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Doctor insights on: Do You Lose All Your Baby Teeth

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At what age do you lose your last baby tooth?

At what age do you lose your last baby tooth?

First ones by age 6: And they usually fall out in the order they came in. Sometimes girls loos them a bit earlier. You continue to loose your "baby" teeth until about 12 or 13 years. ...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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I need to know how do you know that your wisdom teeth will ruin the rest of you teeth?

I need to know how do you know that your wisdom teeth will ruin the rest of you teeth?

Wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth, even impacted wisdom teeth do not 'ruin the rest of your teeth'. First, most dentists agree that they cannot produce crowding of the other teeth. Second, they can cause local problems such as cysts, infections, swellings, pain, and on rare occasions destruction only of the tooth right in front of them. All wisdom teeth, if potentially problematic should be removed at age 16-19. ...Read more

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How do you work off love handles and that baby fat after you finish having your children?

How do you work off love handles and that baby fat after you finish having your children?

Slow ly but surely: The best way to work off the love handles is by burning slightly more calories than you consume every day. This will result in a slow, steady decrease in body fat that won't feel onerous. It is the healthiest way to do it as well. Add in some cardio, do some core, and lift some weights to burn more. Make small changes to your diet to decrease your calories. Loss no more than 1 #/week. ...Read more

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How do you know when your wisdom teeth are growing into your moth?

How do you know when your wisdom teeth are growing into your moth?

Pressure in gum: You may experience pressure or discomfort in the gum or jaw area. Sometimes you are able to see a little white coming through the gum tissue behind your molars. Your dentist can take an x-ray that will show the location of all your wisdom teeth. ...Read more

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When do you first brush your child's teeth?

When do you first brush your child's teeth?

As soon as they come: It is a good idea to begin massaging your kids gums even before they have teeth, so they get use to the idea you will be in their mouth on a regular basis. If you wait until they have a bunch, they are likely to have begun to develop the "i don't wanna" attitude & you will have a constant battle. Simple cleaning with a wet cloth or small brush with floride free paste is a good first step. ...Read more

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Do you have to go toothless if you get all your teeth extracted?

Do you have to go toothless if you get all your teeth extracted?

No: An immediate transitional denture is an option. Your dentist takes an impression or mold of your teeth and removes the teeth from the stone models. Your dentures are fabricated and when ready, you have your teeth removed and your dentures inserted the same day so you do not have to go toothless. Depending on the number of teeth remaining, immediate implants and fixed dentures may be possible. ...Read more

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What do you do when your teeth are crowding together because of wisdom teeth?

What do you do when your teeth are crowding together because of wisdom teeth?

Wisdom teeth: Wisdom teeth contribute at most 10% to lower anterior crowding. Removing wisdom teeth will not magically make front teeth uncrowd. Simply put, the Specialist that treats crooked/crowded teeth is an Orthodontist (but you already knew that). Go see a pro, an Orthodontist for an opinion. First visit usually free or very low cost. Call now. ...Read more

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Can you please explain why your teeth feel lose after you floss?

Can you please explain why your teeth feel lose after you floss?

Need to see dentist: Your teeth should not feel loose. If they are loose then you need dental treatment. See a dentist as soon as you can for a complete exam and find out why this is happening. ...Read more

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How do you sterilize baby teeth that are out of your mouth, for your collection?

Bleach or alcohol: You can take a cup and do 1/3 rd household bleach and rest water, keep the tooth in it for 5 to 10 min. Discard the diluted bleach and wash the tooth with water. Please keep the cup or jar of diluted bleach far far away from reach of children during that 5 to 10 min of disinfecting the tooth! can do the same with over the counter alcohol. ...Read more

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Do you know are space maintainers suspost to make your teeth sore?

Do you know are space maintainers suspost to make your teeth sore?

Possibly: There is a time period to adapt to any new oral appliance which varies with the person. ...Read more

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What do you do when your losing your bone in your mouth?

What do you do when your losing your bone in your mouth?

See Periodontist: Periodontal disease is when the bone that supports the teeth 'dissolves' away. This is caused by bacteria and the toxins they produce. A periodontist is the dental specialist trained in treating this problem and they can give you the best guidance for your particular condition. ...Read more

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How do you whiten your child's teeth without going to the dentist?

How do you whiten your child's teeth without going to the dentist?

Keep them Clean: Children need to work on keeping their teeth clean and should not use whitening products. If you are referring to a child with all perm teeth, (teenager) first again is cleaning and if you want to whiten them there are products at the local pharmacy that may help but your dentist is by far the best option. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

Can you tell me if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

See Orthodontist: Removal of baby tooth before root of permanent tooth is 2/3 formed can slow eruption of permanent tooth. Baby tooth extraction after permanent tooth 2/3 formed will enhance eruption. Before doing anything irreversible consult with an orthodontist, a dento-facial growth and development specialist. ...Read more

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Do you have to pull out all your baby teeth, or can you leave whichever ones don't fall out?

Do you have to pull out all your baby teeth, or can you leave whichever ones don't fall out?

Talk to your dentist: Don't know how old you are or if there are other medical conditions; but would recommend that you discuss with your dentist if > 12 Y.O. ...Read more

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How soon after you have your baby can you start really hardcore exercise to lose the baby weight?

How soon after you have your baby can you start really hardcore exercise to lose the baby weight?

Soon: Much depends on your level of fitness during the pregnancy. Just as you would start back slow and build if you were laid up with an injury, so you need to work into an exercise regimen beginning2-3 weeks after a vaginal birth and 4-6 weeks after c section. If you did some exercise during pregnancy start there are work up gradually. Starting fresh means go slow. ...Read more

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If you brush your teeth too hard, do they stay yellow?

If you brush your teeth too hard, do they stay yellow?

Yellow teeth: Tooth brushing, toothpaste and mouth rinses cannot change the color of your teeth. Teeth normally darken with age. Teeth also stain from smoking, tea and coffee. If you want to whiten your teeth, see your dentist. Have your teeth cleaned at least 2 x a year. Brush and floss properly. And have them whitened by a method recommended by your dentist. ...Read more

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How do you whiten your teeth at home?

How do you whiten your teeth at home?

Depends: How dark are the teeth? For mild discoloration, or for someone who wants minor color change, try crest whitestrips or cao sheerwhite!. But if you want a moderate or major color change, see your dentist. I have had great success with 1 or 2 in- office zoom! led treatment and dispense custom fit home trays with either 10%, 16% or 22% nitewhite or 14% daywhite. Or kor whitening system. ...Read more

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Do you lose weight after getting your wisdom teeth pulled?

Do you lose weight after getting your wisdom teeth pulled?

Only if: Only if it prevents you from eating, but your reduced food intake would only be for a few days. If you need to lose weight, consider take shape for life, to find a free health coach near you. ...Read more

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What do you do when your bf grinds their teeth while sleeping?

What do you do when your bf grinds their teeth while sleeping?

See a dentist: This is called nocturnal bruxism. It may be due to stress or no reason at all. If your boyfriend is concerned with preserving the anatomy of his teeth he may benefit from wearing a night guard. A dentist can make a custom fitted one or he can simply go to any drug store and get a universal fitting night guard as a cheap option. I understand it can be a nuisance as with snoring. ...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