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Dental implants can last a lifetime if you care for them properly.

Questions & Answers

Implant Maintenance

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WHAT IS IMPLANT MAINTENANCE?

When we talk about implant maintenance, we refer to the routine care required to keep your dental implants functioning properly after they are fully placed. While dental implants are meant to last a lifetime, they still require regular care, just like natural teeth.

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HOW DO I CARE FOR MY DENTAL IMPLANTS?

Dental implant maintenance is similar to regular dental maintenance. It involves maintaining good oral hygiene with daily brushing and flossing as well as receiving regular preventive care from a dental professional to be sure your dental implants are functioning correctly. Depending on the need, we may also recommend additional treatments or oral hygiene aids.

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HOW OFTEN SHOULD I VISIT THE DENTIST ABOUT MY DENTAL IMPLANTS?

Our dentists can check on your dental implants during your regular six-month visits with us, but it is especially important that you keep those regular appointments so we can ensure your dental implants are functioning correctly. Also, if you experience any pain or other issues with your dental implants, please contact us as soon as possible for emergency care.

Implant Maintenance

 

A dental implant is a great dental restoration that looks and acts like a real tooth. And just like a real tooth, it needs proper care to stay strong. Our dentists will help you care for your dental restoration, but we encourage you to review the information below, keep up your regular dental exams with us and take proper care of your dental implants at home.