Learn More About Loose Teeth
Loose or shifting teeth are a warning sign of oral health problems. If you are noticing that your teeth are becoming loose or shifting easily, you will need to set up an appointment with Dr. Scott Ross and Dr. Bradley Ross for an oral evaluation. Loose teeth are a sign of gum disease
and other oral health issues, such as an injury or severe decay that has caused an infection in the bone, which can lead to tooth loss and irreversible damage.
Causes of Loose Teeth
Loose teeth or teeth that shift can be a warning sign of a bigger problem linked to your oral health, but is most often a sign of periodontal disease
. If you notice that your teeth are becoming loose or are shifting, you should be evaluated as soon as possible. Since the initial stages of gum disease are reversible, early treatment can possibly prevent the onset or further progression of periodontal disease.
Preventing Loose Teeth
Practicing good oral hygiene and getting appropriate treatment are essential for maintaining optimal oral health. Eating a well-balanced diet and exercising regularly can also support a healthy mouth and healthy body. Use the proper techniques when brushing and flossing daily to ward off gingivitis and periodontal disease.
Loose teeth treatment options include: deep cleanings, laser gum surgery, locally administered antibiotic therapy, bone grafts, gingival grafts
, tooth extractions, and tooth replacement with dental implants
Learn more about loose teeth in Miami, FL
and periodontal disease treatment options that can improve your oral health. Schedule your consultation
with Dr. Scott Ross and Dr. Bradley Ross today!