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Jaw Bone Health

Jaw Bone Health

At extraction or tooth loss sites, the bone of the jaw can diminish over time. This loss of bone can develop into additional problems, both with your appearance and overall health.

The Importance of Teeth for Jaw Bone Health

Problems with remaining teeth including misalignment, drifting, loosening and loss

Collapsed facial profile
Limited lip support
Skin wrinkling around the mouth
Distortion of other facial features
Jaw pain, also known as temporomandibular joint, or TMJ
Difficulty speaking and communicating
Inadequate nutrition as a result of the inability to chew properly and painlessly