Dental implants offer numerous benefits, including:
- Look and feel of natural teeth
- Ability to eat foods not recommended with dentures
- Preservation and improvement of facial structure
- Durability and longevity
- High success rate among qualified patients
How to Properly Care for Dental Implants
To ensure your dental implants stand the test of time, Dr. Kenzik recommends treating them as you would your natural teeth. Daily brushing and flossing, along with regular dental check-ups is imperative. During your visit we’ll examine and clean your implants as well as your gums and teeth. Another great reason for regular check-ups is they can help prevent future oral problems. In addition to regular care, an antibiotic mouth rinse may be beneficial, along with a keeping a healthy diet limited in foods high in sugar or acid.
Is Everyone a Candidate for Dental Implants?
In some cases, dental implants may not be the ideal solution for some patients. Factors such as existing dental work, medical conditions, gum disease or bone loss should be discussed during an initial consultation with Dr. Kenzik. While dental implants may still be possible with these conditions, he will go over your options and answer any questions you have.
Dr. Kenzik encourages anyone interested in improving the health and function of their smiles through dental implants to contact his office for a consultation. He will discuss options for replacing your missing teeth and provide you with the necessary information needed to make the right choice for you. To see if you’re a candidate for dental implants in Ormond Beach, FL, contact us by calling 386-672-9440.