How to Take Care of Your Implant?

How to Take Care of Your Implant?

Posted by Cozy Cabin Dental on Dec 24 2021, 06:50 AM

Dental Implant is a treatment that enables patients to feel more confident about their smiles. It helps to restore the functionality of the tooth. But to maintain the implant, it is essential to take care of it. The dentists of Cozy Cabin Dental have listed down ways that can help you take care of your implant. 

  • Use a Soft Nylon Brush 

The patient should make sure that they use a soft nylon brush instead of a regular toothbrush. They are gentle and pliable on the implants. Regular toothbrushes can be harsh and can cause scratches on the surface of the implants. The patient should also avoid using metal instruments to clean the implants. 

  • Avoid Abrasive Products 

The patient should avoid abrasive products that cause discomfort to the teeth. The toothpaste and the mouthwash the patient uses should be sensitive products. Oral products with so many flavors should be avoided as they can cause discomfort to the patient. 

  • Avoid Sticky/Hard Food

Consuming sticky or hard food can cause damage to the teeth. The patient should avoid eating hard candies, dried fruits, potato chips, and hardshell tacos. Avoiding them helps keep the implants healthy for a longer period. 

  • Avoid Smoking and Alcohol

Smoking affects the overall health of a patient. It is vital for patients who have undergone an implant procedure to avoid smoking as it can delay healing. It can reverse the treatment and cause an unsuccessful implant treatment. Alcohol consumption is also known to slow down the healing process of implant surgery. 

  • Floss Regularly

Flossing the teeth regularly helps to remove the plaque stuck on the surface. The process is beneficial to avoid plaque buildup on the implant. It helps to maintain good dental hygiene for a lifetime. 

  • Consult the Dentist

The expert dentists of Cozy Cabin Dental perform dental implant procedures after a detailed evaluation of the patient's dental condition. We also provide instructions that enable better healing of the implant site. If you are planning for a dental implant procedure, visit us at the earliest. 

Cozy Cabin Dental, located in West Jordan, UT, offers the best dental care facilities to patients with the help of modern technologies and efficient dentists. Dial (801) 871-5820 and book an appointment with the dentistry to know more about dental implants and other dental services. 

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