» » Treatment for Loose Teeth

Loose Teeth

Rating : 12345
Rate This Article : 1 2 3 4 5
G J 4
A -A +

How can Loose Teeth be Treated?

The treatment depends on the cause of loose teeth and may involve the following procedures-

Bullet Extensive gum cleaning

Bullet Occlusal adjustment (bite

Bullet Splinting

Bullet Night guards

Extensive gum cleaning-

Cleaning the mobile tooth free of all bacterial sources may reduce mobility. It also helps to control underlying periodontal disease, which is the root cause of teeth mobility.

Occlusal adjustment-

The bite (occlusion i.e. how the teeth meet together) is adjusted by minor reshaping of the biting surfaces of the teeth so that they receive less force. Bite adjustment is achieved with orthodontic treatment.


Splinting involves joining the loose teeth to the adjacent firmer ones so that the biting force is distributed among groups of teeth rather than individual loosened teeth. Teeth which are mobile by just a millimeter can be treated with splinting. Splinting is usually done using a thin steel wire, which is passed through the spaces between the loose teeth, and the adjacent strong teeth in a specific pattern, so as to attain maximum stabilization of the loose tooth.

Night guards-

Teeth that are loosened by grinding or clenching habit can be firmed by wearing a night guard. The night guard fits over teeth and prevents grinding.

Tooth extraction-

Teeth which are loose and which move in all direction may have to be extracted.

Post your Comments

Comments should be on the topic and should not be abusive. The editorial team reserves the right to review and moderate the comments posted on the site.
User Avatar
* Your comment can be maximum of 2500 characters
Notify me when reply is posted I agree to the terms and conditions
have anyone try this home remedies does it works
sweetflora Thursday, January 29, 2015
where can i purchase oral max
chewy Sunday, March 9, 2014
im 14 and have had my braces taken off months ago,i have since been wearing a retainer but over the past few days i have noticed my two front teeth are slightly loose and click when i drink what can be done? will i loose them?
charlo96 Sunday, August 22, 2010
can a tooth be saved if the gum tissue around it has been loosen and if you are on fixed income any suggestions

tommie7 Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Thank you for the informative article on Loose Teeth.
Receding gums and bone degeneration are the biggest causes of loose teeth which all starts out with gum disease.
There are many products on the market to treat receding gums,however,there is no product to cure bone degeneration.
If receding gums become beyond treatment,then the only option is to have gum or bone grafts done.

Health Time Products

Emery Chernan Friday, June 4, 2010
is gum grafting expensive and if on fixed on a fixed income are ther any options
tommie7 Tuesday, August 17, 2010
OralMax is the only mouthwash that can help you tighten up loose teeth without surgery, specially for diabetics who are the ones that sometimes doctors don't want to do surgery on loose teeth, only extractions.
OralMaxMouthwash Tuesday, January 19, 2010
OralMax Gum Disease Treatment tightens up loose teeth from grade 3 to grade 1 in 1-2 weeks. OralMax is a 100% natural gum disease treatment (mouthwash). Its one of a kind formula has been used as a home remedy for the past 500 years in South America. OralMax will not only cure bleeding gums, inflammation, sensitivity, gingivitis and bad breath (gum disease), but it will also regenerate gum tissue to its original natural form and restore dental mobility caused by gum disease, impact accidents or diabetes. It will tighten up loose teeth from grade 3 to grade 1 in 1-2 weeks. The best part is that OralMax is safe for everyone including diabetics. Unlike other products that can only be used for a period of time, OralMax can be used for as long as you choose. As if this was not enough it will also eliminate any kind of sores caused by denture usage!
OralMax Thursday, July 23, 2009
Where can I purchase OralMax?
guest Tuesday, January 12, 2010
suffering from loose teeth.Dr.told me to scaling but i don't want to do it? can i use this oralmax and wher can i get it available to purchase? pl. help me.
guest Monday, July 12, 2010
Can you pls provide any study that has been done on this mouthwash. i did not agree with your statement
DrAjmera Thursday, August 25, 2011
Is their anything that I can get at a drugstore that will help tighten loose teeth? Chris
beaver Saturday, July 11, 2009
OralMax Gum Disease Treatment tightens up loose teeth in only 1-2 weeks! Dental Mobility Caused By Gum Disease, Impact Accident or Diabetes. Restores Mobility From Grade 3 To Grade 1.

OralMax Thursday, July 9, 2009
where can i get it ??
den.omayma Saturday, August 18, 2012
My teeths are nor in proper order. They are like here and there. So, To make them in level which are the treatments and what is the cost. Sir, Please let me know. Its very urgent
guest Wednesday, April 16, 2008

Ask an Expert

If you have a question about health related issues, you can now post it in our Ask An Expert section on our community website and get answers from our panel of experts.

You May Also Like

View All

Show More Related Topics y