What happens if you do not replace a missing tooth?

Missing teeth do not present too much hassle at the onset, but as time goes on, missing teeth can cause your facial features to droop and cause your other teeth to shift out of position, creating gaps where bacteria can easily settle and cause gum disease.

Missing teeth also impede your ability to chew food properly, which means your digestion is also affected if left untreated.

Why should you replace missing teeth?

If you’ve been unfortunate enough to ever need a tooth removing, you’ll know that the feeling of a gap in your teeth is an odd one. Yes you will get used to not having a tooth there, but actually it’s a much better option to fill the gap with a replacement tooth.

We advise on replace missing teeth as it helps you to maintain a good level of oral health. Unfortunately, if you leave a gap untreated, it can have a serious impact on not only your oral health but your overall health too. You may be surprised to learn that a missing tooth can create cardiac, breathing and digestion problems…