How To Maintain The Health of Your Dental Implants
Dental Implants can provide recipients with a permanent solution for their missing teeth but in order to ensure that they last a lifetime they need to be properly cared for and maintained. This includes taking the proper steps to keep your dental implants clean this includes brushing and flossing on a daily basis. Your dental implants are designed to fit, feel, and function just like your natural teeth so this makes it easier to clean and maintain them.
Brush and Floss, Everyday
There is a common misconception that because you have dental implants installed this means you are no longer susceptible to harmful bacteria that can develop in an unhealthy mouth. The truth is that just like your natural teeth your dental implants need to be properly cared for and that if this is not done you put yourself at risk for developing bad oral hygiene and oral diseases.
Similar to how you would care for your natural teeth it is important if patients who’ve received dental implants brush them at least twice a day and they should also floss at least twice a day.
Regular Dental Checkups
Also, similar to how you would care for your natural teeth when you have dental implants installed it’s very important that you maintain regular dental checkups. Contact our Northridge office to schedule your dental implant consultation or your routine cleaning and exam. Your oral health is connected to your overall health so it’s important to maintain good oral hygiene.