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Flossing and caring for your dental implants


Dental implants are a great investment in your oral and overall health. But it is quite necessary to maintain it to ensure it stays healthy for a lifetime. Dental implants are an effective and durable replacement for lost teeth. Once a person has received dental implants, they may feel like their dental cares are over. But dental implants require the same careful oral hygiene as natural teeth, which includes flossing. For patients who are missing one or more of their natural teeth, dental implants represent the premier method of tooth replacement. By securing a dental crown, dental bridge, or even a full set of dentures to dental implants, patients can restore full form, function, and health to their mouths once again. The inorganic materials that make up the implant are not in danger of infection. But the living gums and bone that surround and support the implant are at risk. Taking good care of your dental implants is important for ensuring they last for life. That involves brushing and flossing regularly — but when it comes to the latter, you may find it difficult to find the proper


technique to really clean around the dental implant. Do look for dental implants Los Angeles for better quality implants for your teeth. Why is it important to take care of your implants? It is important to keep an eye out for any indications you may have a gum infection around an implant. Look for redness, swelling, bleeding or pus formation. If the implant feels loose, this may mean that extensive bone loss has already occurred. If you encounter any of these signs, see us immediately for an examination. Good oral hygiene must take place before, during, and after placement of dental implants to ensure the health of the implant. The primary form of hygiene around the implants and crowns is regular washing, but it is necessary to apply additional measures. The best form of additional hygiene is to use a special floss. Flossing for implants When you floss around a natural tooth, you are able to push the floss into the gum pocket without damaging your gums. This is because the gums adhere strongly to the tooth via the periodontal ligament. In addition to being extremely strong, this ligament contains nerves that will signal to you if you push too hard in the form


of pain. Why is flossing crucial? Please find the reasons below: • Trapped Food Debris Can Only Be Removed By Flossing • Regular Dental Implant Flossing Helps Prevent Gum Disease • Peri-Implantitis Can Be Prevented With Good Oral Hygiene •

Flossed Implants Help Protect Jawbones

• Keep Implant-Supported Bridgework from Failing By Flossing There are many types of floss available in the market today. But if you seek advice from expert dentists, you will find that they generally recommended that you go for the un-waxed tape or implant-specific floss in order to protect the tissue surrounding your implant. Do look for dental implants Los Angeles for better treatment and hygiene of your teeth. Flossing twice daily is ideal along with brushing for a full two minutes. Be mindful as you floss your implants with extra care.


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Dental implants are a great investment in your oral and overall health. But it is quite necessary to maintain it to ensure it stays healthy...

dental implants Los Angeles  

Dental implants are a great investment in your oral and overall health. But it is quite necessary to maintain it to ensure it stays healthy...

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