Dr. Kopel discusses the loss of vertical dimension as relating to adult aging and provides examples such as shorter facial proportion, crack at corner of lip, etc. as well as how to restore the patient back to a youthful appearance.
What is posterior dentition? Dr. Olga Karnakova discusses the problem with missing back (posterior) teeth. When you lack of posterior teeth, it may have many negative consequences on your oral health. Your back teeth support the vertical height of your face, and if your miss the back teeth, this may lead to a posterior bite collapse.