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My teeth are loose?

My teeth are loose?

See dentist ASAP: Teeth should not be loose. If they are, you may have disease of the supporting bone/gum complex, or a systemic problem such as diabetes. Don't let tis go...Have an examination asap. This is not a problem that self-resolves. ...Read more

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What makes teeth loose?

What makes teeth loose?

Periodontal disease: Teeth are rooted in the gums, so any gum disease, most common is inflammation known as periodontosis, will weaken the gums and will contribute to teeth loosening. It is very important that you not only brush but also floss your teeth at least once daily. Also, to prevent inflammation caused by acid producing bacteria in the mouth - use xylitol containing products (gum) after meals. ...Read more

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Can loose teeth be tightened?

Can loose teeth be tightened?

Yes and no: Depends on the severity. Sometimes slight mobility can be corrected with periodontal treatment, splinting, bone grafting, etc. Unfortunately, if the mobility is more severe, there isn't much that can be done other than extraction. If there's inadequate bone to hold the teeth securely in the mouth, they're kinda out of luck. ...Read more

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Should loose teeth be pulled out?

Should loose teeth be pulled out?

Depend on the cause: The most common causes are oral trauma, bruxism (nighttime tooth grinding) and advanced gum disease. Losing a permanent tooth is preventable but if the tooth is beyond saving, a tooth extraction may be necessary. ...Read more

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How can you stop teeth from getting loose?

How can you stop teeth from getting loose?

Depends: Could be many things or a combination of things. A dentist needs to take x-rays, do periodontal charting and examine your bite for starters. Are you grinding at night, do you have periodontal disease or bone loss? Best to see a dentist asap and find a remedy. ...Read more

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What can I do to restrengthen loose teeth?

What can I do to restrengthen loose teeth?

See your dentist: This involves a lot of traent at your dentists office. This is not something you can tackle on your own. ...Read more

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Will teeth crowding cause teeth to feel loose?

Will teeth crowding cause teeth to feel loose?

No: Not in and of itself. Many people with severely crowded teeth have strong healthy teeth and supporting tissues (bone and gums). However, crowded teeth are definitely more prone to cavities and periodontal (gum) problems. Along with traumatic occlusion and loss of bone, the teeth may become loose. If your teeth do feel loose, see your dentist to determine cause and remedy. ...Read more

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Do you think I should have loose teeth pull out?

Do you think I should have loose teeth pull out?

Loose teeth: It depends upon why they are loose. Most often it is a result of bone loss from periodontal (gum) disease. But it could also happen as a result of grinding and clenching, or from orthodontic movement. See your dentist to determine what the cause is. ...Read more

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How is it that people have naturally nice teeth?

How is it that people have naturally nice teeth?

Nice teeth: Genetics is one reason why some people have naturally nice teeth. These people also take good care of their teeth, have regular dental care and good healthy diets. ...Read more

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Do I have extensive root resorption? Loose teeth!

Do I have extensive root resorption? Loose teeth!

Loose teeth: This is impossible to diagnose accurately without a clinical examination and x-rays.
That being said, loose teeth is usually the result of extensive bone loss/advanced periodontal (gum) disease. This, however, would not normally occur in someone your age (22).
Make an appointment with a dentist for an exam and diagnosis. ...Read more

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How I remove black lines naturally from my teeth?

Depends: It really depends on what the black lines are from. If they are organic stains, any whitening agent can remove them, or a hygienist with some mild pumice. Your local natural food/product store will have things on the shelf you can use. If they are areas of decay, you should have the decay removed and the tooth filled. Check with your dentist to make sure you know what the lines are from. ...Read more

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Is it possible to save teeth that are already loose?

Is it possible to save teeth that are already loose?

Depends on cause: A tooth that has a root canal infection may feel loose, but after treatment it will tighten up. A tooth that is loose because of loss of bone and inflammation might be slated for extraction. Ask your dentist for your options. ...Read more

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What does it mean when your grown up teeth are loose?

What does it mean when your grown up teeth are loose?

Likely gum disease: Adults with a loose tooth, may have gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. It is an infection of tissue that hold your teeth in place, and as it progresses, it can severely damage your jawbone. Your teeth then have nothing solid to support them. Other potential causes of loose teeth are trauma and other physical stress including accidents, jaw-grinding with misaligned bite. See dentist! ...Read more

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Can a 31 year old loose his teeth what would cause it?

Many possibilities: Periodontal disease comes to mind first. Severe decay resulting in unrestorable teeth is another possibility. How diligent was this 31 year old in maintaining his health and in visiting his dentist for professional cleanings and restorations? ...Read more

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My teeth is very loose. How to become my teeth strong?

My teeth is very loose. How to become my teeth strong?

See a dentist: You will have to actually see a dentist to determine how mobile your teeth are, and what if anything is causing them to be loose. Periodontal (gum) disease would be the most likely cause, although there are a host of other possibilities. ...Read more

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I'm worried my teeth are loose and need removing. Help?

I'm worried my teeth are loose and need removing. Help?

Loose Teeth: Loose teeth do not always need to be removed. You need to see a dentist that will check your teeth and check the gums. This is done by a probe which measures 6 areas around each tooth to help determine if the bone level is good around each tooth. Other things can cause loose teeth like a heavy bite or grinding and clenching your teeth during the day or night. See your dentist asap. ...Read more

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How to cope with loosing 20 of my teeth at 24 years old?

How to cope with loosing 20 of my teeth at 24 years old?

Talk to others: See the Oral Surgeon and the Prosthodontist for options. Ask them for referrals to patients who have had this happen to them and learn how they got through it and dealt with it every step. It will help you and help you learn how to get through it. We extract the teeth, place implants, and place fixed temporary teeth at the same visit. You are not without teeth, except while in the office. Good Luck. ...Read more

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Adult teeth are loose and wobbly. Reasons why now at 60?

