When you’ve lost a tooth, your first concern may be how the loss makes your smile look. After consulting with your dentist, however, you’ll realize that there’s more to tooth loss than meets the eye. For instance, after losing a tooth, the rest of your teeth can shift from their original positions, your jawbone can… Read more »
Month: January 2018
Surprising Consequences of Untreated Tooth Loss
After losing a tooth, the effects of the loss can seem obvious. For instance, the gap in your smile can affect your confidence, your ability to bite and chew comfortably, and the enunciation of your words. Yet, some of the more pressing concerns often aren’t as obvious, despite the fact that they can have a… Read more »
What Do Loose Teeth Mean for My Smile?
Your teeth are the most used parts of your body, and to remain strong and healthy, they’re held sturdily in place within your jawbone by their roots. Within a roots socket lay a mass of periodontal tissues that help secure it in place, giving the tooth a minimal amount of wiggle room to adequately withstand… Read more »
Why Periodontal Disease Control Matters
When you notice that your gums are bleeding or that your breath seems chronically bad, you might consider the periodontal disease that causes it to be quite a nuisance. However, the truth is that it’s much more than that; periodontal disease is one of the most common chronic dental issues, and the most common cause… Read more »