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Doctor insights on: How To Help A Loose Wisdom Tooth

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Would if be okay to pull my wisdom tooth if it is loose?

Would if be okay to pull my wisdom tooth if it is loose?

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 loose, i would advise against it since there are complications you are not prepared to handle. ...Read more

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What can I do to personally remove a loose wisdom tooth?

What can I do to personally remove a loose wisdom tooth?

Bad Idea: Don't do this. You can run into worse and more expensive problems than just paying for the dentist to professionally and hygienically remove it. A dentist can remove it often for less than an oral surgeon if it is loose. See a dentist! ...Read more

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My wisdom tooth is very loose its not rotten and therr is no pain just anoying will it fall on its own?

My wisdom tooth is very loose its not rotten and therr is no pain just anoying will it fall on its own?

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 infection is present. ...Read more

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My wisdom tooth on the bottom left side is loose. Im missing my molar next to it already.am I able to pull it out myself?

My wisdom tooth on the bottom left side is loose. Im missing my molar next to it already.am I able to  pull it out myself?

Not recommended!: Never pull out a loose tooth yourself to prevent future complications (e.g.. infection, broken, root, tooth aspiration). Oral health can have an impact on your overall general health. The rule of thumb, NEVER unnecessarily put your health in danger. ...Read more

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The gum facing my tongue on my lower left fully grown wisdom tooth has become loose, slight discomfort but only when messed with, thoughts?

The gum facing my tongue on my lower left fully grown wisdom tooth has become loose, slight discomfort but only when messed with, thoughts?

Wisdom teeth: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures. See your dentist for evaluation, x-rays and treatment. ...Read more

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I have a small flap of gum behind a fully grown wisdom tooth. The tooth itself give me no troubles, is this little piece of loose gum normal?

Common, yes....: Common, yes...but whether or not it's "normal" and requires no treatment or perhaps might require some treatment depends upon the position of your wisdom tooth, the opposing teeth, the bite and the periodontal condition. Have your own dentist evaluate this for you. ...Read more

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Blood clot loose after wisdom tooth extraction. How do I keep it in place?

See a dentist: If the clot is actually loose, there is no way to reattach it to the bone and most likely the clot will come out. If that happens and you start to get pain, call the dentist who extracted the tooth. If you have pain now with the loose clot, also call the doctor to be evaluated and he might be able to get a new clot to form. ...Read more

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Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?

Jaw pain on left side, wisdom tooth has been grown in for years. Loose flap of skin/gum near the tooth, pain up and down jaw bone?

Jaw pain: I'm not sure what your question is. Since you are in pain, especially with an ongoing problem that has not gone away for years, the logical and smart approach would be to see a dentist to evaluate the need to remove your problematic wisdom tooth and make sure you have no other dental problems that require treatment. ...Read more

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