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What Causes Teeth to Fall Out?

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Here are 5 Reasons That Cause Tooth Loss

  1. Periodontal disease

When bacteria in plaque harden into tartar and spread below the gum line, a condition known as periodontitis develops. When these bacteria multiply, they secrete toxins that attack the gums, leading to inflammation and discomfort. Bone and gum tissue are destroyed by inflammation, which can lead to having a tooth or teeth become dislodged or fall out.

  1. Mouth injury

Even in the absence of any particular condition, injury can negatively impact otherwise healthy teeth. Although the teeth themselves are perfectly healthy, a traumatic event might cause them to fall out. Accidental mouth wounding can compromise the health of the gums and jawbone, leading to tooth loss.

  1. Cavities

Advanced tooth decay and cavities can result from neglectful oral hygiene practices, including not brushing, not flossing, and not going to the dentist regularly. Unless you thoroughly clean your teeth every day, the naturally occurring bacteria in your mouth will thrive on the carbohydrates you eat, eventually eroding the tooth structure and leaving you with a rotten smile.

  1. Poor diet

One’s diet has a significant impact on oral health. Teeth and gums can be kept in good condition by making nutrient-rich meal choices and limiting alcohol intake. Alcohol irritates the gums, affects the immune system, and disrupts the healing process, increasing the risk of tooth loss for chronic drinkers.

  1. Existing disease

Medications used to treat chronic health conditions increase the chance of tooth loss because they cause dry mouth. This is especially true for those with disorders like diabetes, hypertension, chronic kidney disease, and lung disease. The enamel of your teeth will decay, and your gums will bleed if you don’t produce enough saliva to wash away the food and drink you consume.

How to Avoid Losing Teeth

While it is impossible to avoid tooth loss entirely, these tips can help minimize the likelihood that you will experience any problems with your teeth or gums.

  • Brush your teeth thoroughly at least twice a day.
  • Don’t smoke.
  • Floss daily
  • Those with a history of gum disease should see the dentist more frequently than once every six months.
  • Playing extreme sports requires using a mouthguard to prevent tooth damage.
  • Avoid overconsumption of sugar

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