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Do receding gums grow back? What can you do to make them grow back on one tooth. Trying to preserve my teeth. The canine tooth is receding sensitive.

Do receding gums grow back? What can you do to make them grow back on one tooth. Trying to preserve my teeth. The canine tooth is receding sensitive.

Unfortunately No: There is no magic way to get your receding gums and underlying bone to grow back. Please seek the advice of a local periodontist to determine the best way to quell your sensitivity: medicaments, laser treatment, or gum grafting. All the best. ...Read more

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Gums (Definition)

Gum are the pink soft tissue that forms a collar around our teeth, that collar acts as a gasket of sorts that protects the tooth roots and the bone that ...Read more


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If you get a back tooth pulled will your remaining teeth start to spread?

If you get a back tooth pulled will your remaining teeth start to spread?

Possibly : Teeth tend to move in response to the forces placed upon them. Muscles including the tongue can easily displace teeth. Eruptive forces also contribute to movement. If spaces are available and outside forces are placed on teeth they may drift. Exceptions occur when the teeth are ankylosed or fused to the bone. ...Read more

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Will trimming your eyebrows make them come back thicker and longer?

No: Eyebrow hairs become longer with age. Trimming them does not affect that. ...Read more

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Will receding gums grow back with proper oral care!?

Will receding gums grow back with proper oral care!?

No: Gum tissue does not regenerate, so when it is lost, it is important for patients to control the reason for initial recession (whether it be poor oral health care, bruxism, etc.) and then speak to a periodontist about corrective soft tissue surgery to rebuild the tissue in the area and protect the roots of the natural teeth. ...Read more

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What happens if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

What happens if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

Tooth removal: no. the permanent teeth develop on their own schedule. they are not stimulated to form faster if the baby tooth that is holding it's space is removed early. early removal of baby teeth allows the remaining teeth to drift into that space. this will result in less space for the incoming permanent teeth. so if baby teeth are removed too early a space maintainer must be made and inserted in the mout ...Read more

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Can receeded gums grow back?

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No, unless: Some side effects, which you don't want from certain meds, such as anti-seizure ones will give you too much gums, and it's inflammed generally and unhealthy-- gingival hyperplasia, other than that, you will need a free gingival graft or allograft to get your gum level back... See a periodontist. ...Read more

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Will the tissue removed with my wisdom teeth grow back?

Will the tissue removed with my wisdom teeth grow back?

Yes: Yes, the soft tissue and bone removed with the wisdom teeth will fill in. An xray a year later usually looks like a patient who never had wisdom teeth. For best results, see an oral surgeon for evaluation/recommendations/treatment. ...Read more

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Can you tell me if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

Can you tell me if you pull out your baby teeth will it make your permanent teeth grow through faster?

See Orthodontist: Removal of baby tooth before root of permanent tooth is 2/3 formed can slow eruption of permanent tooth. Baby tooth extraction after permanent tooth 2/3 formed will enhance eruption. Before doing anything irreversible consult with an orthodontist, a dento-facial growth and development specialist. ...Read more

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Need doctor's help! will not pulling loose baby teeth cause permanent teeth to grow in crooked?

Need doctor's help! will not pulling loose baby teeth cause permanent teeth to grow in crooked?

Possibly...: Depends on their position and the position of the erupting secondary teeth. Your child's dentist is best prepared to make that decision for you and your child. ...Read more

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When you get your braces off. Will your smile and teeth look bigger?

When you get your braces off. Will your smile and teeth look bigger?

For sure: Since you have been used to looking at your teeth partially covered by orthodontic brackets for quite some time, when they are removed your teeth will look bigger and feel amazingly smooth. Rest assured, the teeth are not actually bigger. ...Read more

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Can your tonsils to grow back?

Can your tonsils to grow back?

No: When a complete tonsillectomy is performed, the gland does not grow back. Some techniques are partial tonsillectomies, leaving remnant glandular elements in the tonsillar fossae or inferior poles. These elements can become enalrged with chronic inflammation, but this is not true regrowth. ...Read more

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Can gums/receded gums grow back?

Can gums/receded gums grow back?

Most Likely, yes: While it’s possible to reverse receding gums, severe cases must be seen and treated by a periodontist for better results. Take care! ...Read more

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How fast do your teeth move back when you remove your palate expander?

How fast do your teeth move back when you remove your palate expander?

Who is it for: Is this for you or one of your children? The purpose of expansion is to normalize the width of the upper jaw. Is has nothing to do with teeth. For kids this happens very easily as the jaw is still forming. However, for adults to truly expand the palate surgery to reseparate the bones is usually required. ...Read more

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Gum receding in children, do they grow back to normal over time?

Gum receding in children, do they grow back to normal over time?

See a dentist : Gum recession is the process in which the margin of the gum tissue that surrounds the teeth wears away, or pulls back, exposing more of the tooth, or the tooth's root. Receding gums may be one of the first signs of gum disease. Gum recession is not something you want to ignore. If you think your child's gums are receding, make an appointment with your dentist. ...Read more

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Will your toe nail grow back after losing it?

Will your toe nail grow back after losing it?

It should: Unless there was a severe trauma which damaged the nail matrix(root) from which nail grows. Usually nail grows back. This will usually take several months depending on which toe. ...Read more

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Will peeled skin grow back on your foot?

Will peeled skin grow back on your foot?

Yes: Yes, skin will grow back after it has peeled, but may take longer because of the induced walking we do on our feet and the trauma from walking may delay healing. ...Read more

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Will the delayed teeth underneath baby teeth push the baby teeth out or will it need to be pulled?

Will the delayed teeth underneath baby teeth push the baby teeth out or will it need to be pulled?

Delayed Eruption: Various factors play a role in when baby teeth come out. Sometimes, a baby tooth does need to be removed in order for the adult tooth to be able to come in. See your dentist. ...Read more

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