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Question:
When I was 15 years old, one of my front teeth was barely growing. At that time my dentist said it would never grow out and will eventually require a dental implant.

Now, that tooth is growing again. Do I still need a dental implant? ... Visitor from Glendale

Answer:
It may be that the tooth will be "normal" if the growth cycle continues. If you like the appearance of the tooth and it is comfortable, it may not require any additional treatment.

It would be smart, nonetheless, to get a long term health assessment of the tooth when talking with your dentist.

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