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What’s Behind a Loose Tooth?

Common Symptoms, periodontal (gum) disease

When a baby tooth is loose, it’s cause for celebration and a visit from the tooth fairy. But when an adult tooth starts to wobble, it’s worrisome; you won’t grow another. It’s a sign that something’s wrong with the ligaments that suspend teeth in their socket and absorb the bite more...