How to maintain your implants

Learn about how to maintain teeth cleanliness after an implant procedure.

Following the placement of an implant it is important to keep the surrounding area clean.

Cleaning your teeth after an implant procedure:

1. Use a 45 degree angle as the standard brushing technique.

2. Use plastic coated interdental brushes for safe effective plaque removal.

3. Tightly floss approximal surfaces and implants.

4. Ensure all surfaces are clean.

5. Adapt floss/tape for teeth and gums.

How to reduce inflammation after an implant procedure:

1. If not kept clean, the gingivae around the implant can become inflamed.

2. Use extra soft filaments for the acutely affected area.

3. Using a standard brushing technique gently but effectively removes debris.

4. Interdental cleaning with the extra soft range removes plaque comfortably and effectively.

5. Use a standard interdental cleaning technique with extra soft filaments.

6. This will result in the resolution of inflamed site.

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