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What causes delayed dentition? Pt has adequate calcium/vit d intake and is otherwise well nourished.

What causes delayed dentition? Pt has adequate calcium/vit d intake and is otherwise well nourished.

Genetics: Ft he eruption pattern is determined by genetics. Some people will develop slower than others. Your dentist can evaluate your eruption pattern. ...Read more

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Delayed Teeth (Definition)

Sequence and timing of eruption of baby teeth, exfoliation of baby teeth, and eruption of permanent teeth is genetically determined. Delay in any of these steps can be affected by genetics, health of the dentition, position of teeth, and tooth size/arch size relationships. Delay can result in malocclusion. Pedodontist's and Orthodontists are dento-facial ...Read more


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What is best treatment for delayed teeth eruption?

What is best treatment for delayed teeth eruption?

Patience: Dental eruption patterns are quite variable in healthy babies with no deficiencies or abnormalities. Some can have a tooth at birth, or not until 15mo. The average is 1/m starting at 4-6m. Those coming later often have multiple erupt @ the same time. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for delayed closure of anterior fontanel soft spot?

What is the best treatment for delayed closure of anterior fontanel soft spot?

Patience: Most kids will have what feels to be closure of the anterior fontanel by 15-18 mo but some may persist. The separation between the bones will persist to some degree until about 9 when kids reach their adult head size. In examining thousands of kids over 3 decades, i never found one that didn't eventually close. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for delayed sleep pattern. ?

Whats the best treatment for delayed sleep pattern. ?

Delayed Sleep Phase: The best treatment for delayed sleep phase is the one that works for you. Treatment includes improving sleep hygiene by maintaining a regular sleep schedule, avoiding caffeine, alcohol and tobacco and stimulating activity close to bedtime. Chronotherapy, delaying bedtime in increments, light exposure in am, and melatonin supplements are additional treatment options. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for delayed motor development?

What is best treatment for delayed motor development?

Recognition & PT: Early recognition & supportive physical therapy are the standard for treating developmental delays.Therapy can work to suppress abnormal primitive reflexes that impairs progress & help the kid reach milestones.Regular reassessment & goal planning are part of this process. ...Read more

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What is best treatment for delayed tooth eruption?

What is best treatment for delayed tooth eruption?

Depends: If you are asking about a baby, the best treatment is it wait. If you are asking about someone older, you should see a dentist to make sure the teeth are there and to make sure nothing is stopping them from erupting. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for delayed sleep phase that is best and has fewest side effects?

What is the treatment for delayed sleep phase that is best and has fewest side effects?

Melatonin + light: 1) choose an initial wake up time you can adhere to at the start, 2) upon awakening, get exposure to bright light, 3) later that evening, take melatonin 3mg about 3 hours before your sleep onset time the night before, 4) wake up 1/2 hour earlier the next day and get bright light, 5) repeat 3-4. Eventually, you will correct your sleep-wake schedule. ...Read more

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Delay starting urine stream&slow-weak urine flow-taking flomax; i feel having prostatic congestion. What is best treatment for that?Thanks

Delay starting urine stream&slow-weak urine flow-taking flomax; i feel having prostatic congestion. What is best treatment for that?Thanks

Prostate massage: Sometimes a prostate massage helps relieve the prostate congestion. It's best to have the urologist examine you for diagnosis and the best treatment. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Delayed teeth?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed teeth?

Eruption timing: Sequence and timing of eruption of baby teeth, exfoliation of baby teeth, and eruption of permanent teeth is genetically determined. Delay in any of these steps can be affected by genetics, health of the dentition, position of teeth, and tooth size/arch size relationships. Delay can result in malocclusion. Pedodontist's and Orthodontists are dento-facial growth and development specialists. ...Read more

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What causes damage due to these two delayed teeth?

What causes damage due to these two delayed teeth?

Teeth eruption: If by delayed teeth you mean teeth that haven't erupted yet, there is concern for spacing issues with other teeth and your biting pattern or how your teeth fit together when you bite. This is known as occlusion. If you're occlusion is not right you can wear your teeth abnormally and cause teeth to fracture or chip. ...Read more

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