Bone loss

Yes I would like to no if there is any none loss in my X-rays .If So will you please let me no how much bone loss do you see.I would like to no because my crowns have started shaking a little. Thanks Jackie

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Answer: Bone loss

By Sarah h
Dental Professional

Unfortunately, your xray did not come through.  In order for bone loss to be diagnosed, bitewing xrays along with peridontal chartinging will be used to assess the amount of bone loss you have.  These readings will also be monitored each year during your periodic oral evaluation after your hygiene appointment.  It is imperative to stay on top of your hygiene appointments if you have bone loss.  Bone will not come back once it is lost and when there is not sufficient bone to hold the teeth, they can become loose or must be removed. 

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