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Why You Want to Turn to Us When You Notice a Loose Tooth

Posted on 12/25/2018 by Sandra Embree
Why You Want to Turn to Us When You Notice a Loose ToothUnless you still have your baby teeth, the number of teeth in your mouth are finite, which makes each one that much more precious and important to save. Don't give up on your smile if you notice a loose or wobbling tooth, but instead take proactive steps to avoid losing the tooth entirely.

Not Yet Dead
The most important reason to come in, is that your tooth may still be entirely savable. While certain forms of injury and illness are unavoidable losses, most of the time, as long as the root structure is still healthy and intact, we can ensure that the tooth heals and resettles back into your mouth.

For teeth that haven't quite gone round the bend, we can splint the tooth to other teeth, which bonds it in place until it heals up and reaffixes to your gums. We may also be able to give you a occlusal (mouth) guard, which can be worn overnight to protect your teeth from any grinding or other unintentional weakening you may be submitting it to.

Even if your teeth are in bad condition due to disease, don't lose hope! We may still be able to clean and remove foreign agents (such as bacteria) from your mouth, which will enable your gums to tighten up naturally and your teeth to heal properly back into their natural position.

In the worst-case scenarios, we may have to commit to a root canal or a full extraction. While this is regrettably the death of a tooth, it is vitally important to make sure its sacrifice is not in vain, and the source of the problem doesn't spread to other teeth, loosening them up and leading to them being lost as well.

If you have a loose tooth, please contact us today to discuss your care options, and be seen to determine if the tooth has ceased to be, or if we can restore it to full glory. Don't give up on your wobbly smile until you have explored every avenue of feasible treatment.
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Embree, DDS
Ann Arbor Dentist - Sandra Embree, DDS

Dr. Embree graduated from The University of Michigan School of Dentistry. She completed postdoctoral training in a General Practice Residency at University of Michigan Hospitals Department of Hospital Dentistry. Dr. Embree received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and practiced in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at University of Michigan Mott Children's Hospital prior to her dental school training.
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Ann Arbor Dentist - Courtney Heys, DDS
Heys, DDS

Dr. Heys is originally from the Seattle area. She moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 to attend the University of Michigan School of Dentistry. Dr. Heys has been in private practice since 2007. She has practiced 4 years in Saline, MI and 4 years in Jackson, MI.
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  • "Thank you for always providing such professional and caring service to my husband, Cody. Dr. Heys and her staff are helping him get his teeth back into shape and are doing a fantastic job. You are all the best!"
    ~ Jenna E
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  • "The team at Embree Dentistry really goes above and beyond. They are concerned with preventative care and monitor issues with individual attention. They came up with a treatment plan for me before I am able to undergo any procedures. "
    ~ Aleksandra
  • "As a new patient, Embree Dentistry definitely makes you feel well-informed and cared about. They were very good with appointment reminders, and at your first appointment, they talk through every step of the process to make sure you're aware of what each step is for."
    ~ Suzanne
  • "Dr. Embree and her staff provided me the best dentistry I've ever had. I had a lot of work done, including several fillings and three crowns. Dr. Embree is very careful to make the procedures as painless as possible, and her staff made sure that my experiences were comfortable and stress free.
    Dr. Embree did a deep cleaning that I'm sure allowed me to avoid periodontal work. Her staff is very efficient in setting up appointments and sending reminders. I whole heartedly recommend Dr. Embree's dentistry."
    ~ Jenny
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