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Loosening of teeth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Dental Health
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General & Family Physician
Practicing since : 2004
Answered : 40 Questions
User :   my teeth r in a really bad way is there anything i can do to help them, im really worried and i feel it will cost me alot of money too have my teeth back to normal                                                                 
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know your age and gender?
User :   27 m
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Since when is this problem?
User :   for the last year ive just been afraid to do anything because i dont have dental coverage and am afraid it will cost me a fortune
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   I do understand that
Doctor :   dental treatment is quite expensive
Doctor :   now what is the problem with your teeth?
Doctor :   Is it of cosmetological importance?
User :   they r loosening near the gum line, on the inside of the tooth on some teeth it almost looks like there is dirt on the tooth and im getting migraines
User :   amd toothaches
Doctor :   Ok
User :   i feel as if my health is in danger
Doctor :   It is not a life threatening problem
Doctor :   What is the treatment that has been suggested?
User :   i havent had anyone recommend a treatment
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   How many teeth are loose?
User :   they arent extremely loose but alot of them feel like they are more loose hen they should be
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   There are different grades of teeth loosening
Doctor :   if it is in the initial stages
User :   and i always have a bad taste in my mouth
Doctor :   it can be managed
Doctor :   bad taste in my mouth could also be due to infections as well
Doctor :   Are you getting it?
User :   yeah
Doctor :   Fine
Doctor :   So to save your teeth you should act early
Doctor :   it is better in terms of improvment
Doctor :   as well as cost
User :   ok
User :   does the brown on my teeth meen they are decaying
Doctor :   Yes, that does
Doctor :   Have you checked your Diabetic status?
User :   no why
Doctor :   That is also quite important
User :   to my teeth?
Doctor :   as it leads to more infective problems
Doctor :   in the teeth
Doctor :   which could be the root cause
User :   ok thankyou
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

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