By: J. Shahangian, DDS, MS- San Diego Board Certified Pediatric Dentist Wisdom Teeth/Impacted Teeth Your child’s “wisdom teeth” are no different from the rest of the teeth except that this set of teeth erupts around the ages of 18-20. Molars are the third set of teeth, and are called “wisdom teeth” because they do not
By: J. Shahangian, DDS, MS- San Diego Board Certified Pediatric Dentist Sore Gums/Teething Between the ages of 2 ½ and 4 years, babies begin to teething. Your baby may experience pain due to his/her sore and tender gums. To alleviate the pain, you can gently rub your child’s gums with a clean finger, wet gauze,
By: J. Shahangian, DDS, MS- San Diego Board Certified Pediatric Dentist Permanent Teeth Around the age of 6, the first permanent molars (which are not preceded by primary teeth), begin to erupt. Special care should be given to the structure and position of the first set of molars because it has a significant impact on
Wisdom teeth, or third molars, typically begin to develop in early adolescence, and may attempt to erupt into the mouth around the ages of 17 to 20. Wisdom teeth are sometimes removed after the roots are somewhat developed, or at least three-fourths developed. This is usually in the adolescent years. In many cases, wisdom teeth
Teeth are a wonderfully complex part of the human body. It is easy for most of us to overlook all of the ways that our teeth have an impact upon our daily lives from birth to old age – from affecting the overall look of our face and enjoying foods, to the important role they
The first permanent molars (which are not preceded by primary teeth) begin erupting around the age of 6. Extra care should be given to this first set of molars; they have a significant impact on the structure and position of future erupting teeth and, consequently, the shape of your child’s lower face in later years.