The Secret to Bouncing Back from Tooth Loss

After suffering tooth loss, patients can experience a wide variety of complications aside from its effect on their smiles’ appearance. For example, the empty space in your smile can affect your bite’s balance. That imbalance can over-stress your jaw joints and damage your teeth. Also, the loss of your teeth roots can lead to diminished jawbone mass and density, which can lead to further tooth loss and become noticeable in your facial appearance (a condition known as facial collapse). Fortunately, dental implants offer patients in Astoria, NY, a viable solution for bouncing back from tooth loss by addressing all of the concerns that could impact your smile long-term. (more…)