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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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Does fluoride cause delayed tooth eruption or anything else?

Does fluoride cause delayed tooth eruption or anything else?

No delayed eruption: Fluoride would have no effect on the eruption pattern of teeth. At appropriate concentrations it strengthens teeth and despite some some poorly done studies it has no known detrimental affect. ...Read more

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What are common causes of delayed tooth eruption?

What are common causes of delayed tooth eruption?

Define delay : The normal range of first eruption runs from birth to 15 months.It is not a standard marker for development, nutrition or hormonal balance. Delay beyond 15 months and failure to have all deciduous teeth by 3 is often genetic.Rarely it will reflect a hormonal issue in older kids but other related symptoms would be evident at the time. ...Read more

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If fluoridation is seen to cause delayed tooth eruption, what else is it doing to our bodies?

If fluoridation is seen to cause delayed tooth eruption, what else is it doing to our bodies?

Misinformation: Your premise is wrong so your question is not realistic. Fluoridation has decreased the dental disease of children over many decades. The conspiracy theories and injury claims refer to unsupported junk science or no basis at all. ...Read more

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Delayed tooth eruption if not all wisdom teeth in till 23?

Delayed tooth eruption if not all wisdom teeth in till 23?

No: Teeth erupt sometimes following familial patterns. Some wisdom teeth sometimes never erupt depending on their position and shape. ...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 definition or description of: Delayed teeth eruption?

What is the definition or description of: Delayed teeth eruption?

See below: See your dentist for a definitive diagnosis as it relates to the patient in question. If needed, a consultation with an orthodontist may be in order. ...Read more

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Do i need to get a root canal for a delayed tooth?

Do i need to get a root canal for a delayed tooth?

Maybe: Root canal treatment is done when a tooth is infected or if the nerve is irreversibly inflamed. If you have a strong, constant dull ache or pain to cold that lingers for several minutes, then you likely need root canal treatment. If your tooth is only sensitive when you eat something sweet or if you have cold pain for a few seconds, you may only need a filling. Have your dentist check it for you. ...Read more

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What's the best treatment for a baby with teething pain?My 10 month old son has 2 teeth erupting at the same time and seems to be in great discomfort.

What's the best treatment for a baby with teething pain?My 10 month old son has 2 teeth erupting at the same time and seems to be in great discomfort.

Cold teething rings: Cold will slow the transmission of pain messages to the brain at any age. For teething pain, i prefer a collection of several freezable rings that you can rotate over the day, replacing them as they thaw & refreezing. Medicines offer meager benefit & some problems. The teething gels last a few minutes & can set of some blood reactions. Benedryl can be applied topically but lasts only a few min. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what can be happening if an 11 month old hasn't had his first tooth eruption yet?

Can you tell me what can be happening if an 11 month old hasn't had his first tooth eruption yet?

Dont worry: Probably just a late teether..If your child has no other health problems i would not be concerned... ...Read more

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Should i be worried if my 11 month old hasn't had his first tooth eruption yet?

Should i be worried if my 11 month old hasn't had his first tooth eruption yet?

Not really: Every child develops teeth differently. There are typical time periods that the teeth usually erupt into place, but there is no hard and fast rule. Some children develop and have teeth erupt in sooner or later then others. If he/she is "teething", chances are they will be coming into place soon. If still worried, have the baby looked at by your dentist. ...Read more

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What could be happening if a 12 month old hasn't had his first tooth eruption?

Maybe nothing: Skeletal age and chronologic age can be very different. Human development varies from person to person. Delayed tooth eruption is of little consequence as long as the teeth are present. This can be easily determined with an x-ray. It would be best to visit a pediatric dentist in your area for an evaluation. ...Read more

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What is the normal age for final wisdom tooth eruption?

What is the normal age for final wisdom tooth eruption?

Variable: It can take a few months to a few years to never. Normal eruption age ranges from about 18-22, female earlier than male. Some are early some are late. If there is room they may come in. If there is not room then they remain impacted. Most need to be removed but not all. See your dentist for a consultation if concerned. ...Read more

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Does wisdom tooth eruption cause pain?

Does wisdom tooth eruption cause pain?

Certainly: As teeth erupt, there are changes that allow them to move through the bone and gum tissue. Think of a baby's pain as teeth enter the mouth. It's essentially the same. What's unique about third molars is their position. Often there is not enough roommforthem in the mouth. They can get infected as they erupt, or you can bite on the tissues and they can swell. The pressure of eruption can hurt. ...Read more

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How long does wisdom tooth eruption take?

How long does wisdom tooth eruption take?

Wisdom tooth: Wisdom tooth eruption is usually slower than other molars. Each person is different however. Some have the to erupt partially and may cause problems. See your dentist if your wisdom tooth is not coming out right or is painful. ...Read more

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How long does wisdom tooth eruption pain last?

How long does wisdom tooth eruption pain last?

Painful wisdom: If your wisdom tooth is impacted and is painful from that you should see a dentist. Most dentists will recommend removal of the wisdom teeth especially if painful. Eruption time of the wisdom tooth is different for each person and different for each one as well and the length of time of pain associated with it is hence different. ...Read more

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Can you still have a wisdom tooth eruption when 25 or older?

Can you still have a wisdom tooth eruption when 25 or older?

Yes: The average age is 17-25...Older perhaps if you have been a "late bloomer". Regular dental visits can help prevent a lot of problems and most teens these days do have dental x-rays around 17 to see how those teeth are situated and if they will emerge properly. Many people simply do not have room in their mouths for these teeth. ...Read more

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Is it normal? Im 18 years old, I have a tooth eruption, the dentist says, and he further claims that its not the wisdom tooth! its painful....

Is it normal? Im 18 years old, I have a tooth eruption, the dentist says, and he further claims that its not the wisdom tooth! its painful....

Everyone's DIfferent: Permanent first molars tend to erupt into your mouth at about 6 years of age, second molars at about 12 years of age, and "wisdom teeth, " or third molars at about 18 years of age. But there are instances where teeth can be delayed in eruption due to other teeth being in the way, or you can even have extra teeth. A dental examination with x-rays can confirm what is happening, and help you find trea. ...Read more

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What is a tooth eruption?

What is a tooth eruption?

Tooth coming out: The process of how a tooth come out of the gums to a functioning position. With baby teeth, and permanent molars they just come through the gums, but with all other permanent teeth they have to wait until the baby tooth in the way falls out after the roots dissolve. ...Read more

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