Category: Tooth Loss

Why Tooth Loss Is Just the Start of Oral Health Problems

For many people who experience tooth loss, it’s the severe result of another underlying oral health concern. For example, the most frequent reason for tooth loss is severe gum disease and the damage that it causes to the supportive structures around your teeth. However, the loss of one or more teeth doesn’t mark the end… Read more »

Why You Lost Teeth, and What to Do About It

The loss of your healthy, natural teeth doesn’t occur for no reason, and it isn’t a natural part of the aging process, as some people may believe. On the contrary, tooth loss is the result of several different potential concerns, which is why understanding the specific cause of your tooth loss is important to restoring… Read more »

What to Expect when Dealing with Tooth Loss

Tooth loss isn’t something that everyone will have to deal with, but a large percentage of people will at some point in their lives. For some people, it may be the result of something out of their control, such as the impaction of a wisdom tooth or a severe, accidental traumatic injury. For others, it… Read more »

Addressing Severe Tooth Loss with Dental Implants

The benefits of dental implants are that, by replacing the roots of your lost teeth, they can help you prevent many of the severe consequences that result from their loss. The sooner you replace your lost teeth with implants, the greater chance you have of avoiding these consequences. However, this can make some patients who’ve… Read more »

How to Avoid Having to Replace Lost Teeth

The good news is about tooth loss is that, with a highly lifelike dental implant restoration, you can avoid many of its most severe consequences. The other good news is that, if you haven’t experienced tooth loss yet, you have a good chance of avoiding it and the need to replace your lost teeth, which… Read more »

How to Keep Your Jawbone Strong After Tooth Loss

Restoring your smile after experiencing tooth loss can become more complex the longer it takes you to address the problem. This is due largely to the many different consequences of losing teeth and their roots, including the diminishing impact of the loss on your jawbone structure. For many patients, losing teeth results in a weakening… Read more »

Can Dental Implants Lower Your Risks of Losing More Teeth?

Depending on the state of your oral health, there could be multiple things that contribute to your overall risks of tooth loss. However, if you’ve already lost one or more teeth, then the risks of losing more are already higher, even if you don’t realize it just yet. Today, we examine how tooth loss leads… Read more »

The Underlying Consequences of Tooth Loss

For some dental health problems, the biggest challenge is that the symptoms of its development aren’t always obvious. Without a comprehensive dental health examination, you may not realize there’s a problem at first. When you lose a tooth, however, the problem isn’t discreet. Whether it’s from accidental trauma or the progression of an oral health… Read more »

How to Know if You’re At-Risk for Tooth Loss

If you haven’t experienced tooth loss but worry that you might in the future, the good news is that you may have a good chance at preventing it. That’s because many cases of tooth loss result from things that can be prevented or treated early. Being diligent in your oral health care will significantly improve… Read more »

Get Answers About Your Tooth Loss

Losing a tooth may not just be devastating to your oral health, but also confusing, especially if you’re diligent about caring for your teeth and smile. However, there are some instances of tooth loss, or a need for tooth extraction, that can’t be prevented, such as accidental trauma as the result of a dental emergency…. Read more »