Caring for Dental Implants

Dental implants aren’t difficult to look after, but your oral care routine might be a bit different from cleaning your natural teeth, and it’s is because dental implants are composed of artificial materials attached to surrounding bone and gums, whereas your teeth are, of course entirely natural. Here is a quick overview of some of the tools available to help to clean dental implants in Oshawa.

  • Interdental brushes are easy to use and can clean the contact areas between dental implants in Courtice and underneath any bridge teeth. Interdental brushes come in a variety of different shapes and sizes, so it should be easy to pick the size that will fit between your dental implants most effectively.
  • There are special implant and dental bridge flossing tools that can clean implant teeth in Bowmanville properly.
  • Interdental pics are very slim and made from a flexible silicone material. They are effective at cleaning debris from in between teeth.
  • Water flossers squirt pressurized water in between teeth and are very simple to use. They can be an excellent choice for anyone with limited dexterity and who could struggle with other tools.

Implant dentures need to be taken out for cleaning, and we can discuss the best way to keep your denture clean and hygienic. Also, it’s important to clean around the dental implants when you remove your denture.

There is no need to be concerned about cleaning around your dental implants in Newcastle because we can show you precisely how to do this and can help you choose the most suitable tools and products for your specific needs. Our dental team is always available to offer more advice or to review your oral care routine.

Why Are Dental Implants Such a Good Choice?

Dental implants are strong and stable, providing excellent functionality while restoring appearance. One of the huge benefits of choosing dental implants is that they can help prevent bone deterioration. When your natural teeth are removed, the bone that used to surround them soon begins to resorb, changing the shape of your jawbone and destabilizing remaining natural teeth. Treatment is extremely versatile, replacing single or multiple teeth or entire arches. Dental implants can even be used to secure loose dentures, a treatment that is very cost-effective and can help improve overall quality of life, not least because your choice of foods increases substantially.

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