Eventually, the problems regarding permanent tooth
development can be overcome.
CT imaging provides more accurate information about the lesion's size, its relationship to adjacent anatomical structures, and the position of the underlying permanent tooth
1) When avulsion of a permanent tooth
occurs, immediate replantation should occur.
Although your granddaughter is only 12, the fact that the cavity is in a permanent tooth
means the filling will need to last a long time.
In a young child with deciduous dentition, replacement can lead to damage to the developing crown of a permanent tooth
from a mild discoloration to frank malformation.
A high percentage of children in fluoridated areas suffer fluorosis - permanent tooth
mottling caused by too much fluoride.
When surveyed, more than 90 percent of the children still had at least one baby tooth and 76 percent had acquired at least one permanent tooth
In a simple comparison, 27% of the children with high blood lead concentrations had permanent tooth
decay, as compared with 15% with low concentrations.
This dissolves the roots of the baby tooth above each permanent tooth
According to the Academy for Sports Dentistry (ASD)in Chicago, Illinois, if the entire permanent tooth
is knocked out:
An over-retained primary tooth is a "baby tooth" that is still in position when a permanent tooth
is erupting into the same space.
A permanent tooth
in a child is more likely than an adult's to solidly replant, because kids have such great healing abilities.