Extra cares for bridges, implants and braces

Extra cares for bridges, implants and braces

Are there any extra cares when you clean your bridge?

Did you know that between the part of the bridge that replaces the missing tooth and the gum beneath it also accumulates food that should be removed?

Often this space is very tight and the toothbrush does not clean it. The fact that the bridge coveres the teeth does not meat that they are prevented from the formation of caries, gum disease and movement.

If you want to prolong the life of the bridge and teeth it is important to clean not only around it, but below it.

The long-term success of dental implants, which are placed on single crowns, bridges or dentures depends on how well you care for them.

If you have poor hygiene and do not clean effectively around implants, the gum around them becomes inflamed, the bone gradually melts and they become mobile. This results in their

The use of interdental brushes helps in the cleaning of the implant and the tooth which is located on the bridge.

Irigators are effective to remove food debris and are useful in patients with orthodontic appliances, implants, bridges and oral hygiene difficulties .

Wooden toothpicks are not as effective as the floss and interdental brushes.