It may surprise you that about 180 million Americans alone have at least one missing tooth, and the overwhelming majority is missing more than one tooth. It’s estimated that more than 35 million have lost all their teeth and a whopping 10% of them are unable to wear dentures and mostly go around completely toothless. Missing tooth, or tooth loss is that rampant.
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When we speak to our patients regarding their experience, a lot of them tell us that losing one or more teeth makes them feel self-conscious or rather uncomfortable about their smile – some confessing that they try not to smile in public settings fearing that the gap might be visible, leading to social embarrassment. In addition to this, missing tooth can also contribute to hoist of other issues, including discomfort while eating or speaking.