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front tooth slightly loose

A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Probably not: Teeth are held in by a thin ligament which gives the tooth a little "play" almost like a shock absorber. If, however, your teeth are malpositioned and ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Probably not: Although teeth should not feel loose, there is a little play in their suspension system. Of concern is excessive movement which signals bone loss. Thi ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Gordon
43 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: A loose front tooth should be addressed especially for someone who is only 29. Talk to your dentist to see what can be done to tighten this tooth. ... Read More
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Dr. Denny Cho
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If there...: Was hard debris holding the teeth together, then it is possible to have to teeth move more. Depending on the situation, it can get better and in some ... Read More
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Dr. Brian Hoffman
14 years experience Dentistry
No: If the tooth is loose, it's loose because of loss of periodontal support, not because of the scaling and root planing (srp). If the damage to the too ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. John Michel
46 years experience Family Medicine
Call the pedidentist: It needs to be seen to make sure the tooth is seated and that nothing else need to be done. I do not know all of what they do but it may need a splint ... Read More
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Pedodontist: It would be best to have your child visit the dentist. After an examination, the dentist will determine if any treatment is necessary. Monitoring the ... Read More
Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Important: Your child should see a Dentist, or preferably a children's Dental specialist, a Pedodontist, sooner rather than later. Erupting incisor may be fract ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
Please see dentist: to makes sure that you heal properly and w/complications. Peace and good health.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: Get to your dentist now.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Options:: 1. Do nothing and wait until you have a flare-up of pain and swelling and perhaps have to have the tooth extracted. 2. Ponder over what to do as thin ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
See your dentist: Loose teeth, regardless of where they are in your mouth, are indicative of bone loss and periodontal disease. The mandibular incisors are the thinnest ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Who can discuss this issue with you. Your question gives us too little information in order to give you a better answer.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Go to a dentist: Who is trained to diagnose and treat such dental issues.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Achong
18 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Not much: See a dentist for an evaluation. You may have severe gum disease which caused the tooth to be very loose. Sometimes the crown of the tooth may be ... Read More

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