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Permanent Tooth (Overview)

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


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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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Permanent Tooth (Overview)

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


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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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Treating a Tooth Abscess (Checklist)

See dentist ASAP
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Have the tooth removed
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Go to the emergency room if swelling hinders breathing
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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 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

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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 can I prevent a wobbly permanent tooth from falling out?

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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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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