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Fallen milk teeth still not come, why? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 12-Jun-2013
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Doctor:Good evening
User:Hi, I need to have your advise for my child aged 8 years having teeth problems.
Doctor:Please proceed
User:His front four milk teeth got broken 4-6 months back but have not shown any sign coming out from the front gums.
Doctor:It should come out soon
User:the teeths got broken as normal process
Doctor:I do not think there is a worry here
Doctor:Please wait for some more time for it to appear
User:yeah even we hope so but with his elder brother and other kids we observed that
User:normally within a month or two there's sign of tooth surfacing
User:but in his case, there's been no sign of surfacing of new tooth
Doctor:It might take longer too
User:i see.. anything else you advise we should do to be sure there's nothing wrong about it.
Doctor:Nothing else
Doctor:Please wait for a month more
Doctor:Else, please consult a Dentist
User:Dr. XXXXXXX are you a MBBS / General Physician?
Doctor:I am a General physician with a MBBS degree
User:ok, thanks.. Just to understand what is the normal time frame for the 2nd set of teeths to re surface
Doctor:The second set of teeth resurface after all the teeth of the first set is shed
Doctor:And then
User:and any particular meedicine / vitamins are advisable to have this issue sorted out..
Doctor:The second set of teeth or permanent teeth gradually appear by 7 to 9 years
Doctor:No Vitamins or minerals can sort this issue
Doctor:It is the innate nature of your child
User:ok, but the 2nd set not necessarily wud appear only after all the teeths of first set is shedded
Doctor:Would you like to post a question regarding the same to a dentist here?
User:Yes, i don't mind as we are now bit concerned specially after 6 month there's no sign of resurface of front teeths.
Doctor:The permanent teeth would appear only after all the milk teeth is shed
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
Doctor:We shall guide you regarding the same
Doctor:Please confirm your contact number
User:my contact no. is 0000
Doctor:We shall call you soon
Doctor:Is there anything else that I could help you with?
User:ok, thank you Dr.
Doctor:Thank you too
Doctor:Bye for now
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