A 22-year-old female asked about a 61-year-old female:
how long does it take for a wisdom tooth to grow in? my daughter is 22 and has hers growing in one at a time
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Dentistry 54 years experience
The answer is...: The answer is: there is no answer. It is mostly dependent on the angle of the tooth and the amount of room available for that tooth to erupt. And it's hard to judge the word "grow". I assume you mean "erupt" or come into the mouth fully which is different than how long it takes to grown from tooth bud to fully developed tooth. Some never grow or develop and some never erupt. Not a simple answer.
Pain Management 36 years experience
Eruption age : Usually, if a wisdom tooth has not fully erupted by the age of 20 or 21 years of age then it isn't going to erupt. The common reasons are: the wisdom tooth it is fully bony impacted, partially bony impacted, tissue impacted or non-existent.
Rec. To see your dentist for evaluation, imaging (panoramic view) and treatment if needed.
A 34-year-old member asked:
My daughter broke her front tooth, what can I do?
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Dentistry 44 years experience
Seek dental care: You should take your daughter to a dentist. The tooth can be repaired with a tooth colored filling or possibly a crown depending on the amount of damage to the tooth and the age of your daughter.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Is it okay that my daughter's tooth moving after extraction?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
Dentistry 31 years experience
For adjacent teeth : To become slightly loose for a couple of days might be normal depending on the extraction, location , difficulty, periodontal status ... If you are concerned best to contact the treating dentist to have then make sure everything is okay. Hope this helps.
A 40-year-old member asked:
My daughters tooth cracked and its dying can it be filled?
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Dentistry 40 years experience
Can't say: Baby tooth or permanent tooth? How bad is it broken down? Alive or "dead"? Can't possibly answer your question without seeing the tooth and having the answers to these questions. Call a local dentist for an appointment.
A 35-year-old member asked:
I need assistance paying for daughters dental work?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Dentistry 54 years experience
Financial concerns: The dentist who will be treating your daughter would be in the best position to discuss costs, payment options and possible financial assistance programs in your state and locality.
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