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Does missing tooth can make one's chin shorter. Does bone loss of only one molar tooth also alter facial structure?

3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Gary Sandler
Dentistry
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Losing teeth

Losing a tooth here and there will not affect facial contours.
Loosing many teeth and subsequent loss of bone and vertical dimension can affect it greatly.

In brief: Losing teeth

Losing a tooth here and there will not affect facial contours.
Loosing many teeth and subsequent loss of bone and vertical dimension can affect it greatly.
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Dr. Paul Grin
Pain Management

In brief: Bone Loss

in the jaw is a threat to both your overall oral health and even the shape of your face.

In brief: Bone Loss

in the jaw is a threat to both your overall oral health and even the shape of your face.
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