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Question
Posted by: jay | 2004/12/14

Q.

baby tooth at 21, its loose and i'm worried

i had an op to remove my permanent tooth as it was growing the wrong way, now the baby tooth is getting loose and the gum seems to be growing away from it. it is an incisor so i'm wooried about a gap, what methods of replacement can i look at on a budget?

Expert's Reply

A.

Oral health expert

There are two options of tooth replacement- removable and fixed.
Removable options are the cheapest and the entail the making of dentures.
Fixed options are more costly and can be done by way of bridges or implants. See your dentist and ask him/her to explain costs and options best suited to you.

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