How JustAnswer Works:
  • Ask an Expert
    Experts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional Answer
    Via email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction Guarantee
    Rate the answer you receive.
Ask wieyedoc Your Own Question
wieyedoc, Board Certified MD
Category: Medical
Satisfied Customers: 12009
Experience:  Over two decades of clinical practice. Completed a medical internship in New York City
Type Your Medical Question Here...
wieyedoc is online now

I'm 56 and been told I have bone loss. I have teeth missing

This answer was rated:

Hi I'm 56 and been told I have bone loss. I have teeth missing on my left top side and the same with right bottom side. I did have crowns at each side of my 2 front teeth. Sadly one broke and was unrepairable so was pulled out. I wear a partial denture. My problem is my front teeth are moving and my once lovely smile is now crooked. One tooth is shifting forward and the other is crooked and leaning to the right. My dentist says there is nothing he can do. My smile confidence has gone. Will I need to have one of my front teeth extracted. Any advice please.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Just to add the front tooth that is moving forward is slightly mobile. The crooked one is secure. Thank you

Hi. My name is***** and I am online and available to help you today. Thank you for your patience.

Question and answer is just one of the services I offer. I can also provide you with premium services, such as live telephone or skype consultation, at a small additional cost. Let me know if you are interested.

Do you have bone loss anywhere else?

Do you have any other medical problems or take any medications?

This is not an answer, but an Information Request. I need this information to answer your question. Please reply, so I can answer your question. I look forward to helping you.

wieyedoc and other Medical Specialists are ready to help you
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
No bone loss anywhere else. My mother had same problem with losing her teeth. I take high blood pressure and cholesterol medication. I'm in good health but I am on the menopause for 3-4 yrs. I'm not really sure what you can advise me. I'm worried I will end up losing 1 or 2 of my front teeth in order to get my smile back as I'm very Conscious of my crooked strange smile. I hate to loose any more teeth. My dentist tells me he can't do anything to straighten my front teeth. I just wanted a different opinion. Thank you