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My son is 6 and is losing milk teeth and gaining permanent teeth. Does it make sense to make a pantomogram to see if all is well? How often?

My son is 6 and is losing milk teeth and gaining permanent teeth. Does it make sense to make a pantomogram to see if all is well? How often?

See a pedodontist: a dentist who specializes in the care of children's teeth. Just for your information it is recommend taking dental x-rays around the age of four. ...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


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I need some permanent teeth pulled. Will that hurt more or less than baby teeth?

I need some permanent teeth pulled. Will that hurt more or less than baby teeth?

You will be numb: If this is for braces and you are young it won't hurt much at all, if the teeth are decayed and broken down, then complications can make it hurt more. Either way if you need it done get it done, the meds will help but you will have more discomfort than simple baby teeth. ...Read more

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What happens if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

What happens if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

Tooth removal: no. the permanent teeth develop on their own schedule. they are not stimulated to form faster if the baby tooth that is holding it's space is removed early. early removal of baby teeth allows the remaining teeth to drift into that space. this will result in less space for the incoming permanent teeth. so if baby teeth are removed too early a space maintainer must be made and inserted in the mout ...Read more

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Can you tell me if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

Can you tell me if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

See Orthodontist: Removal of baby tooth before root of permanent tooth is 2/3 formed can slow eruption of permanent tooth. Baby tooth extraction after permanent tooth 2/3 formed will enhance eruption. Before doing anything irreversible consult with an orthodontist, a dento-facial growth and development specialist. ...Read more

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Can your permanent teeth come after your baby teeth?

Can your permanent teeth come after your baby teeth?

Yes,: Yes that's the way it usually works. I'm not sure if there was some other question you meant to ask. ...Read more

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Can your permanent teeth come after your baby teeth or is there another teeth like for teenagers?

Can your permanent teeth come after your baby teeth or is there another teeth like for teenagers?

Three dentitions: 1. The primary dentition (baby teeth). 2. The mixed dentition (baby and permanent). 3. The permanent dentition There is no teenagers dentition. ...Read more

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Does pulling out baby teeth really make permanent teeth grow faster?

Does pulling out baby teeth really make permanent teeth grow faster?

Teeth: Kinda. The permanent teeth will not grow any faster; however, if the root of the tooth is 2/3 of the way grown then it will erupt quicker once the baby tooth is removed. If the baby tooth is removed too early and the permanent tooth has not developed 2/3 of the root then you will wait a long time for the permanent tooth to erupt. ...Read more

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My nine year old nephew hasn't lost any of his baby teeth but his permanent teeth have started growing behind them what can we do about this?

My nine year old nephew hasn't lost any of his baby teeth but his permanent teeth have started growing behind them what can we do about this?

See Dentist: To have the offending baby teeth extracted. Usually i tell my patients that if the permanent tooth pokes up before the baby tooth comes out, give two weeks for the child to get the baby tooth out on their own. If they can not then we extract the baby tooth. If there is enough room the permanent tooth will often move in to proper position on its own after a few weeks. ...Read more

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If a baby tooth is loose and there is no teeth coming out, Is it possible that the permanent teeth will grow after the baby teeth has fallen out?

If a baby tooth is loose and there is no teeth coming out, Is it possible that the permanent teeth will grow after the baby teeth has fallen out?

Yes...: Short and quick answer is yes. Permanent teeth sometimes experience difficulties cutting through the gums so it take a little longer but they do come. X-ray images can verify for you. ...Read more

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Tooth Extraction (Definition)

Tooth extraction means removing an entire tooth or teeth from the jawbone. ...Read more