Guaranteeing the Long-Term Success of Your Dental Implants

Dental Implant Success
Dental Implants are great because they provide the dental recipient with a permanent solution for their missing teeth, and because they are considered a permanent solution they are often associated with a few misconceptions. One of the main misconceptions when it comes to dental implants is that they are self-sustainable or in other words are able to be maintained without the recipient practicing good oral hygiene. This simply isn’t the case in order for dental implants to be maintained and to function properly they need to be cared for just like the recipient’s natural teeth would have been care for and cleaned.

Implant Deterioration If Not Cleaned
If a dental patient has dental implants installed then it is very important that they continue to practice good oral hygiene. Doing so will be beneficial for them and will allow them to maintain the function of their dental implants as well as the aesthetic appeal. Also, because dental implants are designed to fit, feel, and function just like natural teeth this make taking care of them easier than ever. The steps to take when it comes to caring for your dental implants are not that different from the steps you would take to take care of your natural teeth, and this includes brushing and flossing them at least twice a day.

What You Can Do To Maintain Your Dental Implants
In order to maintain your dental implants there are certain steps you need to take. Review them below:  

  • Brushing your teeth twice 
  • Flossing at least twice a day
  • Rinsing out with mouthwash

Schedule Your Dental Implants Consultation  
Now that you have a better understanding of dental implants including how they should be maintained or cared for so that they last you a long time it would be beneficial if you reached out to our office to set up your dental implants consultation. This allows our doctor to examine you and answer your questions.