Category: Tooth Loss

Why You Need To Replace That Missing Tooth

Everyone has a morning routine, and while it may vary, the same few actions are pursued – wake up, use the bathroom, brush teeth, and get ready for the day. With so much going on throughout the day, your oral health can oftentimes be placed on auto pilot as you mindlessly follow the same thing… Read more »

What Happens When Adults Lose Teeth?

Despite the fact that many adults experience tooth loss to varying degrees, the truth is that our healthy adult teeth should be permanent. With the right care and maintenance, most people can successfully address the typical causes of tooth loss, which often involve the formation and progression of an underlying chronic oral health concern. When… Read more »

A Few Lesser Known Facts About Tooth Loss

There’s a lot about tooth loss that most people already realize. For instance, it’s no secret that losing a tooth can be one of the most serious concerns for your smile and oral health, and that replacing a lost tooth is important to preserving your smile. However, one of the reasons why tooth loss continues… Read more »

When You Experience Severe Tooth Loss

When you determine the severity of your tooth loss, the most important metric is the number of teeth that you’ve lost. However, the severity of losing teeth includes more than the tooth structure that’s no longer present. It also includes the impact that the absence of the tooth and its root has on the rest… Read more »

Why It’s Important Not to Ignore Tooth Loss

It’s not easy to ignore the loss of a tooth. However, for many patients, it can seem like something that doesn’t have to be addressed immediately. As they take time to adjust to the fact that they’ve permanently lost a tooth, the impacts of that loss can continue to have a growing impact on several… Read more »

3 Reasons to Address Tooth Loss as Soon as Possible

Addressing any oral health concern that you might develop as soon as possible is typically the best way to restore your smile and good oral health. However, not everyone who experiences tooth loss understands the importance of prompt treatment, or how hesitating could impact their oral health and smile restoration plans. Today, we examine three… Read more »

Ways that Dental Implants Prevent Further Tooth Loss

Dental implants are designed to replace lost teeth, which means they aren’t recommended until after you’ve already experienced tooth loss (or are faced with a need for tooth extraction). However, restoring your smile after tooth loss means more than just restoring its appearance. It also means addressing the consequences of the loss, many of which… Read more »

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 »