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Are there nerves in human baby teeth?

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Dr. Eric Eltzroth answered

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Yes: Yes, and in adult teeth.

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Dr. Stephen Gordon answered

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Yes: Important to maintain these teeth well so they do not decay. If decay is deep and involves the nerve, then often the teeth are extracted which can lead to problems with the development and eruption of their adult teeth.

Answered 5/13/2019

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Dr. Ronald Hsu answered

Specializes in Pediatric Dentistry

Yes and more : There's arteries and veins too, and they have stem cells that fully matured adult teeth don't have. They can certainly hurt just like permanents, and is more delicate and fragile. They need expert care.

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Dr. Paul Grin answered

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Of course: They have canal that contains blood vessels and nerves.

Answered 2/19/2016

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Dr. Justin Nelson answered

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Yes: yes, just like adult teeth

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