This relates to bone resorption. This is a very natural response the body has when you have lost teeth. The rate that this affects you will vary from person to person and can also be speeded up by lifestyle choices, such as smoking.
When you lose a tooth the site that used to have a tooth will begin to fade away. Overtime this can then have a knock on affect of making the surrounding teeth start to feel loose and can eventually lead to them falling out as well – which will further aid the bone loss.
Loosing your teeth is not a pleasant experience at any age. Not only does it affect the aesthetics of your smile and overall look, but it will also seriously hamper your lifestyle when it comes to enjoying the foods you like.
My Teeth Are Falling Out – What Shall I Do?
When it comes to teeth, it is important to take a proactive approach rather than reactive. By attending regular checks ups at a dentist, they can spot any potential warning signs. If you have some teeth and are worried about the rest, you will need to see your dentist first before they can prescribe you over to our care. As dental technicians we can only see patients direct if they have none of their natural teeth remaining. It is regulations that if you do have teeth they need to be checked over by a dentist.
We work closely with dentists to help create a new smile for you. We have clinical dental technicians who once they have a prescription from your dentist, they are able to take the primary and secondary impressions needed to make your denture, and even up to the fitting of the denture.
To find out what we can do for you, please do not hesitate to call us and book your free consultation.