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Will Your Gums Grow Back
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.
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: Eyebrow hairs become longer with age. Trimming them does not affect that. ...Read more
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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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
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 moreSee 4 more doctor answers
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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 moreSee 3 more doctor answers
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