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What is the best way to remove a loose tooth for an adult?

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Professional dental extraction is the best treatment for loose tooth. Pulling the loose tooth using a string or dental floss may include drawing out the gum that surrounds it, which causes more damage.

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Permanent tooth becomes loose due to untreated gum disease. The tooth may be loose in the jawbone area, but it might still be firmly attached to the gum that surrounds it. Pursuing self-extraction may worsen the condition of the surrounding gum, and those who attempt this may not have suitable anesthetic. In dental clinics, anesthesia can be administered for pain management during the extraction. Dentists do not advice self-extraction of the tooth unless you are in a location where you don’t have access to professional dental service.

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