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What Is The Best Treatment For 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
Can you tell me what can be happening if an 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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
Nothing: There may be nothing wrong. Eruption sequence is genetically determined, and each child is different. ...Read more
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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