Missing tooth is quite common these days. But still not many of us know how serious missing tooth can affect someone’s self-esteem, dental health and also until certain extent it can cause mental health issue. Some will suffer with lack of confidence to talk or smile not only in public but also among family and friends. Hence, with modern technologies that we have in today’s era, we can actually replace missing tooth with dental implant, dental bridge, denture (full or half) and many more. Consulting you dentist will be the best option in determining the best way to solve your problem. Here are 3 reasons why you should replace your missing tooth.
Shifting and loose teeth. Anatomically, when teeth is perfectly aligned on the gums it actually create a stable and neat structure that prevents them from moving. However, if one tooth is missing it will leave an empty space which affect the stability of the structure causing other tooth to shift out from their original places. This can potentially have caused gum disease and tooth decay due to change of bite.
Deformation of face. Changing of face features due to loss one back tooth can be a disturbing problem as they can look older than their actual age! This can be explaining by poor chewing mechanism that leads to weakening of the muscles and bone deterioration. By replacing missing tooth this can be prevented and improve one’s quality of life.
Mental health issues. Have you had any experience of missing tooth during childhood? It is a bittersweet memory as it can be cute and fun when we were still kid but it is not a good thing to have as you get older. You will realize that even as simple thing as chewing can be stressful for you. You will start loss your confidence until at some point it feels like it is hard to put on a smile. This is not good for your mental health as it gradually change the way you view about yourself. Replacing missing tooth may take some times for you to get comfortable with it but the result is beyond miracle as you may forget that you lose your tooth.
In Smileway Dental Clinic USJ and Smileway Dental Clinic Setapak we take care of your smile because we believe in “Creating Smiles That Matters” in your life. Take care everyone. To know more about tips of missing tooth, do not hesitate to contact us and get an appointment for a consultation.