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Posted by: Pearl | 2009/11/03

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Front tooth chapped now changing colou

Hi. My 3year old fell on a ceramic floor and broke his front tooth 8months ago. I took him to a GP who found nothing wrong and advise us to leave him with that chapped tooth as it will fall out on his own when he start losing his milk teeth. I am worried as that broken tooth seem to be changing colour to being brown though he brushes his teeth twice a day. Should i be concerned?

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Oral health expert

Did your GP not refer you to a dentist?
the colour is changing due to the nerve of the tooth being damaged from the trauma.
IT is essential with any facial/dental trauma t osee a dentist ASAP.
Your GP should have referred you to a dentist when the trauma occured.

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Posted by: Pearl | 2009/11/04

Unfortunately the GP did not refer us to a Dentist. Thanks for the advise. I will take him there ASAP

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Posted by: dental expert | 2009/11/03

Did your GP not refer you to a dentist?
the colour is changing due to the nerve of the tooth being damaged from the trauma.
IT is essential with any facial/dental trauma t osee a dentist ASAP.
Your GP should have referred you to a dentist when the trauma occured.

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