The Answer to
"How Long Do Dental Implants Last?"

by Dr. Kavendra Naidoo
BDS, MBCHB, Dental Surgeon

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Dental implants or teeth implants NZ have gained immense popularity all over the globe for their ability to restore smiles with natural-looking and functional teeth. Let's delve into the factors that influence the lifespan of dental implants.

Factors Influencing Longevity

Impeccable Oral Hygiene

Maintaining impeccable oral hygiene is the cornerstone of ensuring the longevity of your dental implants. Regular brushing, flossing, and the use of antimicrobial mouthwash are essential practices to prevent complications and maintain the health of your implants.


Lifestyle Considerations

Certain lifestyle choices can significantly impact the lifespan of dental implants. Smoking and excessive alcohol consumption are known culprits that can hinder the body's natural healing process and potentially lead to implant-related issues. Opting for a healthier lifestyle can contribute to the longevity of your implants.


Overall Health Matters

Your general health plays a pivotal role in the success of dental implants. Conditions like diabetes and autoimmune disorders can affect the body's ability to heal, potentially influencing the longevity of your implants. Open and honest discussions with our dentists are crucial to managing these factors.

"By prioritizing impeccable oral hygiene, making conscious lifestyle choices, and focusing on your overall health, you can unlock the full potential of your dental implants, ensuring a confident smile that can stand the test of time."

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Thanks to advanced dental practices and high standards of care, dental implants are designed to last a lifetime when properly maintained. While individual circumstances may vary, the consensus is clear: dental implants can last for many years when cared for appropriately.

To ensure the enduring longevity of your teeth implants NZ, follow these key steps:

If you want to know more about dental implants, get in touch with us or contact us at 09 3790709.

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