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How long dose it take for a permanent tooth to grow out completely?

How long dose it take for a permanent tooth to grow out completely?

Depends: There is no true time to say like 3 mnths or 6 months or anything like that. If it appears to be slow maybe an x-ray is necessary to determine the reason why it is 'slow'. Roots do not completely form in the bone for 2-3 years after eruption starts. ...Read more

Permanent Tooth (Definition)

Primary teeth are also called "baby teeth." these then "fall out" or exfoliate and the seconday tooth or ...Read more


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Permanent tooth is loose - how long can I wait to go to the dentist to fix it?

Permanent tooth is loose - how long can I wait to go to the dentist to fix it?

Do not wait: Waiting only complicates treatment and increases risks to your medical health. ...Read more

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Pls what's a solution for a permanent tooth that has been shaking since it began to grow since I was a child & until now it stil shakes?

You need a dentist: You will need to see a dentist in order to get the answer to that question. You will need both a clinical exam and an x-ray or two to determine what is causing the "shaking" or mobility of that tooth. Without having any information at hand, we have no way of knowing for sure what the problem is, nor what can be done, if anything, to correct or treat it. ...Read more

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My permanent tooth feels loose please help!?

My permanent tooth feels loose please help!?

Call your dentist: Loose tooth means abscess, bone loss, trauma, or fracture. Please call your dentist for evaluation asap. ...Read more

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What do you do if a permanent tooth falls out?

What do you do if a permanent tooth falls out?

Get an Xray: See your dentist and get an xray of the site to make sure there are no pieces of the tooth under the gums. The dentist can give you options after he examines the area and surrounding bone. You have many options. A few are, do nothing, place an implant or bridge, build a removable prosthetic to replace the tooth, or move another tooth into the space with orthodontics. ...Read more

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What can I do about my slightly loose permanent tooth!?

What can I do about my slightly loose permanent tooth!?

See a dentist: You have a couple of choices. First is to see a dentist for evaluation and treatment. Second is to do. Toning and loose the tooth.
Better to find out the cause and treatment options. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: permanent tooth?

What is the definition or description of: permanent tooth?

Secondary tooth: Primary teeth are also called "baby teeth." these then "fall out" or exfoliate and the seconday tooth or "permanent tooth then follows. ...Read more

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One of my permanent tooth is loose and wobbly, what can I do?

One of my permanent tooth is loose and wobbly, what can I do?

Call ur dentist: Wobbly, loose teeth can indicate periodontal problems. Can't tell if that is what ails you. But a local dentist in virginia beach can. Please call for a consult. ...Read more

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How can I prevent a wobbly permanent tooth from falling out?

See a dentist: First question is why is it wobbly, from a bad bite or gum disease. Only a dentist can tell you why and then there might be ways to correct it. ...Read more

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Can you tell whether a tooth is a baby tooth or permanent tooth just by looking at it?

Yes: While it may take some practice and familiarity with dental anatomy, it is usually easy to tell a baby tooth from a permanent tooth. The biggest difference is the tooth's size. With few exceptions. Baby teeth typically look like smaller (1/2 size) versions of their permanent counterparts. ...Read more

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Why hasn't my permanent tooth erupted yet?

Why hasn't my permanent tooth erupted yet?

Is it Present?: I see you are 31 years old. Can you see the tooth at all? If not, you might have been born without it. Have a dental xray taken. If you can see it, see an orthodontist for a treatment plan. They may be able to bring it in to correct position. ...Read more

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How to tell whether a tooth is a baby tooth or permanent tooth?

How to tell whether a tooth is a baby tooth or permanent tooth?

Dental anatomy: You can tell by the size, shape, color, position, your child's age when tooth erupted, and appearance on x-ray. Ask hour dentist, he or she will know. ...Read more

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Will it hurt to get a tooth shaped, and a permanent tooth pulled?

Will it hurt to get a tooth shaped, and a permanent tooth pulled?

Shaped: Not sure what you mean by shaped however in answer to both questions no it will not hurt as your dentist will make sure you are numb. You may feel pressure but you should not feel pain. ...Read more

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What do you do for a loose front permanent tooth on an eight year old?

What do you do for a loose front permanent tooth on an eight year old?

Dentist: You really need to go into a dentist to find out why the tooth is loose. Was there some type of trauma to the tooth (this is the most common cause of a loose perm tooth on a child). There could also be an abscess causing it to be loose, or it might be a baby tooth! ...Read more

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Can you tell whether a tooth is a baby tooth or permanent tooth, if you don't recall it falling out?

