Gum Disease

What’s the Biggest Cause of Tooth Loss?

Dental implants have been immensely successful at replacing lost teeth since they were introduced to clinical dentistry over 60 years ago. However, the reason why they’re so popular is because tooth loss is still such a significant threat to many patients’ smiles. While there are many reasons behind permanent tooth loss, the most common one is severe gum disease. This may seem ironic given the fact that gum disease is highly preventable and treatable with proper dental care and maintenance.

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