Tooth Loss Causes You Should Address

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There can be a lot of different causes of tooth loss. If you are suffering from a tooth decaying issue and consulting a dentist for long, then tooth loss may not be something surprising to you. But there are other sudden causes as well that can turn out to be a shock. It may happen that you need to go for tooth extraction when your tooth has cavity or any serious infection. However, it is important for you to learn about the other causes.

Common Causes of Tooth Loss

Accidents in Vehicles

If you get involved in a car or bike accident and result in serious injury, it can also lead to tooth injury. If you get hit on your mouth, it can cause tooth loss. Bike accidents give a high chance of tooth loss.

Slip & Fall Accidents:

Slip and fall accidents are also one of the causes of tooth loss. If you fall in a dangerous way and injure your mouth or teeth. If the condition is serious, it may need tooth extraction.

Injuries Related to Work

Sometimes, you can also face accidents in your workplace. It may happen that your work is dangerous and may induce life risk.  If you get injured while working and get injured, tooth loss is not uncommon in this case.

Gum Disease & Cavities

It is already mentioned above that gum disease and cavities are primary reasons of tooth loss. Sometimes, it may also happen that the infection is so deep rooted, it can lead to tooth extraction.

When tooth loss takes place due to any accident, then it can cause huge blood loss as well. If you witness any such accidents in your life, you need to visit Oral & Facial Surgery and consult Dr Wooten. Our doctor will decide whether you need to go for tooth extraction.

**Disclaimer: This site content is not intended to be medical advice nor establishes a doctor-patient relationship.

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