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should your teeth wiggle

A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dale Rottman
43 years experience Dentistry
Possibly: If your teeth are getting loose, it means there is a loss of the bone supporting your teeth. If there is no treatment done the bone loss will contin ... Read More
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Maybe: Moving teeth are indicative of bone loss. See a dentist for an evaluation and stop dipping.
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Likely: Without treatment and continuing to do what you have been doing. How soon? We can't tell you, but it does look like you are on the way to full removab ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. G Funari
Dr. G Funari answered
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
It : It is not unusual to have some discomfort after a cleaning, especially if there was a large amount of calculus (tartar) removed. In patients with adv ... Read More
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Dr. R Thomas answered
31 years experience Dentistry
What : What dr funari said was right on! unfortunately, you did not state how long it has been since you went to a dentist. If it has been a while, what he ... Read More
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Louis Gallia
44 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Probably, but: Probably OK, but ask to see the oral surgeon for exam to make sure.
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Normal?: You have had surgery. Healing takes time. If you are concerned enough to send this post, then please call your treating Dentist or Oral Surgeon for ... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Wrong place to ask: This is the HT public information site where docs, primarily in the USA answer health questions. You are welcome to post questions as needed. However, ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
52 years experience Orthodontics
Decay: Infected teeth do not self repair. The remaining infected tooth material has to be removed and the resulting space managed. From your brief history, ... Read More
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Dental assessment: Your question got cut off. TO sort out what is going on here will require an examination of the mouth and may require consideration of X-rays re your ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
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Yes it would be: Sounds like you have had major oral surgery and it is not surprising your mouth is tender and teeth feel a bit wiggly. It should get better over time ... Read More
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Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Mobility: Teeth are not like steel posts in concrete. There is some normal slight mobility, especially when the roots are not fully formed yet as in the case yo ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Hmmm?: I see no relationship between eating specific foods and "clicking" of your teeth. Your dentist was implying that the teeth do not appear mobile (loose ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
39 years experience Dentistry
Slim Chance: If the tooth was fractured you would have constant pain. The trauma has inflamed the nerve, that's why it's sensitive. It would be best to see a local ... Read More
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