Missing A Tooth? Replace it Right Away!

Missing Teeth Not Only Damage Your Self-Esteem, But Also Your Jawbone!

It goes without saying that if you lose a tooth due to injury, gum disease, cancer, or other occurrence, you should have it replaced immediately. Did you know, that there are significant dangers to not replacing a tooth, such as bone resorption? Because the roots of the missing tooth are no longer embedded into jawbone, the jawbone will begin to deteriorate. It can also affect the teeth around the void, and can alter your facial appearance. Sounds scary, right?
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Why is Pediatric Dentistry So Important?

Teaching Good Oral Care Habits Early, Can Prevent Long-Term Chronic Diseases Later

Children are sponges when it comes to knowledge and picking up new habits. That’s why it’s imperative to establish sound dental habits as soon as possible, otherwise they can run into health issues later on in life. That said, each system in your body is connected, and according to a study in the Journal of Periodontology, people with periodontal (gum) disease are more susceptible to breathing in bacteria from infected gums or decayed teeth, which could lead to respiratory tract infections, pulmonary diseases like COPD, and diabetes.

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