February 14th, 2014 Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK - (Originally reported by Dental Tribune International) Tooth loss affects as much as 30 percent of the global population between the ages of 65 and 74. Even so, the emotional impacts of this loss may have been underestimated by the scientific community.A new study out of Newcastle University has indicated that while some participants indicated that the loss was relatively insignificant, others were significantly disrupted, citing reduced social interactions or fear of leaving the house. Some even compared it to the loss of a limb in the magnitude of impact it had made on their lifestyle. Factors surrounding tooth loss varied among individuals, but researchers found that strong emotional impacts could occur... Read More


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