Now that you’re convinced that the last of your teeth must go, it’s time to think about replacements. Many people find that choosing dental implants in Elk Grove Village works well for them. One thing you wonder about is how to take care of them. The fact is that it’s easier than you think.

When it comes to basic care, you will continue to brush after meals and use mouthwash from time to time. Your dentist will help you determine the best type of toothbrush and recommend the kind of mouthwash that will work best. The outcome is that your breath is fresh, your implants look great, and you feel good about your appearance.

One question that patients often bring up has to do with dental floss. Indeed, you will no longer want to use the same floss that you’ve used in years past. Instead, you will not use floss formulated for use by people with dental implants. This option ensures you can still remove buildup between each cap without running the risk of damage to the gums.

Last, you’ll find that dental implants in Elk Grove Village are free from a lot of the care requirements associated with dentures. There’s no taking out the implants at night, and there’s no need to soak them in a solution while you sleep. Forget about using dental adhesives because your implants are firmly in place. In terms of ease and convenience, implants are hard to beat.

Talk with your dentist about the different kinds of implants and which ones would be right for you. After they are in place and you see how well they work, it won’t take long to understand that you made the right choice.

For more information, please contact Brian Homann, DDS, today.