Can Bone Loss Cause Jawbone and Tooth Loss?

Let’s face it – no one wants to lose anything. It could be your keys, a significant other or some other type of possession. But one thing we hardly think about losing is our gums. Yes, it’s a natural fact of life. We all begin to have some gum recession as we age. But there are other ways your gums may begin to recede. Genetics, trauma, poor dental hygiene are just a few of the reasons we develop gum recession.

Unfortunately, if left untreated, it can cause further issues in our mouths. Not only can you develop a progressive form of gum disease, but you can also lose jawbone and teeth.

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