Tooth loss

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Tooth loss is a process in which one or more teeth come loose and fall out.wikipedia
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Tooth decay

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Otherwise, losing teeth is undesirable and is the result of injury or disease, such as dental avulsion, tooth decay, and gum disease.
Complications may include inflammation of the tissue around the tooth, tooth loss, and infection or abscess formation.

Periodontal disease

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Otherwise, losing teeth is undesirable and is the result of injury or disease, such as dental avulsion, tooth decay, and gum disease.
In its more serious form, called periodontitis, the gums can pull away from the tooth, bone can be lost, and the teeth may loosen or fall out.

Edentulism

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The condition of being toothless or missing one or more teeth is called edentulism.
Edentulism or toothlessness is the condition of being toothless to at least some degree; in organisms (such as humans) that naturally have teeth (dentition), it is the result of tooth loss.

Oral hygiene

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Tooth loss due to tooth decay and gum disease may be prevented by practicing good oral hygiene, and regular check-ups at a dentist's office.
Severe gum disease causes at least one-third of adult tooth loss.

Tooth brushing

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Brushing teeth properly helps prevent cavities, and periodontal, or gum disease, which causes at least one-third of adult tooth loss.

Periodontology

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Untreated, these diseases can lead to alveolar bone loss and tooth loss.

Tooth

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Tooth loss is a process in which one or more teeth come loose and fall out.

Deciduous teeth

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Tooth loss is normal for deciduous teeth (baby teeth), when they are replaced by a person's adult teeth.

Permanent teeth

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Tooth loss is normal for deciduous teeth (baby teeth), when they are replaced by a person's adult teeth.

Dental avulsion

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Otherwise, losing teeth is undesirable and is the result of injury or disease, such as dental avulsion, tooth decay, and gum disease.

Dentist

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Tooth loss due to tooth decay and gum disease may be prevented by practicing good oral hygiene, and regular check-ups at a dentist's office.

Mouthguard

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In contact sports, risk of mouth trauma and tooth injury is reduced by wearing mouthguards and helmets with a facemask (e.g., a football helmet, a goalie mask).

Football helmet

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In contact sports, risk of mouth trauma and tooth injury is reduced by wearing mouthguards and helmets with a facemask (e.g., a football helmet, a goalie mask).

Goaltender mask

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In contact sports, risk of mouth trauma and tooth injury is reduced by wearing mouthguards and helmets with a facemask (e.g., a football helmet, a goalie mask).

Bridge (dentistry)

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Maximum preservation and protection of natural teeth is best for eating and chewing; however, there are three basic ways to replace a missing tooth or teeth, including a fixed dental bridge, dentures, and dental implants.

Dentures

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Maximum preservation and protection of natural teeth is best for eating and chewing; however, there are three basic ways to replace a missing tooth or teeth, including a fixed dental bridge, dentures, and dental implants.

Dental implant

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Maximum preservation and protection of natural teeth is best for eating and chewing; however, there are three basic ways to replace a missing tooth or teeth, including a fixed dental bridge, dentures, and dental implants.

Epithelium

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Epithelial and mesenchymal cells were extracted from the mice, cultured to produce a tooth "germ", and the germ was then implanted into the bone at the space of a missing tooth.

Mesenchyme

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Epithelial and mesenchymal cells were extracted from the mice, cultured to produce a tooth "germ", and the germ was then implanted into the bone at the space of a missing tooth.

Meth mouth

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Meth mouth is severe tooth decay and tooth loss, as well as tooth fracture, acid erosion, and other oral problems, potentially symptomatic of extended use of the drug methamphetamine.