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Permanent Teeth Problems

What are permanent teeth?

When a dentist refers to permanent teeth they are talking about the second of teeth that are formed in most mammals. In most cases, the permanent teeth will start to come in when a person reaches six years of age. The final permanent teeth will finish coming in between seventeen and twenty-five years of age, and are referred to as wisdom teeth. Read below to find questions that have been answered by the thousands of Experts dealing with permanent teeth.

If a person’s permanent teeth have no nerves in them and are yellow and brittle what could this be?

When a person is suffering from DI or Dentinogensis Imperfecta, then this means that they develop dentine in their permanent teeth instead of pulp. If the permanent teeth are stable and strong enough, then the dentist may suggest that the person get caps to make the teeth look more natural instead of discolored.

If a 17 year old just lost their last baby teeth and the orthodontist wants to place chains on their braces to pull down the permanent teeth, would this be what needs to be done?

In most cases when the permanent canine teeth take that long to come in, then there is the chance they could be impacted. If they are impacted, then the dentist will make an incision in the gums of the person to place an orthodontic bracket on the enamel of the tooth and then an elastic chain is attached to the bracket and the braces of the person. This will help to slowly pull the impacted tooth down and in place.

What should a person do if their six year old child’s permanent teeth are growing in behind their baby teeth?

When a child’s permanent teeth are coming in, then it is generally common for the permanent teeth to grow in behind the baby teeth. The most common thing for the parent to do is to let nature take its course. When the permanent tooth erupts further into the person’s mouth, then it will push the baby teeth out. If this does not happen, then the parent may want to look into seeing the dentist.

If a child had their baby teeth removed at the age of three, would this cause the child to have a delay in their permanent teeth coming in?

In most cases, when a person is around six years of age, then their permanent teeth should start to come in, if they do not come in at this time, then the person may need to take the child to a pediatric dentist to have x-rays done to see if there is an underlying problem with the permanent teeth. The extraction of the baby teeth generally may only affect one or two teeth, but the parent would not know unless they take the child to a dentist.

Permanent teeth are the teeth that people get once their baby teeth fall out and they are older. When there is an issue or concern with the permanent teeth such as; growth, pain, or even looks, individual may not know where to turn in order to receive reliable answers. Individuals can turn to the thousands of available Experts to have all their questions and concerns answered.
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