Possible replacement for Cushion Grip

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Possible replacement: I just found this product onine.I have not tried it yet but it looks promisisng and is resonably priced: http://www.luckyvitamin.com/p-324515-...
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Secure is the most horrible stuff... it burns like crazy.  I tried doing it a few ways, letting it dry for a while before putting in my mouth and no matter how I do it it's horrific. I am not sensitive to smells and stuff so it ws really weird.  Also, after telling them about it they wouldn't take back the product. Maybe you'll have better luck.
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People that need Cushion Grip most likely need to reline their dentures. Look up Denture Reliners. Cushion Grip is to cushion the denture, as well as reline them.
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Found a product called reline-it.  similar to cushion grip.  supposed to last several days and remove easily.  Haven't use it yet.  Still using last of CG.  If anyone tries RELINE-IT.  Please let me know how it works.  I may be the answer to all our problems.
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Shelly Smith

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but they dont have cushion grip anymore i just read it
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Allen

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No, they have comfort lining.
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Ken

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Secure rocks! It is no replacement for a reline, but close. I've had my temp. dentures for 8 weeks and they are LOOSE. I've been doing soft relines on them for over a month. I ordered perma-soft, dug out the reline-it and have been experimenting with just secure while I wait. Some people on here (myself included) call it "gorilla glue for dentures. 

It adheres to the denture more than the gums, is easier to remove than pastes, and even expands to fill minor voids between gums and dentures. Yes, kinda like gorilla glue....
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There is no comparable product for Cushion Grip Thermoplastic Adhesive, Bayer discontinued production Sept. 2014. 

Let's get Bayer to resume production of Cushion Grip Thermoplastic Adhesive. 

       Contact Bayer @ 1-800-317-2165  or email cc-consreldept@bayer.iconsumer.us

                !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Flood Bayer with calls and emails.!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                  *************** United we stand, divided we fall ****************
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Elizabeth Thompson

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Karin, Bayer cannot do anything like that because Merck still has the rights to that product and they are the ones are discontinued it so when I called Bayer they told me they would relay my concerns about the cushion grip and see if anything could be done.
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Leisa Wells

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secure cakes up sometimes and gets loose. hot beverage loosen my dentures. i need something like concrete lol
i have not use cushion grip yet.
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Tim Paynter

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Use Cushion Grip and add fixodent powder on top of the Cushion Grip. Talking about a super lock in place! And the Cushion Grip lasts a week.
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Wow! Sorry to hear That! I'll give it a try. No choice. The Amazon reviews were pretty good. The price markup on the Cushion grip is outrageous!
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Jeanne Roushey

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I have been using the adhesive and the tapes for about 10 months now. Love it. First time I had a little tingle but none after that. Think that was the mint in the sensitive. I am sensitive to most products but not this. The regular works fine.
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I use the regular and have found it to work well , no burning ? but haven't tried the mint ? might be the cause of the burning ?
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I just got dentures in March and have been living a nightmare.  I've tried every denture adhesive including secure and find it ALL gets slimy by mid day.   What am I doing wrong.  My upper dentures feel like they are sliding back.
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I use secure but first wipe my gums, then dry them so there is no moisture or greasy feel to them. Then try not to eat or drink anything for half hour, longer if possible. At least Secure is waterproof, but I find that greasy food or creamer in coffee loosens adhesive faster. After you get reline it should be better. Some days adhesive lasts longer than others.
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Tried this but not much better than Poligrip or Fixodent and burns a bit.
Not at all like Cushion Grip. Still hoping CG will be made again by someone.
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I came across Secure on Amazon just a bit ago.... As a 40 year old yoga teacher that hasn't eaten real food in nearly 2 years and pretty underweight, I'll try anything that is not sold at WM!
Poli does nothing for me and the only way my plates adhere is Fixo Gum Care glue.... And it is so nasty!
Is Amazon the only place to buy Secure? Is it sold in stores?
Thanks for your help!
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I have not found it in stores. I had 2 posts put in my bottoms and they hold pretty tight. Only have had them for 2 weeks. I am starting to eat more things. The one thing I have found is SMALL bites. They stay in place. They are rubbing in a couple of spots so will go back to dentist and have them fixed but love the posts! I may have some put on top later but for now secure works great. Hard to get out of your mouth but with rinsing in hot water and paper towels it does come out. I watched you tube videos to use it differently from what the instructions show.
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No Roxanne, Secure is NOT at all like CG. It is just another temporary paste. And I did find it in a Rite Aid a couple of years ago, but not sure they still sell it.  I have only seen it on Amazon.
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Roxanne you can order it online with 20% off. It is at www.Securedenture.com. I sent them an email and they sent me a full tube to try.
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Judi, I swish with coconut oil to loosen adhesive left in mouth. Just do not spit out in plumbing, use trash, or it may harden and clog pipes. Google OIL PULLING, a lot of health benefits to coconut oil.
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I also tried secure..it adheres really good for a short time, then starts disentagrating , and you have little pieces that constantly are breaking off until there is none..I tried a new one called poligrip comfort seal strips...DONT get those..after about 15 minutes, its like having slim in your mouth, your spit gets thick and its hard to talk..
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I've had great luck with Secure! Especially when you use the tube on the tops (watch as many youtube videos you can find) and the Secure strips on the bottoms. I wore mine for over 12 hours and still had to pry then out. I would have left them in but was going in for a soft reline.
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where did you find Secure?  Thanks.
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AliciaP

