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My Teeth Are Falling Out
Unsupervised: Sounds like it's been quite a while since your last check up and even though your teeth may be healthy, the bone/gum around the teeth is receding in response to infection. Please see your c dentist asap and ask if referral to periodontist is advisable. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
2nd molars on top loose after wisdom teeth extraction? Are they going to fall out? also I grind my teeth at night to prevent Molar falling out????????
Loose teeth: Grinding your teeth will only loosen them, not tighten them. To determine proper treatment for loose teeth requires first determining cause. May be malocclusion, tooth infection, gum infection, sinus infection, parafunctional habits, etc. See your General Dentist to start. Specialty referral may be prudent. ...Read more
My wisdom teeth are coming out and ive noticed that my teeth are getting crooked can it be the wisdom teeth pressing agains the others?
Actually, no: The wisdom teeth do not erupt with enough force to move the seven teeth located mesially to them. There are many other factors that go into the shifting of teeth over time. Follow this link and you will find more info on the subject: https://www.google.com/webhp?sourceid=chrome-instant&ion=1&espv=2&ie=UTF-8#q=wisdom%20teeth%20crowding ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My dentist said my teeth are feeling slightly loose because my wisdom teeth are coming through. He said my teeth and gums are healthy so is this why?
May be: Teeth move physiologically due to the shock-absorbing effect of the fibers that anchor the root of the tooth to the bone. There are other reasons that may cause tooth movement like bone loss due to periodontal disease or traumatic occlusion. Wisdom teeth may or may not contribute to the mobility of neighboring teeth depending on several factors. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Nerve issue: The nerves to the upper front teeth run along the nasal floor and drop to the teeth through a small foramen behind them so it would be hard to injure these nerves with wisdom teeth extraction. The nerves to the lower front teeth pass through the lower jaw and can be close to wisdom teeth and be damaged. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Does it hurt getting teeth pulled? I have to get 7 teeth pulled my wisdoms and some molars because there decayed. There putting me under.
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My teeth have all fallen out but the roots are still there. Can i get the roots extracted and get dentures?
Not if: You brush at least once per day for 5 minutes covering the cheek side, tongue side, tops and behind the last teeth, floss get regular check ups and keep sugars to a minimum. ...Read more
All 4 impacted wis teeth out five years ago. I now have white pokey things sticking out of 2 areas where teeth were. Are these roots? R r they bone?
Depends: Most often this is tissue. However, if they are new it is always possible that a loose and small piece of bone is moving to the surface and will eventually be released- much like a splinter. If not sure, see your Dentist. Often we will gently slip them out with cotton pick-ups or hemostat if they are bothering you . Good Luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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