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My 11 year old daughter only has 8 permanent teeth and the others are baby. Should we just wait the baby teeth to fall out? Is this a late eruption?

My 11 year old daughter only has 8 permanent teeth and the others are baby. Should we just wait the baby teeth to fall out? Is this a late eruption?

11 yr old daughter: I'm not sure what your question is. Should you wait for what? Take her to the dentist for an exam and x-rays to check on the presence, location and eruption of the permanent teeth. ...Read more

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Mouth (Definition)

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


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Baby teeth- how important are baby teeth? Can rotten baby teeth affect babies? When should I take baby to the doctor?

Baby teeth- how important are baby teeth? Can rotten baby teeth affect babies? When should I take baby to the doctor?

Yes. Peds dentist: Rotten baby teeth can reflect more than poor hygiene, and can sometimes be a sign of a nutritional or systemic disorder. Although they will be replaced by adult teeth, rotten teeth and associated bacteria in the mouth have been linked to heart disease in adults. Get your baby to a pediatric dentist as soon as you can. ...Read more

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My son 6 nearly 7 yrs old got his adult teeth which pushed out his baby teeth in this time he got a rash around mouth. Is the rash from teeth?

My son 6 nearly 7 yrs old got his adult teeth which pushed out his baby teeth in this time he got a rash around mouth. Is the rash from teeth?

Probably not: Although if his mouth is bothering and he is licking his lips they may be chapped. Why don't you call your dentist and make an examination appointment to rule out dental causes. ...Read more

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My baby started to has teeth at 14mos with 6 teeth eruption once at a time. But until now 19 mos still no sign with the other eruption. Normal?

My baby started to has teeth at 14mos with 6 teeth eruption once at a time. But until now 19 mos still no sign with the other eruption. Normal?

Yes: On average, baby teeth start erupting at 6-7 months and continue until 2 yrs of age. Some, however, are delayed and the teeth come in later. It's nothing to worry about. ...Read more

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Are there nerves in human baby teeth?

Are there nerves in human baby teeth?

Absolutely: And as a result baby teeth require the same exquisite care as permanent teeth. 1st dental check-up age 1 please. ...Read more

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What causes our baby teeth to fall out?

What causes our baby teeth to fall out?

Permanent teeth: cause root resorption and baby tooth exfoliates. ...Read more

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Is it normal to put crowns on baby teeth?

Is it normal to put crowns on baby teeth?

Yes: Crowns are used on primary teeth if there is significant amount of tooth missing due to decay or fracture. They are also used if the tooth had root canal therapy, to protect the tooth. ...Read more

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What causes our baby teeth to become loose?

What causes our baby teeth to become loose?

Dissolving roots: The roots on the primary teeth resorb as the secondary teeth push on them as they erupt. ...Read more

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How to determine if I have lost my baby teeth?

How to determine if I have lost my baby teeth?

Good question: Some adults retain baby teeth. Children should have 20 baby teeth which exfoliate giving way to the adult teeth. Some baby teeth may not have adult teeth underneath them and may be retained. The only way to find this out is by going to a dentist and having either a panoramic x-ray or periapical x-ray. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have most of my baby teeth at 16?

Is it normal to have most of my baby teeth at 16?

No, but....: It's not normal to retain them that long but if you have permanent teeth to replace them it is not a major problem. If you are missing some permanent teeth it can get complicated. You should see a dentist for x-rays to see what you have and where. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: baby teeth?

What is the definition or description of: baby teeth?

Baby Teeth Are...: 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 teeth or deciduous teeth. ...Read more

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What are the differences between our baby teeth and adult teeth?

What are the differences between our baby teeth and adult teeth?

The major difference: is that one set is temporary or disposable and the other is not. Structurally the baby teeth have a very thin enamel layer and a thinner inner or dentin layer compared to permanent teeth. Baby teeth aid in the growth and development of the jaw bones and hold space for the adult teeth to erupt. ...Read more

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Can a baby teeth at 8 weeks old?

Can a baby teeth at 8 weeks old?

Rare: Most children begin teething about 6 months, but 2 months not unheard of. More probably an enamel pearl, a small calcified nodule that erupts and falls out. Take your child to a pediatric dental specialist (pedodontist), as opposed to general dentist, general physician, or pediatrician, for examination. ...Read more

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Can it hurt to get baby teeth pulled?

Can it hurt to get baby teeth pulled?

Anesthesia: Pulling teeth, baby or permanent, is a surgical procedure. Surgery hurts. That's why your dentist or oral surgical specialist will use the appropriate anesthesia (local or general) to make the procedure painless. ...Read more

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How badly can getting baby teeth pulled hurt?

No problem : If permanent teeth are coming in correctly the baby teeth come out naturally so don't worry and enjoy your apples and carrots. ...Read more

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How many sets of baby teeth does every child have?

How many sets of baby teeth does every child have?

One: 20 of them that erupt between 6 months and 3 years. And they need care. As soon as 1st baby tooth erupts, and no later than age 1, make an appointment with a pediatric dental specialist for all the same reasons you see a pediatric medical specialist. Don't wait "till 2-3. And by the way, 1st orthodontic check up age 7. ...Read more

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Who loses baby teeth sooner, the boys or the girls?

Girls: Girls tend to loose their teeth earlier and get their permanent teeth earlier than boys. However this can vary by child. ...Read more

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Can your permanent teeth come after your baby teeth?

Can your permanent teeth come after your baby teeth?

Yes,: Yes that's the way it usually works. I'm not sure if there was some other question you meant to ask. ...Read more

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Any benefit saving baby teeth, like for DNA analysis?

Any benefit saving baby teeth, like for DNA analysis?

Stem cells: Pulp chamber of a healthy just extracted tooth, or a just exfoliated baby tooth. Is rife with stm cells. Other than that..... ...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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