Wisdom Teeth: Older Child

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Orthodontist for a 7 Year Old?

T.M. asks from Tampa

I took my kids to their 6-month cleaning with the dentist this week. The dentist mentioned that my 7-year old son's bite was a little off and I might want to think a...


Getting Wisdom Teeth Out

G.P. asks from Chicago

Hi Everyone, My wisdom tooth has been giving me pain, so I went to dentist and he said I should get them (all 4) removed. My question is how painful is it and how l...


Pulling Teeth

D.E. asks from Phoenix

Hello....My name is D. and we took my 6 year old to the ortho and they want to pull 6 teeth all 4 canines. Her teeth are so over crowded and room needs to be made, bu...


7 Year-old with Digestive problems....could It Be Celiac or Chron's?

S.L. asks from Provo

I am the parent of 3. My oldest, a 7-year-old girl, has had gastrointestinal problems for about 3 years. Lots of pain varying in severity, and hard for her to descr...


Orthodontics for 10 Year Old?

C.B. asks from Los Angeles

Hey moms, My ten year old son had his routine dental exam yesterday. The dental office recommended an ortho exam for him, but did not give me any specifics why. La...


7 Year Old and Clowning

S.A. asks from Dallas

Why would a 7 year old think he should be the clown in his school, in his extracurricular activities, and basically everywhere?! Why would he think that rules are n...


Shark Teeth and Removal of Baby Teeth

J.M. asks from Washington DC

Hi moms, Last week I noticed my 6 year olds bottom teeth were growing in behind his baby teeth (like a second row of teeth). After googling it I found out this is ...


Baby Teeth Not Even Loose

L.M. asks from Boston

My six year old has 2 new teeth behind baby teeth. The dentist suggests extraction. I am worried she will hate the dentist for the rest of her life if this is a terri...


Baby Teeth Extraction

C.P. asks from Dallas

My DD is turning 10 on Monday 8/18, and according to her orthodontist, two of her baby teeth are WAY behind schedule for shedding, which is causing one of her permane...


Extracting Crowded Baby Teeth

C.M. asks from Chicago

My 7-year-old daughter is experiencing crowding of her adult teeth. We visited an orthodontist who deemed it necessary for her to have 4 baby teeth extracted by her d...