Post-operative care is essential to ensure the successful healing and longevity of a dental bridge. Here are some post-operative care instructions for a dental bridge:
Maintain excellent oral hygiene by brushing your teeth and the bridge gently with a soft-bristle toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste at least twice a day. Floss daily to clean between the teeth and under the bridge
Cleaning under a dental bridge is crucial to maintain good oral hygiene and prevent potential issues like gum disease or decay. Here’s how you can effectively clean under your dental bridge:
Use Dental Floss Threaders or Superfloss:
Water Flosser (Oral Irrigator):
Regular Dental Check-Ups:
It’s essential to be gentle while cleaning under your dental bridge to avoid damaging the bridge or causing discomfort. If you have difficulty cleaning under your bridge or have any concerns, don’t hesitate to contact us 833-925-8326 for guidance and assistance. We can demonstrate proper cleaning techniques and recommend suitable oral hygiene products for your specific situation.
Initially, stick to soft and non-sticky foods to avoid putting excessive pressure on the bridge. Avoid very hot or cold foods and beverages as your teeth and gums may be sensitive.
It’s normal to experience some discomfort for a few days. Take over-the-counter pain relievers as recommended by our clinical team to manage any discomfort.
Yes, it’s important to refrain from chewing on hard objects like ice, hard candies, or pens, as we can damage the bridge.
Contact us promptly by calling 833-925-8326 if you experience persistent discomfort or notice any issues with the bridge. Our clinical team can evaluate and make necessary adjustments or repairs.
Yes, smoking and excessive alcohol consumption can negatively impact your oral health and the longevity of your dental bridge. Try to avoid these habits.
A balanced diet, proper hydration, and a healthy lifestyle contribute to overall oral health, indirectly affecting the longevity of your dental bridge.
If you have any additional questions or concerns, don’t hesitate to contact our clinical team for guidance and assistance regarding your dental bridge care. Please call 833-925-8326.