Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Cassey | 2011-06-22

Q.

4 and bad breath

Referred by dentist...my baby is 4 years and she has a few rotten teeth it is affecting her breath occasionally however she does brush 3 times a day and using kiddies mouthwash, was advised this is not a dental problem how is it that its an issue in the paedatrician field and what steps can be taken please...need advise or do I remove her teeth or can wait until the milk teeth falls out?????? worried mommy

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is probably not due to your daughter's teeth. It is more likely that she has a tonsil infection or enlarged adenoids. Please ask an ENT specialist to see your daughter.

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