2. Tooth Loss
Osteoporosis can affect all of the bones in the body. This includes the jaw bone. As the jawbone becomes weak it may cause the teeth to fall out. Losing teeth could be one of the symptoms of osteoporosis, but it is not a definitive signal. If you are loose teeth and do not know why you need to discuss the issue with both your doctor and your dentist to discover the underlying cause.
Your doctor will likely conduct a bone density scan in order to determine whether osteoporosis is the cause of your teeth falling out. It is important to make sure that you are taking good care of your teeth and visiting your dentist at a minimum of twice each year for a cleaning and a checkup. The health of your teeth can be indicative of your overall health and when your mouth is not healthy it can cause many other health issues.