321 Family Dental

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Dental Implants

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When you are taking care of your dental health, questions may arise, and they should. We want to be your partners as you work towards achieving and maintaining a beautiful smile. Our team is here to answer your questions and provide you with guidance for your dental health.

We've listed a few common questions we hear from our patients here. If you don't find the answer you need, call us at (321) 254-0306 and speak to a friendly and knowledgeable member of our team.

Dental Implants

Dental implants in Melbourne have the potential to provide excellent longevity with the proper care. When you commit to an excellent home care routine and visit your dentists at 321 Family Dental every six months for professional teeth cleanings and examinations, your dental implant can potentially last for a lifetime.

Man smiling after getting dental implantsFood to Avoid With Dental Implants

That being said, you also have to take precautions similar to what you would take with your natural teeth, such as avoiding certain foods that could be harmful to your restoration, like:

  • Sticky or chewy foods like taffy or steak could loosen or pull off your crown.
  • Hard foods like crusty bread, carrots or apples could damage your crown when you bite into them directly.
  • Chewing on ice could break or fracture your crown.

Normal wear and tear over the years or eating foods like the ones mentioned above could cause damage to your crown so that you would have to replace it. However, when you're careful about the foods you eat and keeping your implant tooth clean and plaque-free, you will experience better longevity from your restoration.

Call Our Melbourne Dental Clinic

If you have questions about tooth implants or dental implant care in Melbourne, FL, please contact 321 Family Dental today at (321) 254-0306 for more information.

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