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Dental and Oral Health (Adults)

Oral Health

04/16/2010

Question:

53 Years Old, Experiencing shaky Jaw teeth

Answer:

You probably have adult gum disease (Periodontal disease).  You should see your local dentist who may send you to see a Gum Specialist (Periodontist).  You might also be biting hard on your jaw teeth and need a denture, false tooth or teeth, and/or bite guard.

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Response by:

David Lee Hall, DDS David Lee Hall, DDS
Clinical Associate Professor of Primary Care
College of Dentistry
The Ohio State University