Category: Tooth Loss

Worried About Tooth Loss? Learn About Prevention and Treatment

Keeping your smile healthy throughout life is a journey, and usually, it isn’t a particularly difficult one. For example, if you keep up with good hygiene at home, which means brushing your teeth twice and flossing at least once every day, and visit your dentist as often as recommended, then you can largely prevent issues… Read more »

Things You Should Know if You’ve Lost a Tooth (or Several)

Some things about your dental health are inevitable. For example, you might develop teeth stains even if you successfully prevent other issues, like cavities, with good hygiene and preventive care. Other things, however, only seem inevitable, such as the loss of one or more of your teeth. At our Kansas City, MO, dental office, our… Read more »

Possible Causes Of Adult Tooth Loss

Losing teeth as children is expected as the first set of teeth need to go in order to make room for our permanent adult teeth. But losing teeth as adults is usually not expected. It often comes as a surprise and not usually a happy one. Many incidents of tooth loss for adults can be… Read more »

What If I Have Advanced Tooth Loss?

When you lose multiple teeth, it can make quite a dramatic impact on your smile. Not only is your appearance affected, but the health of your mouth is put on the line. Losing several teeth can be caused by severe tooth decay, a major accident or injury, or advanced periodontitis (gum disease). Poor oral hygiene… Read more »