) Clean Small and Narrow Bottles
Do you need to clean a bottle with a small or narrow opening. Fill it with warm water and place pieces of a broken denture tablet in it. Shake your bottle and let it sit for a while. Rinse it clean.
Shine up your jewels with denture tablets. Place a tablet inside a cup of warm water. Drop your jewelry inside and let soak for 20 minutes before you rinse clean. This should only be used for hard stones and not soft stones like pearls or Lapis.
11) Clean Tile
Put three denture tablets inside of a spray bottle with warm water. Spray this solution on your tiles and let it sit for 30 minutes. Rinse clean with water.
12) Clean a Crockpot
Crockpots can get pretty stained and nasty. Get it clean by filling it with warm water and tossing in two to three denture tablets. Let it sit for a few hours before you clean it as you normally would.
13) Clean Your Coffee Maker
Fill your coffee pot with two denture tables. Next, run the machine through a full cycle. Rinse the water tank out and run your machine a least two more times to fully clean it.
14) Whiten Yellow Fingernails
Do your fingernails look dingy and yellow? Whiten them up again by putting a denture table in a warm cup of water. Soak your fingers for about five minutes. Repeat the process for tough stains.
15) Clean a Shower Head
Cut through that grime that can clog your shower head by placing a few cups of warm water in a plastic bag. Toss one or two denture tablets in it. Tie the bag over the shower head and let the shower head soak in the bag for a few hours. Take the bag off and scrub with a sponge to fully clean.
16) Retainers or Mouth Guards
Denture tablets aren’t just for cleaning dentures. They also work for retainers and mouth guards. Just follow the directions on the box.
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17) Hydration Pack Bladder
Hydration pack bladders can grow mold if you don’t clean them properly. Denture tablets can help with that. Just fill it up with warm water and put a denture tablet or two in it. Let your bladder soak for a few hours before you rinse it well.
18) Tea Kettle
Keep mineral deposits from building up in your tea kettle with denture tablets. Fill your tea kettle with warm water and put a denture tablet in. Let the tablet soak for a few hours before you empty and then clean it as you normally would.
19) Teething Toys, Pacifiers, and Baby Bottles
Teething toys, pacifiers, and baby bottles can all be cleaned with denture tablets. Fill up your sink with warm water and toss your items in so they are submerged. Drop a few tablets in and let everything soak for 20 minutes. Take out and rinse well with clean water.
20) Get Rid of Armpit Stains
Are armpit stains turning your favorite shirt yellow? Put your stained shirt in a bin with warm water and put one to three tablets in along with it. Let your shirt soak for about an hour before you launder as normal. This should remove the stain.
21) Make Glassware Sparkle
Make your glassware sparkle beautifully with denture tablets. Fill your glassware with warm water and put in a denture tablet. Break up the tablet if you need help getting it to fit. Rinse it out once your tablet stops fizzing.
22) Clean Ceramic
Denture tablets work great on ceramic vases and other pieces too. Just fill your vessel with warm water and leave a denture tablet in it for about 15 minutes. Rinse clean with water. You might have to do a little scrubbing for stubborn stains.
23) Ice Tea Containers
Ice tea can leave some nasty stains behind. Denture tablets work great for removing these stains. Fill your container with warm water and throw a tablet in there. Let it sit for an hour before you scrub and rinse clean.
24) All-Purpose Cleaning Spray
You can make a great all-purpose cleaner with some denture tablets. Just put three tablets into a spray bottle with some warm water. Let the contents of your bottle sit for 10 minutes before you twist the cap back on and use it.
25) Clean A Stain On a White Couch
Fill a bucket with hot water and toss three denture tablets in it. Soak a rag in the denture water and use it scrub out your stain. You can only use white mint-free denture tablets for this one.
26) Clean a Boat Bilge
Is your boat’s bilge getting stinky? Clean it with denture tablets by filling a 2-gallon bucket with water and half a box of denture tablets. Mix it around a bit and pour it into the bilge. Sail your boat so the solution moves through the bilge. This will clean it out.