The usual potential concerns apply when it comes to protecting your dental implants on Christmas morning! However, since things are quite unique on December 25th, there are some additional details to remain mindful of (which we are happy to share with you), so you don’t need to worry over your smile.
When you just close your eyes and imagine your smile in the future with dental implants in it, you grin a little bit to yourself. This is a wonderful decision you’re making, to replace teeth with implants! Good for you! Then, you open your eyes, and as you begin the process, you may have moments when you start to feel a little overwhelmed. Here’s what we have to say about that: You are perfectly normal and we are here to help you through it. (And, as a matter of fact, you really are making a fantastic decision!).
When you plan on heading out for your holiday traveling, you may want to take just a moment to gather your thoughts. In addition to all of the other details and arrangements you need to make, you will also need to remember to prepare for your oral health while you’re away. How to do that, exactly, so your smile stays in one piece and comfortable condition? Follow some of your oral surgeon’s tips, of course!
You may find yourself suddenly wondering if there’s more than one type of person who may require help from an oral surgeon. Is it always the case that a patient need this specialized care due to hygiene-related problems? Is it always about functional issues? Are there other reasons oral surgery becomes necessary? Consider some ways surgery may benefit patients, so you have a stronger understanding.
If you experience pain at the site of your dental implant or near it, you may go from calm to a bit horrified within 60 seconds! You may also find yourself frantically attempting to sort out the details of why you’re experiencing discomfort, if it means something “bad,” and what you can do to make it go away. We strongly suggest, of course, that you take a moment to relax. Realize that it might be nothing (but if it is, we can help). Then, pick up the phone and dial our number! Of course, a few more suggestions can’t hurt.
There are some things in regard to sedation for your smile that we encourage you to remember. Though the full list would be quite lengthy, we’d like to focus today on some reminders associated with your feelings of uncertainty or embarrassment as you’re learning more about anesthesia. So, let’s help you feel wonderful about discovering more, asking questions, and becoming much more comfortable with the topic.
There are some things you’re probably doing just right with your dental implants. For instance, if you brush gently and you do so twice a day, then good job! If you floss daily and you also perform this function delicately, then you’re on track. However, when small problems pop up, if you’re trying to treat some of them on your own, this may not be the best solution. For anything that you cannot quickly address with your usual dental hygiene, it’s probably smartest that you see us. Consider some things we strongly advise against!
Are you someone who has just begun learning about dental implants? Do you know very little but what you have learned thus far has really impressed you? If you’re feeling inspired to learn more because you recognize that it’s about time to replace teeth missing in your grin, then you have come to the right place. Try out some introductory details that will most certainly help you along.
When you want to see us for a dental implant consultation, you’re already on the road toward making steps toward improving your smile! You’re considering options for teeth replacement, which is so important when you want to maintain your healthiest smile. What you might not feel so steady about, however, is whether you should be doing something to prepare for your consultation. As a matter of fact, there is! Hint: The steps for this part of your experience are very, very easy!
Are you ready for some simple tips from your oral surgeon that can help you avoid accidentally making some very poor choices during your holiday meal? Did you realize that even selections that seem perfectly healthy and lovely might be something that could leave you with a broken tooth, stressed jaw, damaged dental implant, or otherwise? While using your best judgment will usually suffice, your surgeon would love to cover some common problems just to be sure you’re prepared!