Q. I have a tooth growing out of gums in abnormal position and causes pain. Why?

Answered by
Dr. Naveen Thomas
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Jan 18, 2019

Hello doctor,

My teeth are all over the place and I have wanted a brace for years but the dentists keep telling me I need to wait till my teeth fall out as they will not put me to sleep to take them all out but they have not even noticed that I have a tooth which grows out of the gum to separate ways and it causes me a lot of pain. Currently, I am taking Quetiapine, Fluoxetine.

Dr. Naveen Thomas

Dentistry Endodontist Paediatric Dentistry Periodontist
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Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Usually, by 13 years of age, all milk teeth should have fallen out. If not, then you can ask them to be removed. Also, as the permanent canines are growing out from sideways you can ask your dentist to remove the milk tooth directly below it as soon as possible to allow it space to grow. If your dentist is not doing it, then go find another one. Braces can be put after all milk teeth are removed.

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