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Can children get sealants before all of their baby teeth come in? I would like get sealants for both of our kids, but neither of them have all of their baby teeth yet. Is there any point in getting them yet?
Sealants: Sealants are used to "seal" the grooves on chewing surfaces of permanent molars, which don't erupt until about 6-7. Does not protect from cavities between teeth. Concentrate on brushing 2x/day for 2 full minutes by the clock w pea-sized portion of t'paste. Prevent between-teeth cavities buy flossing your child's teeth daily--brushing doesn't clean between teeth. Have 6 month check-ups. ...Read moreSee 3 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
In general, what are my dental options when wanting to get rid of front teeth black triangles at gumline? Least invasive?
Black triangles: Treatment depends on the cause of the black triangles. If you have recession and bone loss, treatment is dependent on the amount of loss, health of the gums and bone, and the stability of the teeth. Options include crowns and/or veneers. If there is minimal or no recession and bone loss, options include veneers or cosmetic bonding. See your dentist for an exam and consult. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Dentist dismisses that our child's teeth get plaque quickly despite brushing. There is orange build-up on tops of teeth within hours of brushing. Why?
Late falling of milk teeth on a child, resulting in two rows of milk and permanent teeth at the same time, what could help?
Not related: The early or late eruption of deciduous teeth in a child isn't the cause of permanent teeth appearing behind them temporarily creating 2 rows of teeth. Take the child to a dentist for confirmation but often permanent teeth erupt near the corresponding deciduous teeth and often the lips and tongue will help them move into correct position. Discuss your concerns with your dentist at the next exam. ...Read moreSee 9 more doctor answers
Why are some people have a translucency at the bottom of their front teeth? I wanna know the exact cause?
I got lots of teeth in my jaw with 3 pairs of teeth having cavities. Is there an easy way to remove them?
Remove what?: Remove the teeth or remove the cavities? Either solution requires the skill and expertise of a dentist...It's not a diy project. Better to treat the cavities and thereby keep the teeth from both health and an economic viewpoints. Please call dentist now. The longer thou wait, the more difficult and expensive treatment becomes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Are there newer types of dental x-rays? The thing i hate most about going to the dentist is getting x-rays taken, with those cardboard card things they put in your mouth. I have a small mouth, and they hurt and nearly make me gag every time. I'm looking a
The : The x-ray techniques that bother you are called intraoral x-rays. This means that the dental x-ray film or digital x-ray sensor is put in your mouth. There are other types of extraoral x-rays, specifically a panoramic x-ray and cone beam x-rays. The problem is that the distance between the film and the tooth affects the quality of the image we get. The intraoral x-rays give very good two dimensional images because the film is right up against the tooth. Some dentists take panoramic film and supplement it with a few specific intraoral films. This approach might help you. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Up to age 3: Baby incisors in the front erupt between 6-18 months. Baby canines at about 18-24 months. 1st baby molars at about 2 years. 2nd baby molars at about 3 years. Timing of eruption varies widely. Permanent teeth begin to erupt about age 6-7, but begin forming before birth. Talk to your dentist about oral hygiene, sealants, Fluoride treatments, and ingested fluoride. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it strange that i only have 26 teeth, and the teeth missing are molars? Also, the rest of my teeth are pretty small, almost like children's teeth.
Yes it's strange: See your Dentist for an examination and x-rays. Your Dentist will be able to discuss treatment options with you. Sometimes the best treatment is no treatment at all. Other times it's to have an Orthodontist move teeth into best alignment to facilitate restorations. See a Pro for advice. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My bottom teeth look like they're about to come out of the gums. Perhaps that the gums are thinning?
Needs attention: Not sure what you are seeing, but sounds like you should consult your dentist. Advanced gum disease could be the cause of what you are describing. It leads to loss of bone that supports teeth, and gums may also shrink. It is likely to lead to tooth loss, so see your dentist as soon as possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Teething: The symptoms of teething are highly variable between children. Some children get teeth without any symptoms at all, while others are just miserable. The most common symptoms are excessive drooling, mildly elevated temperature, diarrhea, restlessness and irritability. Cold teething rings, pain medications and messaging the gum areas can help somewhat. A natural treatment named camilia can help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Can baby teeth in children come in higher than they're supposed to? The baby left eye tooth of our son looks like it's coming in far higher up the gum than his other teeth. Is this something that happens often, and do we need to see a dentist about it? Do
This : This is not unusual. In most cases the tooth will eventually achieve its final ideal position. However, in rare instances a tooth develops in a less than ideal position because of a supernumery (extra) tooth or cyst (as two possibilities) that prevents the tooth from following an ideal eruption pattern. A dental exam and appropriate xray can rule out any abnormalities that might be causative of this disruption. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Crooked teeth: Sometimes. If the adult tooth grows out and the baby tooth is still present then the adult tooth can grow in the wrong spot. If you pull or lose a baby tooth too early then this too can cause crowding because the teeth collapse together trapping the adult tooth. Best to consult with an orthodontist early (by age of 7) to monitor the eruption of teeth. Go to www.Braces.Org for more info. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Out of the three, which one takes longer to fix: widely spaced teeth, really crowded teeth, or crooked teeth?
Consultation needed: Your question is too broad and has insufficient information in order to give you an answer that will be helpful. Each case is different and needs to be evaluated by a personal clinical examination along with x-rays of the teeth. If you have a specific problem or need, i suggest you consult with a general dentist first who can refer you to an orthodontist. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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