There are many reasons for tooth lose including sports injury, trauma, gum diseases (periodontal disease), tooth decay and other health issues.
Missing teeth can be embarrassing and could affect your confidence, but more importantly, they affect your general and oral health too.
Gum – Gingivits and Periodontal disease is one of most prevalent cause of tooth loss. This diseases is caused by the biofilm, or plaque buildup.
Poor tooth-brushing habits can be one of the main causes for the plaque buildup. If it was not removed with the use of the tooth brush and floss
it can harden and form calculus “tartar”.
Such hard deposits can only be removed by professional tooth cleaning by seeing our cosmetic dentist london or dental hygienist.
Plaque deposits is directly responsible for gingivitis a gum disease that causes gums to become red, swollen and bleeding — sets in, along with periodontitis, causing a break of the bond between the teeth and supporting bone. The involved teeth become loose, fall out, and bone loss results.
Tooth loss affect the oral health that may result in uncontrolled tooth movement creating further problems to th bite, tooth decay and TMJ diseases.
“ There are many options to replace missing teeth. However, the best long term option is a dental implant”, Dr Daoudi of London Smile Care said.
A dental implant London is an artificial tooth base, typically titanium, that is implanted into the jaw to hold a replacement tooth or bridge of several missing teeth. Occasionally, a semi-fixed bridge can also be used with dental implants London.
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