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Dr. Gary Chapman
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Delayed Teeth Eruption (Overview)

See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis as it relates to the patient in question. If needed, a consultation with an orthodontist may be in order.


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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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Dr. Gary Chapman
30 doctors shared insights

Delayed Teeth Eruption (Overview)

See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis as it relates to the patient in question. If needed, a consultation with an orthodontist may be in order.


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What is the definition or description of: Delayed teeth eruption?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed teeth eruption?

See below: See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis as it relates to the patient in question. If needed, a consultation with an orthodontist may be in order. ...Read more

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Dealing with Wisdom Teeth (Checklist)

See dentist or oral surgeon for evaluation
once
Have wisdom teeth extracted if unable to maintain the teeth or if they are impacted
once
Take NSAIDs if you experience pain or swelling from the wisdom teeth
daily
Rinse with warm salt water if experiencing gum swelling around teeth.
daily
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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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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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Getting Straight Teeth (Checklist)

See an orthodontist
Once
See a dentist trained In cosmetic dentistry
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What are common causes of delayed tooth eruption?

What are common causes of delayed tooth eruption?

Define delay : The normal range of first eruption runs from birth to 15 months.It is not a standard marker for development, nutrition or hormonal balance. Delay beyond 15 months and failure to have all deciduous teeth by 3 is often genetic.Rarely it will reflect a hormonal issue in older kids but other related symptoms would be evident at the time. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for delayed tooth eruption?

What is best treatment for delayed tooth eruption?

Depends: If you are asking about a baby, the best treatment is it wait. If you are asking about someone older, you should see a dentist to make sure the teeth are there and to make sure nothing is stopping them from erupting. ...Read more

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If fluoridation is seen to cause delayed tooth eruption, what else is it doing to our bodies?

If fluoridation is seen to cause delayed tooth eruption, what else is it doing to our bodies?

Misinformation: Your premise is wrong so your question is not realistic. Fluoridation has decreased the dental disease of children over many decades. The conspiracy theories and injury claims refer to unsupported junk science or no basis at all. ...Read more

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Does fluoride cause delayed tooth eruption or anything else?

Does fluoride cause delayed tooth eruption or anything else?

No delayed eruption: Fluoride would have no effect on the eruption pattern of teeth. At appropriate concentrations it strengthens teeth and despite some some poorly done studies it has no known detrimental affect. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


Dr. Zeeny Teja
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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