More than half of the adult U.S. population surveyed over age 50 agree that a smile is the one physical feature that stays the most attractive as we age, according to a survey by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. But keeping your smile intact takes hard work, dedication, and regular trips to the dentist. With the growing rates of untreated cavities in the United States, it’s not surprising that tooth decay is 20 times more common than diabetes and five times more common than childhood asthma, and at its worst, can lead to the need for tooth extraction. Here are just a few other reasons you may need to undergo a tooth extraction procedure.
In some cases, teeth grow in odd