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What is the definition or description of: Partially missing some teeth from birth?

What is the definition or description of: Partially missing some teeth from birth?

Oligodontia: A genetic disorder which results in the absence of more than six teeth in primary, permanent or both dentitions.
Hypodontia and dental agenesis is genetic in origin and is thought to be inherited. ...Read more

Mouth (Definition)

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


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What do I need to do if my baby had teeth at birth?

What do I need to do if my baby had teeth at birth?

If loose see a DDS: If the teeth are well anchored then they are a normal first tooth, even at birth. Clean it as you would any tooth daily with a cloth or brush. If the tooth is loose see a pediatric dentist, the tooth may need to be pulled. ...Read more

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What can be done for yellow teeths by birth?

What can be done for yellow teeths by birth?

Whitening: You can try tooth whitening in a dental office environment. If this gives unsatisfactory results no prep porcelain veneers can be made for you. ...Read more

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I am 16 years old and I've had an underbite from birth. My teeth are straight though. I was wondering how I can correct it and how long it will take.

I am 16 years old and I've had an underbite from birth. My teeth are straight though. I was wondering how I can correct it and how long it will take.

Underbite: Very treatable. Depending on severity will require Orthodontics and possibly jaw surgery. See a fully qualified Orthodontic specialist for initial exam (usually free) and discussion of your treatment options. ...Read more

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Is it necessary to remove false teeth/dentures during giving birth? Why?

Is it necessary to remove false teeth/dentures during giving birth? Why?

Safety: There is always the risk of having complications during delivery. If they have to do an emergency c-section for instance, the may need to intubate (place a tube into your trachea) to deliver general anesthesia. They just want to make sure the airways are clear and readily accessible if the need to intervene may arise. ...Read more

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My son is just 18 months and he has four decaying teeth, he is preterm born in 32 weeks, is his decaying teeth connected to his preterm birth

My son is just 18 months and he has four decaying teeth, he is preterm born in 32 weeks, is his decaying teeth connected to his preterm birth

So/so-dentalcare now: Dental decay is related to infection from bacteria. Children form their mouth from birth to about 3 years. These hundreds of bacteria are shared persontoperson. If he was born by csection he had less good exposure. Healthy diet- apples pears spinach and asparagus promote good bacteria. Sweet drinks and sticky treats can promote bad bacteria only 4 of 700s. He is high risk now! Be vigilant! ...Read more

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Can you please tell me if I will expect more pain after wisdom teeth removal because I take birth control?

Can you please tell me if I will expect more pain after wisdom teeth removal because I take birth control?

No difference: In post-operative pain or healing. However, for women, taking oral contraceptives has been shown to increase the risk of developing dry socket. Scheduling your treatment when estrogen levels are lowest or inactive (during the last week of the menstrual cycle) has been found to reduce the risk dramatically.
http://wisdomteethchicago. Net/birth-control-dry-socket-and-wisdom-tooth-extraction-11823/. ...Read more

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I just had my wisdom teeth removed 5 days ago and I am on a birth control pill and I was put on penicillin for 3 days. Does this affect it? How long?

I just had my wisdom teeth removed 5 days ago and I am on a birth control pill and I was put on penicillin for 3 days. Does this affect it? How long?

Yes it can: Did you discuss all of your meds with your dentist? Use additional means of bc while taking the antibiotics and discuss your concerns with the prescriber. ...Read more

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I want to whiten my teeth at Dentist and I am on birth control pills Is that safe? Is the pills affect to this procedure (whiten teeth by Laser)?

I want to whiten my teeth at Dentist and I am on birth control pills Is that safe? Is the pills affect to this procedure (whiten teeth by Laser)?

No problems: Teeth whitening and oral contraceptives are safe to take or use at the same time. Usually it's oral antibiotics and oral contraceptives that you need to be cautious about using at the same time unless you use additional safety precautions while having intercourse. ...Read more

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I want to whiten my teeth at Dentist and I am on birth control pills Is that safe? Is the pills affect to this procedure (whiten teeth by Laser)?

I want to whiten my teeth at Dentist and I am on birth control pills Is that safe? Is the pills affect to this procedure (whiten teeth by Laser)?

Whiten teeth: It is safe. BC pills have no effect on tooth whitening. Tooth whitening has no effect on BC pills.
Check with your dentist if you need information on his/her tooth whitening recommendations. ...Read more

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Last period was november 13. I am on birth control and took Plan B in october. I had my wisdom teeth out december 2nd, and still no period, stressed?

Last period was november 13. I am on birth control and took Plan B in october. I had my wisdom teeth out december 2nd, and still no period, stressed?

Antibiotics?: The failure rate of contraceptives is 1-3%.
Sometimes, this can 'piggyback' with another event.
There has been some mention of antibiotics interfering with the effectiveness of contraceptives...But the evidence is minimal. ...Read more

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Can I take my birth control if I'm about to have a tooth extraction?

Yes.: Your bc pills will not affect your extraction but beware. Some antibiotics will interfere with the pill's effectiveness. Ask your dentist if he prescribes you an antibiotic if it could interfere with the pill. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if I could still take my birth control pills after getting a wisdom tooth extracted?

Yes: You can still take your birth control medication with wisdom tooth removal. One consideration would be if you are given antibiotics during or after the surgery. Antibiotics have been known to reduce the actions of the birth control meds. It has to do with the intestines and absorption of bc meds. They may not work. You may have to curtail sex until they are effective. Talk with the surgeon. ...Read more

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Money is tight. Tooth extracted but I need to save up for a bridge. How much time do I have to save before a birth isn't an option.

