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Taking Care of Your All-on-4

All-on-4 implants allow you to enjoy the same things you did with your original set of teeth. You may talk naturally. You may smile confidently. You may even enjoy the foods you love without any worry. This dental solution is stronger and more permanent than dentures. You are all set for the rest of your life and act as if you didn’t lose your teeth at all.

Although all-on-4 will allow you to use it however you see fit, it still requires special care just like any other dental solution. Artificial teeth are susceptible to wear and tear no matter how strong the materials are. If you want to guarantee its lifespan and make the most of your investment, there are a few things you need do.

Develop Good Oral Hygiene

We cannot stress enough the importance of developing good oral hygiene. Although most people would tell us they have, we soon find out otherwise when they start having the symptoms of serious dental problems. Keep in mind that artificial teeth are more difficult to maintain than your original ones. Having them is like getting a second chance. So don’t underestimate the power of good oral hygiene and, most importantly, don’t forget to floss.

Adopt Healthy Oral Habits

If you’ve always wanted to quit smoking, drinking, or grinding your teeth, use your all-on-4 to motivate yourself. Apart from helping you improve your overall health, getting rid of these unhealthy habits will help you maintain your artificial teeth. Smoking will stain them. Drinking may eventually wear out the gum base. Teeth grinding, on the other hand, may cause discomfort in the long run. If you want take excellent care of your all-on-4, use them with care and be conscious of your lifestyle.

Commit to Regular Checkups

Although you are set for life when you have artificial teeth on, you would do well if you drop by our office for periodical maintenance. Only our dentists may remove the prosthesis and clean it thoroughly. We are also the ones who can provide you with comprehensive screening for any dental problem. If you want to take excellent care of all-on-4, commit to having regular checkups for maintenance.

Get in touch with us if you want to know about taking proper care of your all-on-4. Our clinic is more than happy to accommodate your needs and concerns.