If your teeth are starting to shift or you have extensive tooth pain, these may be signs of other oral health issues such as gum disease. We take these symptoms very seriously and will put together a treatment plan that will eradicate an infection in the mouth. Gum disease and other oral health issues may cause loose teeth and inflamed gums.
Gum Inflammation is a Sign of Gum Disease
Inflamed gums, tooth pain, and loose teeth are just some of the warning signs of an active infection in the mouth. We encourage patients to seek treatment for gum disease as soon as they notice symptoms, as early intervention can reduce damage to the teeth and underlying bone tissue. If you are noticing signs and symptoms of gum disease, schedule an oral evaluation with our LANAP Certified Dentist Dr. Omid Fard and Dr. Ellie Dary.
Causes of Loose Teeth and Tooth Pain
Your teeth can become loose if you have gum disease that is progressing to the advanced stages. You may also experience some tooth pain and gum sensitivity as the gums start to wear away or when the teeth begin to shift. Gum disease can cause gum and bone tissue breakdown to the point where the teeth require extraction.
Symptoms of Loose Teeth
Some of the signs and symptoms of loose teeth include:
- Persistent tooth pain
- Bleeding gums
- Gum recession
- Inflammation in the mouth
- Pus buildup around the teeth
- Food getting stuck between teeth
The early stages of gum disease can be reversed, which is why we encourage patients to seek treatment as soon as they notice symptoms. If you have bad breath, bleeding gums, extensive tooth pain, or loose teeth, you must come in for an oral evaluation as soon as possible. We offer several effective treatment options for gum disease, including laser gum surgery, tooth extractions, and tooth replacement with dental implants.
Learn more about treatment for tooth pain and loose teeth by scheduling an appointment with our office. Contact our LANAP Certified Dentist Dr. Fard and Dr. Dary in Oakley, CA today.