How to Care for Your Dental Implants

Just because your cosmetic dentist told you that your Florida dental implants would not decay doesn’t mean you can do whatever you want and eat whatever you want. Remember that your gums and the rest of your natural teeth can still get affected. Even though dental implants can last a lifetime, they can fail if you don’t care for them properly. Take care of your dental health and of your investment by doing the following:

Brush Daily

Most people who get dental implants feel that their teeth are invincible. They feel so confident that they start neglecting their daily brushing routine. After you’ve received your dental implants, your cosmetic dentist will be very clear with his or her instructions and that is to continue brushing daily using a soft-bristled toothbrush. Brushing your teeth twice a day for two minutes will help keep your dental health in tiptop shape.

Don’t Forget to Floss

Flossing your teeth is a no-brainer with or without implants. However, when it comes to choosing floss, picking the right one can be tad overwhelming given that there are dozens of floss types out there. Dentists believe that you should go for unwaxed floss that is specifically made for dental implants to ensure that the rest of the tissues are covered and protected as well. However, to be safe, we recommend you ask your dentist for his or her recommendation.

Professional Teeth Cleaning

Even though you are doing an amazing job at home you still need to have your dental implants professionally cleaned to keep bacteria and infection away. Remember that when plaque builds up in your surrounding natural teeth this can cause gum infection that may loosen your implants out of place.

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