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Monday, May 20, 2013
Dental and Oral Health (Children)
Permanent tooth loose
when a tooth comes loose from grinding your teeth can the tooth be saved
This is really a difficult question - there are many variables that can influence tooth loss -- age of patient, fillings/crowns on the tooth in question, the health of gums/bones (periodontal), and the nature of the grinding. Really a visit with a dentist is the best way to address these questions.
Hope that helps somewhat.
Sarath Thikkurissy, DDS, MS
Associate Professor of Pediatric Dentistry
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University