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Most Common Risk Factors for Tooth Loss
Posted on 7/20/2018 by Office
Everyone is afraid of losing a tooth, either because of decay or a blow to the face. There are not only physical, but psychological effects that come with tooth loss, which affect a person's self-confidence and social interactions. More importantly, tooth loss can cause other, more serious problems. Common Risk Factors for Losing Teeth Tooth Loss and Overall HealthTooth loss because of gum disease can lead to other overall health problems such as diabetes. Several scientific Studies have determined that diabetes and gum disease are directly related. Another common ailment that some researchers believe affects tooth loss is osteoporosis. Women who suffer from osteoporosis have a higher likelihood of also having tooth loss because of low bone density, according to researchers. Because your oral health is directly related to your overall health it is very important to take care of your teeth at home and with regular checkups....
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All Posts:

Most Common Risk Factors for Tooth Loss
7/20/2018
Does Your Jaw Tend to Hurt When You Wake Up?
7/10/2018
Why Ibuprofen is So Highly Recommended After Oral Procedures
6/20/2018
Why Do Your Taste Buds Swell?
6/10/2018
What Can Make Your Dental Bonding Dull
5/20/2018
Ways of Decreasing Your Risk of Oral Cancer
5/10/2018
Snacking Can Increase the Chances of Tooth Decay by Eating Away at Your Enamel
4/20/2018
Signs You May Be Getting Too Much Fluoride
4/10/2018
Why Your Teeth and Gums Need You to Get Plenty of Vitamin D
3/25/2018
Why You Want to Drink More Water When You Struggle with Dry Mouth
3/15/2018
Top 3 Myths About Dental Crowns
2/25/2018
Things to Eat to Avoid Dental Stains
2/15/2018
When Tooth Shaping is the Best Option for Your Teeth
1/25/2018
What Snacks Do the Most Harm to Your Teeth?
1/15/2018
Do You Need Enough Cheese? Your Teeth Really Like it When You Eat it
12/25/2017
Dental Implants Keep You Looking Younger, Here Is How
12/15/2017
What Can Happen if You Avoid Dental Care During Pregnancy?
11/27/2017
What Biting Your Fingernails Does to Your Teeth?
11/17/2017
Reasons Biting Down May Hurt to Do
10/27/2017
Protecting Your Teeth When You Are Sick and Vomiting
10/17/2017
Teaching the Elderly About How to Care for New Dentures
9/30/2017
The Benefits of Flossing Well if You Want to Lose Weight
9/20/2017

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