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Doctor insights on: Delayed Teeth Eruption

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Delayed tooth eruption if not all wisdom teeth in till 23?

Delayed tooth eruption if not all wisdom teeth in till 23?

No: Teeth erupt sometimes following familial patterns. Some wisdom teeth sometimes never erupt depending on their position and shape. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for delayed teeth eruption?

What is best treatment for delayed teeth eruption?

Patience: Dental eruption patterns are quite variable in healthy babies with no deficiencies or abnormalities. Some can have a tooth at birth, or not until 15mo. The average is 1/m starting at 4-6m. Those coming later often have multiple erupt @ the same time. ...Read more

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How fast could wisdom teeth erupt?

How fast could  wisdom teeth erupt?

Start at about 15: Wisdom teeth eruption can vary on ages, most likely around 15 years old. Whether the wisdom teeth erupt properly is another matter. The teeth can no erupt at all (completely impacted- in bone, bone and tissue;) partially impacted- part way through the tissue or fully erupt. Many people are born these days without wisdom teeth. Should have your dentist monitor as you get to this age. ...Read more

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Does wisdom tooth eruption cause pain?

Does wisdom tooth eruption cause pain?

Certainly: As teeth erupt, there are changes that allow them to move through the bone and gum tissue. Think of a baby's pain as teeth enter the mouth. It's essentially the same. What's unique about third molars is their position. Often there is not enough roommforthem in the mouth. They can get infected as they erupt, or you can bite on the tissues and they can swell. The pressure of eruption can hurt. ...Read more

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Newborn teeth buds indicate teeth position?

Newborn teeth buds indicate teeth position?

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

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What is the normal age for final wisdom tooth eruption?

What is the normal age for final wisdom tooth eruption?

Variable: It can take a few months to a few years to never. Normal eruption age ranges from about 18-22, female earlier than male. Some are early some are late. If there is room they may come in. If there is not room then they remain impacted. Most need to be removed but not all. See your dentist for a consultation if concerned. ...Read more

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Very painful mouth from wisdom teeth erupting, need advice!?

Very painful mouth from wisdom teeth erupting, need advice!?

See dentist: Try and keep the gingiva around the teeth clean. You can rinse with warm salt water. Wisdom teeth take a long time to erupt into position. You should see a dentist to have these teeth evaluated. You can also takes aspiring, tylenol, (acetaminophen) Ibuprofen or aleve for pain. ...Read more

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Gums irritated day 2-3 after wisdom teeth extraction. Is this normal?

Gums irritated day 2-3 after wisdom teeth extraction. Is this normal?

Yes: It is not unusual to have some facial swelling for the first 2-3 days after surgery. The gum tissue overlying and adjacent to the extraction sites may also sometimes have some irritation during that time as well. Keep the extraction sites clean by following the postoperative instructions provided by your surgeon. ...Read more

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Discolored teeth after braces common?

Discolored teeth after braces common?

No, if brushing well: White or brown spots, cavities develop if not brushing & flossing well while someone is in braces. That's why good daily oral hygiene is very important while a patient is in braces. Who wants straight teeth that are now discolored and/or has lots of cavities? There's not enough here for me to talk about baking soda that the medical doctor suggested so look for another post with my thoughts on that. ...Read more

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Is behcets related to missing wisdom teeth or having baby teeth into adulthood?

Is behcets related to missing wisdom teeth or having baby teeth into adulthood?

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 more

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Is excessive drooling normal after wisdom tooth extraction?

Is excessive drooling normal after wisdom tooth extraction?

Can be: Can be. Normal saliva flow but not swallowing due to pain. Will resolve as pain resolved. ...Read more

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Possible reasons for bleeding gums after wisdom tooth extraction?

Possible reasons for bleeding gums after wisdom tooth extraction?

Bleeding gums: Some oozing of blood may occur the first day after wisdom tooth extraction and is very common. Don't rinse your mouth, place a gauze on your bleeding gum and bite on it for around 10-15 minutes. It should stop the bleeding. Repeat as needed. ...Read more

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3 wisdom tooth extractrd and a molar tooth bone grafted also 6 weeks ago. Can flossing shift teeth positions?

3 wisdom tooth extractrd and a molar tooth bone grafted also 6 weeks ago.  Can flossing shift teeth positions?

No: Flossing will, if anything, tighten teeth by improving gum/bone health. If you think teeth are shifting see your General Dentist and/or Oral Surgeon for a review of your occlusion. ...Read more

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Is paresthesia likely after teeth extraction?

Is paresthesia likely after teeth extraction?

Depends: The potential risk for paresthesia with the removal of teeth in the lower jaw is a risk the closer the tooth or root is to the nerve supplying sensations to the lower jaw. Altered sensation may be related to the local anesthetic administered, surgical trauma as well as postoperative swelling or infections. The dentist or surgeon performing your surgery should advise you of the potential risks. ...Read more

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Is gum bleeding normal after wisdom tooth removal?

Is gum bleeding normal after wisdom tooth removal?

Yes: The gums bleed when the tooth is removed because the blood flow to the tooth is broken and open. This is common, and should stop quickly if not irritated. Certain medications can slow the clot formation and suction from a cigarette or straw can cause bleeding to continue. It may indicate gingivitis to the area which is normal as brushing and cleaning around an extraction site should be gentle. ...Read more

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Will teeth shift after getting wisdom teeth removed?

Not usually: Unless you are missing other teeth as well; or your bite is unstable; or your have periodontally involved teeth which would have shifted anyway. ...Read more

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Is bleeding 6 days post wisdom teeth extraction alright?

Is bleeding 6 days post wisdom teeth extraction alright?

Possibly: Have the surgeon who extracted the tooth take a look. In the meantime, bite on a sterile gauze for 15 minutes to help control the bleeding. ...Read more

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Is wisdom tooth soreness normal?

Is wisdom tooth soreness normal?

Yes: When wisdom teeth erupt, often there is associated pain. Furthermore, usually there is partial eruption of the wisdom teeth and misalignment of these teeth that they act as food traps causing bacteria to collect in these areas. This eventually results in pain, infection and cavities. ...Read more

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Do impacted wisdom teeth cause crowding and damage other teeth?

Do impacted wisdom teeth cause crowding and damage other teeth?

Possibly: Impact wisdom teeth probably do not cause crowding of the teeth in the front, because the wisdom teeth would need to push on the 2nd molar, 1st molar, 2nd premolar, 1st premolar, canine and the incisors. Some people believe the wisdom teeth do cause the crowding but people without the wisdom teeth can still get crowding in the front teeth. Sometimes the wisdom teeth cause damage to the 2nd molars. ...Read more

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Can oral contraceptives delay healing after wisdom teeth surgery?

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Can oral contraceptives delay healing after wisdom teeth surgery?

No, but: Oral contraception has not been shown to delay healing of extraction sites however there is an observed increased chance of alveolar osteitis (dry socket) with women using oral contraceptives. Also of significance is that antibiotics prescribed after oral surgery have been shown to inactivate birth control pills so alterative birth control should be used when takeing antibiotics. ...Read more

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Delayed Teeth (Definition)

Sequence and timing of eruption of baby teeth, exfoliation of baby teeth, and eruption of permanent teeth is genetically determined. Delay in any of these steps can be affected by genetics, health of the dentition, position of teeth, and tooth size/arch size relationships. Delay can result in malocclusion. Pedodontist's and Orthodontists are dento-facial ...Read more


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