If you have a loose tooth as a result
of a very recent trauma or accident, contact your dentist
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common cause for loose teeth among adults is Gum
Disease. If you are not currently receiving treatment
for Gum Disease, and you are experiencing loose teeth,
contact us for a Gum Disease screening appointment.
common cause for loose teeth in children is erupting permanent
teeth. As permanent teeth begin to erupt, the roots of the
primary teeth (baby teeth) dissolve and the teeth become loose.
Primary teeth will generally fall out on their own at the
appropriate time, but if a primary tooth doesn't fall out
soon after the permanent tooth erupts, contact
us so we can prevent complications from a retained primary
child may be tempted to wiggle a loose tooth, and that is
fine, but do not apply any significant pressure to a primary
tooth to hasten it's removal. The primary teeth play an important
role in guiding the permanent teeth into proper position.