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You can Google it and buy directly from the company or you can order it on Amazon, and for some odd reason I think it's cheaper on Amazon.
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Shelly Smith

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so its really excpecive yea cause i think they dont sell it to many places what i saw
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Judi Mecham

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I use secure all the time. Have never had it burn or have a taste. Works great if you use it right.
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What do you mean "use it right"???  Maybe I'm doing it wrong and would like your thoughts and instruction.  Thank You
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Judi Mecham

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Secure is a paste but you need to spread it thinly over the dentures. Search you tube for SECURE DENTURE ADHESIVE. I have hot water running so as soon as I get it spread on my denture, I rinse in hot water and use a paper towel to get it off my finger. I use a q-tip to spread it on my lower plate. Takes time but it will work. If I use too little it doesn't hold all day but after time you figure out the right amount. Amazon sells it for around $9 a tube. The tube last quite a while. Hope this info helps.
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NO Secure does NOT work at all like Cushion Grip. It is not at all similar or the same. It is just a paste like the Fixodent and Poligrip.
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Judi Mecham

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Never tried Cushion Grip but from what I have read, this is not like cushion grip. But it does expand and give a little cushion to it. It is just an adhesive.
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Secure also sells the cushion adhesive strips that you cut to size. Have one in my lower right now and it hasn't moved at all. No oozing crappy stuff. I have the adhesive on my top and it is very secure.
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Jani:
You are lucky. I tried the Secure strips(had to cut it down a LOT) on my bottom denture, but it slipped out after about 2 hours and didn't work at all. Wish it did :(
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Sharon so far so good. It was a huge strip so instead of wasting the entire striip I just cut off what I needed. Will use the rest tomorrow.
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Glad it's working for you. I cut mine down also, but the cloth part started slipping out and I ended up just pulling the whole thing off. I dried and blotted everything when I applied it but it didn't help for very long.
That's why I keep buying ($$$$$!) and looking for CG. But I am always open to trying something new :)
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This is the best. Tried them all. No problems with burning or smell.
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Jeanne Roushey

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I had major problems with other brands but not this one.
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Well I guess I am the exception. Secure does NOT secure my bottom denture much longer than the other pastes.  I was not impressed with it at all. Secure is NOT the same or at all similar to Cushion Grip. If you have sore gums or loose dentures that need to be relined, Secure will not alleviate that problem. So if you are still looking for CG, Secure will not be a good replacement.
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I'm with YOU Sharon, Secure is no better than fixodent or poligrip, they all stink. I also contacted the company last year explaining to them that their product was burning my mouth and that i wanted to return the product. I even tried letting the paste dry on my dentures for a little while before placing in my mouth at the advise from another member. To this day I have NOT heard from them. I do NOT recommend Secure anymore than anything else. PS I ALWAYS dry my gums and refrain from drinking or eating for 30 minutes.
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I agree i need something to grab hold of my gums when i eat. lol i have tried everything tried making my own lol nothing works really really good. if i come up with The one i could retire $$$$
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This is a DIRECT QUOTE from an email that I received this morning from the Secure company:

"One of the biggest secrets, that is not on the box for some reason, is that you make sure that your DENTURE and YOUR GUMS are DRY while applying. This is the leading cause for your denture to come loose too early. Blot your gums dry and put your denture in.

