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Having Some Missing Teeth Could Affect the Foods You Can Eat

Posted on 7/26/2021 by Brandon Cooley
Losing a tooth can be painful, stressful, and expensive. While the immediate effects of tooth loss are noticeable, lost dentition can also have long-term effects on your overall health. This is because tooth loss will cause permanent changes in your diet, resulting in a lack of sufficient nutrients. With missing teeth, you won't eat some of the foods you used to eat. Read on to understand the connection between dieting and tooth loss. The Connection Between Dieting and Tooth Loss When you lose some of your teeth, you will be forced to eat soft foods due inability to chew thoroughly or the pain it causes. Unfortunately, many of the foods rich in nutrients require proper chewing. Some of these foods include lean meat, fresh fruits and vegetables, and whole grains. As much as you might undergo restorative dental surgery to fix your teeth, you could still have to eat soft foods most of the time. This can affect your health significantly. Furthermore, various dental restoration solutions like dentures can lead to reduced flavor perception. Eating a poor diet of soft foods will have long-term effects, especially on those with underlying health conditions like diabetes and heart disease. These conditions can worsen due to a lack of nutrients. Therefore, eating only soft foods will see you miss out on essential nutrients like vitamins and minerals. As a result, you could start experiencing symptoms like weight loss or weight gain, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and jaw bone loss, among others. Your teeth will also suffer significant damage due to poor nutrition. Hard foods like fruits supply teeth with important nutrients that keep them strong. Furthermore, fruits like berries can not only keep your teeth clean but also stimulate whitening. If you are having problems with dieting after losing your teeth, contact us for professional insights....
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