Dental implants will help you achieve a flawless smile and they are often chosen by those who have damaged or lost teeth. Although implants are extremely durable, it is still a fact that they need to be properly cared for.
Those who do not adopt the correct habits could risk damaging the implants over time. What do the experts have to say and how can these suggestions be used on a daily basis?

– Using a toothbrush with soft bristles will help to preserve the condition of the implants over time.
–  Ice may be used to reduce the swelling associated with new implants.
–  Once the area has healed, the implants should be brushed and flossed regularly.
Should you be experiencing any type of problem with your new dental implant, getting in to see your dentist sooner rather than later is always the best idea.
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Dr. Fraser Hendrie BDS (Glasg.) MFGDP (UK)

Fraser is a Glasgow graduate with over 20 years of experience. He is the one of the principal dentists at Craigentinny Dental Care in Edinburgh. He has a reputation for consistent, high quality work and a love of innovation. Many of Dr Hendrie’s patients travel from the far reaches of Scotland, the UK and beyond. So wherever you live from Portobello or around Edinburgh to further afield he will be pleased to meet you. He is a member of the Student Clinicians of the American Dental Association, British Dental Association, the Association of Dental Implantology, and has studied at the Pankey Institute in Miami on several occasions. Fraser has particular interests in Dental Implantology, Preventive dentistry, Cosmetic Dentistry and information technology. Fraser has also been admitted to the Faculty of General Dental Practitioners by examination. Fraser is married with two young children and lives in Edinburgh. In his free time he enjoys running, cycling, and kite-surfing.