Adult teeth are loose and wobbly. Reasons why now at 60?

Periodontal Disease: Periodontal disease (gum disease) is slow, chronic, painless infection of gums. If bacteria in plaque not removed (brushing, flossing), gums swell and bleed (gingivitis). Left untreated, infection progresses with deep gum pockets, bone loss, loose teeth. Bone holds teeth in place. As more bone is lost, teeth get loose. You should see you dds asap to determine if periodontal treatment can save your teeth. ...Read more

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Can there be any ways to make your teeth white naturally?

Can there be any ways to make your teeth white naturally?

Baking soda: Brushing thoroughly is the first step to white teeth. A "natural" tooth whitener is baking soda. Wet your toothbrush and dip it into the baking soda, then brush normally. ...Read more

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Is it true that baking powder can lighten teeth naturally?

Is it true that baking powder can lighten teeth naturally?

Possible: In that baking soda (not powder) is a commonly used dentifrice it can be said to lighten teeth by helping to remove extrinsic stain or help clean them of dark surface deposits. It has no natural bleaching capability though to alter the intrinsic color of the tooth so depending on what you mean by lighten, the best answer is "maybe". ...Read more

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I really need some answers! Why are my teeth feeling loose?

I really need some answers! Why are my teeth feeling loose?

Periodontal disease: Periodontal disease is the most common cause of loose teeth in adults. This is caused by some specific bacteria growing around the teeth and below your gums that produce toxins that will destroy the bone supporting your teeth. The treatment that a periodontist does is aimed at reducing and keeping your tissues free of these bacteria. See a periodontist asap ...Read more

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Will teeth crowding cause your teeth to feel a little loose?

Sometimes: Crowded teeth can contribute to poor oral hygiene, trapped plaque and calculus will cause gingival inflammation and ultimately attachment and bone loss. Uneven pressure from the crowded teeth with less bone means weak anchor and increased mobility.
I urge you to get a periodontal and an orthodontic evaluation as well before your condition worsen. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could teeth crowding cause teeth to feel loose?

Please tell me, could teeth crowding cause teeth to feel loose?

Dental exam: Teeth should not feel loose. Crowding does make your teeth more suseptable to dental problems. But it is not possible tp tell what your problem is without seeing you, doing an exam and taking x-rays. See a dentist asap. It will not get better if you don't see a dentist. ...Read more

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Is it normal for teeth to be a tiny bit loose? I can wiggle some them if I push on them hard enough.

Is it normal for teeth to be a tiny bit loose? I can wiggle some them if I push on them hard enough.

No: Mobility caused by periodontal disease resulting in bone loss, or from malocclusion producing untoward forces on teeth, or from systemic disease such as Diabetes damaging bone, or from parafunctional habits. Have you brought mobility to your Dentist's attention? Referral to a Periodontist and/or Orthodontist may be in order. ...Read more

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I am 16 I had an small accident yesterday. About 25 %of my teeth had broken. Do I can have a full teeth naturally?

Dr. Paul Grin Dr. Grin
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I am 16 I had an small accident yesterday. About 25 %of my teeth had broken. Do I can have a full teeth naturally?

No: However, your dentist will try to save as many of your natural teeth as possible. Call for initial appointment. ...Read more

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In general, do most adults begin to loose more of their upper than lower teeth? The exact cause is not the issue here. Thanks.

In general, do most adults begin to loose more of their upper than lower teeth? The exact cause is not the issue here. Thanks.

In general: Adults tend to lose more of the teeth they don't brush and floss properly or adequately; and also the ones they don't restore properly based upon the recommendations of their treating dentist. That's true whether it's upper or lower or left or right. ...Read more

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My upper teeths all seem loose. I've had braces for 7yrs and removed them 3 yrs ago. Is this loose feeling normal? I have a retainer.

My upper teeths all seem loose. I've had braces for 7yrs and removed them 3 yrs ago. Is this loose feeling normal? I have a retainer.

No, see orthodontist: If your teeth seem to be loose longer than 3-4 month after the braces come off, you should have your orthodontist evaluate you for bite trauma or gum disease and refer you to a periodontist. See your orthodontist/dentist ASAP. ...Read more

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I lost my a tooth about 3 years ago. My teeth alignment is unaffected till now. Is there any chance that my teeth may loose their alignment now?

I lost my a tooth about 3 years ago. My teeth alignment is unaffected till now. Is there any chance that my teeth may loose their alignment now?

Yes: Teeth continue to move throughout life. Not replacing an extracted posterior tooth is usually a template for posterior bite collapse. If an anterior tooth is lost expect eventual tipping and drifting. See your Dentist to evaluate the stability of your dentition and the treatment alternatives that are available. Unfortunately many people wait too long because movement is not obvious early-on. ...Read more

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How might you make your teeth whiter naturally?

How might you make your teeth whiter naturally?

Whiter teeth: Teeth darken naturally as we get older. Making sure your teeth are free of stain from coffee, tea and smoking, will help your teeth look brighter. If your teeth are crooked or over-lapped, orthdontic treatment will help them look brighter.
Toothpaste will help clean teeth, but will not whiten them.
The best way to whiten your teeth is through your dentist office. ...Read more

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Is there a way to naturally whiten your teeth?

Is there a way to naturally whiten your teeth?

Naturally?: Teeth have an intrinsic grey, pink, yellow, or beige color. The surface of the teeth can also stain from foods and from the narwal bacteria in your mouth that produce pigments. See your Dentist/Hygienist for a professional cleaning. Avoid coffee, tea, colas, mustard, saffron, tomato sauce, smoking. Talk to your Dentist about the many whitening procedures available today. ...Read more