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My permanent tooth feels loose please help!?

My permanent tooth feels loose please help!?

Call your dentist: Loose tooth means abscess, bone loss, trauma, or fracture. Please call your dentist for evaluation asap. ...Read more

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Needing expert help. I have braces my tooth feel loose?

Orthodontist's help: Since you already are wearing braces, you have an orthodontist or dentist who is treating you with braces. During tooth movement, loose teeth are common, as supporting bone is constantly remodeling to accommodate the ever-changing tooth positions. If is however possible that some brackets are in a more traumatic position after tooth movement. Having your dentist check is the best way. ...Read more

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I wear braces & while playing basketball i bumped into another player & my front tooth was hit. Bracket is ok but the tooth feels loose. Advice?

I wear braces & while playing basketball i bumped into another player & my front tooth was hit. Bracket is ok but the tooth feels loose. Advice?

Wait several days: During orthodontic movement the teeth are under stress and the periodontal ligament connection to the bone is at its least stable. Trauma will magnify this instability leading to a "loose" tooth. If the damage is reversible your tooth should "firm" up in a couple of days and there should be little or no lingering pain. If you have increasing pain and swelling then go see a dentist asap. ...Read more

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My gums are swelled. Right at the bottom of my canine tooth and between it and my lateral incisor. It's making my tooth feel loose. Help?

My gums are swelled. Right at the bottom of my canine tooth and between it and my lateral incisor. It's making my tooth feel loose. Help?

Either: This is either from a traumatic injury or you have a food particle (like poppy seed, raspberry seed, etc) caught under the gum between those 2 teeth. If food, try floss then rinse with colgate peroxyl rinse. Swelling should go down within 24 hours, otherwise see your dentist to x-ray and evaluate. ...Read more

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Tooth feels loose. It has never happen before. It started today after I drank lemon juice. Should I be worry?

Tooth feels loose. It has never happen before. It started today after I drank lemon juice. Should I be worry?

You should, see DDS: If your tooth feels loose, it may be an indication that there may be a more serious problem and visit to your dentist is warranted. ...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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Help dental experts! my tooth feels slightly loose suddenly?

Help dental experts! my tooth feels slightly loose suddenly?

Inflamed tissues: That tooth is loose because the tissues surrounding the tooth are inflamed , that is called periodontitis , reason could be traumatic like biting on something hard by accident . Or infectious line developing a pocket after gingivitis gone untreated. Have it examined by a dentist asap to treat and save your tooth. ...Read more

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My front tooth on the bottom feels loose. What do I do?

See your dentist: Loose teeth, regardless of where they are in your mouth, are indicative of bone loss and periodontal disease. The mandibular incisors are the thinnest, shortest teeth in your mouth and are lost quite easily if they are not maintained and treated promptly. Please call for an appointment. ...Read more