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The Life Of Teeth

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Most of our body is formed by the time we are born. It grows and develops overtime but for the most part everything is there. Teeth are the exception. Teeth go through all sorts of interesting stages. From the teething baby, to the first lost tooth, through braces, wisdom teeth, and eventually decay, teeth have a lifecycle all their own.

Let’s take a look at the life of teeth.


We are born with no visible teeth, but they’re there, growing beneath the gums. Teeth begin forming just six weeks after conception, and by the time we’re born our incisors have formed beneath the gums with the rest on the way. Occasionally babies are born with an impacted tooth but usually teething doesn’t begin until two to three months old. The first teeth to come in are those central incisors and they make their appearance starting at 5 months. Newborns should see a dentist before their first birthday.

Baby Teeth

Baby teeth aren’t just for chewing; they are important placeholders for adult teeth. If a baby tooth is lost prematurely the place for a permanent adult tooth will also be lost. Baby teeth begin to fall out between the ages of 6 and 7. The root of these teeth dissolves as the pressure from permanent teeth greatens. Eventually the root is so far gone that it no longer anchors the tooth to the bone and thus falls out. Meet Tooth Fairy. A permanent tooth will replace the gapped-grin in about 6 months time.

Adolescent and Teen Years

This is a really important time for teeth and oral health in general. Start healthy habits early by brushing twice a day and flossing once. Dentist visits should also increase to every 6 months. Two things often happen in this age span: braces and wisdom teeth. Teeth that are crooked, crowded, spaced or otherwise irregular will often be corrected with braces. Molars also come in around this time, with your first two sets fitting in with relative ease. The third set, known as wisdom teeth, are a different story. These days, our jaws aren’t large enough to accommodate that third set of molars. Wisdom teeth can become “impacted” which means they are wedged in sideways between jawbone and molars, causing pain, crowding, and even infection. They are removed to prevent pain and further trauma. If you think your wisdom teeth are impacted make sure to contact Private Dental Services right away.

Older Teeth

Teeth are not immune to time. Enamel wears down, cavities multiply, tooth decay occurs, and periodontal disease is a common threat. In short, teeth age. However, dental hygiene has improved over the years; the tools and techniques have advanced so far that if you take care of your teeth well enough you don’t have to lose them in old age.

Part of that dental care routine includes habitually visiting a dentist. Private Dental offers both general and cosmetic dentistry services. From biannual cleanings, to extractions, braces, and implants, Private Dental Services can treat all your dentistry needs. Schedule an appointment with us today!

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What You Should Know About Gum Disease

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Did you know that gum disease is a major cause of adults losing teeth? Gum disease also called periodontal disease, is an infection of the tissues that surround your teeth and support them.

Causes of Gum Disease

  • Illnesses can affect the condition of your gyms. This can include cancer or HIV, which will interfere with your bodies immune system.
  • Medications have the ability to affect oral health. Some medications can lessen the flow of saliva in your mouth, resulting in losing that protective effect on teeth and gums.
  • Hormonal changes, this can occur during pregnancy, menopause, puberty, and menstruation. Hormonal changes tend to make the gums more sensitive, making it easier for gum disease to develop.
  • Smoking, which makes it harder for gum tissue to repair itself.
  • Family History can also be a factor that contributes to the development of gum disease.
  • Poor oral hygiene habits can result in gum disease. These bad habits could be anything from not brushing properly, not flossing on a daily basis, and more.

Warning Signs

  • Bleeding gums
  • Gums that have pulled back from the teeth
  • Persistent bad breath
  • Red and swollen gums
  • Change in the fit of partial dentures
  • Change in the way your teeth fit together when you bite
  • Permanent teeth that are separating

What Should You Do?

If you are experiencing any of the above warning signs, contact your dentist immediately. The sooner you let your dentist know, the better. The goals of treatment are to promote reattachment of healthy gums to teeth, reduce the swelling, reduce the risk of infection, reduce the depth of pockets, and to stop disease progression. Treatment options will vary on the severity of the stage of gum disease. Options will range from nonsurgical therapies that will help to control bacteria to surgery to restore tissues.

Here at Private Dental during your comprehensive oral evaluation of your mouth, you will receive a gum disease evaluation. During the evaluation, we will check your gums and the bone surrounding the teeth for signs of periodontal disease. Call today to request your appointment (312) 733-1020.

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