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Caring for Dental Implants

DentalImplantImageIf you have implants or are considering implants it is important to consider your oral care. Having good oral hygiene habits are always beneficial, but especially so when you have implants. The hygiene of your implant-supported teeth is just as important as that of your natural teeth, as both rely on healthy tissue for support.
After your implants are in place you will want to ensure you’re cleaning around them in the proper way. Dental implants are attached to your bone and gums in a different way than natural teeth, and implants are made of a different material than natural teeth.
Implants are made with titanium, which is a metal that naturally fuses with your bone. Natural teeth have a greater blood vessel supply through which it can bring cells and nutrients, and is therefore more readily able to resist and fight against infection. Therefore, if you are ever concerned with your oral health, especially the tissue and gums around an implant, do not delay – contact your dentist right away.
As with natural teeth, plaque builds up on implants and needs to be cleaned on a daily basis.
At home, it is important to maintain regular brushing and flossing habits for optimum oral health: brushing at least twice a day, in addition to after meals or acidic foods, and flossing at least once a day.
If you would like to make an appointment to discuss any of your dental concerns or questions, email us at info@lifestyledental.co.uk , or call us on 01772 717316.



Dr. Nadim Majid qualified from Liverpool Dental school in 2001 and since then has worked in Lancashire for a number of years. He decided to undertake a career in dentistry as he found it was a good mix of science and art and also gave him the ability to help people and make a difference for them.

This really hit home when he worked in a nursing home for a short time and actually saw the impact upon the health and well being of patients whom had lost their teeth the impact was significant on the general health and well being and this is something Dr. Majid wanted to make sure he helped others avoid.

Dr. Majid is trained in hypnosis, sedation for nervous people, dental implants as well as braces. He lives in Lancashire with his two children (twins) and his wife who is a teacher. Dr. Majid has always and will continue to be focused on producing top quality services that his patients have come to expect and appreciate.