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What Do I Do If I Have An Impacted Canine Tooth
Depends: The decision on what to do with or for an impacted or unerupted canine depends on the position and development of the tooth, age of the patient, and what you want to achieve esthetically. An orthodontic evaluation would be recommended to discuss treatment options available. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not much: An impacted canine is a tooth that does not erupt into the mouth. It is up in the bone. In most situations, you won't know you have one unless you have an x-ray taken. In most situations, the baby canine does not fall out. The only way to get the impacted tooth in is to see an orthodontist for orthodontic treatment and an oral surgeon for exposure of the tooth. ...Read more
Impacted canine: If it is impacted, probably never (at least without the help of an oral surgeon and orthodontist. There are techniques to bring an impacted canine tooth into place. If you are truly 32 years old as your info suggests, I will change that "probably never" to "nope! " in any case you can discuss treatment options if you are concerned about the aesthetics (or health of your adjacent teeth). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Depends: The total fee may depend on where you live, whether or not you are insured, if the procedure is an eligible procedure covered under your insurance, the position of the teeth, type of anesthesia provided, where your surgery is performed, as well as the surgeon performing your surgery. You may also incur a charge for a consultation visit as well as any necessary x-rays. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Phone call: The canine teeth are some of the longest in your mouth. A dentist has the experience and instruments to do it correctly. If you try it and fail (which you most likely will), you will be in worse shape than you started and you will still need to see a dentist. Make the call for an appointment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See an Orthodontist: Start by seeing an orthodontist for a consult. At least ask your own general dentist. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See dentist: Sometimes trauma can be worse than it appears. How old is he. If he's a child and it's his baby tooth he'll lose the tooth around 11 years of age. If he's a you c adult is recommend seeing a dentist so it can be determined if there has been damage to the tooth (ie cracks, nerve damage etc) which can then be properly addressed. ...Read moreSee 3 more doctor answers
What to do if I have a small canine tooth and I'm not sure if it is an adult tooth, I really don't like my smile and I'm not sure what to do?
CONTOUR: A dentist can contour the tooth so that it appears normal to other teeth. No pain but big gain. ...Read more
A flap will be made in the palate to remove tissue for my canine tooth. Vertical cuts will be 5mm and one horizontal 1 cm. Cut. Is this a large area?
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