Do you suffer from one or more missing teeth? Millions of Americans experience reduced health and confidence due to tooth loss. In fact, according to the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons, 69% of adults between the ages of 35 and 44 are missing at least one permanent tooth. By age 74, over 26% are missing all of their teeth. As your Lafayette LA periodontists, Dr. Comeaux and Dr. Pearson, explain, tooth loss can be a serious danger to your health and appearance.