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Mark Bornfeld, DDS, Dentist
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Experience:  Clinical instructor, NYU College of Dentistry; 37 years private practice experience in general dentistry, member Academy of General Dentistry, ADA
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My bottom teeth are loose in the front. I only have like 8

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My bottom teeth are loose in the front. I only have like 8 teeth left on the bottom. I have four teeth that are loose. What can I do to hang onto them?
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Dental
Expert:  Dr. Katz replied 4 months ago.

If the teeth are loose,it most likely means that there has been excessive bone loss.Do you have a picture or xrays of these teeth that you can upload? Do you have periodontal disease? Are the cuspid or lower canine teeth loose also or just the four in the front?

Expert:  Dr. Katz replied 4 months ago.

Are you wearing a lower partial denture?

Expert:  Dr. Katz replied 4 months ago.

Are you still there?

Expert:  Dr. Katz replied 4 months ago.

I need some information from you to give you an accurate answer.