Why Summer is the Season for Dental Implants

woman smiling in the summer sun

Summer evokes a lot of images in people: beaches, swimsuits, sunny days, and tropical drinks. But here in Florida, we get those things year-round—the only difference is that now it’s hot.

Do you know who has an excellent A/C? Your local dentist. If you want to beat the heat, you may want to catch up on some dental work that you’ve been neglecting. If you’ve ever wanted dental implants, for example, summer is actually an excellent time to get started on them. Here are a few reasons why that’s the case.

An Excess of Time

Typically, summer is a time when people tend to slow down a little bit. People take it easy, and they may have a little bit more time on their hands. That being the case, you may be able to break away from work or school to get to the dentist’s office.

 A Soft Food Diet You’ll Love

Immediately after any kind of dental implant surgery, it’s common for a dentist to recommend that you briefly take on a soft food diet. Under ordinary circumstances, this can be a little bit of a drag, cutting out some of your favorite foods.

However, in the summer, there are plenty of soft foods to enjoy. Cold soups, smoothies, applesauce, fruit juice, and even the occasional scoop of ice cream can be an excellent way to cool off when it’s hot outside, and they all fit neatly into a soft food diet. While you may not love a soft food diet under ordinary circumstances, you might even enjoy it in the summer.

No Time Like Now

Dental implants are widely celebrated among patients, and it’s not hard in the slightest to see why. They look remarkably realistic, provide remarkable bite force, and can even last a lifetime if you maintain them properly.

With all this going for them, there’s no reason not to take the plunge and get your own set of dental implants. There’s no time like the present to make that happen. This summer is as good a time as any to invest in your oral health, so if you’re interested in getting dental implants, you should get started today.   

About the Author

Dr. Breanne Dufault knows that prosthodontics is about more than teeth—it’s about how people feel as they go through their lives, and the confidence that comes with being able to smile with ease. That’s why she works so hard to give her patients beautiful, healthy smiles. Dr. Dufault received her dental degree from the Dental Doctorate at the University of Connecticut, and she’s currently a Fellow of the American College of Prosthodontists.

If you have any questions about dental implants, she can be reached at her website or by phone at (239) 300-2767.