Losing your teeth can have many undesirable consequences. This is the very reason why you should do preventive measure so you will not lose your teeth. Make sure that you follow the age old advice of always brushing your teeth. Cleaning your teeth every after meal is preferable. You can bring a toothbrush with you at work to do this. You should also practice flossing your teeth and paying your dentist a visit on a regular basis. Gum infection can also lead to tooth loss so make sure to see a qualified Long Island periodontist once you have symptoms of gum infection.