What happens if I do not replace a missing tooth?

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What happens if I do not replace a missing tooth?

It is vitally important to replace those missing dental pieces that, for one reason or another, we lose throughout our life, since not doing so can have consequences of varying degrees of severity. When you lose a tooth, the bone surrounding the roots of the said tooth begins a process of resorption, a kind of...

Five tips for the hygiene of your dental prosthesis

Prosthetic teeth, like our natural teeth, require good hygiene to keep them in good condition. Here are five tips that will help you do so: 1. Have an excellent oral hygiene. To prevent bacterial infections, it is important to brush your teeth and floss regularly. Infections can weaken your gums and push back your jaw....

What is dental autotransplantation?

An autogenous transplant of teeth, or autotransplantation, is the transfer of a tooth from its alveolus (cavity that houses a tooth) to a post-extraction alveolus or alveolus prepared surgically in the same person. Dental autotransplantation can be classified into 3 groups: Conventional autotransplantation: surgical movement of a tooth from one site to another in the...

Differences between the Maxillofacial Surgeon and Dentist

Unlike a dentist, who can be defined as a doctor of the oral cavity, graduates in the specialty of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery have surgical and dental history, and are especially qualified to perform cosmetic procedures that include not only the teeth, but the functional and aesthetic aspects of the entire mouth, face, jaws and...