9002 E Desert Cove Ave., Suite 103, Scottsdale, AZ 85260

Site Logo

The Importance of Dental Cleanings for Implant Health

Dental implants significantly advance restorative dentistry, offering a durable and aesthetic solution for missing teeth. At Total Freedom Dental Implant Center in Scottsdale, AZ, Dr. Gerald L. Kaiser, DDS, emphasizes regular dental cleanings’ indispensable role in preserving dental implants’ health and longevity.

Dental Cleanings: More Than Just a Routine

While dental cleanings are often associated with natural teeth, their importance extends to the care of dental implants. These cleanings are not just about maintaining a bright smile; they are integral to the long-term success of implant therapy.

The Connection Between Dental Cleanings and Implant Health

Dental implants are designed to integrate with the jawbone, creating a stable foundation for replacement teeth. However, the health of the surrounding gums and bone is critical to their success. Regular dental cleanings help prevent the buildup of plaque and tartar, which can lead to conditions such as peri-implantitis, a leading cause of implant failure.

What Happens During a Dental Cleaning?

At Total Freedom Dental Implant Center, a dental cleaning involves:

  • Thorough Cleaning: Specialized tools are used to clean around implants, ensuring the removal of plaque and tartar without damaging the implant surface.
  • Gum Health Assessment: Checking for signs of gum disease or recession, which can impact implant stability.
  • Personalized Care Advice: Tailored recommendations for home care specific to dental implants.

Frequency of Dental Cleanings for Implant Patients

Dr. Kaiser recommends a personalized cleaning schedule, typically every six months, to ensure optimal implant health. This frequency may vary based on individual circumstances and the condition of both natural teeth and implants.

The Role of Advanced Dental Technologies

Total Freedom Dental Implant Center utilizes state-of-the-art technology to enhance the effectiveness of dental cleanings. Advanced imaging and specialized instruments allow for precise cleaning and monitoring of implants and surrounding tissues.

Dental Implants and Overall Oral Health

While focusing on implant health, dental cleanings also benefit overall oral health. They contribute to the health of natural teeth, preventing decay and gum disease, which can indirectly affect the success of implants.

Combining Dental Cleanings with Other Implant Services

At Total Freedom Dental Implant Center, dental cleanings are often combined with other implant services, such as:

The Importance of Patient Participation

Alongside professional cleanings, diligent home care is crucial. This includes regular brushing, flossing, and the use of recommended oral hygiene products to maintain implant health.

Why Choose Total Freedom Dental Implant Center?

Dr. Gerald L. Kaiser and his team offer a blend of expertise, advanced technology, and personalized care, making Total Freedom Dental Implant Center the go-to place for implant-related services in Scottsdale.

Secure the Future of Your Dental Implants

Invest in the longevity of your dental implants with regular dental cleanings. Contact Dr. Gerald L. Kaiser, DDS, at Total Freedom Dental Implant Center in Scottsdale, AZ, today. Call 480-860-9002 to schedule your next cleaning and safeguard your oral health investment.


  1. American Dental Association: The Importance of Dental Cleanings
  2. Journal of Periodontology: Dental Cleanings and Implant Health
  3. International Journal of Oral & Maxillofacial Implants: Maintaining Dental Implant Health

More From Our Blog

Why Total Freedom?

Total Freedom is a custom solution and one of the most well recognized dental implants providers in Scottsdale and Phoenix.

We’re about providing the treatment that best fits you. That could mean a full set of new teeth. It could mean fewer implants than you anticipated. It could mean you don’t require any implants at all. When we can save the teeth you have, that’s what we recommend.

Restore Your Confidence

People travel from all over the country to Arizona for consultations and treatment with Dr. Kaiser. It’s unquestionably worth the trip.

Whether you’re seeking a first or second opinion, or even if you decide to choose another dental provider, a consultation with Dr. Kaiser will provide you with invaluable insights into your unique dental situation and the available options. You won’t be disappointed.



the Latest From Our Blog