Also if you are using the adhesive on a lower denture many find more success with our cushion strips. Lower dentures tend to be ill-fitting and the cushion strip is able to create more contact between the gum and the denture."

I hope that this helps.
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Joan Stoshak

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We can I purchase Secure?
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AliciaP

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You can Google it and buy directly from the company or you can order it on Amazon, and for some odd reason I think it's cheaper on Amazon.
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Joan Stoshak

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Whats the name of the stuff your talking about?
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AliciaP

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Secure Denture Adhesive
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Jeanne Roushey

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I agree, the Secure tapes are better on the bottom. I have accepted that I can't eat chewy food. The above I have found to be true.
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Joan Stoshak

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I use correct cushion ez on my bottoms.  Works great!
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Rosie

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Jeanne, we are sorry to hear your situation. Have you been to the dentist lately for a possible reline?
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Jeanne Roushey

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Yes, helpful
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Another product that is available (I haven't tried it yet and I KNOW THAT IT ISN'T CUSHION GRIP) is EZO cushion/adhesive pads. They look like Sea Bond pads, but BASED ON THE INFO ON THE BOX it talks about it lasting for 2+ days. It supposedly forms to your gums and is removable for cleaning.

I'm pretty sure that I found them at Walmart. If anyone has any experience with these, PLEASE let me know how well they work.

Thank you!
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I have not tried what your talking about  EZO cushion pads but I just returned from Walmart and found a product called Reline-it.  Haven't used it yet but seems to act like cushion and last quite a few days.  Don't want to try it as I have cushion grip in my dentures and don't want to take it out yet.  If anyone does try RELINE-IT, please let me know how it workd.  It contains no zinc.  THX.
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I tried the reline it tastes so bad and i did not like it.
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I had just found out about these this morning while looking for Secure Denture in Canada. I've already posted on 2 other threads LOL  I want to make sure people see it.

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Joan Stoshak

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Where did you purchase EZO?
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I purchased the EZO pads at my local Walmart. If you have the app for Walmart you can check your local stores. However, these are also available on Amazon -if you are a Prime member, you get free 2 day shipping.

I am not sure if you are in the USA or Canada, but everything I post is for the USA.

My only connection to Canada is one of the best friends I could ask for! (Who I hope does not have a desk full of work tomorrow afternoon because I may need to message her ;-) )
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Found a product called Reline-it at Wal-mart.  It seems to apply like cushion grip and last for several days according.  Have not tried it as I still have cushion grip in my dentures and will not remove it till absolutely necessary.  If you should try this product please inform me as to if it works or not.  Thx.
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Reline-it is a pain to remove though. I've used it 3 times. i still need powder adhesive but thats how I ate that steak and salad at 7 weeks., and almost anything else.
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Ken

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@Amanda, months? I thought I was stretching it at 2 or 3 weeks!
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Ken

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I gave myself a slight underbite last time. took it out, haven't replaced yet, been experimenting, and waiting on permasoft to get here.
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Ken

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Will do! It didn't arrive yet, but I've been holding off on the reline-it till it gets here. I may go ahead and do another soft reline with reline-it to insure the perma-soft arrives monday. Murphy's law.... 
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Ah, but does it work?
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Jeanne Roushey

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Yes, would love to hear about people's experiences.
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I tried them and they did not work AT ALL!!!!  Good Luck
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Joan Stoshak

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Cathy found a product today Called Reline-it.  Claims to stay in for several days.  If you should try it be sure to let me know how it works.  I still have cushion grip in my dentures and its to precious to remove it till absolutely necessary.  Good luck and thx.
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Leisa Wells

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amazon has cushion grip now
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Lori Ryan

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EZO; Ordered some online....was a waste of money for me, anyway. Did not work even a little.
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Lori, might want to try a product called reline-it. Applies similar to cushion grip according to directions and supposed to last several days.  still have c.g. in my dentures and to precious to remove until necessary.  Good luck.  Please keep me informed.
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