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?
A Dentist/General Physician diagnoses a Loose Teeth by way of X-Ray and depending on the condition of the tooth, treats the loose teeth.
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?
If you show the doctor on time, you may prevent the loss of teeth.