At Fitzgerald Dental Implant Center, Dr. Lee Fitzgerald and our expert team use dental implants to replace missing teeth and stabilize loose, painful dentures. Dental implants provide an attractive alternative to other tooth replacement methods and give patients beautiful, long-lasting smiles.
At our North Dallas practice, we help remedy the problems of missing teeth, and we educate patients on how to keep existing teeth strong and healthy. Today, we discuss the causes of tooth loss and how to combat this prevalent condition.
Tooth Loss Statistics
Sixty-nine percent of adults have lost at least one tooth, and fifty million Americans have lost all of their teeth. As these statistics indicate, tooth loss affects a large segment of the population. It poses a serious problem to oral and overall health.
Top Three Causes of Tooth Loss
Tooth loss can occur for many reasons, but here are the top three: [Read more...]