The Long-Term Challenges of Missing Teeth
Tooth loss is a much more common problem than you might think The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention conducted a survey that showed almost 40 million Americans are missing all their teeth in one or both jaws.
Your smile is one of the first things others notice about you, and it is unfortunate, but many people will judge you by your appearance. Tooth loss can cause you to feel less confident about yourself and more likely to avoid social situations.
There is also an emotional component to tooth loss. If you have lost a tooth, you may feel sadness or shame about the condition of your oral health. Some ...