How can dental diseases reduce quality of life?

In determining quality of life, the ability to carry out everyday activities without any difficulties or discomfort is a lot more important than one might at first think. Imagine what life would be like if you could not chew without pain or smile without feeling embarrassed. Oral functions such as talking, smiling, tasting food or feeling attractive – all of which to a large extent depend on strong and healthy teeth – are closely tied to social interactions where confidence and self-esteem are hugely influential.

This brings into focus the real impact poor oral health and dental diseases, such as tooth decay and tooth loss, can play in a person living life to the full. It is only in understanding the full impact of missing adult teeth that one is able to appreciate the importance of mouth rehabilitation and how this can be achieved by efficacious treatments like dental implants Read More