Can you tell whether a tooth is a baby tooth or permanent tooth, if you don't recall it falling out?

Yes: You can tell because baby teeth look different than adult teeth. They are usually smaller versions of the adult tooth. If you still are not sure, visit your dentist and he or she can tell by looking at it or taking an xray. There you can also find out what happened to the adult tooth. ...Read more

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My little girls permanent tooth came in crooked bottom front but has now moved into place. Noticed it's slightly loose is this normal?

My little girls permanent tooth came in crooked bottom front but has now moved into place. Noticed it's slightly loose is this normal?

Not normal: Loose teeth are not normal. Take your Daughter to her Dentist for an evaluation. Consultation with an Orthodontic Specialist may be in order. ...Read more

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My kids permanent tooth is loose because a baby tooth next to the permanent tooth has a tooth growing in behind it, what should I do he is 13?

My kids permanent tooth is loose because a baby tooth next to the permanent tooth has a tooth growing in behind it, what should I do he is 13?

Get it checked: Real hard to answer without an exam and an x-ray. It's pretty unlikely that a baby tooth will displace a grownup tooth so maybe there is even an extra one in there! Don't worry - bring him in to get it checked and see what's actually going on. 13 is a little delayed to be getting teeth anyway so an orthodontic check is probably in order. Best of luck to you! ...Read more

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I am 17 and lost my last primary tooth 4 months ago. It is a canine and my permanent tooth started to erupt but seems to have stalled. Is this normal?

I am 17 and lost my last primary tooth 4 months ago. It is a canine and my permanent tooth started to erupt but seems to have stalled. Is this normal?

Late eruption: At your age this eruption pattern is later than normal. You should ask this question of a general dentist and an orthodontist who can personally examine you and along with x-rays and past history give you an answer to your question. They can also answer whether or not it's just a wait and watch situation or they actively have to treat you at this time in order to facilitate the eruption. ...Read more

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Baby tooth still in mouth and there is no permanent tooth above it, what to do?

Baby tooth still in mouth and there is no permanent tooth above it, what to do?

Baby tooth: Many of these are lost in later life however some become fused to the bone (ankylosed) and remain for your lifetime. If the tooth is healthy you may leave it. If it needs to be removed or is lost consult an orthodontist for spacing issues and your dentist for possible solutions (no tx as ortho will close the space, implant or bridge). ...Read more

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My baby tooth still in mouth and there is no permanent tooth above it, what to do?

My baby tooth still in mouth and there is no permanent tooth above it, what to do?

It depends: Some patients wind up with ankylosed baby teeth and missing the permanent ones. They live with it all their life. If they do not pay attention to it. But if you are concerned about it. Get a checkup by your dentist for full assessment to the situation and treatment options. Like extracting them and replacement with implants or bridge work or other options. ...Read more

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What to do if I have a baby tooth that has decay/caries. Will the permanent tooth have it too?

What to do if I have a baby tooth that has decay/caries. Will the permanent tooth have it too?

Not likely: However, untreated tooth decay in the primary teeth will increase the probability of problems in the permanent dentition. See a pedodontist for consultation. ...Read more

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Hi doctors, my daughter is 11 and has lost a permanent tooth. Can she get one right now?

More Info: Your question is not clear. Get one what? An implant? A reimplant? A new tooth? Best talk to your dentist. ...Read more

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Loose permanent tooth because baby tooth with permanent tooth growing in behind it is pushing it out. On 13 year old son.?

Loose permanent tooth because baby tooth with permanent tooth growing in behind it is pushing it out. On 13 year old son.?

Orthodontics: This is a good time to see your orthodontist. As it sounds like your son may be a little behind schedule. Normally around 12 years of age is when the baby teeth should be exfoliated. The orthodontist can make a treatment plan that can help your son for life. Make sure that he has good brushing habits as this will greatly effect the results of any orthodontic appliance. ...Read more

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My daughter will be 4 in a month. I just noticeD that her first molar (permanent tooth) erupted. Isn't too early?

My daughter will be 4 in a month. I just noticeD that her first molar (permanent tooth) erupted. Isn't too early?

Secondary Teeth: First molars on average will erupt at about six years old. There are wide variations among children. By this time she should have an established relationship with a local dentist. If she doesn't, now is the time to have her examined and evaluated, so make the call. ...Read more