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Top Three Considerations When Recovering from Dental Implant Surgery
Posted on 4/10/2018 by Dr. Hallas
Having a dental implant surgery is an impactful decision regarding your oral health. However, your responsibilities to your dental do not end after your surgery is a success. Most of the patients who have successfully undergone a dental implant surgery actually call the dentist and surgeon back to ask about how to deal with the pain or because they feel that the dental implant is having issues. What most patients do not know is that, there is a list of activities and concerns that they should do after the dental implant surgery. 24 to 48 Hours After the SurgeryMost patients immediately brush their teeth and focus on the location where the dental implant is. The proper way to do oral hygiene for the first 24 to 48 hours is to actually use a warm salt water rinse. After the rinse, you can brush your teeth slower than how you usually do it. There should also be a change of diet right after the dental surgery. Patients are doing the right thing if they are eating soft, liquid or even pureed foods. What most patients are not doing properly is that they use a straw, which negatively impacts the recovery of the mouth it produces pressure and stress to the dental implant and the surrounding teeth and gums. You must also avoid skipping meals since your body needs the nutrients to recover. Lastly, avoid any activity that is harmful to your dental health. Smoking and eating hard food should definitely be avoided in the first two weeks at the very least. When consuming food or beverages, try to make sure they are similar in temperature if possible. Repeated, intense changes, in temperature while eating or drinking can slow or interrupt the healing process. If you have other questions or concerns about your dental health, contact us and let us help you take care of your dental needs....
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What Option Works Best for Just One Missing Tooth?
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The Purpose of a Temporary Crown
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What Dental Bonding Can Do to Improve Your Smile
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Top 3 Causes of Denture Pain
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Keeping Your Mouth Healthy With Dentures - What to Know
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Tooth Problems That Could Make Getting a Crown Impossible
4/15/2017
Does a Tooth with No Root Still Hurt?
3/13/2017
What is Denture Stomatitis?
2/10/2017
You Can Enjoy a Good Steak Even with Dentures
1/10/2017
Learning if You are a Good Candidate for Dental Bonding
12/10/2016
Recovering From a Root Canal: What You Should Know
11/10/2016
When to Go with Instant Dentures and When Customized Would Be Better
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8/20/2016
Denture Problems All Senior Caregivers Should Know About
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