Money is tight. Tooth extracted but I need to save up for a bridge. How much time do I have to save before a birth isn't an option.

Ask extractionist: I've heard 6-8 months can be fine and even some say up to a year, but the dentist that did your work knows your oral condition. Ask them and also about an inexpensive filler to extend your time. There is none in Pomona, but perhaps a nearby town:
http://www. Freedentalcare. Us/st/california
Best! ...Read more

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I took my last birth control pill on 5 days ago & had my wisdom tooth removed same day. I had a little bit of spotting yesterday, but not today - why?

Might be normal: Some women can have very light periods when on the birth control pill. I would not associate this with the dental procedure. I would take a pregnancy test. If the pregnancy test is negative, I would consider this normal and start your next pill pack at your usual time. ...Read more

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What to do about dry socket after wisdom tooth removal question plus do I take my birth control pill?

Dry socket dressing: This dressing is typically changed every 24 to 48 hours, for 3 to 6 days. However, the exact frequency and duration is simply dictated by the patient's comfort requirements. Rec.: see your dentist/oral surgeon for evaluation, dressing or future instructions. You should continue with your birth control pills. ...Read more

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I have dry socket after wisdom tooth removal question plus do I take my birth control pill, any suggestions?

I have dry socket after wisdom tooth removal question plus do I take my birth control pill, any suggestions?

See your surgeon: Dry socket is the most common complication following removal of wisdom teeth. See your surgeon for diagnosis and dry socket treatment. You should be fine taking your birth control pills. ...Read more

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I got my wisdom tooth removed today and was pricribe tylenol #3. does it lower the effectiveness of the birth control pill? I’m on alysena28.

I got my wisdom tooth removed today and was pricribe tylenol #3. does it lower the effectiveness of the birth control pill? I’m on alysena28.

Should not lower it: Taking the usual doses of any pain medication, such as Tylenol #3, should not change the effectiveness of a woman's birth control pills. Over-the-counter pain medications such as Tylenol, Advil, Motrin, or Excedrin also don't alter the effectiveness of birth control pills. ...Read more

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About a week ago I got one wisdom tooth removed and a sinus lift. I'm on birth control and my periods late. Is this normal?

About a week ago I got one wisdom tooth removed and a sinus lift. I'm on birth control and my periods late. Is this normal?

No: Wisdom tooth removal will not affect your period directly.....But indirectly, . .. If you were give antibiotics, they may have interfered with the effectiveness of your birth control pills. If you are sexually active, you should consider a pregnancy test. ...Read more

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Dental problem in IVF hi all, we started our IVF cycle 2 days back with birth control pills. My wife will go on to injections from next to next week. My wife had a wisdom tooth which started giving her pain now and I am not sure on how to proceed. This

Dental problem in IVF hi all, we started our IVF cycle 2 days back with birth control pills. My wife will go on to injections from next to next week. My wife had a wisdom tooth which started giving her pain now and I am not sure on how to proceed. This

Generally: Generally speaking it is preferable to avoid illness or additional medication during the ivf cycle. However, medical and dental issues also need to be addressed and resolved to optimize outcomes with ivf. So there is always a balance. I would recommend that you find out from your dentist exactly what they need to do, then speak with your ivf doctor. He or she is also invested in making sure you have the best outcome and can adjust your calendar or protocol if needed. ...Read more

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Ihad eczema since birth I am20 and its got realy bad I see dermotogly for past 10 years I go every mouth but get no were is there anything eles to try?

Ihad eczema since birth I am20 and its got realy bad I see dermotogly for past 10 years I go every mouth but get no were is there anything eles to try?

A better dermatologi: You go every month to dermatologist????? You list not 1 eczema med.!!! Antihistamine not useful for eczema nor for itch due to it. Dust mites irrelevant. Why epipen (epinephrine)? Sounds like you are not treating eczema. If that is your problem go to a dermatologist who will actually treat you. You can be sure that we have very effective therapies for eczema. The sooner you get started, the better. Most p ...Read more

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I'm 7 months pregnant and have had a dental fistula for about 4 weeks. Will treating/ not treating it harm my baby? Should I wait until after birth?

I'm 7 months pregnant and have had a dental fistula for about 4 weeks. Will treating/ not treating it harm my baby? Should I wait until after birth?

Treat now: Please see a dentist asap. This tooth will very likely need a root canal or extraction. It is safe to have this done during your pregnancy, but your dentist will decide that. Please don't delay seeing a dentist. ...Read more

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Are mouth ulcers a sign of pregnancy? Or could it be from my birth control?

Are mouth ulcers a sign of pregnancy? Or could it be from my birth control?

Irrelevant: Canker sores (mouth ulcers) are the most common oral lesions. Individual ulcers typically last 1-2 weeks. The condition is idiopathic (cause is not known) recurrent aphthous ulcers is usually self-limiting. If concerned see your dentist after 10 days or visit today for laser immediate amelioration. ...Read more

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Took two Halcion. 25 mg tablets for dental work. Currently on TriLoSprintec birth control, should I use a back up method? Does Halcion interact w/ bc?

Took two Halcion. 25 mg tablets for dental work. Currently on TriLoSprintec birth control, should I use a back up method? Does Halcion interact w/ bc?

Unlikely: A single dose of two Halcion 0.25 mg tablets is unlikely to expedite the metabolism of hormones that are in birth control pills and render the birth control pill ineffective. For your own peace of mind, however, you may want to consider using a back up method. ...Read more