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What can I eat after dental implant placement?

Here is another question you asked us at Elite dental and implant center about dental implant after case and we would like to address it here:
What can I eat after dental implant placement?

Foods:

It’s very important you follow your dentist instruction for dental implants aftercare. It is recommended to consume liquid foods during the first two weeks like soups, yogurt, etc. In the third week, start with pasta, fish, eggs, finely chopped foods, and cereals.
In the second month, slightly firmer foods can be added: tender meats cut into pieces, cooked vegetables. Finally, after three months, you are ready to go back to your normal diet and eat whatever you want.

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Do not use a vibrating electric toothbrush

When using a vibrating toothbrush, it causes vibrations that loosen the internal screw. It is enough that the crown is just a little loose so that it starts to wiggle. Remember you can not tighten the screw, because the crown is cemented at the top of the Abutment that covers the screw. You can not loosen the screw anymore without rotating the whole tooth. It is very difficult to separate all the parts in order to tighten the screw, which means that you have to replace the crown.

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Hot Drinks

Dental implants are made of metal. Metal retains heat much better than soft human tissue. If you drink a very hot liquid, the implant is likely to heat up and the heat of the liquid may be transmitted to the tooth, which is likely to heat long enough to burn a thin layer of cells around the implant. By repeating drinking hot, you may lose your tooth implant. In general, if you can not touch a drink, like hot coffee, avoid drinking it!

The crown covering of your dental implant is porcelain. This, like glass, grows in volume with heat and contracts with cold. So if you drink something very cold then something very hot, the porcelain may crack. This applies to all porcelain crowns, and not just with dental implants. It may also affect your teeth. Although the enamel (teeth) works slightly differently, it can also crack or suffer from micro-cracks and become sensitive. So if you have just eaten ice cream, wait a few minutes before eating hot soup, otherwise, you may find pieces of your teeth in your mouth.

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Removable Denture Implants vs. Fixed Denture:

In dentistry, dentures (false teeth) are used to replace missing teeth to restore proper chewing, gum protection, speech enhancement, and appearance. Dental prostheses can be fixed or removable. We have different types of denture implant:  Removable or traditional Dentures that are not stable and they are either fully or partially removable.  

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The implant supported dentures is another type that is used when patients have lost their teeth, but they have enough bone density in the jaw to support implants.

When you decide to opt for removable denture implants or fixed dentures, it’s always a good idea to analyze the pros and cons of both types of dentures.

A major benefit of removable dentures is that they can be removed at home when they are not used and can be cleaned thoroughly if the food is stuck underneath, which can prevent gum inflammation problems. Removable dentures are easier to adjust and are much cheaper than fixed dentures.

For a long time, removable full dentures were the best dentistry could offer in terms of replacement dentures. Fixed implant dentures have been created in response to some of the disadvantages of removable dentures. Some of the disadvantages of removable dentures include:

  • Acceleration of bone loss
  • Instability
  • Discomfort
  • Needs replacement

Fixed denture, on the other hand,  are more comfortable. Due to their excellent stability, fixed dentures prevent bone loss and restore normal smile and function. Fixed dentures improve the ability to chew foods, they feel much more like natural teeth, and they are less likely to deteriorate over time.  Fixed dentures also have some disadvantages:

  • Because fixed dentures cannot be removed, they are prone to inflammation and other oral problems (eg implant failure)
  • Increased costs compared to removable dentures

It is clear from the above comparison between fixed and removable dentures that fixed dentures are indeed the best type of dentures. Give us a call and take advantage of this month promotion for dentures and dental implants.

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