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Adult Teeth Growing Behind Baby Teeth
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Loose permanent tooth because baby tooth with permanent tooth growing in behind it is pushing it out. On 13 year old son.?
Orthodontics: This is a good time to see your orthodontist. As it sounds like your son may be a little behind schedule. Normally around 12 years of age is when the baby teeth should be exfoliated. The orthodontist can make a treatment plan that can help your son for life. Make sure that he has good brushing habits as this will greatly effect the results of any orthodontic appliance. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have two baby upper canine teeth and no adult teeth behind them. What happened to my adult canines?
Missing teeth: Implants, bridges are viable options. You should also consider how your teeth relate with each other. Especially if considering implants or bridges. If teeth bite together incorrectly, then this could negatively affect the implant or bridge. Consider an orthodontic consultation in conjunction with your dental options. Sometimes the spaces can just be closed with braces. It's another option as well. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Should we extract baby teeth molars, in a 7 year old, if the adult teeth are not present underneath?
Probably not: I would strongly advise that these teeth not be removed as long as they are not creating any problems. If there are no adult teeth to replace them, they will be very important as the child gets older to keep the all the teeth in the upper and lower arch in the correct place and position. So if they are not creating a problem for the child, please keep them in place. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth generally erupt between the ages of 17 and 21, but can come in earlier or later. It is best to monitor this through clinical exams and x-rays with a dentist to evaluate whether or not there is room for them to come in or if they need to be removed when it is easier and has less associated risk. Consult with an Oral Surgeon, or your General Dentist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What causes a child to grind their teeth while sleeping? Baby teeth were ground down. I worry now about adult teeth. The child is 8.
Sleep bruxism: The cause(s) of bruxism are not fully understood. Causes include stress and anxiety, sleep disorder, misalignment of teeth, aggressive or hyperactive personality. Give that baby teeth were ground down, i would recommend you see a pediatric dentist to evaluate the integrity of your 8 yr olds permanent teeth and strategies to keep your childs adult teeth intact. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not accurately: The ability to see a tooth bud (on a radiograph) is a good indicator that a tooth will form. Many factors determine a tooth's eventual position. Your dentist should be able to give you a good idea early on if your child will have malposed teeth that require treatment. ...Read more
Teeth: Kinda. The permanent teeth will not grow any faster; however, if the root of the tooth is 2/3 of the way grown then it will erupt quicker once the baby tooth is removed. If the baby tooth is removed too early and the permanent tooth has not developed 2/3 of the root then you will wait a long time for the permanent tooth to erupt. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Not if: You brush at least once per day for 5 minutes covering the cheek side, tongue side, tops and behind the last teeth, floss get regular check ups and keep sugars to a minimum. ...Read more
Jaw is just really sore. Teeth feel trapped into changing occlusion. Are my teeth moving around? Had light tooth bonding and polishing front teeth set
Bite effects jaws: If jaw soreness occurred after the bonding procedure, than a slight excess of material on the back of the upper front teeth or top of the lower front teeth can cause a premature contact that can alter the muscle pattern of lower jaw closure, and create the symptoms you describe. Ask your dentist to re-evaluate the occlusal contacts of your front teeth for heavy contacts. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Adult teeth growing in over baby teeth? Our son seems to have an adult tooth that is growing in front or a baby tooth without the baby tooth falling out. Is this something i'd need to schedule a special dentist appointment for?
Yes!: You can't have 2 teeth in the same spot at the same time. So, if the baby tooth has not fallen out when it should the adult tooth will erupt in the wrong place. Once the dentist has removed the baby tooth the adult tooth may move into the space by itself, or it may need to be guided by an orthodontist. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Maybe: there are so many factors to consider in answering this question. the net/net is that in some cases the answer is yes and others no. The best person to ask is your orthodontist and whether the answer is yes or no, that they help you understand the "why" as it relates to your case. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
How many separate/connected bony buccal walls surround molar tooth #2? Wisdom tooth missing since childhood. Thank-you.
Natal teeth: In about 3000 babies "natal" teeth appear first on the lower gums. This are teeth that babies are sometimes either born with or emerge days after birth. This common form of lower/bottom teeth are different from neonatal teeth that can emerge within 30 days for birth. Natal teeth are often electively removed particularly if they interfere with feeding. ...Read moreSee 5 more doctor answers
Studies say NO: This is a controversial subject in orthodontic circles. Multiple studies indicate no relation between wisdom teeth and lower incisor crowding. An exquisite study done at ohsu by kaplan et. Al. Studied 1000 patients and found no correlation. Little et al. Found that lower incisor crowding is due to overbite deepening causing lower incisor crowding with age, starting in the early 20's. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
No: The cause of behcet's syndrome is unknown. It has symptoms that include recurring crops of mouth ulcers (aphthous ulcers, canker sores) there are other medical symptoms correlated with these disease. For the oral ulcers change toothpastes to one with no sodium lauryl sulfate (sls). Toms of maine and rembrandt are 2 of a number. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Within 1 yr.: Permanent front teeth erupt at around 7 yrs. Old. Once the teeth erupt, they should be fully erupted within a year. ...Read more
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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