Dr. Sambuchino offers his patients a five-year guarantee on all of his dental crowns and a 10-year guarantee on all of his dental implants. The only stipulation is that you stay current on regular examinations and cleanings, which means you must come in twice each year to your routine appointments. When you come in, Dr. Sambuchino can take a look at any restorative work and stay on top of any signs of wear and tear.
Your restorations should last a good number of years if you take good care of them. They are an investment and should be treated as such.
Although neither dental crowns nor dental implants can develop decay, you must still protect your gum health so flossing regularly is crucial. You should also avoid chewing on hard candies or ice. And never use your teeth—not even your natural teeth!—for anything other than chewing food. Biting fingernails or opening cans with your teeth can cause a lot of damage—to natural teeth or restorations.
If you have questions about taking care of your dental crowns or dental implants, don’t hesitate to give us a call. We are here to help!