Dental Implant Care: What Am I Doing Wrong?

When you’re doing your absolute best but you don’t think you’re getting your dental implants clean, it can feel a bit defeating. However, rather than give up or feel stuck, we encourage you to consider a handful of suggestions we frequently make to our patients. In most instances, you just need a little bit of guidance to get your daily maintenance (and long-term maintenance) back on track.

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Do You Have FAQs About Mini-Implants?

Before we recommend dental implant, we have to look at the health and state of your smile. For example, if you have an underlying health issues, such as gum disease, you may need treatment before we proceed. In addition, losing significant amounts of jawbone tissue can mean there isn’t enough tissue to support a new tooth. However, to address this we may be able to place mini-implants. Do you have any questions about mini-implants?

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How Do Dental Implants Preserve Your Appearance?

When we lose our teeth, many complications can arise, including trouble speaking and difficulty eating a variety of foods. However, for some tooth loss can also mean an older appearance, including sunken cheeks and in some cases, even a ptotic chin. Fortunately, dental implants can help preserve your facial structure. How do dental implants preserve your appearance?

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How Do You Place An Implant And Crown?

Losing a single tooth used to mean receiving a dental bridge. Placement would involve the removal of surrounding tooth structure and the prosthetic would only last between 10 and 15 years. Fortunately, we have an alternative that can provide decades, possibly even a lifetime, of quality tooth replacement. How do we place implants and crowns? Can anyone benefit from this prosthetic option?

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