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What To Do About Missing Teeth

WHAT TO DO ABOUT MISSING TEETH Tooth Loss by the Numbers 178 MILLION OVER 35 MILLION people in the U.S. are missing at least one tooth people in the U.S. don't have any teeth ADULTS ages 20-64 have an average of 24.92 REMAINING TEETH 3.75% of adults ages 20-64 have no teeth left SENIORS over the age of 65 have an average of 18.9 REMAINING TEETH 27.27% of seniors over 65 have no teeth left Replacing Missing Teeth - DENTAL IMPLANTS At a glance A permanent alternative to removable dentures or bridges Strong, stable, and designed to last a lifetime with proper care No need to worry about implants slipping out of place Benefits Implants look and function more like your natural teeth Speak, chew, and smile with renewed confidence Help prevent bone loss in the jaw and improve oral health BEFORE Candidates Adults who are missing at least one permanent tooth Adults who cannot or do not wish to wear dentures Adults who want a long-term solution for missing teeth How they work Implant posts are rooted in the jaw bone for stability After the bone has healed, the top of the post is exposed A crown that looks like your natural teeth is affixed to the post Maintenance When the implant is healing, use care not to bite down too hard Brush and floss normally, paying extra attention to the inmplant area See your dentist regularly to make sure the implant is in good shape AFTER PROVIDED BY: DENTAL DOCTORS OF SOMERSET www.DDSCT.COM Sources: other-treatments/ Topic/ToothLoss/ToothLossAdults20to64.htm Topic/ToothLoss/ToothLossSeniors65andOlder. htm

What To Do About Missing Teeth

shared by BrittSE on Jul 31
Those who undergo dental implant treatment will benefit from stable, steady prosthetics that make eating and speaking a breeze. Learn what you can do about missing teeth by reading this infographic.


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