Top Tips to Care for Your Dental Implants

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Top Tips to Care for Your Dental Implants

Dental implants are excellent devices that will help to replace missing teeth and ensure a brilliant smile. However, we need to keep in mind that caring for these new additions is critical if you hope to avoid unnecessary trips to the dentist.

It is always important to follow the instructions of your surgeon. There are also a number of professional maintenance suggestions which will help to guarantee the longevity of this modern marvels.

– Once the implants have been installed, avoid brushing the immediate area for a few days.

– Use a toothbrush with soft bristles to clean the implants after the swelling has gone down.

– Report any problems that you may be experiencing with new implants (such as pain or tenderness).

“Although it’s extremely rare to have dental implants reject, the better care you take of them, the longer the crown on your implant will last.”

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Dr. Biju Philip

Dr. Philip (GMC No: 6072826) is a medical doctor with more than 20 years experience, of which 13 years has been in the field of Anaesthetics and Critical Care. He has also undergone extensive training in Dental Sedation and Facial Aesthetics, including Botox and dermal filler treatments, which he now practices in our dental surgery in Exning. He also works as an Anaesthetist at West Suffolk Hospital, Bury St. Edmunds.