How To Keep Your Dental Implants Glowing

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Teeth in a Day, or dental implant bridges, is an ever-growing method of replacing teeth instead of dentures. Dental implant bridges are a fantastic dental treatment option for those wishing to have their teeth replaced without the need for removable prosthetic teeth.

If you are missing most or all of your teeth, dental implant bridges can increase your dental confidence by allowing you to have a fully functional set of teeth and to eat a regular diet, among other benefits.

However, once you undergo dental implant bridge treatment, you will need to remember a few things to keep your implants looking new.

Keep Your Smile Glowing Longer

Immediately following the dental implant procedure, you will want to ensure you follow all of the instructions your doctor prescribes. After the initial healing time, you will want to establish and maintain a strict dental hygiene routine like the tips stated by Mayo Clinic. Performing excellent oral hygiene that includes using specially-designed toothbrushes can make all the difference in your dental care.

Other things the Mayo Clinic recommends you should incorporate into your dental hygiene are:

  • Regular dental checkups
  • Avoid chewing hard foods such as ice, candy, or chips
  • Abstain from tobacco or dark-colored caffeine products
  • Seek treatment for teeth grinding

Other Helpful Tips

In conjunction with the dental care tips listed above, you should also look into the following:

  • Using a water flosser
  • Utilizing crown and bridge floss
  • Brushing with low-abrasive toothpaste
  • Avoiding alcohol (it can be detrimental in healing after dental implants)

Maintaining healthy gums and teeth is essential for long-lasting dental implants. To care for your dental implants and keep their luminescent glow, you will need to go above and beyond regular oral health habits. Everyday dental hygiene should include brushing twice a day with a toothpaste containing fluoride, flossing, and mouthwash use. In addition, eating a healthy diet can also vastly assist in maintaining oral health. 

In addition to regular oral care, dental implant-specific hygiene helps you protect your dental health and keep your newly crafted smile beautiful and functional after dental implant treatment.

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To learn more about our Teeth in a Day process or other dental implant treatments, call us at 713-668-2289 or fill out our contact form to request a consultation with Dr. Konig. We are pleased to support our clients in attaining their dental and oral goals. Our practice is proud to serve Houston, TX, and the surrounding areas.

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