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how to help a loose wisdom tooth

A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Sure: It is safe for your dentist to extract the tooth if it is loose.... If you were asking if it was safe for you to extract your own tooth since it was l ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
25 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Don't do it: You may run into a number of problems, including broken roots, excessive bleeding and extreme pain. This is not the time to try and save money.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dominick Curalli
19 years experience Dentistry
See a dentist: Any tooth from you permanent dentition that is loose is not a good thing. See your dentist soon! even though there is no pain, it is possible infect ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Unknown: Anesthesia? Experience in extracting teeth? Experience in dealing with post operative complications? Proper, sterile instruments? It would be wise to ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Extraction: There's much more to be considered wending an extraction other than whether a tooth is loose or not. If the tooth is loose it may be infected, or the ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Wisdom tooth: There might not be enough room for your wisdom tooth or it might not be fully erupted. See your dentist who after examining you and seeing a x-ray of ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin
Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
Only a dentist!: The lack of formal training, education or experience in dentistry may cause complications that are much worse than a tooth problem. If you have a dent ... Read More
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Dr. Charles Lockhart
8 years experience Dentistry
Extractions: Depending on condition of teeth removed and how long ago additional tissue may result but should resorb with time. See the dentist who removed the te ... Read More

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