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what if more bottom teeth erupt before top teeth

A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Sampson
26 years experience Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
Need more info: I would need more information to help you out with this. This could be due to multiple problems, such as dental decay, periodontal disease or grindin ... Read More
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Dr. Shokri Wahib
29 years experience Dentistry
Needs checked: Sounds like a dental appointment is needed to check the source of the pains.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Mokbel
42 years experience Dentistry
Yes and No: Your teeth are suppose to line up together all the time, when you move your jaw they line up in a different position, you need to be more specific so ... Read More
Dr. Park Firebaugh
36 years experience Dentistry
No: Not completely clear on the question, but the top teeth aren't supposed to line up with the bottom teeth. The upper jaw is bigger than the lower jaw a ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kari Sakurai
32 years experience Dentistry
Yes.: Normally the upper teeth are in front of the lower teeth by about one millimeter and overlap by 1.5-2 mm in a class 1 occlusal scheme. This allows fo ... Read More
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Dr. Arnold Malerman
53 years experience Orthodontics
Everywhere: In addition to the vertical and horizontal overbites described so well by dr sakurel, on the sides your upper teeth should be 1/2 tooth wider than you ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Doyon
36 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Should be no pain: During the extractions, you should not feel any pain at all, but you will feel pressure as the teeth are removed. If you do feel pain, tell the dentis ... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Karsant
39 years experience Dentistry
Extraction: Generally we finess teeth to extract them and upper or lower are generally the same including impacted teeth. If you understand how mother nature put ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Klugman
46 years experience Dentistry
Probably: This can be a complicated question, but in general if the front teeth are in contact it can cause excess wear and chips. Your acid stomach can speed t ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Dell Goodrick
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Can be many things: Have a dentist evaluate why you are feeling pain on the side of your mouth. It could be anything from grinding and clenching to a periodontal conditio ... Read More
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A 48-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
54 years experience Dentistry
Common: Although there are many charts and diagrams showing time tables for erupting primary (baby) and permanent teeth, the teeth themselves cannot read and ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
50 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
Yes: The upper and lower jaw should be aligned with the midpoint of the lower teeth in line with the mispoint of the upper teeth.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Bergman
41 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: Most children start losing teeth around 5-7 years of age.Each individual is different but most lose the two lower first then the two upper.

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