Doctors for Loose Teeth in Victoria Road, Hubli-Dharwad
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Loose teeth and its implications on your health depend a lot on your age. In case of a child, loose teeth are not a concern as the teeth would anyway fall off and the new set of permanent teeth would replace them. In adults, however, loose teeth can signal a problem. In most cases, adult loose teeth are due to a bacterial infection or a gum disease. There could be traumatic dental injury too that can cause loose teeth.
HOW IS LOOSE TEETH DIAGNOSED?
The dentist will perform a physical examination to check for mobility of tooth. He may ask for details of symptoms and medical history to diagnose the condition.
HOW IS LOOSE TEETH TREATED?
Treatment of loose teeth would depend upon the cause. Gum cleaning is most often recommended for gum disease. Other procedures such as splinting and bite adjustments or the use of night guards could help remedy this problem. In some cases, extraction of the loose tooth might be the best option.
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.