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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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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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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 quickly would you lose your teeth if you never brushed?

How quickly would you lose your teeth if you never brushed?

Please don't: Try to find out. Generally, years. Some patients defy reason & science and have minimal problems. However, the vast majority can get major cavities in 6 months which lead to root canal therapy or extractions. One tooth at a time, until they have none left. Then it's dentures or implants & thousands to tens of thousands of dollars to get something inferior to natural teeth. Please brush and floss! ...Read more

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Are you able to tell if you grind your teeth when you sleep?

Are you able to tell if you grind your teeth when you sleep?

Maybe: Usually most of my patients have an idea. Either that or there bed partner or roommate can fill them in if they do. Those who do often wind up having TMJ disorder. You dentist can usually tell by a thorough dental exam. ...Read more

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Can you lose your teeth because of aids?

Can you lose your teeth because of aids?

Losing teeth/AIDs: Treating people with HIV and aids has come along way. Anyone who has a compromised immune system can have challenges with keeping their teeth. It is very important to stay on top of your oral hygiene as your immune system may struggle to fight the bacteria in your mouth. Furthermore, some of the medications to treat hiv/aids may cause dry mouth, which can lead to rampant decay and tooth loss. ...Read more

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Could you explain when using bulimia to lose weight, does brushing your teeth stop them from rotting?

Could you explain when using bulimia to lose weight, does brushing your teeth stop them from rotting?

See your PCP: Brushing your teeth after you vomit can contribute to tooth decay. Treatment for bulimia involves psychological counseling, nutritional counseling and medication such as antidepressants. See your PCP for consultation. Do not delay. ...Read more

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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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If you need some of your teeth exacted can a dentist put dental implants in so your don't grind you teeth just at night?

If you need some of your teeth exacted can a dentist put dental implants in so your don't grind you teeth just at night?

Not related: Your grinding will not be affected by the implants but by the bite itself, when your teeth or crowns hit together it can affect your bite and your grinding. removing healthy teeth to replace them with implants for the purpose of getting rid of grinding issue is not the answer, you should try to fix what you have, find a good dentist or a prosthodontist who has training in this area. ...Read more

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I'm interested to know what happens when you get your wisdom teeth removed?

I'm interested to know what happens when you get your wisdom teeth removed?

Won't bother you: Getting them out is the best way to treat or avoid problems with wisdom teeth. Most people don't have room for them and when they try to come in you will have problems. Even if there is room for them the majority of people have problems in their later years as they are hard to keep clean and may decay or develop periodontal problems. ...Read more

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Why do you lose your appetite when you fall in love?

Why do you lose your appetite when you fall in love?

Strong emotion: Love is a strong emotion, not everyone who falls in love lose their appetite though;however some may be so captivated by the opposite sex that she/he may even forget that they need to eat to survive. ...Read more

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Why do dentists recommend that you get your wisdom teeth out?

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Why do dentists recommend that you get your wisdom teeth out?

Wisdom teeth: Sometimes wisdom teeth are valuable asset when healthy and properly aligned, but more often, they are misaligned and require removal. The removal of wisdom teeth is one of the most common procedures at ages 15-24. See your dentist for evaluation and x-rays. ...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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How come dentists recommend that you get your wisdom teeth out before you turn 21?

How come dentists recommend that you get your wisdom teeth out before you turn 21?

Wisdom teeth: Around the ages of 16-21ish are usually not fully developed - where they haven't reached their full root length. This has "anatomic advantages" that can reduce potential compliations. Since many times they don't have room to emerge, the longer their roots are allowed to grow to full maturity length, the closer to an important sensory nerve (bottom ones) and to the sinus (upper ones) they can get. ...Read more

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Could you lose your consciousness?

Could you lose your consciousness?

Yes, for many reason: You could lose consciousness if you suffer from a head trauma, low blood sugar, low sodium level, seizures or other medical conditions. You could also become unconscious from medication overdoses. It is always important to tell your dr. All the medications, supplements, alcohol or illicit drugs that you are taking. ...Read more

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What happens if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

What happens if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

Tooth removal: no. the permanent teeth develop on their own schedule. they are not stimulated to form faster if the baby tooth that is holding it's space is removed early. early removal of baby teeth allows the remaining teeth to drift into that space. this will result in less space for the incoming permanent teeth. so if baby teeth are removed too early a space maintainer must be made and inserted in the mout ...Read more

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Do your teeth become buck when you start sucking your thumb at 2?

Do your teeth become buck when you start sucking your thumb at 2?

Yes: Yes. We are cretures of habits. If it becomes a habit and the baby keeps sucking their tumb they will certainly have some bucking of the teeth. ...Read more

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When on your period do you lose calories and can you eat whatever you want without gaining a lot of calories?

When on your period do you lose calories and can you eat whatever you want without gaining a lot of calories?

Menses blood, only: Menstrual periods lose only blood and endometrial debris and not calories. If you overeat at that time you will surely gain weight without exercise. ...Read more

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If you whiten your teeth at a dentist, but you drink coffee daily, are you just wasting money whitening teeth?

If you whiten your teeth at a dentist, but you drink coffee daily, are you just wasting money whitening teeth?

Absolutely not!: There is an art to teeth whitening. A one time visit at the dentist will whiten your teeth but all teeth fade a bit over time. Diets that include a lot of dark pigments can accelerate this fading. You may want to also add in touch up whitening at home. With regular home touch-ups you can still stay as light as you'd like. ...Read more

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I'm interested to know what happens if you don't brush your teeth when you have braces?

I'm interested to know what happens if you don't brush your teeth when you have braces?

Disaster: Infected teeth with permanent unsightly scars, cavities, abscesses (pain/swelling/bleeding). Infected gums with swelling (slows tooth movement--longer time in braces) or gum ; bone recession (sensitivity, loose teeth) with pain/bleeding/swelling. Poor oral hygiene = bad breath, driving your friends and family away. ...Read more