Missing a Tooth? Replace Sooner Rather Than Later
If you've lost a tooth, you may be tempted to let it go, especially if it’s farther back in the mouth where it’s difficult to see.
It’s understandable because the whole process of losing the tooth, whether it’s because of poor oral health or a sports injury, can be a challenge to deal with. You may feel depressed, eating certain foods can be uncomfortable or impossible, and you hate the idea of a gap in your smile.
The Problem with Tooth Loss
But tooth loss leads to numerous oral health problems, and if a tooth isn’t restored, you will be dealing with a lot more than an esthetic issue.
- Increased pressure on remaining teeth ...