Tooth mobility is the movement of teeth in horizontal and vertical directions around the gum line. Tooth mobility can occur due to gum problems and sometimes teeth grinding habits. When the mobility is minimum, it can be reversed or prevented from further mobility by teeth and oral hygiene maintenance. But when the mobility is more significant, the tooth can only be extracted and replaced with artificial teeth.
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Query: Hello doctor, My 5-year-old daughter had a very loose tooth two days ago. It was barely hanging on and getting in the way of her eating. We pulled the tooth out, and she said it hurt a little even though it was barely attached. There is now a tiny piece of tissue sticking up out of the hole where h... Read Full »
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I saw the pictures attached (attachments removed to protect the patient’s identity). It is important to confirm that you have pulled the entire tooth. If yes, then I advise you to wait for three days and follow general instructions like having a soft diet, bland f... Read Full »