The Dangers of Missing Teeth
Whether you’re missing one tooth or all of them, there are dire consequences to not seeking a replacement.
Have you been postponing tooth replacement? If so, it’s crucial to seek professional treatment as soon as possible. Failing to treat missing teeth in your smile can result in serious consequences that ultimately threaten healthy neighboring teeth and your overall well being. Whether you have one missing tooth or several missing teeth, exploring your options with help from an experienced dental implant provider like Dr. Kremer can help prevent bone mass deterioration. Don’t postpone treatment any longer!
Although most individuals are well aware of the short-term effects missing teeth can have on their smile, many don’t realize how neglecting treatment can have overwhelming consequences beyond appearance. In fact, missing teeth can damage healthy neighbouring teeth and overall dental health – making matters worse. The short-term effects of missing teeth include:
There is a similar lack of awareness around the long-term consequences of missing teeth. If gaps in the smile are neglected and no restorations are placed, the empty sockets can cause a wide range of problems ranging from infection to bone depletion. Other long-term effects that can rise due to missing teeth include:
If you’re tired of having missing gaps in your smile and would like to restore your smile, contact Dr. Kremer in Chico, CA for a consultation. Our dental staff at Kremer Dental Care are dedicated to helping patients restore their dental health and smiles with the use of state of the art technology – your health is our priority! Call us today to get started.