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Could I Have Loose Teeth Due To Menopause
Tooth loss: Menopause does not mean tooth loss. Tooth loss is a function of poor oral hygiene, gum disease, bone loss (due to infection of the gum and not menopause or osteoporosis), tooth decay, accidents. So do a good home care, see your dentist for regular check ups and cleaning. And make sure you ask about the health of your gums. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
I have been informed by my dentist that I have loose teeth due to bone thinning. Couldnt it just be from menopause?
Related to menopause: Many women experience bone thinning after menopause because of lack of estrogen. Ask your doctor whether you should have a bone mineral density scan to check for thinning of your bones (osteoporosis). There are medications that will help slow bone loss. And don't forget calcium and vitamin d. Weight-bearing exercise may also help prevent bone loss. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Perio Treatment!: Find the best periodontist in your area, go for a consultation, find out your treatment options, follow recommendations, complete all the necessary treatment and commit to daily better oral hygiene by brushing and flossing. Also see your general dentist and have all your basic dental needs taken care of. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
I have loose teeth due to age and gum disease? How do I make the teeth not loose, but tight again?
It's not age: It is gum disease - so aggressively treating the gum disease will help your teeth tighten up. Also, if you clench or grind your teeth during sleep, they can be loosened up - so you may benefit from a proper nightguard. At last resort, the teeth can be tied together by a skilled dentist so they reinforce each other. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It can be related: Facial pain and dental pain related to wisdom teeth or any teeth can definitely decrease one's appetite and desire to eat. We need to know if there were any changes in your appetite or inability to eat prior to your wisdom teeth coming in to determine if there is a relationship. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Have i ground down to the insides of my teeth due to bruxism? I've noticed recently that i can see what i think is a different layer of my teeth due to nightly grinding due to bruxism. The teeth don't hurt, but they do look different.
It : It is very possible that you have, especially if the color is a little darker. Consult with a trusted dentist in your area to determine what can be done to protect those teeth and the others you have from further damage. A bruxism guard could be the answer for you. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Back teeth cracked? My dentist told me that I have several small teeth in my molars due to cracked teeth syndrome. Is there anything i can do to prevent this?
TMJ dysfunction: Tmj is a complex issue and should only be treated by a dentist with advanced training in this area. I have a lot of information about the cause of tmd and its treatment on my web site under services, click on the TMJ subject line. I also have some blogs on my web site with additional info about TMJ issues. The web address is cosmeticdentistaustintexas.Com. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Losing weight: To lose weight, get ur resting metabolism rate done(weight loss centers do this). This determines the total number of calories you need to lose 1-2lbs/week. Decreasing 500cal/day will give you a 1lb wt loss in 1wk; drink water (1/2 your body weight), eat small meals about 150-200cal 2-4x/(depending on your metabolism rate) and 500cal/meal at night: lean protein/veggies; avoid carbs, . ...Read more
I 've gained weight .Could this be due to fibroids ? I used to be 120 pounds and now 150.I am a health eater but can't seem to bring the weight down.
My cervix is high, soft, but definitely closed. I'm due to start in 3 days but worried I may be pregnant due to other symptoms. Can I still start?
Lower 2nd molar + impacted wisdom removed due to decay. When can I have implant & can I live without it and still enjoy food. Have all other teeth.
Missing Teeth: You can have an implant placed any time after the bone fills into the 2nd molar socket, which can take several months. Over time, if the second molar is not replaced, your maxillary second molar will super-erupt and create an uneven bite and possibly periodontal problems. You need to look 30 years into the future, not how you feel today. Discuss your concerns with your dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I am 49 year old, my two from teeth have started to protrude slightly, what could be the cause and what can be done for that.
Cause is Periodontal: What normally cause the teeth to move on its own is inflammation or infection in gums, ligaments and bone around teeth (together called periodontal tissues) you need to be examined by your dentist to find how sever the case is and to discuss treatment options. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have extracted my molar tooth two days before but I still get mild pain and foul smell. What can be the problem?? How can we treat cavities?
I have irregular periods.Since 3months I didn't have my periods. I'm gaining weight too. What can be the cause?
Well first you are o: You are only 16 years old. Now it takes time for the period to regulate. You should have a virtual consent here or see your doctor to give a good history and then perhaps some blood testing ...Read more
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