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Treatment for Loose Teeth in Arkansas

Inflamed Gums Are a Sign of Gum Disease

Inflamed gums and loose teeth are some of the warning signs of an active infection in the mouth. Gum disease needs to be treated as soon as it is detected because it can cause bone loss and eventual tooth loss. If you are noticing signs and symptoms of periodontal disease, schedule an oral examination with Dr. Pierce Osborne, Dr. Michael Curry, and Dr. Wes Shelton as soon as possible.

Gum Disease Can Cause Loose Teeth

Loose teeth can be a sign of gum disease and other oral health problems that may lead to tooth loss and damage of the supporting structure and bone.

If your teeth are loose, schedule an an oral examination right away!

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Treatment for Loose Teeth in Arkansas

If your teeth are starting to become loose or shift easily, it may be a warning sign of other oral health issues including gum disease. These symptoms need to be taken seriously and we can put together a treatment plan to eradicate any infection in the mouth. Gum disease and other oral health problems may be causing loose teeth and inflammation of the gum tissue.

Causes of Loose Teeth

Your teeth may become loose if you have untreated gum disease. They can also shift easily if you experience any type of trauma or injury to the mouth, or have an endodontic infection that has invaded the bone. Progressing gum disease can cause destruction of the bone to the point that the teeth end up needing to be extracted.

Loose Teeth Symptoms

Some of the signs and symptoms of loose teeth include:

  • Gum recession
  • Bleeding gums
  • Food getting stuck between the teeth
  • Pus buildup around the teeth
  • Inflammation in the mouth
The early stages of gum disease are reversible and we advise patients to seek treatment as soon as symptoms develop. We offer several effective treatment options for addressing periodontal disease, including laser gum surgery, periodontal maintenance therapy, tooth extractions, and tooth replacement procedures.

Healthy adult teeth should never become loose. For more information about different treatment options for loose teeth in Arkansas, schedule an appointment with Dr. Osborne, Dr. Curry, or Dr. Shelton today!

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Fayetteville: (479) 282-2620  | Rogers: (479) 282-2628  | Fort Smith: (479) 282-2629  | Harrison: (855) 401-8444

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Fayetteville Office

2001 Green Acres Rd
Fayetteville, AR 72703
New Patients: (479) 282-2620
Current Patients: (479) 521-6400

Rogers Office

300 South Metro Pkwy
Rogers, AR 72758
New Patients: 479-282-2628
Current Patients: 479-636-8800

Fort Smith Office

3800 Rogers Ave #3
Fort Smith, AR 72903
New Patients: 479-282-2629
Current Patients: 479-785-4848

Harrison Office

1405 McCoy Dr
Harrison, AR 72601
New Patients: 855-401-8444
Current Patients: 866-521-6400

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