You know that having a missing tooth or missing teeth can affect the aesthetics of your smile. However, unfortunately, there are other consequences of missing teeth that you may or may not have thought of. Your speech could be affected, as could your ability to chew properly. Your entire facial structure could be compromised by missing some of your teeth as well. In some cases the consequences of having missing teeth are exactly what could qualify you to have the problem remedied by your insurance provider for little cost to you. If the consequences of missing teeth are greatly affecting you, you should speak to your dentist immediately to learn your options.