Dental implantation is currently the best treatment option, which allows you having a well-fixed replacement for your missing tooth/teeth. This procedure seemed to be fantastic 20 years ago, however science is so far advanced that can provide pleasantly shocking results. And if you decide to do this procedure, you definitely made the right decision.
However, many people fear of rehabilitation and after-care for the implants. Therefore, in this article we present you with top tips on dental implants. And of course, before you proceed to implantation, you’d better consult the specialist on the pros and cons of this procedure.
Here are the top 6 tips you should know about dental implants.
Brushing Twice a Day.
We think that the first tip can be applied to both artificial and real tooth, so it will not lead to any inconveniences. You should keep in mind that a dental implant is also a normal tooth, which is implanted to replace the missing one for aesthetics and masticatory processes improvement.
More Thorough Brushing
Dental implant needs proper care. You should clean it more thoroughly than usually, twice a day. Your doctor will offer a suitable method of brushing. We advise using a brush with soft bristles, as it will improve the penetration between teeth, or irrigator.
Interdental Brush and Dental Floss
Using interdental brushes and dental floss is very important for patients with dental implants. It helps to brush the interdental spaces, and areas on the medial and distal parts of the implant, which is difficult to achieve with conventional methods of dental cleaning.
Visit Your Dentist Twice a Year
This is the most important part to provide your implanted teeth with the best care. Especially necessary in cases when the implant is slightly unwound.
Use a Mouthwash
After dental implantation procedure, the number of bacteria in mouth may increase, and it is necessary to get rid of them. You can consult with a dentist, but most of them will offer chlorhexidine for mouthwash.
White and Bright
There are certain things that can leave stains and plaque on your perfect teeth. You should avoid such things as smoking (cigarettes), tea and coffee (excessive amount), tobacco, red wine, brightly colored berries.