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A dental bridge might be a strong and reliable dental restoration, but there are still things that can break or damage it, which is why it’s important to take good care of it each and every day. To help you do so, our Vela Dental Centers Southside team recommends that you do the following things:

-Brush, floss, and rinse: It’s best to keep up on oral hygiene each and every day. You will need to brush twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush, floss once a day with an easy-to-use product, and rinse once a day with antibacterial or fluoride mouthwash. Make sure each product and tool you use has been approved by the American Dental Association.

-Attend your dental checkups: Make sure to visit your dentist, Dr. Ben Vela & Allan Ng, every six months for your routine dental cleaning and checkup. This will help you keep plaque and bacteria away from the dental bridge. It will also give your dentist the chance to fix any problems if necessary.

-Be mindful of where you chew: Sometimes your dental bridge can’t handle the foods you eat, especially when it’s first placed in your mouth. So, please try not to chew sticky or hard foods on the side of your mouth where the dental bridge lies.

Doing these things will help you keep a pristine dental bridge for many years to come! For more information on how to take good care of your dental bridge in Corpus Christi, Texas, please feel free to call our office today at 361.994.4900 The sooner you call us, the sooner we’ll be able to help you. We look forward to hearing from you!