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How can I tighten a tooth that is loose from bone loss?

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Dr. John Thaler
Dentistry - Prosthodontics

In brief: See specialists

Your best course of action is to see a prosthodontist for evaluation of the bite forces and a periodontist to evaluate the tissue / bone remaining.
Between these 2 specialists, you will receive expert assessment and guidance. Often, there is insufficient bone remaining for a good long-term prognosis, and an implant is the best option -- provided there is sufficient bone. Best of luck.

In brief: See specialists

Your best course of action is to see a prosthodontist for evaluation of the bite forces and a periodontist to evaluate the tissue / bone remaining.
Between these 2 specialists, you will receive expert assessment and guidance. Often, there is insufficient bone remaining for a good long-term prognosis, and an implant is the best option -- provided there is sufficient bone. Best of luck.
Dr. John Thaler
Dr. John Thaler
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Dr. R Lee Hinson
Dentistry

In brief: Bone loss and an

Associated loose tooth is not something for u to correct (tighten), your dentist needs to be in charge.
After a thorough exam, bite adjustment, splinting of the tooth(teeth), periodontal disease treatment/surgery, medication, and other things may be recommended. There are likely other teeth involved as well, they just aren't noticeably loose yet. Please seek professional care as soon as you can.

In brief: Bone loss and an

Associated loose tooth is not something for u to correct (tighten), your dentist needs to be in charge.
After a thorough exam, bite adjustment, splinting of the tooth(teeth), periodontal disease treatment/surgery, medication, and other things may be recommended. There are likely other teeth involved as well, they just aren't noticeably loose yet. Please seek professional care as soon as you can.
Dr. R Lee Hinson
Dr. R Lee Hinson
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In brief: Splinting

Periodontal splint.
Using wire in the lingual surface and bonded to the teeth with resin. Or using glass fibers instead of the wire.

In brief: Splinting

Periodontal splint.
Using wire in the lingual surface and bonded to the teeth with resin. Or using glass fibers instead of the wire.
Dr. Amgad Faragalla
Dr. Amgad Faragalla
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