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Do You Lose All Your Baby Teeth
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: There is a time period to adapt to any new oral appliance which varies with the person. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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