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How can I tell if my bridge is starting to loosen without seeing a dentist first?

Answer
If you feel movement during chewing it is loose, if the bite seems to change while you're eating it probably needs adjustment.  If you feel increased sensitivity around the edges of the teeth to which it is hooked it is probably loose or moving. Of course if you feel it moves when you pull on it then it is for sure.

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Thomas Karmen

Expertise

All general dentistry questions, especially those related to fixed prosthetics. Endodontics, Periodontics, and implants, minor oral surgery I can't answer much about othodontics nor advanced treatment of carcinoma nor deep tissue surgery nor osseous surgery such as jaw reduction or advancement.

Experience

DDS In general practice and consulting with having done some lecturing for local dental societies.

Organizations
ADA and Florida Dental Association and Iowa Dental association

Education/Credentials
DDS degree

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