The whole procedure of placing dental implants is not painful at all since you will be under local anaesthesia and/or IV Sedation. Though, a little discomfort is expected after any surgical procedure and can be relieved with painkillers.
Hygiene is vital
A dental implant has 99% success rate and can last a lifetime with proper care. Dental implants should be taken care off just like natural teeth with proper tooth brushing and flossing. It is recommended to use Chlorhexidine mouthwash to maintain cleanliness of your full arch dental implants. The use of Waterpik irrigator will also help in cleaning hard-to-reach areas of the prosthesis.
Also, prevent biting or cracking up very hard food or objects using your dental implants such as meat bone, ice, hard candy or tough bread.
If only one arch is replaced (upper or lower jaw only), make sure to brush and floss the teeth left in the opposite jaw to prevent infection from developing. Good oral hygiene is the key to the success of dental implants.
Lastly, visit the dentist frequently for routine checkups and cleanings. It will be better if the dentist will have a look at your dental implants once in a while to check the condition of dental implants.
A powerful result
As a result of a full arch dental implant, your confidence will be restored. You will be able to smile, eat and communicate more efficiently. And you do not have to think of anything getting out of the mouth.
Lastly, the most advantage of full arch dental implants is bone preservation and stimulation of bone growth. It will prevent you from looking aged or having “sunken appearance” and lessens facial wrinkles too!