The mouth serves as an entry point to our entire body. So it doesn’t come as a surprise that oral health affects the overall health of a person. Several studies have shown that good oral hygiene translates to better overall health and poor oral hygiene can be accompanied by a wide variety of systemic diseases.
Our teeth play a vital role in biting, chewing, and speaking. It is also interesting to know the fact that our teeth play an important role in keeping the jawbones strong and healthy. The absence of teeth can make the jaw bone weak, atrophied and diseased in the long run. The gold standard solution for replacing lost teeth is getting dental implants. But not all people get dental implants after the loss of a tooth. This waiting period can cause the weakening and loss of the jaw bone beneath the lost tooth. So can people with jaw bone loss get dental implants?