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What percent of babies are born with a full set of teeth?

What percent of babies are born with a full set of teeth?

Never seen it: In more than 3 decades of pediatric practice I have never seen or heard of a kid born with a full set of teeth.In that time I have had 4-5 born with 1 or 2. ...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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Can someone on medicare get a full tooth extraction and a full set of dentures?

Can someone on medicare get a full tooth extraction and a full set of dentures?

Medicaid yes in Ark: In my state of arkansas, patients on medicaid can get full mouth extraction and one set of denture per lifetime. Medicaid also provides one reline per lifetime. ...Read more

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How many sets of baby teeth does every child have?

How many sets of baby teeth does every child have?

One: 20 of them that erupt between 6 months and 3 years. And they need care. As soon as 1st baby tooth erupts, and no later than age 1, make an appointment with a pediatric dental specialist for all the same reasons you see a pediatric medical specialist. Don't wait "till 2-3. And by the way, 1st orthodontic check up age 7. ...Read more

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Late falling of milk teeth on a child, resulting in two rows of milk and permanent teeth at the same time, what could help?

Late falling of milk teeth on a child, resulting in two rows of milk and permanent teeth at the same time, what could help?

Not related: The early or late eruption of deciduous teeth in a child isn't the cause of permanent teeth appearing behind them temporarily creating 2 rows of teeth. Take the child to a dentist for confirmation but often permanent teeth erupt near the corresponding deciduous teeth and often the lips and tongue will help them move into correct position. Discuss your concerns with your dentist at the next exam. ...Read more

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What to do about my extra set of adult canine teeth?

What to do about my extra set of adult canine teeth?

Extra teeth: Speak to the best general dentist, orthodontist and oral surgeon in your area. Have them, along with you, discuss your options, risk, and prognosis of each treatment choice. Each case is different and it would require a personal one on one clinical exam and x-rays to determine your best options. This cannot be done over the internet. ...Read more

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Do orthodontists make impressions of your teeth during the first visit?

Do orthodontists make impressions of your teeth during the first visit?

Possibly: Some do, some wait until after the first consult (we do it at your second apt, for example).. It depends on the practice. ...Read more

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At what age does a baby grow teeth in the back of his mouth?

At what age does a baby grow teeth in the back of his mouth?

Up to age 3: Baby incisors in the front erupt between 6-18 months. Baby canines at about 18-24 months. 1st baby molars at about 2 years. 2nd baby molars at about 3 years. Timing of eruption varies widely. Permanent teeth begin to erupt about age 6-7, but begin forming before birth. Talk to your dentist about oral hygiene, sealants, Fluoride treatments, and ingested fluoride. ...Read more

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I want a full set of veneers on every tooth. What is the varied price on that?

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I want a full set of veneers on every tooth. What is the varied price on that?

$800 - $2,000: On average, veneers can cost anywhere between $800 and $2,000 per tooth, depending on geographical location, individual cases and needs. Call your dentist, you will be thrilled with the result, which will be a beautiful and radiant smile. ...Read more

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Describe the features of baby bottle tooth decay.?

Describe the features of baby bottle tooth decay.?

Early- white spots: Baby bottle tooth decay is more accurately referred to as early childhood caries since children don’t need to be using a bottle to develop tooth decay. The very earliest stages of ecc can appear as white spots on the teeth- often by the gumline. This is demineralized dental enamel. If the demineralization continues under the enamel, the spot will become darker. The enamel can appear intact. ...Read more

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Out of the three, which one takes longer to fix: widely spaced teeth, really crowded teeth, or crooked teeth?

Out of the three, which one takes longer to fix: widely spaced teeth, really crowded teeth, or crooked teeth?

Consultation needed: Your question is too broad and has insufficient information in order to give you an answer that will be helpful. Each case is different and needs to be evaluated by a personal clinical examination along with x-rays of the teeth. If you have a specific problem or need, i suggest you consult with a general dentist first who can refer you to an orthodontist. ...Read more

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Can a second set of wisdom teeth be a sign of mosaicism?

Can a second set of wisdom teeth be a sign of mosaicism?

Probalbly not: Mosaicism is a condition in which cells within the same person have a different genetic makeup. This condition can affect any type of cell, including:blood cells, skin cells and egg and sperm cells. A second set of wisdom teeth by itself would not mean this condition exists. ...Read more

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What are the signs of a teething baby before tooth erupts?

What are the signs of a teething baby before tooth erupts?

Teething: The symptoms of teething are highly variable between children. Some children get teeth without any symptoms at all, while others are just miserable. The most common symptoms are excessive drooling, mildly elevated temperature, diarrhea, restlessness and irritability. Cold teething rings, pain medications and messaging the gum areas can help somewhat. A natural treatment named camilia can help. ...Read more

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How to get a full set of dentures without any dental insurance?

How to get a full set of dentures without any dental insurance?

Payment plan: Just like any other purchase, you will find most dentist have ways to accommodate you. Prices very widely, usually there is a relationship between the cost and the quality. Do some research for satisfaction with the office you choose. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is their a risk getting my teeth cleaned at the dentist at 4 months of pregnancy?

Is their a risk getting my teeth cleaned at the dentist at 4 months of pregnancy?

Nope: In fact, it's encouraged. Changes in hormonal levels during your pregnancy can result in significant inflammation of your gingival tissues. Meticulous home care along with regular professional cleanings will keep your mouth healthy. ...Read more

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Can false teeth fit on top of your permanent teeth?

Can false teeth fit on top of your permanent teeth?

Snap-on smile: They do it all the time in the movies. Young actors can be made to look old with a set of yellow worn teeth over their young healthy teeth. Conventionally, snap-on smile can be made for you to give you that beautiful celebrity smile. ...Read more

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At what age can an X-ray show position of permanent wisdom teeth in the gums?

At what age can an X-ray show position of permanent wisdom teeth in the gums?

10-12: The pre eruption development would vary greatly as does the eruption of teeth. You would need a panoramic xray to see these developing "tooth buds". ...Read more

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Child with twelve baby teeth orthodontist put braces no overbite, no thumb sucking or overcrowding and no chewing problems is this common for an orthodontist not to advise a parent that there child has 12 baby teeth paid $2500 to have baby teeth straighte

Child with twelve baby teeth orthodontist put braces no overbite, no thumb sucking or overcrowding and no chewing problems is this common for an orthodontist not to advise a parent that there child has 12 baby teeth paid $2500 to have baby teeth straighte

Not unusual: If twelve baby teeth, then also would have twelve permanent teeth. You went through the first phase of treatment and should expect a second phase of treatment after 28 permanent teeth are present after a "dental age" of 12 years. Ask your orthodontist for more explanation. ...Read more

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3 Weeks newborn takes formula prepared with 2.5-3 oz of nursery water with fluoride. Is my baby at risk of fluorosis in the future with this amount?

3 Weeks newborn takes formula prepared with 2.5-3 oz of nursery water with fluoride. Is my baby at risk of fluorosis in the future with this amount?

Not from the ...: Nursery water with fluoride does not have a concentration of fluoride above 0.7 ppm which is the reported "optimal level". Fluoride is also very often added to the drinking water that you get from the tap (depends on your community). I would not recommend additional fluoride vitamins, but mixing the formula with the nursery water is fine. Congratulations on the new baby! ...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