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What can make my teeth sometimes feel loose?

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It can happen for many reasons. It could be a bite or clenching issue. It may be a sign of bone loss from gum disease. Talk to your dentist.

You may need to see a periodontist, a doctor who specializes in the mouth's gums and bones. Certain conditions like diabetes can also affect your gums and teeth.

SOURCES:

Consumer Guide to Dentistry: ''Senior Dental Care.''

American Academy of Periodontology.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on August 23, 2018

SOURCES:

Consumer Guide to Dentistry: ''Senior Dental Care.''

American Academy of Periodontology.

National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research.

Reviewed by Michael Friedman on August 23, 2018

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