Loose teeth are one of the first symptoms of acute gum infection that cause your teeth roots to become weak. Loose teeth are usually symbolised with pain and bleeding in the gums along with sensitivity in eating harder or tougher food types, especially fruits like guava. In some cases, tooth grinding can be the cause of the same too. If your tooth feels shaky on touching, it means you have a loose tooth.
HOW IS LOOSE TEETH DIAGNOSED?
A dentist would carry out a thorough examination of the mouth and teeth to observe the amount of movement that occurs in the teeth. Questions about injuries, especially to the mouth would be asked to determine the cause of the loose teeth.
HOW IS LOOSE TEETH TREATED?
There are three basic ways to treat a Loose Teeth which includes dental implants, dentures or dental bridge.
DID YOU KNOW?
The long term outlook or prognosis of the teeth must be considered before deciding upon treatment options. While temporary splinting options may buy you some time, the teeth themselves may need to be replaced if the damage to the periodontal structures is severe.