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a tooth is loose im is it still possible that it is a deciduous tooth
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Quon answered
41 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Yes: Some people do not lose all of their deciduous (baby) teeth and retain them as an adult if there is not a permanent tooth developing to take its place ... Read More
Dr. Scott Williams answered
12 years experience Dentistry
Yes: Some people don't have all their permanent teeth. I would see a dentist, because either way you'll probably need some treatment.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. R Lee Hinson answered
37 years experience Dentistry
Yes. It is very easy: To tell the difference between a deciduous tooth and a permanent tooth.
Radiograph: Your dentist will have a radiograph of the tooth in question and can make that determination.
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
35 years experience Pain Management
See Pediatric DDS: for a panoramic x-ray to monitor your child’s dental development and teeth eruption is important.
Dr. Daniel Rubenstein answered
50 years experience Dentistry
Loose baby tooth: Baby teeth usually get loose when the permanent tooth is ready to erupt, even if you don't see it. See your dentist for an exam, and x-rays to make su ... Read More
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