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Loose Adult Tooth How Do I Get It Anchored Down
Depends...: ...On your long term dental health goals. With the advent of implant dentistry, extracting the tooth, prevents further deterioration of the supporting bone structures and may allow you a fighting chance to have the tooth replaced with an implant. A loose tooth will always be associated with inflammation of the complex assembly that supports the tooth in it's socket too. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have to get one of my baby teeth pulled and the adult tooth brought down with a chain. Is that common?
Possibly: It depends on the cause and if there is bone loss. For example, teeth undergoing orthodontic treatment become a bit loose during treatment, but they will tighten up after treatment is completed. Patients with periodontal disease can have loose teeth. Treatment often arrests the problem. Speak to your dentist about your condition. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Age + dentist: The age of the child can help you decide which it is. Front 4 top and bottom are replaced between 6-8yrs by permanent teeth. The baby canines and molars usually are not loose until 10-12yrs old. If you are concerned, go see a dentist and they can easily tell you and get xrays to make sure if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Eruption Charts: Around the age of 6 or 7. See the following website for the eruption charts for primary (baby) and secondary (permanent) teeth. Be aware that the "average" times can vary widely. I hope all the children and adults are getting their regular dental checkups. http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/az-topics/e/eruption-charts. ...Read more
5 1/2: Usually the lower anterior central incisors.Get a more detailed answer ›
Go to a dentist: Who is trained to diagnose and treat such dental issues. ...Read more
In fixed prosthodontics ...in badly broken down tooth ..what we use to get retwntion from ridicualr part ??!
A Post: A post (prefabricated or Cast, fiber, metal ) is usually placed in the space provided inside the canal after root treatment. If the remaining root is deep inside the gum, it may not be possible for the Post to provide enough retention and it may be best to extract the tooth and place an implant ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I'm going away tomorrow, but the bracket on my incisor is loose. If I can't get an appointment is there any way I can stick the bracket to the tooth?
I accidentally hit the same tooth a few times really hard. It's been a couple of months and it's still loose. Is there anyway to get it to tighten up?
Why is tooth loose?: If loose because of decay/abscess may need root canal rx ; crown or may need extraction and space maintainer. If permanent teeth erupting prematurely space may be an issue. Please see your dentist or pediatric dental specialist asap...Abscesses are nothing to mess with. Also ask if orthodontic consultation is in order. It's never too early to find out what's up. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: It depends upon why it needs to be pulled in the 1st place. If there is not enough room it may be helpful in the short run... But just to pull a tooth for no reason can cause crowding problems later. Talk with your dentist about the pros and cons of removing a baby tooth for your child. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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