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General Info About Loose Teeth

Looseness of teeth is caused by a disease of the periodontium and includes the tissues surrounding the teeth, which are the gingiva, the bone supporting the teeth and the fibrous attachment between the bone and teeth.

Though the most common reason for a loose tooth in adults is periodontal disease (gum disease); trauma, bite injury or tumor can also cause teeth mobility.

Loose Teeth

Certain amount of tooth mobility is always present and it is natural, as the teeth are not fixed tight in their sockets. They are attached to the bone via a slightly elastic ligament and so they can be moved a little. This movement can be felt when the teeth are clenched. However, visible movement of the tooth is sufficient to diagnose tooth mobility.

The tissues around a loose tooth become red, swollen and damaged. The person experiences pain and discomfort while chewing food.

The treatment depends on the cause and might involve procedures like extensive gum cleaning, splinting, bite adjustment with orthodontic treatment, using night guards or treating abscesses.

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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.

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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
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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

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