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Doctor insights on: A Tooth Is Loose Im 20 Is It Still Possible That It Is A Deciduous Tooth

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A tooth is loose. Im 20. Is it still possible that it is a deciduous tooth ?

A tooth is loose. Im 20. Is it still possible that it is a deciduous tooth ?

Yes: Some people don't have all their permanent teeth. I would see a dentist, because either way you'll probably need some treatment. ...Read more

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Baby Teeth (Definition)

The first teeth which are shed and replaced by permanent teeth. The first primary tooth comes in at about 6 months of age and the 20th and last primary tooth erupts at around 2 1/2 years of age. The primary teeth are replaced beginning usually at about age 6. Also called baby teeth, milk teeth, temporary ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: deciduous tooth?

What is the definition or description of: deciduous tooth?

Deciduous Tooth: Any of the temporary first teeth of a young mammal. Also called baby tooth, primary tooth http://www.Thefreedictionary.Com/milk+tooth. ...Read more

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Is there a way to see if it is a baby/deciduous tooth or an adult tooth before it comes out?

Is there a way to see if it is a baby/deciduous tooth or an adult tooth before it comes out?

Different anatomy: Baby teeth are sized and shaped differently than permanent teeth. Additionally permanent teeth don't fall out on their own unless you have exceptionally advanced gum disease. Please see your family dentist now for evaluation and discussion of replacement treatment. ...Read more

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Why would a deciduous baby tooth abscess?

Why would a deciduous baby tooth abscess?

Decay: A deciduous tooth, like a secondary or permanent tooth can have an abscess if bacteria get into the pulp tissue. Bacteria decay the tooth, and if untreated, it can abscess. A deciduous tooth can be saved by having a root canal treatment, if a second tooth is not coming. Ask your dentist for a referral to an endodontist if they don't do root canal treatment on a primary tooth. ...Read more

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Do you think I should remove my deciduous teeth?

Do you think I should remove my deciduous teeth?

Hard to say...: Are you really 31? Are the teeth bothering you? Are they unrestorable? Are there impacted secondary teeth underneath? An finally, why do you want to remove them? This small space does not allow for a meaningful answer, so consult with a local dentist that can examine you and answer these questions. ...Read more

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How can resorption work in the exfoliation of deciduous teeth?

How can resorption work in the exfoliation of deciduous teeth?

Root-b-gone: Resorption of the roots of deciduous teeth triggered in part by the advancing permanent teeth is why they get loose and fall out easily. ...Read more

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When are all deciduous teeth gone?

When are all deciduous teeth gone?

Usually 12-14 yrs: Most teenagers lose their last deciduous teeth (second primary molars) between 12-14 years old. If a person is congenitally missing the replacement permanent tooth then they may retain the baby tooth until they are in their 20's and possibly even into their 40's. ...Read more

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What is the endodontical treatment of a deciduous teeth or a teeth that apexification is not complete?

What is the endodontical treatment of a deciduous teeth or a teeth that apexification is not complete?

See pedodontist: Baby teeth with infected root canal is a common problem. Early lose of a deciduous teeth can lead to a development problems. Thus is important to preserve the baby teeth. There are two kinds of endodontic treatment done on baby teeth: vital pulp therapy and non-vital pulp therapy. Your pedodontist will give you more information so you can decide whether to do a root canal or extraction. ...Read more

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I extracted the deciduous teeth 6 months ago, how much longer will I have to wait?

I extracted the deciduous teeth 6 months ago, how much longer will I have to wait?

For what?: Are you 37 years old as you posted? Are you waiting for the permanent teeth to erupt? We need more information. A dentist who can examine you and see x-rays of your mouth or whomever you are referring to can answer that question for you. ...Read more

Deciduous Tooth (Definition)

Any of the temporary first teeth of a young mammal. Also called baby ...Read more