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Doctor insights on: Should You Pull Out Childrens Loose Teeth

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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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How can you pull out a not-loose tooth?

How can you pull out a not-loose tooth?

Visit your dentist: The lack of formal training, education or experience in dentistry may cause complications that are much worse than a tooth problem. If you have a dental problem, call your dentist for a dental care. ...Read more

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How do I yank out a childs loose canine tooth quickly and painlessly?

How do I yank out a childs loose canine tooth quickly and painlessly?

Leave it alone: It is best to let a child lose his or her teeth naturally. Yanking a tooth out too early can cause problems such as bleeding, pain, and infection. Let the child wiggle the tooth around as he/she sees fit and it will fall out eventually. If the tooth is extremely loose, you may use a clean, damp piece of gauze and tug firmly. If it doesn't come out, leave it. ...Read more

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Should loose teeth be pulled out?

Should loose teeth be pulled out?

Depend on the cause: The most common causes are oral trauma, bruxism (nighttime tooth grinding) and advanced gum disease. Losing a permanent tooth is preventable but if the tooth is beyond saving, a tooth extraction may be necessary. ...Read more

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Do I have to pull out teeth to put full denture?

Do I have to pull out teeth to put full denture?

Usually: In some cases teeth can be left in if smoothed off at the gum line but this not usually the case. Usually all teeth are removed, unless the roots are kept for what is called an over denture. When roots are kept bone height is kept and the teeth may be used to retain the denture as well. ...Read more

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Why do I need to pull teeth out before getting braces?

Why do I need to pull teeth out before getting braces?

To create space: In some circumstances, due to the size of your teeth and the size of your jawbone(s), there's not enough room for the orthodontist to straighten your teeth and give you a harmoneous smile. For that reason, teeth are sometimes extracted. ...Read more

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Do molars get loose and fall out when you are 9 years old?

Do molars get loose and fall out when you are 9 years old?

Yes....: They are called primary (or baby) molars. When was your (or your child's) last dental checkup? Make sure you (and your child) are going every six months. If you have a question or a concern or just want to be sure everything is ok, have it checked out now. ...Read more

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Is it okay to pull out adult molars with cavities on them at home?

Is it okay to pull out adult molars with cavities on them at home?

Ouch!: Why would you attempt that at home? Ouch! please obtain a dental evaluation. Try to save the tooth if possible. If the tooth does need to be extracted, it is important to make sure that it is done correctly and completely, without trauma to adjacent teeth or anatomy. I am also thinking that if that tooth can be extracted at home you may have other dental issues that require attention. ...Read more

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Want to know do wisdom teeth push other teeth out of alignment?

Want to know do wisdom teeth push other teeth out of alignment?

50/50 research: It was once thought wisdom teeth push ; crowd teeth. Research showed that, with or without wisdom teeth extraction, crowding of teeth occurred at almost 50/50% chance. When they have functional space, keeping wisdom teeth is acceptable. However, wisdom teeth that are non-functional or in insufficient space, often cause many problems. Most dentists offer extraction as a choice because of this. ...Read more

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When should you get wisdom teeth pulled out?

When should you get wisdom teeth pulled out?

Early: The safest time is mid teens. The roots have not fully formed and the risks are lower. Some wisdom teeth do not require removal. The best bet is to seek an evaluation by a board certified oral surgeon who can examine and give the options. ...Read more

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How do you get dental floss out if stuck between two of your teeth?

How do you get dental floss out if stuck between two of your teeth?

Gently.......: Gently raise up, when stuck, gently pull toward one of the two teeth, then gently downward. You should then be able to pull string out because there is a space at the base of the tooth near the gum and often no space where teeth meet at the biting edge. If doesn't do the trick, gently rinse and swish around with warm salt water, let it sit for a while & try again.Tug up a bit harder this time. ...Read more

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How come dentists recommend that you get your wisdom teeth out before you turn 21?

How come dentists recommend that you get your wisdom teeth out before you turn 21?

Wisdom teeth: Around the ages of 16-21ish are usually not fully developed - where they haven't reached their full root length. This has "anatomic advantages" that can reduce potential compliations. Since many times they don't have room to emerge, the longer their roots are allowed to grow to full maturity length, the closer to an important sensory nerve (bottom ones) and to the sinus (upper ones) they can get. ...Read more

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Will my teeth not fall out if I start flossing?

Will my teeth not fall out if I start flossing?

Might help: Regular check ups and a daily, proper home hygiene routine (flossing and brushing), balanced diet will prevent gum disease and tooth loss. See your dentist foe consultation. ...Read more

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Can dentist put you to sleep if i need teeth pulled out i only have dshs medical?

Can dentist put you to sleep if i need teeth pulled out i only have dshs medical?

Yes: I don't know dshs medical, but being put to sleep with IV intravenous sedation is very common. Most oral surgeons provide this service, but only a few dentists. Many dentists offer nitrous oxide and an oral valium to help relax you, but this will not put you to sleep. Iv sedation will add to the cost considerably and isn't necessary, but may be important to you. Call surgeons to find details. ...Read more

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Do your teeth spread out more when wisdom teeth get pulled?

Wisdom teeth/spacing: The teeth immediately in front of the wisdom teeth are lmulti-rooted molars that are very difficult to move. So if teeth spread out, it's not due to the removal of the wisdom teeth.If a tooth closer to the front of the mouth with a single root is removed, there may be some spacing. ...Read more

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Is it a good idea to have the dentist pull out my child's loose baby teeth, or just do it myself?

Is it a good idea to have the dentist pull out my child's loose baby teeth, or just do it myself?

Usually not needed..: Usually not needed. Rarely, if a tooth is in the way of the child's comfort or ability to chew, and is not loosening further, the dentist can remove it. This may be faster and cleaner than a parent's fingers. ...Read more

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I just want to ask if wisdom tooth will come out eventhough you are 19 years old?

I just want to ask if wisdom tooth will come out eventhough you are 19 years old?

Yes: Wisdom teeth can erupt anytime from the age of 15 into your 20's. If you are having pain or swelling you should see your dentist. ...Read more

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When to take out wisdom teeth?

When to take out wisdom teeth?

Every mouth differs: Not every wisdom tooth needs to come out. Some come into your mouth is a good position that allows you to keep it clean and use it. Others come in at bad angles, or in positions that don't allow it to be kept clean. If they do need to be removed, it is better to have them out while you are still young. The older we get the harder our bone gets, so the extractions can be harder to do. ...Read more

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