Are Missing Teeth Leaving Your Smile Empty?
In our culture, a nice smile is part of the “dress code.” The “photoshopped” photo is an effective, if not amusing, demonstration of the importance of even a single tooth in your smile. Missing teeth can have a significant negative impact on how people perceive you. Missing teeth carry the stigma of being presumed less intelligent or that you don’t care for yourself. This can curb your career path and certainly your social life.
Missing teeth are quite common. In the U.S., there is an average of 7 missing teeth per adult. And the percentage of adults with no teeth at all is 10%.