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?
Teeth cleaning is a preventive measure here to prevent this risk. Gums are also cleaned in the process, which helps enhance teeth health. Additionally, one can undergo a cosmetic procedure to replace the tooth or strengthen it by using tooth splinting or occlusal guard.
DID YOU KNOW?
Good oral hygiene is vital in keeping bacterial plaque from building-up and causing this problem of loose teeth.