Tooth loss is not an inevitable sign of growing old. There is no reason why you cannot keep your teeth for your entire life time with proper care. There are numerous reasons why people may lose their teeth. Poor oral hygiene is one reason. It’s important to brush after each meal and to floss at least once a day to remove plaque. It is also important to visit your dentist regularly so that they can catch any plaque that you may have missed in your daily brushing and flossing which if left on your teeth especially around the gum line, can turn in to tartar. Crooked teeth need to be straightened because they can make cleaning and flossing the teeth more challenging which increases the risk of gum disease. Poor nutrition is another reason people may lose their teeth as well as the unhealthy habit such as smoking.
There is a way to restore your teeth using something that resembles a tooth or a group of teeth. Dental Implants are used in this way. A dental implant is a device, think of it as a type of foundation that is normally made from titanium that supports the making of a single tooth or teeth to replace teeth that are missing. The implants are similar to a tooth root, a titanium screw, and are placed within the jawbone and will fuse with the bone.
Another way to have healthy teeth and gums is by using Invisalign clear braces to straighten your teeth. Invisalign clear braces gradually straighten crooked teeth and you hardly notice they are there. The clear braces are made using advanced computer graphics and the knowledge of an orthodontist. You can search for Invisalign Richmond, VA in your local telephone book yellow pages to find the dentist nearest you that carries the Invisalign product. You can also do an Internet search though a popular search engine such as Google. Type in the words Invisalign Richland VA or Invisalign Richland VA orthodontics and you should pull up a list of various websites that carry these clear braces in the Richland area.