Implants vs. Bridges: Which One Is Right For You?
If you have one or more missing teeth, you probably already know how it can affect your self-esteem. Embarrassing gaps left behind by extracted teeth can make you reluctant to talk or smile around other people. But did you know that it can cause other health problems, too?
Restoring a missing tooth is important to your overall oral health. Over time, your other teeth may shift into the gap left behind from an extraction, causing misalignment of your teeth. This can create bite problems and put undue stress on your remaining teeth, leading to further tooth loss. The jawbone itself can also start to reabsorb, causing a sunken appearance to your ...