There are many different causes of missing teeth; injury, gum disease, and tooth decay are among the most common causes. Besides cases resulting from dental emergencies, which need urgent dental care, there are cases where people are born without specific teeth, this condition is known as congenitally missing teeth. This condition is usually hereditary and the most common teeth missing are wisdom teeth, upper lateral incisors, and second premolars or bicuspids.
Besides aesthetic reasons, missing teeth can cause a lot of problems, for instance, imagine not being able to enjoy meals, or getting passed over for a job because self-confidence was lowered, due to missing teeth. Here are some more examples of difficulties caused by tooth loss:
Luckily, there are a few different ways to repair smiles and self-confidence. Our doctors will help find the best option for missing teeth and come up with the best solution that works for each patient depending on their circumstances.
The team at Family Care Dental is dedicated to making smiles complete again. We will help choose the best tooth-replacement option based on our patient’s needs. Stop living with the emotional and physical discomfort caused by tooth loss. Contact our offices today to schedule an appointment.