Do you hear quite frequently that preventive care is an extremely important aspect of protecting your dental implants? While the idea that you can inhibit problems from affecting your oral health sounds wonderful and relieving, it’s not too helpful if you’re not sure where to begin. Rest easy, becoming a pro at prevention is a simple and very rewarding journey. Just become familiar with the main steps and your complete smile will stay that way.
Step #1: Stay Recent With Cleanings And Checkups
It’s extremely important that you stay up-to-date with cleanings and checkups. As much as removing plaque and tartar (and monitoring your oral health) is important for your natural teeth, it is just as important for your dental implants. This form of preventive care (the professional services) will provide you with the smile care you cannot accomplish on your own and which is essential in avoiding all manner of disease.
Step #2: Do Your Hygiene Thing At Home (Without Faltering)
True, your professional care is very important but your smile doesn’t stand a chance without home care, too. Your commitment to cleaning all tissues in your mouth, including natural and artificial, is essential to good oral health. Your dental implants can easily remain in place for years and years to come, as long as you follow our suggestions for twice-a-day brushing and once-a-day flossing.
Step #3: Contact Us The Moment You’re Concerned
The final step in practicing optimal preventive care is trusting your intuition. If you feel like something requires attention, contact us. We can often treat a problem early and before damage occurs if you visit us the moment you notice you’re experiencing an oral health change.
ABOUT YOUR SANTA ROSA, CA, ORAL SURGEONS:
Combining experience in oral and maxillofacial surgery with a genuine care for their patients’ health and comfort, the team at Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park Oral Surgery is ready to improve the health and beauty of smiles in the Sonoma County and North Bay area. To schedule a consultation, contact our office by calling 707-545-4625 (Santa Rosa) or 707-584-1630 (Rohnert Park).