A lot of adults between the age of 20 and 64 are missing a few teeth. This could be the result of an accident, decay or gum disease but there are many good reasons to consider replacing missing teeth.
Most people that have noticeably missing teeth may consider replacement for cosmetic purposes but the specific function of teeth in your mouth is a greater consideration. Teeth have a bearing on how you form your words, how you chew and swallow food and if some are missing, it can mean other teeth shift as a result, changing the way you bite and possibly even altering the shape of your face.
Some of the options for replacing missing teeth include: