Dental implants have a 98% success rate successful, and there are a few steps you can take to help ensure success and make your implant last.
Practice good oral hygiene
Brush twice a day and floss once daily. Using interdental brushes, brushes that slide between teeth, can help clean the hard to reach areas around your implant.
Smoking can weaken the bone structure and can contribute to implant failure.
Visit your dentist
Cleanings and exams every six months can help ensure your teeth implants are in good condition, and that it stays that way.
Avoid chewing on hard foods
Don’t chew on hard items such as ice and hard candy because they can break the crown and your natural teeth.
You spend thousands of dollars on dental surgery, so make sure they last you a lifetime. For more information on dental implants please visit Sedation and Implant Dentistry of Tehachapi.