How to Take Care of Your Dental Implants
- Posted on: Jul 3 2020
Earlier, we discussed the whole process of preparation for dental implantation and the installation procedure itself. In this blog, we would like to give you some tips and tricks on how to care for implants.
After the procedure, you will be prescribed the necessary medications, which must be taken strictly on the advice of a doctor in order to alleviate pain and aggravate the healing process.
The first week after installing the implant, you must be extremely careful and not damage the wound. To brush your teeth gently and rinse the place where the implant is installed with antiseptic solutions.
In the first days after the operation, it is also necessary to eat soft food, without the need to chew, try to eat the opposite side and avoid too cold or too hot.
Do not miss your visits to the hygienist, and also visit your doctor to make sure that the implant has taken root well and that there is no inflammatory process.
Gum massage is also very helpful. For this, by the way, an irrigator is useful – it massages the gums with a water jet and cleanses the oral cavity.
The life of the implant – if you follow all of the above, then you will never have to change the implant and nothing will happen to it. This is a long-term investment in your health.
All teeth are closely interconnected and if one of them is not fixed, then in the future there will be problems with adjacent teeth and this will require more time and cost.
If you have a missing tooth, do not wait until it gets worse, the sooner you take appropriate measures, the better it will be for the health of your teeth and your bite. If you have questions regarding the implant installation procedure, contact us at 954-457-8308.
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