Loose Adult Tooth: Common Causes and 5 Ways To Prevent It

If a tooth has a different mobility from that of the others, it is necessary to address the situation with the help of a dental professional.

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Common Causes of Loose Adult Tooth

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One of the main reasons is periodontal disease, also known as gum disease. It is the result of a buildup of plaque and bacteria around the teeth, which causes inflammation of the gums and deterioration of the supporting tissue of the teeth.

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Another common cause is poor oral health, which includes a lack of proper dental hygiene and not flossing regularly, as well as not making regular visits to the dentist for checkups and cleanings.

What is the treatment for a loose tooth in an adult person?

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Bruxism. If the cause of the loose tooth is teeth grinding. – The tooth is too loose. In some cases, if the tooth is extremely loose and cannot be saved, it will need to be extracted.  – Periodontal disease. If the loose tooth is the result of periodontal disease, treatment may include scaling and root planing.

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