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Loose front tooth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Dental Health
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Practicing since : 2004
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can I help you?
User :   i got hit it the mouth and now my front tooth is loose. If I dont mess with it, will it tighten back up?
Doctor :  
The loosened tooth will not tighten up once it is loosened
Doctor :  
What is your age any way?
User :   18
Doctor :  
Were you hurt?
Doctor :  
for the reason of loosening
User :   no my friend and i were playin around and she accidently elbowed me in the mouth
Doctor :  
You can do one thing and keep it in mind
Doctor :  
There is a chance of putting back the tooth in the socket
Doctor :  
once it come off
Doctor :  
and it can heal
User :   how
Doctor :   It is to be immediately put back in the socket
Doctor :  
when it is bleeding
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and tightened
User :   ok and if that works why wont it just tighten back up
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
Because there is reason for it
User :   you dont make any sense. thanks for nothin. peace out
Doctor :  
If the tooth falls off immediately the inflammation
Doctor :   Ok, Thanks for consulting us
Doctor :  
Bye for now

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