Adult teeth can become loose for a variety of reasons. Key takeaways:
– Teeth may become loose during pregnancy due to changes in hormones or medical conditions such as diabetes.
– Gum disease, osteoporosis and facial injury can all cause teeth to become loose; your dentist can recommend treatment options such as deep cleaning or dental appliances such as splints.
– Your dentist can endeavour to preserve the loose tooth, or discuss options to replace it if it falls out such as a bridge or implant
“The tooth can sometimes be saved, especially when the problem is detected early.”
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