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Home Remedies For 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
No: Teeth erupt sometimes following familial patterns. Some wisdom teeth sometimes never erupt depending on their position and shape. ...Read more
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
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
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
Maybe: Root canal treatment is done when a tooth is infected or if the nerve is irreversibly inflamed. If you have a strong, constant dull ache or pain to cold that lingers for several minutes, then you likely need root canal treatment. If your tooth is only sensitive when you eat something sweet or if you have cold pain for a few seconds, you may only need a filling. Have your dentist check it for you. ...Read more
Wisdom tooth: Wisdom tooth eruption is usually slower than other molars. Each person is different however. Some have the to erupt partially and may cause problems. See your dentist if your wisdom tooth is not coming out right or is painful. ...Read more
Painful wisdom: If your wisdom tooth is impacted and is painful from that you should see a dentist. Most dentists will recommend removal of the wisdom teeth especially if painful. Eruption time of the wisdom tooth is different for each person and different for each one as well and the length of time of pain associated with it is hence different. ...Read more
Yes: The average age is 17-25...Older perhaps if you have been a "late bloomer". Regular dental visits can help prevent a lot of problems and most teens these days do have dental x-rays around 17 to see how those teeth are situated and if they will emerge properly. Many people simply do not have room in their mouths for these teeth. ...Read more
Is it normal? I'm 18 years old, I have a tooth eruption, the dentist says, and he further claims that its not the wisdom tooth! Its painful....
Everyone's DIfferent: Permanent first molars tend to erupt into your mouth at about 6 years of age, second molars at about 12 years of age, and "wisdom teeth, " or third molars at about 18 years of age. But there are instances where teeth can be delayed in eruption due to other teeth being in the way, or you can even have extra teeth. A dental examination with x-rays can confirm what is happening, and help you find trea. ...Read more
Can you tell me what can be happening if an 11 month old hasn't had his first tooth eruption yet?
Variable: It can take a few months to a few years to never. Normal eruption age ranges from about 18-22, female earlier than male. Some are early some are late. If there is room they may come in. If there is not room then they remain impacted. Most need to be removed but not all. See your dentist for a consultation if concerned. ...Read more
Not really: Every child develops teeth differently. There are typical time periods that the teeth usually erupt into place, but there is no hard and fast rule. Some children develop and have teeth erupt in sooner or later then others. If he/she is "teething", chances are they will be coming into place soon. If still worried, have the baby looked at by your dentist. ...Read more
Certainly: As teeth erupt, there are changes that allow them to move through the bone and gum tissue. Think of a baby's pain as teeth enter the mouth. It's essentially the same. What's unique about third molars is their position. Often there is not enough roommforthem in the mouth. They can get infected as they erupt, or you can bite on the tissues and they can swell. The pressure of eruption can hurt. ...Read more
Maybe nothing: Skeletal age and chronologic age can be very different. Human development varies from person to person. Delayed tooth eruption is of little consequence as long as the teeth are present. This can be easily determined with an x-ray. It would be best to visit a pediatric dentist in your area for an evaluation. ...Read more
Tooth coming out: The process of how a tooth come out of the gums to a functioning position. With baby teeth, and permanent molars they just come through the gums, but with all other permanent teeth they have to wait until the baby tooth in the way falls out after the roots dissolve. ...Read more
What's the best treatment for a baby with teething pain? My 10 month old son has 2 teeth erupting at the same time and seems to be in great discomfort.
Cold teething rings: Cold will slow the transmission of pain messages to the brain at any age. For teething pain, I prefer a collection of several freezable rings that you can rotate over the day, replacing them as they thaw & refreezing. Medicines offer meager benefit & some problems. The teething gels last a few minutes & can set of some blood reactions. Benedryl can be applied topically but lasts only a few min. ...Read more
I have a disease thatwithout receiving professional dental treatment, results in the tooth loss? Any home remedies?
More information: To accurately answer your question, we would need to know what disease you're talking about. If it's periodontal disease, the only "home remedy" available is routine and meticulous brushing and flossing along with an antibacterial mouthwash like listerine or crest prohealth. This only helps after all the bacterial tartar is removed by your dentist, however. ...Read more
Wisdom tooth pain: Rule #1: never put aspirin or any other painkiller against the gums near the aching tooth because it may burn the gum tissue and give you more pain. Rule #2: use OTC NSAIDs every 6 hours or Tylenol (acetaminophen) every 4 hours. Rule #3 tooth pain will not go away on its own, so it's important not to ignore the symptoms. ...Read more
I have a saveer tooth infectiion & no one will exept a payment plan in my area I have no ins. Is there home remedy or recomended place to go?
No home remedy: You will need dental care, with or without insurance. A dental school or a hospital residency with a dental program may be able to offer you a lower fee than a private office. A credit card is a payment plan, so you may want to pay with that. Small businesses cannot afford to loan money to their clients...That is not part of their obligation to you. ...Read more
I have a tiny hole in my tooth and I need a home remedy to kill the nerve. I have heard clove works but I was wondering if there's is another way.
See your dentist: See your dentist asap to prevent further complications if you wish to keep your tooth. ...Read more
Can you suggest a home remedy can I use to lower my blood pressure to have a wisdom tooth removed?
What is the best home remedy to reduce swelling caused by an abscessed tooth? I'll be going into my dentist to have him look at my tooth soon, but I would like some proven things I can do at home to reduce swelling and pain..
Dr. Mcleod is right. There is nothing that you can do at home.
In addition, going to the emergency room just wastes previous tax dollars.
Please go see your dentist, or go to the many free clinics, or hospitals residencies out there.
The resources are there. You just have to go...
dr. Zev kaufman. ...Read more
You can take otc pain meds for a short time while waiting for a dental appointment, but there is nothing you can do to resolve your need for dental treatment. I hope you have already called for an appoinment since things can only get worse, not better.
Feel better soon... ...Read more
Phone call...: A phone call to a pediatric dentist is the only thing you can do at this stage to take care of this situation it's a shame since this could have been prevented. Please call soon to have her teeth restored. ...Read more