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Pallotto Dental Care
Family and General Dentistry

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): Dental Implants

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Choosing a dentist in Lansing is a big decision for your family's health. Having questions is a natural part of choosing a dentist, and we welcome yours.

Here are some of the most common questions patients ask about our dental services when they call or come by the office. If you have questions that are not addressed on this list, just give us a call. Our team is standing by to help.

Dental Implants

Woman | Dental Implants Lansing ILDid you recently receive a dental implant from our Lansing, IL dental office? Are you wondering about how to care for your new implant? Good news — cleaning and caring for your dental implant is just like caring for any of your other teeth!

When we talk about taking care of a dental implant, we are really referring to the only visible part of the implant: the crown. The porcelain crowns used in implants resemble the look and feel of our natural teeth, so it only makes sense that we would care for them in a similar manner.

Dental implants are strong and durable, and while they are not subject to decay like the enamel of our natural teeth, they can be damaged or broken. Artificial dental implant crowns should be treated with care.

Daily Hygiene Routine

Each day, brush and floss around your implant just as you would with your other teeth. Clean the area along the gum line by brushing thoroughly, preferably with a soft toothbrush. Use dental tape or a wide floss to gently remove any food or debris around the area, and finish with a mouthwash or antimicrobial mouth rinse. There are a wide variety of dental hygiene products such as toothbrushes and floss specifically designed for use with dental implants. 

If you begin to experience problems or inflammation with your dental implant and you live in northwestern Indiana or the southern suburbs of Chicago, our skilled dentists can recommend specific treatments. Call our office today at (708) 895-0778 to learn more!

Our team believes in making dental care convenient, but we want our patients to receive the best dental care in Lansing, IL above all else. In many cases, the dentists at Pallotto Dental Care can patient in dental chair with hygienist | dentist in lansing il perform most dental treatments including root canal therapy, extractions, implant placement, and even invisible braces.

As an added benefit, we also have an oral surgeon, an endodontist (root canal specialist), and a board-certified prosthodontist in our office on a regular basis. A prosthodontist is a dentist who specializes in complex and full mouth cases. Being a board-certified prosthodontist is an honor that identifies the most elite dentists in the field. Our prosthodontist specializes in full mouth rehabilitation and implant dentistry.

Our Care Philosophy 

These partners in dentistry make it possible for patients to have most treatment here in our Lansing, IL dental office without the need to travel across town to a specialist’s office. If the occasion ever arises, however, that we cannot complete treatment in our office or we believe our patient will feel more comfortable with a specialist, we will recommend a trusted partner – someone we would trust with our own family members. 

We will always make a recommendation that we believe will give you the very best experience and outcome.  

Contact our office to schedule your appointment with one of our Lansing, IL dentists today!

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