I'm 19, and I still have a baby tooth...?

Answer I was born without and that tooth you are talking about. The dentist eventually pulled it and now I have a bridge with a fake tooth there. The tooth looks real and no one could ever guess it's fake... Read More »

Top Q&A For: I'm 19, and I still have a baby tooth...

How long should it take for a child's permanent tooth to grow in after losing the baby tooth?

What do you do in the case of an adult tooth growing in behind the baby tooth before it has fallen out?

Answer Most of the time the baby tooth will fall out eventually. If it doesn't seem to be getting loose, it should be removed by a dentist so it doesn't cause adult teeth to be crowded or crooked.

Tooth growing on top of baby tooth!?

Going to the dentist to have a baby tooth removed will be *less* painful. They will numb you completely and get rid of it in seconds. Baby teeth that refuse to come loose are still attached to the... Read More »

If you have a small cavity in a baby tooth that still has roots on it should you fill the cavity or pull the tooth?

The best thing would be to have a filling put in the tooth. But if the tooth is going to fall out soon, the dentist may recommend pulling it instead. Have it looked at by a dentist and then do what... Read More »