Short and Long-term Dangers of Missing Teeth
Whether you’re missing one tooth or several teeth, there are serious repercussions to not seeking immediate treatment. Dr. Houenou at Optima Dental in Lawrenceville, GA can help.
Having missing teeth can affect your smile and impair your self-esteem. But more importantly, it can also lead to significant long-term harm to your oral health. If left untreated, missing teeth may damage surrounding teeth, gums, jaws, and even your face. Luckily, dental implants offer a strong, long-lasting solution to repair the damage of missing teeth and prevent additional complications.
Missing teeth can cause problems immediately after you lose them. Short-term complications may impact your day-to-day routine. These are often signs of greater issues that will lead to future problems.
Some short-term effects may include:
The long-term damage of missing teeth is very serious and shouldn’t be shrugged off. Short-term problems have the ability to develop into critical health concerns.
Some long-term effects may include:
Don’t let missing teeth disrupt your well-being or evolve into serious health problems. Optima Dental can give you a natural-looking, life-changing new smile you’ll be proud of.
Our talented Dr. Houenou will provide a unique solution that fits your needs. Give us a call at (770) 450-6397 to learn about our effective treatments or fill out the easy online form and we’ll get back to you. Restore your smile and regain your life today.