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Loose adult tooth. How do I get it anchored down?

Loose adult tooth. How do I get it anchored down?

You need care: You need a periodontist to determine the cause of the problem and offer treatment options. ...Read more

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Is it possible to stabilize a "loose/unsteady" adult tooth or must it always get extracted?

Is it possible to stabilize a "loose/unsteady" adult tooth or must it always get extracted?

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 more

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Can it hurt to get a tooth filed down?

Can it hurt to get a tooth filed down?

Yes and no: If minimal tooth structure is filed down, it does not hurt. As more and more enamel is taken off; more sensitivity occurs. ...Read more

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I have a loose adult tooth, help what can I do?

I have a loose adult tooth, help what can I do?

DDS: Signifies a serious problem. See your DDS ASAP for exam/x-rays/recommendations. ...Read more

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What can I do to get my tooth loose enough to pull?

By yourself ?: Don't bother... Extractions are not a diy project. An oral surgeon can extract the most stubborn tooth. ...Read more

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My front right adult tooth feels slightly loose. Should i be worried?

Absolutely: Adult teeth should not be loose at your age. You need to be evaluated to determine the cause and proper treatment to prevent tooth loss. ...Read more

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What is a good way to determine if the tooth that is loose a baby one or an adult one?

What is a good way to determine if the tooth that is loose a baby one or an adult one?

Hard to say..: .. Over the internet. How old is the child? Which tooth? Ask you can see, your question cannot be answered without this information. Have a local dentist examine the child and the loose tooth. ...Read more

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Could a loose tooth get strong again?

Could a loose tooth get strong again?

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 more

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Are there good ways to get a non loose tooth to fall out?

Are there good ways to get a non loose tooth to fall out?

Difficult: Teeth are not biologically designed to easily fall out.... They're designed to last a lifetime with proper care. If you have a tooth that needs extraction, it's best to call a dentist for an appointment. ...Read more

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How can we know if it was a baby tooth or an adult tooth that is loose?

How can we know if it was a baby tooth or an adult tooth that is loose?

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 more

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Please help! what is the average age for a child to get his first loose tooth?

Please help! what is the average age for a child to get his first loose tooth?

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

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In fixed prosthodontics ...in badly broken down tooth ..what we use to get retwntion from ridicualr part ??!

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 more

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Should a 4 year old get her tooth pulled out if it's loose?

Should a 4 year old get her tooth pulled out if it's loose?

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 more

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Can it hurt to get a baby tooth pulled out if its not loose?

Can it hurt to get a baby tooth pulled out if its not loose?

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 more

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Can you get a roothcanal on a slight loose tooth no pain so far ?

Can   you get a roothcanal on a  slight loose tooth  no pain so far ?

See : an endodontist to find out if the tooth can be saved. Teeth with multiple problems are usually a poor bet and often it is wiser to place an implant. ...Read more

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