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How Many Teeth Do Kids Lose
Depends: The number of teeth children have depends on the age of the child, stage of development and whether or not any primary teeth are lost or retained. Generally, there are 20 primary or baby teeth and 32 permanent teeth. A child may be in a mixed dentition state where they have a combination of primary and permanent teeth. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
Varies.: At age 38, you will have severe pain, requiring a narcotic. You will not be able to eat as fast and as a result, each swallow will hurt and your intake of food will be limited. You must continue to drink such liquids as milkshakes and gator-aid. My guess is that you will lose about 10 pounds. But after 10-12 days you will put it back on. ...Read more
Acid, Suger, Neglect: Meth is caustic to all tissues, including the teeth, which can't repair themselves after damage like the rest of the body. Meth users usually crave and consume lots of simple sugars which promote decay. They also neglect their entire body including their mouth. Put those three factors together and you have a perfect storm to destroy the teeth. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ages 6-12: Although timing can vary, the 20 baby teeth usually begin shedding at age 6-7 and the process goes on until ages 11-14. A wonderful 7th birthday present would be to take your child to an orthodontist who can monitor their growth and development to assure the process goes well. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
???: Not sure what you are asking. If you are talking about children, usually at about age 7, they lose the front baby teeth as the adult teeth start to erupt. Additionally, more baby teeth are lost over a period of years until about age 13 when all adult permanent teeth shoulld be in. If you are asking about adults, technically, they should never lose their teeth if healthy. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
32: Adults usually have 32 different teeth, comprised of incisors, premolars, and molars. Each one has a unique shape, although left and right teeth are approximate mirror images of each other. ...Read more
Only if they listen!: If they paid attention, they wouldn't be teenagers! bone health is probably not very high on the list of concerns for most teenagers. Too bad, especially for girls. It's an important time to be taking in enough calcium and vitamin d to build up bone mass for the stresses of later pregnancy and aging. But just try to sell that to a teenager! ...Read more
Oral hygiene: Commit to good oral hygiene and a good diet (minimizing sugar frequency and amount). Make sure to brush you children teeth 2 times per day and floss any teeth that have tight contacts between them. This helps them develop good habits that they can continue on to adulthood. ...Read moreSee 26 more doctor answers
Look on label: Your bag has a label. My bag of baby cut carrots says it has about 5 servings and they consider a serving size 3 oz. I don't know about you but i can eat a whole bag in one setting. The label says there are 35 calories per serving so that makes 175 calories per bag. There is a law that provides food label information. Just be clear on serving size because it's usually smaller than you think! ...Read more
Exercise.: To get rid of fat in general, exercise is the rule. Once we pass our mid-30s, our metabolism starts to slow down and fat deposits more easily onto our bodies, especially in the area you mentioned. We can speed up our metabolism through aerobic and weight training exercise. Cardio will help you burn away those love handles. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Wrong question: The question should be why you are not addressing your child's infections. Each rotten baby tooth can damage underlying permanent tooth, infect the adjacent teeth, cause pain/fever/difficulty chewing/damage other organs/etc. Frankly, failure to treat these infections is Child Neglect. All children should see a General Dentist or Pediatric Dental Specialist by their 1st birthday. GO NOW! ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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