Possible Causes for Loose Tooth in USA

  • Scurvy
    Loose Tooth

    Scurvy is a disease resulting from a dietary deficiency of vitamin C. Common symptoms are malaise, lethargy, diarrhea, petechiae, neuropathy, fever, hemorrhage and myalgias. The symptoms of scurvy usually begin three months after a person stops getting enough vitamin C in the diet. The initial symptoms of scurvy…[1]

  • Acatalasia
    Loose Tooth

    Acatalasia (also called acatalasemia, or Takahara's disease) is an autosomal recessive peroxisomal disorder caused by a complete lack of catalase. The disorder is relatively benign, although it causes an increased incidence of periodontal infections, and can under rare circumstances lead to gangrene. Occurrence of…[2]

  • Dental Caries
    Loose Tooth Tooth Erosion

    Dental caries (or tooth decay) is defined as the decay or breakdown of teeth as direct consequence of the activity of bacteria lying all over the teeth surface. The first sign of caries is the appearance of a chalky white spot called “white spot lesion”, which eventually turns into a cavity exposing the deeper…[3]

  • Pyorrhea
    Loose Tooth
  • Uranium Poisoning
    Loose Tooth

    Uranium poisoning refers to the physiological effects of natural as well as enriched uranium in the human body. Although it is generally poorly absorbed, adverse outcomes may occur due to a combined response to its chemical and radioactive nature, in addition to other closely associated elements. Uranium poisoning…[4]

  • Burkitt Lymphoma
    Loose Tooth

    Burkitt lymphoma is a variant of non-Hodgkin lymphoma that targets B cells and is associated with Epstein Barr Virus infection. Burkitt lymphoma presents acutely, with the patients exhibiting the majority of symptoms in the space of a few weeks. This is caused by the rapid division of the lymphoma cells, which may…[5]

  • Periodontitis
    Loose Tooth

    Periodontitis, also known as gum disease and pyorrhea, is a set of inflammatory diseases affecting the tissues surrounding the teeth. Periodontitis involves progressive loss of the alveolar bone around the teeth, and if left untreated, can lead to the loosening and subsequent loss of teeth. Periodontitis is caused…[6]

  • Exposure to Uranium Dust
    Loose Tooth
  • Langerhans-Cell Histiocytosis
    Premature Tooth Eruption Loose Tooth

    Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH), also called Histiocytosis X, is a rare disease characterized by the proliferation and accumulation of Langerhans cells in various tissues. Langerhans cell histiocytosis may present with a variety of non-specific and specific inflammatory symptoms in various organs of the…[7]

  • Papillon Lefevre Disease
    Loose Tooth Tooth Erosion

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  1. Scurvy, Symptoma
  2. Wikipedia: Acatalasia, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  3. Dental Caries, Symptoma
  4. Uranium Poisoning, Symptoma
  5. Burkitt Lymphoma, Symptoma
  6. Wikipedia: Periodontitis, CC-BY-SA-3.0
  7. Langerhans-Cell Histiocytosis, Symptoma