The Best Way to Replace a Missing Tooth

A missing tooth can be embarrassing, especially if it’s toward the front of your mouth where it can be seen every time you smile. When it’s toward the back of the mouth and no one can see it, many people are tempted to leave it alone and not replace it to save time, money or the anxiety of a dentist visit. Did you know that leaving a space in your mouth where a tooth used to be can actually cause your face to begin aging prematurely and cause many oral problems, such as misalignment of the jaw and damage to other teeth?