Other times, we expose ourselves to excessive risks, which can lead to tooth loss at a relatively young age. Although it is common to lay the blame for youthful tooth loss on illegal drugs, there are many perfectly legal lifestyle choices that can also lead to early tooth loss.
Cigarette smoking and other tobacco use all contribute to a risk of tooth loss at a young age. More recently, vaping has been linked to potential causes of tooth loss. This includes an increased risk of gum disease, as well as the risk of traumatic e-cigarette explosions.
Alcohol use can also increase the risk of gum disease and resultant tooth loss. And, of course, overconsumption of sugary beverages, including highly acidic sodas, can lead to tooth loss.