Oral Health

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Posted by: Frik | 2009/10/14

Q.

Bone loss

My teeth is getting loose on the top jaw and my dentist said it' s because of bone-loss. I aleady lost 5 .What could cause that and what can I do about it?

Expert's Reply

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Oral health expert

it is most likely as a result of periodontal (gum) disease.
Treatment can only be determined after an examination is done- xrays are needed to assess the amount of bone loss and treatment options

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Posted by: dental expert | 2009/10/14

it is most likely as a result of periodontal (gum) disease.
Treatment can only be determined after an examination is done- xrays are needed to assess the amount of bone loss and treatment options

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