What’s At Stake? The Danger of Living with Missing Teeth

The Danger of Living with Missing Teeth

Hello my friend.

I’d like to talk with you today about something that weighs heavily on my heart.   During my career, I’ve counseled and treated hundreds of patients.  Occasionally, one comes to our office missing a tooth or a mouth full of teeth.  Often, we recommend dental implants as a permanent solution to replace their missing teeth.  

Some hesitate.  They shy away from the idea of implants. They opt to do nothing or choose to replace their teeth with dentures or a bridge instead.

Some feel that the cost of implants is too high.  They simply cannot justify spending money on themselves. 

Some are afraid to have the implant procedure. They fear the surgery or anesthesia even though the entire process is routine and involves a minimally invasive, low-risk surgery with a 98% success rate.

The purpose of today’s blog is to address these concerns.  You see, I know from experience the long-term benefits and results waiting for anyone who chooses a permanent replacement for their missing teeth.   I know that patients who choose dental implants are always pleased they did. 

I hope you read every word that follows these so you can understand the dire health consequences waiting for those who choose to suffer and do nothing to replace their missing teeth.

The placement of your teeth largely influences your jawbone and the structure of your mouth.  If you lose a tooth, your surrounding teeth begin to shift, becoming crooked and crowded.  Missing teeth further damage your jawbone by failing to provide the growth stimulus needed to maintain bone density.  This causes bone loss in the jaw which then causes a shrunken and aged look in the lower part of the face. 

Worse still, research shows that those ‘living with’ missing teeth often suffer from nutritional deficiencies.  This is because they no longer have the ability to eat nutritious foods like fresh vegetables and meats. Worse still, they cannot properly chew the foods they eat.

Chewing is the first stage of digestion.  If you do not chew your foods properly, it makes it almost impossible for your body to process the nutrients in your food.   Living with missing teeth means you cannot properly chew.  Not being able to chew properly means your digestive system cannot do its job. This leads to nutritional deficiencies and a cascade of negative health consequences.

The bottom line.  If you have missing teeth, deciding to ‘just live with it’ puts your self-esteem in jeopardy, puts the structural integrity of your jawline in danger, and threatens your long-term health and well-being. 

The cost of doing nothing is simply too high.

If you are missing teeth, you may already be suffering from these negative mental, oral, and physical health consequences.  And every moment you delay treatment will worsen these effects.

Please call our office at 603-605-0036.

 Schedule your free consultation. Get your questions answered. Choose a permanent solution to your missing teeth today.

We look forward to meeting with you soon and can’t wait to see you smile.

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