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Do you have missing teeth? What is happening to your jaw bone?

The loss of teeth can create many problems, including dissolving away of bone structure, loss of support for the face and damage to the remaining teeth. The face can have an appearance of sagging, wrinkles and aging. Damage to any remaining teeth can be caused by the full stresses and loads of chewing that they still must bear. Once enough teeth are missing, then nutritional changes begin to cause medical problems and your overall general well-being can be compromised. The deterioration of the jaw bones affects the appearance of how the face “drapes” over the bone. This makes you look…