How Missing Teeth Affect Your Face and Jawbone

Missing teeth affects not only your smile but also your ability to chew, speak and smile. It also affects your jawbone and face. When teeth are lost due to an accident or due to periodontal disease, the natural tooth root lacks nourishment which leads to loss of bone in your jaw. The result due to bone loss are not visible immediately, but can be seen in a couple of weeks, resulting in wrinkles and collapsed cheeks. Due to these changes, you will look older than your actual age! Missing teeth ...more