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How Do You Care For Your Dental Implants?

After receiving dental implants, you’ll want to take care of your investment. Once they have been surgically placed by a trained professional, dental implants can last you a lifetime. However, you still need to take a few steps to ensure that your implants — and mouth in general — stay healthy. Below are several ways that you can protect your dental implants! 1. Brush and floss regularly. Even if you have received full mouth dental implants, you still need to take care of your gums. This includes brushing them with an extra-soft toothbrush and flossing if possible. (It is easy to floss around single implants. If you have a full arch overdenture, you should talk with your doctor about the best way to incorporate flossing into your routine.) 2. Attend all your scheduled dental appointments. Everyone, including people who have lost all their teeth, should visit a dental provider at least twice a year. Dentists and their teams do not just focus their attention on teeth, after all. They also con ...

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