How to Care for Your Dental Implants

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Cleaning and maintaining dental implants is just as important as cleaning your teeth because both rely on healthy tissue for support, reason is: your implant and natural teeth are similar.

Plaques can be harmful; just like natural teeth, it has the potential to cause an infection, and getting rid of that plaque is critical. It is possible that the infection will progress to the loss of the implant itself if the infection is not treated appropriately.

Your dental hygienist can remove biofilm from your teeth and keep your teeth infection-free if you get them cleaned regularly. Brushing and flossing your teeth at least twice a day is always advised.

The closest thing you can get to real teeth is dental implants. They don’t need special treatments or products; they only need a toothbrush and floss! They can last a lifetime with proper care, preventing further dental work in the future.

You can continue to savor all your favorite foods with a dental implant. If you chew something hard, it won’t come loose or fall out.

In general, dental implants are intended to improve and simplify life! They will improve your overall quality of life for many years to come with just a simple brush and floss. It is not necessary to do anything special to care for them.

Contact Steve Bureau Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery to set up a consultation if you think you might benefit from dental implants!