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Failure of permanent teeth eruption post fall of milk teeth - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   Dr. My daughter has lost three of her milk teeth almost 6 months back. Her new teeth are yet to be errupted. can u pls advise
Doctor :   What is her age?
User :   she is 7 yrs old
Doctor :   Is she taking proper diet of milk, fruits etc?
User :   yes diet is fine. her weight is also good. but there is not sign of those teeth
Doctor :   Is she having any other problems?
User :   no, she is a healthy child
Doctor :   Then ahe may require an examination by a dentist and require an ORTHOPENTOGRAM TO SEE IF HER PERMANENT TEETH ARE ERUPTING OR NOT.
User :   ok I will do that. also, once she had a fall. due to that half of her permanant front tooth is more white than the other half. can any thing be done for this
Doctor :   Permanent teeth are usually more white than milk teeth.
Doctor :   There are mouthwashes available these days but that are to be discussed with dentist itself.
User :   no I am saying half of her teeth is more white than the other half. due to the fall she hurt her tooth
Doctor :   Did she hurt her tooth after the fall?
Doctor :   When was the fall?
User :   almost 1 mnth back. yes she did and instead of the tooth turning black it has become more white than the rest of the tooth
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   If there is bleeding then only tooth turns black otherwise do not.
Doctor :   Further an examination is required for it .
User :   but can anything be done for this discoloring of tooth. B'coz it looks bad as it is the front top tooth
Doctor :   Whitening mouthwashes are available these days, you can ask the dental surgeon for it.
Doctor :   Have you followed what i said?
User :   yes, I shall do that. This means that I will have to get her physically examined by a dental doctor. Am I right ?
Doctor :   Yes it is better to get her examined and also investigated.
User :   thanks. Have a nice day!!! Bye
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me, bye
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