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Dental implant FAQs

How are dental implants cleaned?

With most dental implant cases, you would clean around each implant supporting tooth by brushing and flossing in exactly the same way as for that you would natural teeth or conventional bridges.

In some areas of the mouth dental floss or tape, inter-dental brushes and other cleaning aids (such as a Waterpik or Air-flosser) will be needed to maintain good standard of oral hygiene.

Your daily home hygiene care will need to be more meticulous – and spend more time – than in the past, if you want to maintain optimum implant health and for your implants to last for the long term.

A dental implant dentist will provide you with an aftercare plan as a part of your patient consent, and this would usually involve visiting a dental hygienist (with experience in dental implant restorations) on a regular basis.  This hygienist will typically use instruments not used in a routine hygiene treatment / scale and polish.

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© DentalCarePlus 2019