Treat your teeth right and they will treat you right!. Although implants are considered a dependable replacement for teeth, taking care of your own teeth should be our first priority. Stating from childhood each of us should brush and floss our teeth properly at least once per day. Twice yearly visits to a dentist insure early that longstanding accumulated tarter and plaque are removed and not allowed to cause periodontal disease. The dentist can diagnose dental problems at an early stage and recommend any need dental treatments.