While the titanium material used for your implant post is not susceptible to decay, it is important to care for your dental implants in order to prevent dental implant failure and protect the tissues that support these devices.
Caring for your dental implants is similar to caring for your natural teeth. Keeping your crowns, bridges, or dentures clean is crucial. Following daily hygiene best practices including brushing twice and flossing at least once each day can help you prevent plaque from building up. If you have replaced an entire row of teeth with an implant-supported denture, it is important to floss between the gumline and the denture to remove any harmful bacteria that may have collected. We may also recommend that you use:
Our team is always happy to answer any questions you may have at any time in order to help you maintain your dental implants.
While you may follow a strict oral hygiene regimen each day at home, it is still essential to visit our office at least twice a year for a professional cleaning and exam. During your appointment, we will:
We can also provide recommendations to improve your dental hygiene practices as needed. If there are any issues with your oral health, implants, or restoration, Dr. Polidori can also help you create a treatment plan. We offer a broad range of dental procedures including periodontal care and oral surgery to restore your oral health.
Properly caring for your dental implants is essential to protecting your investment and your oral health.
With our assistance, caring for your dental implants can be easy. We have helped many patients improve their quality of life with long-lasting dental implants. Contact us online or call us at (303) 935-3465 to learn more about caring for your dental implants.