When teeth are in a healthy state, they are held in place by the bone in your jaw. One of the main reasons this bone is present is it serves the function of holding the teeth in place. As long as disease or destructive processes are absent, the bone will stay in place to hold the teeth in place. This is the ideal state. When teeth are removed for any reason, it has an effect on the bone. When teeth are gone, the bone no longer has the need to hold the teeth in place. When the function of holding […]

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