- Apr 12, 2022
Hi, I went to my implant surgeon for a post checkup after 8 months and the assistant gave me an sample pack of oral b superfloss and suggested me to use it to clean my implant (tooth #9). Right next to it, I have a filling on my tooth #8 which I had an accident in PE class back in high school. The filling is the gap line next to tooth #9. The nurse explained to me how to use it. But when I got home, I was wondering how to put it in. So I used it the same way like I am using a regular dental floss using the hard part and pull it to the top of the gum and switched to the sponge portion. It was hard to pull it up and I forced it. My gum and tooth #8 with the filling felt a little uncomfortable. Now that I watched YouTube videos and found out that I am not supposed to use the hard part to pull it up to the gum line. I should poke it in between the space in the gum area between the the two teeth. Now I am so worry that I might have damaged the filling on my #8 tooth and #9 implant. For I did used the sponge part on the implant. Do you think by doing it once will damage the filling on the tooth next to implant?