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Celiac Childs Permanent Teeth Coming In Discolored
My son is 6 and is losing milk teeth and gaining permanent teeth. Does it make sense to make a pantomogram to see if all is well? How often?
In celiac disease, the body reacts to gluten (in wheat and gluten-like proteins in rye and barley) resulting in damage to the small intestine. This limits the intestine's ability to absorb some nutrients. Typically, people with celiac disease have loose stools, bloating, abdominal pain or discomfort, weight loss, poor weight gain ...Read more
Variable Sx; slight: Celiac can have variable sx, incl gas, bloat, diarrhea, wt loss, rarely gain, constipation, joint aches and pains (often from vitamin d def), fatigue (often from iron def), osteoporosis, swallowing probl, rarely liver probl. Can get screened with blood testing, and/or genetic testing. Assoc with other autoimmune diseases such as ibd, psoriasis, rheum arth, lupus, type 1 diabetes, thyroid disease. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Tooth eruption: There are 20 baby teeth and 32 permanent teeth. Typically, the lower central incisors are the first baby teeth that are lost. However, the permanent first molars are the first permanent teeth to erupt. They usually come in around 6 years old so they are also known as the 6 year molars. However, every child is different and so can the pattern of the eruption of the permanent teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Trauma to teeth: Discoloration of permanent teeth could be from having a root canal done on the tooth or a tooth that has had trauma to it in the past. Sometimes the discoloration can occur several years later after the trauma has occurred which would indicate the that nerve of the tooth is dying. Other causes of grey discoloration may be from tetracycline antibiotics that the patient may have taken as a child. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Late falling of milk teeth on a child, resulting in two rows of milk and permanent teeth at the same time, what could help?
Not related: The early or late eruption of deciduous teeth in a child isn't the cause of permanent teeth appearing behind them temporarily creating 2 rows of teeth. Take the child to a dentist for confirmation but often permanent teeth erupt near the corresponding deciduous teeth and often the lips and tongue will help them move into correct position. Discuss your concerns with your dentist at the next exam. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Will i need to put my child on a special diet while they wear space maintainers? My daughter is going to need space maintainers while her permanent teeth come in, and i'm worried about getting her to stick to a special diet while she wears them. Is it kin
Dental question - are there bridge implants available at reasonable costs? I am a 32 yr old woman who unfortunately wasn't afforded the best dental care as a child. I have lost many permanent teeth as a result but i would like to replace them. I current
Teaching Center: If expense is your main issue, you may want to consider looking to qualify for a teaching center ( dental school or an advanced dental residency program). Treatment qualifications usually are met if you particular needs will be a good learning experience for the advanced students (often already dentists). In exchange, many programs offer treatment at a reduced fee and all care is supervised. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Child 11 y.o. was referred for root canals work on 2 permanent teeth with cavities, & than the filling done. Is that safe for kid? Any other options?
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