Dental Implant Maintenance

Posted by Seattle Dental Care Jan 19, 2023

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Dental Implant Maintenance

Our biological dental team plays an important role in the maintenance of dental implants. Dental implants are a serious process and decision. Therefore, it is imperative that once an implant(s) is placed, it is maintained and cared for properly.  At each re-care appointment, the dental hygienist should conduct a complete assessment of the implant. Hygienists should check the surrounding gum tissue for inflammation, bleeding and mobility. The implant should be scaled, preferably before the other natural teeth because studies have shown that the bacteria from the natural teeth can be transferred to the implant and cause damage. It is important that the implant and surrounding gum tissue is properly cared for at home and at the dental office to ensure the longevity of the implant and because plaque build-up on implants has been linked to bone loss. The hygienist should therefore also explain to the patient specific instructions for home care at the end of each re-care appointment.

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We are so happy to have our experienced biological hygienist and the support from our holistic dentist, Dr. Cziao, who will help and care for patients, and maintain their dental implants to the best of their ability. We feel that it is extremely important to care for restorations appropriately to ensure their ultimate longevity for our patients. This is beneficial for the oral and overall health of the patient and their pockets.

At , our team of dedicated natural dentist will ensure that you receive the best care possible and that you understand the importance of preventive care and nutrition. If you're ready to experience the best biological dentistry, please contact holistic dentist Seattle at (206) 728-1330 or visit us at 2107 Elliott Ave Ste 210, Seattle, WA 98121. We will be happy to guide you further.

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