Facts About Missing Teeth
Here are some interesting facts about missing teeth and tooth loss:
- Many older adults end up losing all of their natural teeth.
- Almost 180 million people in the U.S. have lost at least one tooth.
- Your diet and lifestyle influence your rate of tooth loss and affect your oral health.
- Approximately 4 percent of adults do not have any teeth.
You may need to seek implant dentistry procedures if you have lost a single tooth or have several missing teeth. Dr. Brandon Jones may recommend a tooth replacement procedure with dental implants to prevent further bone loss and restore proper functioning of the jaw.