Oral health care is extremely important – pain caused by your mouth and teeth can be extremely frustrating and sometimes dangerous. Ignoring severe symptoms and hoping that the pain will “just go away” can lead to much more expensive treatments down the line, and even irreversible damage to your teeth. To help decide whether you … Continued
I often have patients lose a tooth for one reason or another. Sometimes it is bone loss, an infection, a broken tooth or simply bad genetics. Once you lose a tooth, the immediate solution is to replace it, especially if it is a front tooth. But what happens when you lose a tooth that is not visible when you smile? The tendency is generally to ignore it.
However, any missing tooth can have a negative impact on your quality of life, as well as dental and oral health. Did you know that when we chew, a healthy tooth strengthens the quality of the jawbone and helps prevent bone loss?