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loose teeth after braces

A female asked:
Dr. Kathy Robinson
32 years experience Family Medicine
See dentist: This could be normal from the manipulation of your other teeth with the braces, but you need to see your dentist or orthodontist to make sure there is ... Read More
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Dr. Sandra Eleczko
36 years experience Dentistry
Braces: The best thing for you to do at this point is to see your orthodontist about your concerns. The loose teeth need to be addressed before you proceed.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
It is normal: If your teeth begin feeling a little loose, don't worry, this is very common and normal even if they aren't connected to the wire. Once your teeth hav ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Please rephrase: Can't understand what you are asking.. Orthodontic care does not treat periodontitis.
Dr. Behram Dalal
31 years experience Dentistry
Braces are designed: To correct the orientation of teeth. Loose teeth are the result of malocclusion or periodontal disease typically. If the teeth are loose prior to or ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
No: No respected orthodontist will treat a patient with unresolved gum disease and loose teeth. Besides, why straighten teeth that will likely fall out in ... Read More
Dr. Dinh Bui
Dr. Dinh Bui answered
23 years experience Dentistry
Yes if treated: Gum disease is simply inflammation of gum and possibly attachment loss which reduces the strength of tooth anchorage in braces. If treated and the gu ... Read More
Dr. John Francis
30 years experience Periodontics
Not likely: Any dentist doing braces would be quite worried if you had current gum disease. Consult with your general dentist and an orthodontist.
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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
The : The fiberotomy is performed on your gingival tissue, not on your actual tooth, so it should not weaken your tooth structure.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Yes: The bone is starting to remodel around the teeth due to the pressure, and that loosens them up a bit.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Perhaps: Teeth become somewhat loose during orthodontic treatment. That's how they are able to be moved. However, we cannot determine over the internet without ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Isaacs
39 years experience Family Medicine
Two front teeth: Braces can correct crooked teeth. But if you think that a tooth is loose you should first see your dentist about that before considering braces.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Okamoto
29 years experience Family Medicine
Normal feeling: The braces will cause your teeth to shift slightly, and they will feel loose. This will eventually get better, at which time your orthodontist will p ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Sounds Normal: After your appliances were tightened, pressure was placed on the teeth. This pressure causes some of the bone around each tooth to soften, thus allowi ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Mark Venincasa
35 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
See the orthodontist: I would go back to the dentist or orthodontist who said you needed to wait. That dentist can tell when the best time is to at least seek an evaluation ... Read More

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