Some causes of tooth loss are poor dental hygiene and stress which could point to poor lifestyle choices. Hence, teeth are a good indicator of how well an individual is looking after themselves.
– A study indicates that losing more than five teeth has an impact on life expectancy.
– Tooth loss occurs due to trauma, poor oral hygiene, stress, gum disease, and smoking.
– Brush with fluoride toothpaste, floss daily, use mouthwash, and stay away from sugary foods and drinks.
We welcome more research into this matter as it may be a way to detect and prevent diseases related to tooth loss and other serious systemic diseases.
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