My child has an extra permanent tooth: Part 2

As a rule of thumb, extra permanent tooth should be extracted (removed) as soon as possible to prevent developmental problems with the dental arch (bone) or the dentition (teeth(,

My child has an extra tooth – what should I do?

Many children have either missing permanent teeth, or extra permanent teeth.  In a previous blog, I mentioned having a panoramic x-ray (panorex) taken to monitor your child’s dental development is important.    This is one of the reasons to have a panorex taken.  It will show any missing permanent teeth, and/or extra permanent teeth that […]