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Doctor insights on: 4 Types Of Human Teeth

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My son has been having dark feces that reaks of decayed tooth. hes four. His dad is type 1 diabetic. Tiny Hair like things stand up n move in it wtf?

My son has been having dark feces that reaks of decayed tooth. hes four. His dad is type 1 diabetic. Tiny Hair like things stand up n move in it wtf?

Probably pinworms, : maybe another type of worms. See his pediatrician for evaluation. Early in the morning, spread his buttocks & press the sticky side of a piece of scotch tape against his anus. Put the tape in a small plastic bag & take it with you to the appointment so it can be checked for pinworm eggs. If stool samples are needed for other causes, his doctor will give you collection cups & instructions. ...Read more

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I just had four teeth extracted yesterday, what should I eat?

I just had four teeth extracted yesterday, what should I eat?

Nourishing food: You may eat any nourishing food that can be taken with comfort. Very soft food for the first several days is recommended. Avoid hard, crunchy foods such as potato chips or nuts that may complicate the extraction site for at least 7 days. Switch to regular foods when you feel comfortable enough to do so. Take care. ...Read more

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All four of my back teeth are hurting when i bite down, what could be going on?

All four of my back teeth are hurting when i bite down, what could be going on?

Bruxism: You may be grinding your teeth and the excess forces have inflamed the bone around those teeth. Have a local dentist examine you to see if a bite guard is indicated. You may also be suffering from periodontal disease... Radiographs would be needed to determine that. ...Read more

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My brother gets his teeth scaled and polished four times a year. Is there any detrimental effects of it on teeth?

My brother gets his teeth scaled and polished four times a year. Is there any detrimental effects of it on teeth?

No: People who have periodontal disease need to have their teeth cleaned 4 times a year. There is also a genetic component to periodontal disease. If your brother has it you should also be checked. Hopefully you are having periodontal charting to follow your gum health. Ask your dentist to be sure. ...Read more

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Why has my four year old got brown staining on her teeth ?

Why has my four year old got brown staining on her teeth ?

See dentist: Could be stain or cavities. Can't tell on computer. If stain, your dentist can clean off the stain. If cavities, get them fixed before infection spreads. Please call your dentist now. ...Read more

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Iam 17 and just got crowns over my upper four front teeth. Is it too young age for crowns?

Probably yes: I like to wait until full growth is completed and the eruption process is complete. Some people can begin treatment at 17 but most i'll wait until 18 or 19. Females can begin earlier than males. ...Read more

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My 12 month old has only 4 front, top & bottom teeth, What types of foods and textures can I feed him?

My 12 month old has only 4 front, top & bottom teeth, What types of foods and textures can I feed him?

Go for it: At this age the child able to tolerate all types of foods even with a few teeth any as we still need to make sure that you had all big chunky foods into smaller pieces i.e. grapes or other items of bite-size hotdogs. It's important to continue to offer as many types of foods all types of textures would be tolerated by child this age and this will open the child up to try later on ...Read more

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I am going to be getting 4 teeth pulled out. I'm wondering what type of foods can I eat while it heals?

I am going to be getting 4 teeth pulled out. I'm wondering what type of foods can I eat while it heals?

Soft foods: Your dentist will give you instructions following the extractions. You want to eat soft foods. Avoid anything that is chewy, acidic, hard or spicy for a few days. No smoking after an extraction. ...Read more