Have your or a loved one experienced tooth loss and you are wondering if you need to replace your missing tooth? While this might not pertain to you at the moment, you may be in this situation in the future. When front teeth are missing, patients are eager to replace them immediately. However, when the missing tooth is in the back of the mouth, some patients are a little more hesitant and consider leaving the space open. We are here to tell you that we will always recommend a tooth replacement no matter the location of your missing tooth. Missing teeth can lead to serious complications with your oral health. Continue reading to learn more.