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CONSEQUENCES/RESULT OF LOOSING TEETH

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CONSEQUENCES/RESULT OF LOOSING TEETH

IMPORTANCE OF TEETHWHY TO REPLACE MISSING TEETH?

 

 

 

• Decreased facial height
• Loss of labiomental (lower lip and chin) angle.
• Wrinkles- Deepening of vertical lines in lip and face
• Chin comes forward—gives a prognathic appearance
• Sagging of lips- gives person sad look.
• Loss of tone in muscles of facial expression
• Thinning of vermillion border(corner of lips) of the lips from loss of
muscle tone
• Deepening of nasolabial groove(between nose and upper lip)
• Increase in columella-philtrum angle(sagging of upper lip)
• upper teeth gets decreased visibility-ageing sign
• Ptosis of buccinator muscle attachment—leads to jowls
at side of face
• Ptosis of mentalis muscle attachment—leads to “witch’s
chin”

By | 2017-09-16T12:11:53+00:00 September 16th, 2017|implant, prosthodontic, Uncategorized|1 Comment

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  1. Jishu June 26, 2018 at 6:22 pm - Reply

    Very good article. Thanks for sharing. Keep up the good work.

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