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Eruption of permanent teeth before the fall of milk teeth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   Hi,
User :   I have a question about my daughter
User :   she is 6 yrs
Doctor :   Ok
User :   Girl
User :   2 questions
Doctor :   Please proceed with your query.
User :   1. she has got two teeth in lower jaw
Doctor :   Ok
User :   without her old teeth falling off
User :   the new teeth are coming behind the existing teeth
Doctor :   Ok
User :   I am really confused what to do
User :   is this common?
Doctor :   Let me brief you.
Doctor :   Usually its about this age, that the permanent tooth starts appearing.
Doctor :   The first permanent tooth that commonly arises are the premolars, that is the tooth after the middle two teeths.
Doctor :   Following which the middle tooths fall and later a permanent incisiors develop in those region.
Doctor :   This is how normally the permanent teeth start appearing.
Doctor :   However, its common that this normal pattern may get altered.
Doctor :   If the permanent teeth have appeared before the temporary (milk teeth) falling, it will slowly fall off.
Doctor :   I suggest you to consult a dentist if they do not fall and both the teeths grow along.
Doctor :   Have you followed what I have suggested?
User :   yes...I am more concerned about those teeth being behind and it will not look good in her mouth later
Doctor :   As I mentioned, the previous tooth will fall off as the behind tooths start to grow.
User :   is it possible to reset them to come a bit forward by putting clips?
Doctor :   The ones in the behind will take its place.
Doctor :   if they do not then I suggest you to consult a dentist.
User :   okay
User :   can you suggest me a good dentist near XXX?
Doctor :   May I know your location?
User :   I stay near XXX, XXX
Doctor :   WWWW
Doctor :   WWWW.WWWW
Doctor :   I have provided you two links/
Doctor :   One of a dentist and other a pediatrician
Doctor :   Who practise around XXX
Doctor :   They will be able to assist you.
User :   can you recommend any one who is the best
User :   amongst dentist
Doctor :   I suggest you to consult a dentist who is near your location.
Doctor :   All the doctors are equally good.
User :   okay thanks for diplomatic answer...
Doctor :   If you are looking for my suggestions, then you can meet Dr XXXXXXXX or Dr XXXXXXXX XXX
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
User :   no thanks...thanks for your suggestions...much appriciated
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me.
Doctor :   Bye for now.
User :   bye
User :   and gn
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