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Why is Your Jaw Bone Losing Bone Mass?


Posted on 7/23/2019 by Rodney Rastegar
Why is Your Jaw Bone Losing Bone Mass?Getting older changes the body in many ways. There are some things that people like as they get older and there are other things that they do not understand and wonder what is happening to them. The loss of bone mass in their jaw is one thing that many people don't understand. Learning more about it can help a person to prevent it from happening.

The Causes of Lost Bone Mass

Bine is a tissue. Bone continues to grow throughout your life. The use of your teeth and jaw helps stimulate the continued growth of bone tissue in the jaw. Any bone mass that is lost is replaced by new bone tissue.

If you lose a tooth, the bone loses some of its support. That cause the creation of new bone tissue to stop and that means the loss of bone mass starts to become noticeable.

This is the main cause of the loss of bone mass, but it is not the only cause. Gum disease, infection and cancer can also cause the loss of bone mass. Another factor for bone loss in the jaw is age. It is simply a part of getting older.

Stopping Bone Loss Mass

If there are known causes for bone mass loss, that should mean there is something you can do about it. Because missing teeth are one of the key factors in bone loss, replacing missing teeth is the solution. While full and partial dentures can help slow down the loss, they are not the best option. Dental implants give the bone the support it needs to stop the bone loss and to help stimulate the creation of new bone tissue. It is also possible to stimulate the growth of bone tissue through the use of grafts.

It is important not to just accept the changes in appearance that come from loss of bone mass in the jaw. There are things that you can do if you take the time to learn about it.

For more information about this or any other oral health issue, contact our office to schedule an appointment.
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