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What to do when you lose a tooth

WHAT TO DO WHEN YO U LOSE А ТOОТН COMMON CAUSES OF TOOTH LOSS Tooth Decay Gum Disease (Periodontal Disease) Broken Tooth that can't be repaired Abscess on your gums or around your teeth Crowded Teeth Impacted Wisdom Teeth TOOTH LOSS STATISTICS Oral health within the UK is becoming a growing concern in the dental industry. Tooth loss statistics are on the rise: ONLY 10% OF ADULTS are classed with excellent oral health 4/5 Over 4/5 of the population have at least one filling 6% of adults have no natural teeth 19% 31% 19% of adults have full 31% of adults have or partial dentures tooth decay WHY REPLACE TEETH WITH DENTAL IMPLANTS? When losing a tooth or teeth due to trauma, gum disease or old age, it can result in a number of problems if the teeth are not replaced with dental implants. Sagging / Caving Facial Appearance Jawbone Deterioration Speech Variations Difficulty Eating (which can lead to poor nutrition and health) 4 WHAT ARE DENTAL IMPLANTS? Dental Implants are used to support ONE OR MORE FALSE TEETH. They are fitted with a titanium screw to replace the root of the tooth when it falls and are secured into the jaw bone. THE DENTAL IMPLANT PROCESS Once you have undergone a clinical consultation the three step dental implant process can begin. This is carried out in three specialist phases: RESTORING | IMPLANT THE IMPLANT PROCESS 3 1 2 BIOLOGICAL INTEGRATION Data Sources: DentalHealth.Org (2012), Bupa (2012), Dental Education Blog (2011), Ollie and Darsh (2012) Ólie Design by Ollie and Darsh, 2012 Jarsh LO

What to do when you lose a tooth

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Tooth loss is a common occurrence in adults. Here is a step by step guide on what to do when you lose a tooth.


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