When a tooth is lost, there is a lot that happens over the weeks, and months, following the event. The space where the tooth once resided, begins to fill up with food particles. This can lead to gun disease, and tooth decay to the other two adjoining teeth.
In addition the adjoining teeth begin to shift inwards, toward the gap. All this ends up creating some form of oral disease; and it could have been avoided had the patient decided to visit the dentist with much more regularity (which most patients don’t) and also made a decision to have implant dentistry performed. In the article below you will get a better of understanding of the details involved with missing teeth.
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