According to Healthline and WebMD, permanent teeth are meant to last a lifetime, but unfortunately, there are several factors that can cause them to be lost prematurely. Here are some common reasons why permanent teeth may be lost early in life as revealed by experts.
Poor oral hygiene
Failing to brush and floss regularly can lead to gum disease, which can cause tooth loss.
A blow to the mouth or jaw can damage teeth and surrounding tissues, leading to permanent tooth loss.
This is a severe form of gum disease that can damage the bone and tissues supporting the teeth, leading to tooth loss.
Some people are genetically predisposed to gum disease, which can increase the risk of tooth loss.
A diet lacking in essential nutrients can weaken the teeth and gums, making them more susceptible to disease and decay.
Tobacco use can damage the gums and teeth, increasing the risk of periodontal disease and tooth loss.
Certain medical conditions, such as diabetes and autoimmune disorders, can increase the risk of gum disease and tooth loss.
It's essential to practice good oral hygiene, visit the dentist regularly, and seek prompt treatment for any dental problems to prevent premature tooth loss.
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