Why is tooth luxation a dental emergency?

Tooth luxation means a loose tooth. If any  teeth become loose and, especially if they are painful, see a dentist immediately. Loose teeth can be painful and are either extracted or splinted.

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How to Deal with 4 Common Types of Dental Emergencies
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