Tooth loss is one of the most serious things that can happen to your smile – but it doesn’t need to be your experience. By arming yourself with knowledge, and improving your dental health habits today, you’ll see a healthier, fuller smile tomorrow.
Scheduling regular dental exams is one of the most crucial aspects of preventive care. Has it been more than six months since you’ve been in the office? Get in touch online to set up your next appointment. We look forward to seeing you!
Risk Factors for Tooth Loss
Depending on your genes, habits, and overall health, you are either more or less likely to lose a permanent tooth at some point in your life. While some of these factors can’t be helped, others are simpler to improve.
You’re more likely to lose a tooth if you are:
Older than 35
Not receiving dental care, or have never received dental care – If you were not taken to the dentist as a child, you’re unlikely to start going as an adult. Try to break the cycle to see a longer-lasting smile and improved systemic health. If you’re struggling with dental anxiety, we will do whatever possible to help you feel comfortable in our office.
Not brushing your teeth – Oral hygiene removes bacteria from your teeth before a tough layer of plaque is formed. If you can’t seem to find time to brush and floss, try some of our hygiene tips.
A tobacco user – Quitting smoking is easier said than done, but it’s key for the health of your teeth, lungs, skin, and entire body. Start by finding quitting resources online.
Have high blood pressure
There’s a mouth-body connection, and caring for your teeth is likely to improve your systemic health in turn. Give yourself the care you deserve to see not just freedom from tooth loss, but an overall excellence in health.
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