Category: Missing Teeth
You may lose a tooth due to various reasons, but missing a front tooth would be a major concern because it can impact your confidence level and self-esteem. A permanently missing front tooth can be the consequence of poor oral hygiene, genetic tendency, or a mouth injury. Some Facts & Figures The American College of Read more »
Edentulism or partially missing teeth can affect much more than the ability to chew or properly digest the food. It has significant social, psychological, and emotional consequences that severely impact your quality of life and self-esteem. Our teeth are Read more »
It's very common to face accidents and as a consequence, you might lose a tooth or some of your teeth. A knocked-out tooth or an “avulsed” tooth is considered one of the most serious and critical dental emergencies. However, you can fix the damage if you act fast.
Adults can be missing permanent teeth for a number of different reasons, from cavities to accidents, genetics, and much more. Adults who are missing teeth because they never developed is actually a relatively common problem. The reason it is not as well known is because the affected teeth are generally wisdom teeth, which are usually removed.