How To Properly Care For Your Dental Implants

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How To Properly Care For Your Dental Implants
Many people suffer from missing teeth it’s not as uncommon as some would think. Previously, dentures were the very best possible solution for patients who were suffering from missing teeth, but now thanks to advancements with restorative dentistry there are options when it comes to replacing or restoring missing teeth. Also, one of the main issues with dentures is that it does not work to preserve the bone in the patient’s mouth that once supported the now missing teeth. This means that overtime the patient will experience bone deterioration and a restructuring of their jaw due to this bone loss. Dental Implants have emerged as an alternative to dentures and they work well to promote the regeneration of bone in the patient’s mouth. With this being said while dental implants are a great solution for missing teeth they need to be cared for properly. With the proper maintenance and care dental implants can last a lifetime.

At-Home Care
One of the most important ways to care for your dental implants is to be sure that you are caring for them properly while you are at home. Doing so would include brushing and flossing the proper amounts of time a day. This would mean brushing your teeth at least twice a day and flossing at least twice a day. In addition, to doing these things it’s also important to be sure that you are brushing effectively meaning above and below the gum line. At-Home Care is essential to the maintenance of your dental implants it’s very important to engage in good oral care.



Maintaining Regular Checkups
It is very important to be sure that you are engaging in maintaining regular checkups. This would require that you receive routine check ups and dental visits at least twice a year. Your dentist has the advanced technology and the experience to examine your mouth and thoroughly clean your mouth. Doing so will allow them to detect if you are suffering from any oral diseases, and if so, they will be able to provide you with proper dental care and appropriate dental treatment.


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If dental implants seem like a great option for you now that you better understand how to care and maintain them then please don’t hesitate to reach out to our office to set up your consult. Doing so allows the doctor to answer all of your dental implant related and focused questions.

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