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A dental bridge in Houston, Texas, is a strong and successful dental restoration, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t need to be cared for. In fact, there are many things you should do to keep it in tip-top shape. Those things are:

-Brush, floss, and rinse: For a top-notch dental bridge, you need to keep up on oral hygiene. You can do so by brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, and rinsing daily. Generally, people like to brush every morning and every night. At night, they immediately floss and rinse after brushing. However, it does not matter what time you floss or rinse your smile.

-Attend your dental checkups: It’s vital to attend your dental checkups with your dentist, Dr. James Johnson, because the treatment involved is the only way to completely eliminate the plaque and tartar from your smile, keeping gum disease far away from your teeth and bridge. Your dental checkup is also a great time for your dentist to examine your dental bridge and fix any problems if necessary.

-Be mindful of where you chew: Your dental bridge isn’t as strong as your natural teeth, so it’s important to avoid chewing with your bridge when you eat tough or sticky foods.

If you do these things, you’ll be on your way to a strong and successful dental restoration for many years to come! To learn more about keeping your dental bridge in pristine condition, then please call James A. Johnson, DDS today at 713.988.0536. We are happy to help you in any way we can!