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Signs Of Tooth Decay In Toddlers
Early- white spots: Baby bottle tooth decay is more accurately referred to as early childhood caries since children don’t need to be using a bottle to develop tooth decay. The very earliest stages of ecc can appear as white spots on the teeth- often by the gumline. This is demineralized dental enamel. If the demineralization continues under the enamel, the spot will become darker. The enamel can appear intact. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
It doesn't matter: It doesn't matter if it can be. What is important is what's causing both symptoms? She should be seen by at least a dentist (and possibly a physician if the dentist thinks that appropriate). There is no way to observe, diagnose and guess as to what's actually going on. Sorry. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Symptoms: Symptoms of tooth infection could be bad taste, swelling, pain, fever. Symptoms of erupting wisdom tooth could be swelling, pain, difficulty in biting down all the way, irritation to cheek. If the question is not hypothetical and you are have any one of those symptoms, see your dentist to find the cause of the problem. Good idea to see dentist for exam\x-rays anyway if it's been 6 months or more. ...Read moreSee 6 more doctor answers
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
A few adults maybe have one missing natural tooth. Can bruxism, in the lack of periodontal disease, cause severe gum recession?
A 6-y child, his teeth is in good state and no dental caries.do you suugest to pit and fissure sealing on molars in order to prevent tooth decay?
Many possibilities: Could be cavities, baby bottle syndrome, stain from pigmented foods, poor oral hygiene. 1st dental appointment should be at age 1. If your child has not been to the dentist, or preferably a Pediatric Dental Specialist, schedule appointment now. If child has seen Dentist they have a baseline. Call for a follow-up visit to address the discoloration. Baby teeth should look almost paper white. ...Read more
Would drinking one glass of cold milk a day aid in halting the deterioration of tooth enamel? The enamel on a tooth has chipped and I'm concerned.
Not Likely: Enamel is pretty much fully formed even on adult teeth either before or within first few years of life. Fluoride toothpastes, rinses, and enamel strengthening toothpastes are better at helping once they are erupted. Also avoiding acidic, sugary drinks (most common reason for deterioration) and foods will help. Talk to your dentist or hygienist (therapist) for suggestions or even Rx solutions. ...Read more
If you ask yes: The odds are that if you are asking this question, you may have several situations causing the yellowing, one of which is probably not seeing your dentist often and regularly. But most patients who ask me this are (and know it) addicted to tobacco. That dosent mean you are a terrible person, we all have habits we need to change. See your dr or dentist and see about medication to help you stop. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes you do: You absolutely do need dental expertise. You need to call your dentist immediately for examination, diagnosis, and treatment. Many possible causes for erosion, therefore many possible solutions. You need to see a pro, not a computer screen. Please call to schedule before the erosion gets out of hand. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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