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How can you tell if a tooth is rotted?

How can you tell if a tooth is rotted?

Many ways: A "rotted" tooth often causes pain, or is sensitive to heat or cold. An x-ray can also be used to determine the health of a tooth. See your dentist as untreated tooth decay can lead to other medical problems. ...Read more

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I Would like to how could you tell if a tooth is a baby or a adult?

I Would like to how could you tell if a tooth is a baby or a adult?

Anatomy: Adult teeth and baby teeth vary dramatically in size, shape, angulation, translucence, and light refraction. Ask your Dentist. Your Dentist will immediately recognize the difference. ...Read more

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How to tell if a tooth is not dead?

How to tell if a tooth is not dead?

See your dentist: Temperature sensitivity (cold) is often the easiest test to determine the vitality of a tooth. But for a person to do on there own may be difficult and lead to false interpretation as the cold may overlap onto adjacent teeth thereby making your own diagnosis difficult. Let your dentist evaluate your teeth, or go to university of iowa dental school. ...Read more

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How can you tell if a tooth is permanent or a baby tooth?

How can you tell if a tooth is permanent or a baby tooth?

Shape Size Location: Baby teeth are smaller and have much shorter roots (only seen on a x-ray). Age of the person can help determine as well. The front 4 top&bottom come out between 6-8, the back 6 top&bottom (canines+4molars) come out between 10-12 give or take on each. Baby teeth total 20. See your provider if concerns. ...Read more

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How to tell if my tooth is chipped?

How to tell if my tooth is chipped?

See a dentist: If you think it is chipped, it probably is. A dentist can see things that you can't since we use bright lights and magnification. See one. If the chip is very small, it can probably just be polished smooth. ...Read more

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How to tell if my tooth is breaking?

How to tell if my tooth is breaking?

Different things: Many times people can tell me before i can see something. You may have hot/cold sweet sensitivity, feel a sharp edge, a lost filling or a loose tooth. If you think a tooth is breaking, get it checked. The results may be better than if you wait. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how to painlessly pull a tooth?

Phone call: Your dentist can anesthetize the bothersome tooth and extract it painlessly. Dentistry is not a diy hobby... Call the professional. ...Read more

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Can you tell me is having only one front tooth rare?

Can you tell me is having only one front tooth rare?

Yes: What do you mean by only one front tooth? Picture would help. If your talking about a person missing one of the front central incisors, i would say its rare. ...Read more

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Please tell me, could i get a new crown on my tooth?

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Why not?: As long as you have enough crown to root ratio and good occlusion, a new crown will last. Consult with your dentist. ...Read more

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That tooth isn't in yet. How can I tell if it will soon?

That tooth isn't in yet. How can I tell if it will soon?

See your dentist: It should have errupted a long time ago, an x-ray will quickly give you an answer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if i could get my tooth bonded or contoured?

Bonding: What are you looking to do for your tooth? Bonding and reshaping are common cosmetic procedures and this can be very successful in improving your smile. See a dentist to discuss your options. ...Read more

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What food need to healthy tooth ?Please tell some usefull food

What food need to healthy tooth ?Please tell some usefull food

Good for you!: First, congratulations on planning healthful food practice and lifestyle! making a good decision on what to eat to support your teeth/body is just as important as what to avoid. With heart/bp issues ; likely medications, drink sufficient, clean water. Avoid long exposure to acidic food or drink. Balanced diet is the best for teeth ; body. The best is to get a referral to nutritionist from your dr. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if a tooth gets pulled do others start falling out ?

Can you tell me if a tooth gets pulled do others start falling out ?

Tooth removal: If you have one tooth removed the neighboring teeth may shift position because they loose support. If the reason the tooth was removed was because of periodontal disease and poor bone support, then other teeth teeth with bone loss may be lost soon. It is best to have this discussion with your dentist so you can get your mouth back to a healthy condition. ...Read more

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Can someone tell me how long will it take for my adult tooth to come in?

Can someone tell me how long will it take for my adult tooth to come in?

Age 44 and ?: If you entered your correct age (44) and you to not already have all your permanent teeth in, then either there is insufficient room for it to erupt, the tooth is congenitally missing, it's ankylosed up in your jaw, or it's impacted. In all those cases, it won't come in on its own. If you want an accurate answer and possible solution to your problem, you'll need to see a dentist in person. ...Read more

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I wanted to know when can you tell when the nerve in your tooth is repaired?

I wanted to know when can you tell when the nerve in your tooth is repaired?

Never does: The nerve never really repairs itself. There are only a finite number of cells in the 'nerve' and when a certain number have died, the remaining cells die. ...Read more

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Could you tell me what happen if you have a hole right on tip of your tooth?

Could you tell me what happen if you have a hole right on tip of your tooth?

Composite filling: Holes in teeth can be fixed with tooth colored composite bonded fillings. Hopefully it requires nothing more than that. See a dentist to find out and get that tooth repaired. ...Read more

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What effects can a rotten tooth have in a person's mouth?

What effects can a rotten tooth have in a person's mouth?

Rotten teeth: In addition to the expected pain and swelling, decayed teeth can cause infections that result in loss of bone, affect adjacent teeth, spread to other parts of the body causing serious complications and have actually been known to cause death. I personally know of several cases. Nothing to fool around with. Seek treatment right away. ...Read more

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Rotten tooth broke off, what next?

Rotten tooth broke off, what next?

See a dentist: The next thing is to see your dentist and find out. What can be done for your tooth. Without any treatment you are at risk of infection and the pain and problems that go with infections. The longer you wait the more likely it is that you will have infection. So call a dentist. ...Read more

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How to tell a baby tooth from an adult tooth?

How to tell a baby tooth from an adult tooth?

Ask your dentist: Baby teeth can be smaller and have shorter roots. The best way to tell is to have someone who can tell the difference just by looking. A dentist can do that. ...Read more

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