Tooth Loss is the process in which one or more teeth come loose and fall out. Tooth Loss is a result of tooth decay, gum disease or dental avulsion. Some of the common signs of Tooth Loss include tooth sensitivity, visible holes in the teeth, pain while biting, toothache and many more.
HOW IS TOOTH LOSS DIAGNOSED?
Diagnosis of Tooth Loss is usually not needed in kids as the natural milk teeth gives way to regular teeth. However, in older people a regular check up is advised.
HOW IS TOOTH LOSS TREATED?
Treatment is not needed for Tooth Loss unless there is a lot of pain and bleeding accompanied. In older people the dentist would try to implement surgical procedures to strengthen the tooth.
DID YOU KNOW?
Tooth loss typically begins around age six and continues until age twelve. The upper and lower central incisors are shed at age six to seven years. The upper and lower lateral incisors are shed at seven to eight years. The upper canines are shed at ten to twelve years. The lower canines are shed at nine to twelve years. The upper and lower first molars are shed at nine to eleven years. The upper and lower second molars are shed at ten to twelve years