Discovering that you have a loose tooth is a disconcerting and worrying feeling. As children, we became used to wobbly teeth but the promise of a coin under the pillow and a new tooth was always reassuring! As adults, however, the prospect of a gap in our smile is more concerning, especially as the cause may be unknown.

In this article, we’ll explore the causes of loose teeth and the best way to proceed if you find that one of your teeth is wobbly.

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What Should You Do If You Discover A Loose Tooth?

If you realise that you have a loose tooth, it’s important that you don’t do anything to make the situation worse, so resist the urge to wiggle or pull it.

The sooner a dentist assesses and addresses the problem, the better the chances of saving the tooth, so contact a private dental practice for immediate professional advice and treatment.

What Can Cause Loose Teeth In Adults?

Loose teeth can be attributed to a variety of underlying causes, each of which requires a tailored treatment plan to ensure that you retain your teeth for as long as possible:

Can A Dentist Fix Loose Teeth?

When you visit your dentist, they will initially assess the underlying cause of your loose tooth and recommend a suitable course of action:

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Loose teeth can be a sign of underlying oral conditions, so our experts at New Road Dental Practice are here to help. Simply get in touch to register as a new patient and book your first appointment.

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