Doctors for Delayed Tooth Formation in Mammigatti, Hubli-Dharwad
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DELAYED TOOTH FORMATION
Delayed Tooth Formation is a dental condition in which teeth do not appear at the right age. The normal age for appearance of teeth in infants is between 6 and 9 months. It may be earlier or later in some children. There are certain medical conditions like Arpert Syndrome, Down syndrome and others that cause delayed tooth formation. Symptoms are delay in the appearance of teeth or absent teeth.
HOW IS DELAYED TOOTH FORMATION DIAGNOSED?
The dentist will perform a physical exam. This will include a detailed look at the mouth and gums. You will be asked questions such as: 1.In what order did the teeth emerge? 2. At what age did other family members develop teeth? 3. Are there any other family members that have teeth that never ""came in""? 4. What other symptoms are also present? An infant with delayed or absent tooth formation may have other symptoms and signs that define a specific syndrome or condition. Diagnostic tests are not often needed. Most of the time, delayed tooth formation is a normal finding. Dental x-rays are sometimes needed.
HOW IS DELAYED TOOTH FORMATION TREATED?
Treatment, usually the teeth formation is just delayed because of birth-weight issues, symptoms of Down's Syndrome, or even because of Vitamin D resistant tickets. The treatment process may include supplements that are rich in nutrients like vitamin D along with provision of a healthier diet.