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Extra teeth on roof of mouth
My nephew is 10 years old, 2 extra upper teeth are erupting behind the central incisor in the mouth . We had physically consulted a dentist he is saying it can be removed any time. So, is it safe to remove the teeth? what are the reason for eruption of extra teeth? If teeth removed how long will it take to heal?
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Hello.. First take an xray and verify the primary teeth and permanent teeth.. And it's condition.. In case if permanent teeth is erupting, extract the primary teeth already present.. In case if already permanent teeth is present and extra teeth are erupting means, remove the additional teeth.. But mostly the primary teeth will be present at the age around 10 years.. There will be no complications for removing primary teeth at this age.. Follow me up with xrayxray for further queries.. Thank you.
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It could be retained milk tooth or permanent one erupting behind milk tooth. In this case milk tooth need to be extracted. Be carefull about it. Still have queries then please consult with doctor online or offline for better guidance and treatment options.
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Hello Considering the age of patient, it is supposed to be permanent teeth erupting behind the deciduous ones.
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extraction of deciduous teeth to facilitate eruption of permanent ones
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Usually it won't be extra teeth (since you're mentioning two of them )... It would be permanent teeth trying to erupt behind milk teeth as they dint fall off yet. So get the milk teeth extracted. Follow post extraction instructions
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It may be supernumery tooth / milk tooth / deciduous tooth . Mostly it is milk tooth  , which hasn't fallen down. as permanent central incisors comes at the age of 7 to 8yrs . Yes you can remove milk tooth so that permanent central incisors will come at its accurate place  . No harm just follow post extraction instructions given by your dentist . Need x ray or IOPA of that tooth for better advice .
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