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Small Teeth (Definition)

Microdontia is a condition in which one or more teeth ...Read more


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Is it a problem to be 25 and still have small teeth?

Is it a problem to be 25 and still have small teeth?

No: Unless the small teeth are primary teeth, small adult teeth that are healthy and in occlusion should not be a problem. Retained baby teeth can be a problem when they are lost. ...Read more

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How do I get rid of small teeth stains as fast as possible?

See your dentist: There are many home bleaching remedies on the market, many of which do work and some which do not work as well. I would suggest that you see your dentist for a thorough exam and cleaning, it is entirely possible that the stains will polish off during the cleaning. If not, then your dentist can make apporpriate suggestions. ...Read more

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How can I align the height of my small teeth with the height of the other teeth? Can braces do that?

How can I align the height of my small teeth with the height of the other teeth?  Can braces do that?

Yes: It depends on whether all of your teeth are permanent teeth or if some are permanent and some are deciduous (baby) teeth. The treatment is different depending on the teeth that you have. Only a comprehensive evaluation with a dentist or orthodontist can address your concerns. ...Read more

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What does it mean in the case that adults have small teeth?

What does it mean in the case that adults have small teeth?

Anatomy: If an adult has small teeth in size it could just be their normal anatomy. Just with anything else in the body, teeth vary in all kinds of shapes and sizes. ...Read more

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Any ideas why is it that I have such small teeth ?

Any ideas why is it that I have such small teeth ?

That depends: Are you talking length (from gum line to tip of the tooth) or overall size? If length of the tooth then they have probably been ground down due to tooth grinding (bruxism). In which case a night guard might help prevent further damage. If you are talking overall size then genetics. ...Read more

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How painful is a deep scaling, I need to have deep scaling on 3 small teeth but terrified of going to my appt?

Better to go to appt: Ask your dentist for suggestions on medication they you an take for pain control. Ask if the can apply a local anesthetic to the area(s) if it starts to hurt too much. Usually scaling is a bit uncomfortable. Extent of material to be cleaned determines time and perhaps discomfort. Make sure to thoroughly floss and brush twice per day once scaling is complete to prevent recurrence. ...Read more

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